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A good season came to a sudden end for the Lockport Township girls basketball team.
Erin Redmond

Porters Varsity Athletics

Boys basketball

Jan. 29 - at Lincoln-Way East, 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 2 - host Stagg, 6:30 p.m. 

Girls basketball

Jan. 29 - at Carl Sandburg, 6 p.m.

Feb. 2 - at Bolingbrook, 6:30 p.m.

Boys swimming and diving

Jan. 29 - at Homewood Flossmoor, 5 p.m.

Boys bowling

Max Lapthorne

The Homer Township Chamber of Commerce recently voted to begin the process of changing the organization’s name to the Homer Glen-Area Chamber of Commerce.

The change was agreed to for several reasons, including better name recognition of Homer Glen in surrounding areas and to better include all chamber members.

Max Lapthorne
The Lockport Township baseball team’s 2016 senior night was a celebration from start to finish. LTHS (11-8, 7-2) coasted past visiting Joliet Central by a score of 7-1 at Edward Flink Field in Lockport May 5, as Lockport honored its senior class.
Max Lapthorne

Turning 4!

Happy birthday to our sweet, funny, smart,  adventurous Andrew! You light up our life every day with your contagious smile. Time is flying by, and we cannot believe you turned 4 this year! Mommy, Daddy, Owen and Lucy love you in the morning, and in the afternoon we love you, in the evening and underneath the moon! 

Thomas Czaja
The Homer Horizon’s publisher, 22nd Century Media, ranked among the top community news providers in the nation June 22, when the National Newspaper Association announced the winners of its annual Better Newspaper Contest. Hundreds of newspapers from across the country participated in the competition, submitting more than 1,400 entries.
Max Lapthorne
Spanish students at Lockport Township High School were given the opportunity to see how classroom lessons connect to cultural practices when world-renowned artist Jacobo Angeles, of San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico, visited LTHS last month.
Thomas Czaja
George is a neutered male cat who has declawed front paws. He is good with other cats and also is good with children.
Max Lapthorne
Augustana’s Melanie Loeffler earned her second College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Women’s Golfer of the Week honor on Oct. 4.
Thomas Czaja
Sandburg’s seven seniors were not going to go without a regional title. Kevin Lane was in control on the mound, and Andrew Tenison and Jake Connolly had key hits Saturday, May 27, as the Eagles scored three runs in the fifth and held off Lockport Township 5-3 to capture the championship of the Class 4A T.F. North Regional.
Erin Redmond