Peace out: Queen of Peace plays its final basketball game ever

Peace out: Queen of Peace plays its final basketball game ever

     Photo by Jeff Vorva Assistant coach Alex Shimko hugs his sister, Kara, as Erin Foley and Kelly Mason sadly look on after Queen of Peace lost the final game in school history Monday night. The school is set to close after this school year.   In light of the school closing after this semester, the happy ending would have been for Queen of Peace’s basketball team to go out and win the Illinois... Read more


Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: It's a waiting…

Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: It's a waiting game for Moraine stars

  Food for thought for those who aren’t very hungry: I figured that when I was going to talk to Moraine Valley Community College sophomore star players Erin Drynan and Michelle Borgen, they would tell me all about the colleges around the country that want to gobble them up. I figured they would tell me they are receiving mountains of mail and recruiters from colleges across the country are kicking holes in their front doors to get a... Read more

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‘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


Dare we say it? Spring is not far away


As we enter the middle of February, I began to think we are entering a period of anticipation. The Super Bowl, the Patriots comeback and Lady Gaga is now a memory. Chance the Rapper, from Chicago’s South Side, collected some Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Hey, that’s great. I can’t say I know a lot about Chance the Rapper. He did do a series of... Read more