South Suburban College athletes receive NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 20, 2018) – The South Suburban College Athletic Department announced eight students as winners of NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2017-2018, including softball player Annie Zubek, who made NJCAA All-Academic First Team with a 4.0 GPA. NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards come in three categories: NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA NJCAA … Read more

World Wiffle® Ball Championship settles in south suburbs

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July 14–15 tournament in Midlothian includes fundraiser for South Suburban Humane Society by Melanie Jongsma MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. (June 21, 2018) – The World Wiffle® Ball website calls it “the oldest, largest, and most prestigious plastic bat and ball event on the globe.” And it’s coming to Midlothian this summer. The World Wiffle® Ball Championship originated … Read more

Lansing’s CSCVB honored by Sports Destination Management magazine

Two “Favorite Destination” awards received by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2018) – Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau was honored in the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards announced by Sports Destination Management. The Chicago Southland was awarded: Favorite Destination for Community Engagement Favorite Destination for Accessibility “Nominations exceeded expectations,” said Fonda Johnson, publisher of … Read more

Illiana boys tennis team caps off historic season with trip to State

by Maddie Holesinger, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (May 2018) – The Illiana boys tennis season—after smashing successes and a nearly perfect record—has finally come to an end. The team was undefeated until its conference meet. The boys carried the second best record going into the conference tournament, yet ended up placing fourth out of … Read more

Congresswoman Robin Kelly leads Chicago Delegation Members in letter opposing decision by Chicago Bears, NFL

Delegation claims double standard: “No fine to teams of players who engage in domestic violence and other crimes” information provided by the Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly WASHINGTON, DC (May 30, 2018) – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-03), sent a … Read more

Volleyball Summer Camp coming to South Suburban College in June

June 25–29 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – The South Suburban College Volleyball Program is now accepting registrations for summer camp June 25–29, 2018. The goal of the camp is to have fun while improving each camper’s fundamentals. Beginner Boys and Girls (age 3–8th grade) Camp Dates: Monday, … Read more

Updated Illinois sport fish consumption advisory

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced an updated consumption advisory for sport fish caught in Illinois waters. These changes are the result of continued sampling by the Fish Contaminant Monitoring Program and do not suggest that Illinois fish are becoming more … Read more

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