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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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The Easy Writer: Gone to the underdogs

  By Jason MaholySports Editor What the heck is a Rambler, anyway? Well, according to my research, the nickname of Loyola University's athletic teams are so-named because back in the 1920s, the school's football program – which was dropped in 1930 – traveled, or rambled, all over the country to play its games. That would match up with Webster's Dictionary, which defines a rambler as someone who travels and wanders aimlessly from place to place. Loyola in 1982 adopted... 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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A ‘Very’ wonderful woman’s story

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 A ‘Very’ wonderful woman’s story

  Photo by Lydia Kearney Carlis C Suite Pics Veronica Very has overcome the deaths of her mother, brother and daughter and now provides comfort to women dealing with personal tragedies and insecurities.   “There were 12 of us. No makeup, jewelry, or cellphones. We came into the circle bare and undistracted as we listened to each other. As each sister told her story, we heard our own. And in our truth, we got... Read more