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Athlete of the month: LW East girls tennis player nets December honor

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Mackenzie Rhode has been playing tennis for Lincoln-Way East since she was 6 years old. She started with the Griffins’ summer camp and now finds herself a senior at the Frankfort high school.

But before she leaves the...

Athlete of the Month: LW West girls volleyball player is November champ

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Kirsten Leitshuh is only a sophomore, but she already has made a big impact as an outside hitter for Lincoln-Way West’s girls volleyball team.

She already has Division I schools scouting her, has a family history of...

Athlete of the Month: Sophomore Sandburg tennis player is September champ

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Apparently, all Sandburg sophomore Yianni Livieratos knows how to do is win.

Livieratos, an Eagles tennis player, this summer claimed the 15’s crown in the boys singles division of the South Suburban Tennis Academy/...