Friday, July 8, 2011
The Chicago Bears star led a football camp in New Lenox on Thursday, playing quarterback and teaching some kids how to run routes.
Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears is one of the best return men in the history of the NFL, and he's not to shabby at quarterback either, at least when playing against 9-year-old campers. Hester ran a football camp at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox on Thursday, and it'll continue today. He got to toss the pigskin around with hundreds of campers and teach them various techniques. Three lucky campers were selected to try and toss a football through a tire. If they made it through the first time, they could take a prize or throw again, from a further distance, for a better prize. And all three campers (with one second chance granted by Hester) won the biggest prize: a signed Hester jersey. Check back to Patch over the weekend …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
A weekly video recap of sports in the Southland.
Summer often means a nice break for a lot of high school students, but this week we look at some who are working hard for next season. One standout basketball player is looking to get a Division 1 scholarship, while a new football coach in the Southland hopes to revive a program with a playoff drought. To read more about this week's top sports stories, follow the links below: Summer Football Camp: Alexander's Great Goal is to Guide Rich Central Back to Playoffs Lincoln-Way's Foster Seizes Summer Basketball Stage The Life of a Minor League Umpire: Living Large in a Smaller Baseball World Volleyball Has Remained Important Part of Sandburg Grad Brandys' Life
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Emily Norton and Emily Naegele combined to lift Oak Forest in a softball showdown vs. Mother McAuley. Richards wins crosstown bragging rights with baseball win over Oak Lawn.
The softball showdown turned into an Emily Showcase. Emily Norton pictched 6.2 innings of no-hit ball and Emily Naegele slugged a two-run-homer in Oak Forest's 4-0 victory over rival Mother McAuley. For more on the story, click here. Oak Forest climbed to No. 3 in our weekly Patch power rankings for softball. To view the rankings, click here. Richards defeated Oak Lawn to win crosstown bragging rights in baseball. For more on the story, click here. The Bulldogs remain No. 5 in our Patch power rankings for baseball. To view the rankings, click here. Sandburg limited Bolingbrook to one shot in a 3-0 girls soccer victory. To see video highlights of the match, click here. Lincoln-Way Central's Kylie Bennet hit four homers, including one in a …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
16 People Charged in Connection with Crackdown on Southland Heroin Rings Mokena 159 School Board Eyeing Where to Cut Next Beating the Winter Blues: Viewfinder Lincoln-Way Gymnasts Finish Fourth at Hinsdale Cent
Monday, February 7, 2011
Your daily video look at the top stories of the day.
Oak Forest Man Dies from Cold Exposure St. Louis de Montfort Students Go on Sentimental Journey VIDEO: Providence Catholic Athletes Sign to Play in College L-Way Co-op Beats Sandburg/Stagg for Regional Gymnastics Title VIDEO: H-F's Annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night