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10 Questions with Taylor Young, Providence softball

June 12, 2018 by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week

Taylor Young is a Homer Glen resident and recent Providence grad who played shortstop on the school’s softball team. She helped the Celtics get third at state in Class 3A last weekend. 

How...

Softball: Provi triumphs 16-15 to take third at state

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

It was an unforgettable ending to an unforgettable game and capped off an unforgettable season.

Down much of the game and down to its last strike at one point, the Providence softball team rallied for a wild 16-15...

Softball: Offense leads Celtics to shot at state title appearance against Kaneland

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

When the Providence softball team went to state for the first time in 2012, it had to rally to win a thrilling Class 3A Supersectional game by the score of 4-3 in eight innings over Geneseo at Seneca.

After six seasons...

Lacrosse: LTHS boys, girls squads make strides during their respective seasons

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

On the surface, it was the first season for the Lockport Township boys and girls lacrosse teams. 

That’s because it was the first season that the Illinois High School Association recognized lacrosse as an official...