• Lockport Township’s Trevell Timmons celebrates his victory over Marmion Academy’s Nate Jimenez after their 160-pound Class 3A championship match Saturday, Feb. 18, at the University of Illinois’ State Farm Center in Champaign. Photos by Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Wrestling: Lockport’s Timmons wins individual state title at 160

    February 20, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    All season Trevell Timmons was favored to win the 160-pound individual state title — and he didn't disappoint. The Lockport wrestler captured his long-awaited title at the Illinois High School Association Individual State Tournament Saturday, Feb. 18 in Champaign. He was one of seven Porters to place at the tournament. Jake Lindsey of Providence also won a title.
  • Lockport color guard members (left to right) Antonio Lange, Patrick McMahon, Dhiann VandeBogart and William Candia perform Feb. 6 during a drill meet at Lincoln-Way Central in New Lenox. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Lockport AFJROTC finishes in third place at SWSC invite

    February 14, 2017 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter News
    Lincoln-Way Central senior Vincent Senese was not going to let his final home invite go by without putting on display the skill he had been working on since his junior year. Senese wowed the crowd, fellow competitors and judges when he closed out his armed solo routine by performing with a rifle and a saber simultaneously for the first time ever in competition.
  • Trustee candidates for primary express views

    February 15, 2017 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News
    Later this month, the Feb. 28 Consolidated Republican Primary race will take place for the Homer Township Board.
  • Layla Waldenmeyer’s heart won the ages 3-5 category in the Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest. Images submitted

    Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest sees hundreds of colorful entries

    February 16, 2017 By Thomas Czaja, Editor Life & Arts
    Given the opportunity once again this year, area youths did not hesitate to show their love and appreciation for America’s armed forces.
  • Sam Esposito poses for a picture after bowling a 900 series Feb. 3 at Strike and Spare II in Lockport. Photo submitted

    Homer Glen man bowls perfect 900 series in Lockport

    February 15, 2017 By Erin Redmond, Assistant Editor Sports
    Strike and Spare II was packed with bowlers Feb. 3, yet it was so quiet you could hear a pin drop — 10 of them, actually.