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This SXU pitcher did WHAT?

This SXU pitcher did WHAT?

Photo by Jeff Vorva Nicole Nonnemacher had one of the greatest individual accomplishments in NAIA history as she threw a perfect game and struck out all 15 batters in a 9-0 five-inning win over Trinity International University on April 14.      At 3 p.m. on April 14, St. Xavier pitcher Nicole Nonnemacher walked onto the mound at her school and began throwing warmup pitches before a battle against Trinity International University. An hour and... Read more

Sports

On the road to recovery

On the road to recovery

    On the road to recovery Spartans are prosperous in busy week   By Ken Karrson Sports Editor Seven games into the 2015 season, some might have thought Oak Lawn was on the road to ruin. That road has since become one of recovery. What was overlooked by doubters was the fact that a string of early losses had been administered by some of the Chicagoland finest baseball programs. The Spartans weren’t winning, but the same could be said for many opponents of... Read more

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Old Brosnan doesn’t bond well with audience in ‘November Man…

By Tony Pinto Pierce Brosnan is back in action as a wannabe James Bond. The man who actually played James Bond in “Goldeneye” nearly 20 years ago, is back trying to be an action star in the movie “The November Man.”      At 61, he’s still got something, but that might just be his appetite for on screen drinking.  Brosnan plays ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux, who, like Bond, is fond of the liquor.... Read more

Opinion

At least one Blago didn’t show arroganc…

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At least one Blago didn’t show  arrogance, cockiness and stupidity

Robert Blagojevich is the brother of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois Governor whose loud-mouth and arrogant style pretty much guaranteed his conviction and one of the most outrageously long and unjustified prison sentences ever handed down in an Illinois political case.But the real tragedy is how the U.S. Government, backed by the bullying of a cabal of politicians and news media who hated the governor, persecuted his brother Robert hoping... Read more