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Palumbos are still grappling with history as they lead area contingent of 16 wrestlers down state

Palumbos are still grappling with history as they lead area contingent of 16 wrestlers down state

Photo by Jeff Vorva Richards’ Mia Palumbo, tying up Lindblom’s Steven Ross in sectional action on Saturday, is the second female freshman in history to qualify for the IHSA state finals.     AREA WRESTLING STARS HEAD TO CHAMPAIGN A list of state wrestling qualifiers from the area: CLASS 3A Stagg – Domenic Zaccone (120 pounds), Peter Radev (160) and Ahmed Suleiman (170) Sandburg – Pat Nolan (132) and Mike Amedeo (220) Marist – Michael Leveille (106) and Jacob... Read more

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Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: Sibling revelr…

Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: Sibling revelry with Palumbo family

  Richards sophomore wrestler Rocco Palumbo admits that on occasion he shoves his younger sister, Mia, around. But that’s a good thing. “I shove her around to make her tougher,” he said. “But I help coach her because she knows I know a lot about the sport. She watches my matches. We’re a good duo, I guess.’’ A good duo, he guesses? Actually, this duo is much better than that. This is a history-making duo. And there is no guesswork... Read more

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BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘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

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Falling forward with a grateful heart

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Falling forward with a grateful heart

Submitted photo Christian Perry celebrates with his son, Mykael Perry, after he graduated from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights. When a single father and Trinity Christian College graduate was struggling to find a job, he created a company to employ himself. Christian D. Perry, of Palos Heights, is the founder of a youth empowerment organization called “Grind Grately.” “We give youth the tools they need to improve their attitudinal fitness, so they can... Read more