Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park offers friendly, physical challenges

Plus, “Salute to Service” by Edge Adventures honors veterans by Melanie Jongsma CROWN POINT, Ind. (May 8, 2018) – On a bright Saturday morning, I travelled to Crown Point, Indiana, to experience Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park. Disclosure: the PR company for the park offered me two free tickets. I wasn’t sure whether a … Read more

Alumnus, veteran assistant Erick Middleton to head football program at Marian Catholic

information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 4, 2018) – As Marian Catholic continues to rebuild its football program toward a consistent IHSA playoff contender, the Spartans will turn to one of their own to lead the charge. Class of 1998 alumnus Erick Middleton will serve as Marian Catholic’s ninth football … Read more

Lynwood hosts American Cornhole Organization Midwest Major

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Friday and Saturday, May 25–26 information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LYNWOOD, Ill. (April 30, 2018) – Southland Center, A Ho-Chunk Nation Enterprise located in Lynwood, Illinois, is hosting the American Cornhole Organization (ACO), Midwest Major on Friday and Saturday, May 25–26. American Cornhole Organization is the governing body for the sport … Read more

Marian Catholic to host professional wrestling stars

“Fun-raising event” scheduled for Friday, May 11 information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (April 25, 2018) – Marian Catholic High School will welcome professional wrestling stars from around the world for Warrior Wrestling on Friday, May 11. The wrestling event will serve as a fundraiser for scholarships for students as well … Read more

SSC Coach John Pigatti named Region IV-B Coach of the Year for 2018

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (April 23, 2018) – Coach John Pigatti just completed his 12th year as head coach of the SSC Bulldogs, accumulating a career coaching record of 353-71. Pigatti has won nine Region IV championships; his teams have been to nine NJCAA Division II National Championships in 12 … Read more

South Suburban College guard named All-American

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (April 23, 2018) – South Suburban College Men’s Basketball player sophomore guard Jordan Matthews was named to the NJCAA Division II All-American 2nd Team. Matthews averaged 21.7 points, 3 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.8 steals. He is the 11th All-American that Coach John Pigatti has had … Read more

Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park opens May 5

“Brunch is Boring” Mother’s Day special also available information provided by Big Splash PR CROWN POINT, Ind. (April 18, 2018) – On Saturday, May 5, Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park opens for the season. The only aerial park in Northwest Indiana, Edge Adventures is a tree-to-tree adventure course that features over 50 challenging treetop … Read more

Special Olympics Illinois kicks off 50th-anniversary celebration

First Special Olympics was held July 20, 1968, at Soldier Field in Chicago information provided by the Office of the Governor CARBONDALE, Ill. (April 6, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner joined athletes and volunteers for the Special Olympics Illinois 50th Anniversary Kickoff celebrations at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Carbondale. “The Special Olympics … Read more