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Mokena Jr. High girls volleyball team reaches state before tournament canceled

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Mokena Junior High’s seventh-grade girls volleyball team made a memorable run to a sectional championship and qualified for state for the first time since 2006.

The Meteors never got their chance to play at state, though, as the Illinois...

Youth Sports: Burros cheerleaders capture national, state championships

by Staff Report Sports, Youth

The Mokena Burros cheerleading program has developed a tradition of success, and that continued this season on both a state and national level.

The Burros varsity team, after finishing third in Illinois Recreational...

Roma Sports Club expanding with new fields

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Sports, Youth

When Steve Rotondi, owner of Roma Sports Club in Frankfort, dedicated his new soccer fields, he wanted to name them after someone very special. His wife, Jeanna’s, grandfather, Al Primavera.

“My wife’s grandfather was...