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Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month: LW East swimmer becomes two-time competition winner

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

Lincoln-Way East senior Bryce Wyma has been swimming since he was in elementary school, and he has done little but shine for the Griffins since joining them.

He has been a sectional winner and earned accolades in the...

Athlete of the Month: Sandburg junior dives to victory in our December competition

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

When he’s not on the diamond, Sandburg junior Cody Thill is either bouncing around on a trampoline or diving his way to the state finals for the Eagles swim team — or winning local newspaper contests.

Thill can call...

Lincoln-Way Central girls volleyball player spikes November competition

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

After a junior year ACL injury, Lincoln-Way Central senior Dani Lauer bounced back to find herself on the Team 22: Girls Volleyball roster this season.

Now, the Knight is Athlete of the Month.

Lauer...