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Gridiron greatness: Area players pick their colleges

Gridiron greatness: Area players pick their colleges

  Photo by Jeff Vorva Brother Rice quarterback Cam Miller will continue his career at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan.   One area football player will be coached by Tom Sawyer. One will be heading to Princeton. A handful will be heading to downtown Chicago to play for Robert Morris University. A few will be staying even closer to home at St. Xavier University. And this is only the beginning. The Feb. 3 national signing day passed... Read more

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Bowling ball Scandal strikes at state

Bowling ball Scandal strikes at state

After two years of narrowly missing the cut to advance to the IHSA State Individual bowling finals, Evergreen Park junior Shaun Quinn finally got his shot at this past weekend’s state meet O’Fallon and finished 15th. But he almost missed a chance to compete on the second day thanks to a bowling ball controversy. IHSA officials at first would not allow him to use his Scandal bowling ball, made by Hammer and he rolled a 603 series... Read more

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BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more

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‘Super Sunday’ turns 50 years old

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  The Super Bowl organizers are having a party and were all invited. The big game that pits the top teams in the American Conference and National Conference will square off at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, Calif. This mega game really needs no hype but this year will be Super Bowl 50. The NFL will celebrate with special guests and a crowded halftime show. More on that... Read more