Midwest Paintball Championship returns to Chicago Gaelic Park

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September 14–16, 2018 information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau OAK FOREST, Ill. (September 6, 2018) – The 2018 National X-Ball League (NXL) Midwest Paintball Championship comes to Chicago Gaelic Park ( 6119 147th St, Oak Forest, Illinois), September 14–16, 2018. Over 1,600 players will compete during this three-day tournament, including the … Read more

‘Play ball!’—Lansing’s Jeff Schoettle umpires high-level Little League

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 28, 2018) – Jeff Schoettle spends his days determining if adults are safe. In the evenings, he puts on a different uniform and does the same for kids. Construction safety officer by day, the 50-year-old Lansing native spends many of his spring and summer nights umpiring for Little League … Read more

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck OP pitches perfect strike 
at Guaranteed Rate Field

information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 21, 2018) – The Marian Catholic High School Band’s performance of the Star Spangled Banner opened Marian Catholic Night with the White Sox on Saturday, August 18, but it was only a prelude of what was to come. Shortly after the band left the … Read more

Lansing’s CAP color guard presents colors during national anthem at White Sox game

information provided by Civil Air Patrol CHICAGO, Ill. (August 19, 2018) – Last Sunday, the color guard from Lansing’s Thunder Composite Squadron presented colors at the Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals game at Guaranteed Rate Field. The group was introduced before the singing of the national anthem and shown on the center field … Read more

Prairie Heritage Ride combines biking and agritourism

Five-day bicycle ride will travel through the heart of central Illinois ag-country information provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 16, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Agriculture has teamed up with Bicycle Illinois and the Springfield Bicycle Club to host a unique bicycle ride that will make nearly a dozen stops … Read more

Drone Racing comes to Matteson, Illinois

Regional Final #5 scheduled for September 22–23 information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau MATTESON, Ill. (August 16, 2018) – The Matteson Community Center will host the fifth Regional MultiGP Drone Racing Championship on September 22–23. Drone racing pilots from around the world have been competing in local ‘Qualifier’ drone races, working … Read more

Marian Catholic High School hosts wrestling superstars

Rey Mysterio and other wrestling stars coming for Warrior Wrestling 2 on September 2 information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 11, 2018) – Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, will welcome Rey Mysterio and other professional wrestling stars from around the world for Warrior Wrestling 2 on Sunday, … Read more

CAP Cadets to present colors at White Sox game

Sunday, August 19 information provided by Civil Air Patrol CHICAGO, Ill. (August 14, 2018) – Every Major League Baseball game begins with “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The August 19 Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals game will begin with color guard members from Lansing’s Civil Air Patrol Thunder Composite Squadron presenting colors on the field … Read more

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