Lansing Old Timers registering youth for 2019 sports

Saturday, February 16, 10:00am–2:00pm INFORMATION PROVIDED by THE Lansing Old Timers LANSING, Ill. (January 31, 2019) – Registration is open for the 2019 baseball/softball/volleyball season with Lansing Old Timers. Interested families can register for Little League, Girls Softball, Redbirds Travel Ball, Lansing Babe Ruth, and Volleyball at Nathan Hale School (19055 Burnham Avenue) on Saturday, … Read more

Roundball Classic to celebrate 10th anniversary

Roundball

Annual competition begins February 21 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 6, 2019) – Lansing’s Roundball Classic returns to Memorial Junior High later this month, offering fifth-graders an opportunity to compete in front of enthusiastic crowds while also helping to raise funds and awareness for various Lansing charitable causes. The series begins on Thursday, February … Read more

Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby comes to Tinley Park, Illinois

February 16–17 and March 16–17 information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (February 6 2019) – The Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby Association, in affiliation with the All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD), is hosting indoor races for boys and girls ages 7–20, on February 16–17 and March 16–17. Races will … Read more

Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau releases 2019 Visitors Guide

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2019) – Last week, the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) announced the release of the 2019 Visitors Guide. The 88-page guide is filled with activities, events, and venues that attract visitors to the Chicago Southland, including getaway ideas, interactive fun for kids, nature centers, and more. … Read more

Bulldogs Baseball Program to host Adult-Child Baseball Camps

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 22, 2019) – The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps February 15–17 for boys and girls ages 6–14. The Camps will feature sessions for pitching, catching, hitting, and fielding while providing adults and children the … Read more

Largest wood court floor installed to attract larger events

Lynwood’s Southland Athletic and Event Center set for “substantial” economic impact information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau LYNWOOD, Ill. (January 9, 2019) – The Southland Athletic and Event Center (a Ho-Chunk Nation enterprise) in Lynwood, Illinois, recently installed over 41,000 square feet of portable wood court flooring. The newly installed floor … Read more

A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our least prolific month (July, for some reason) saw 64 stories published; our busiest month (September) boasted 113. All those articles were “Lansing news” —they were stories that happened in … Read more