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Athlete spotlights of the week: Kaleb Isom, Precious Agwu, and Alex Thomas

LANSING, Ill. (September 8, 2023) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight

Kaleb Isom, Marian Catholic football

  • The senior scored three touchdowns in a 54-47 loss to Homewood-Flossmoor. He returned an interception 55 yards for a score and had TD receptions of 28 and 63 yards, finishing with four catches for 97 yards.
Kaleb Isom (Photo provided by Marian Catholic)

Female Athlete Spotlight

Precious Agwu and Alex Thomas, TF North girls tennis

  • The No. 1 doubles team went 2-0 for the week with wins against Oak Lawn and Brooks. The latter victory was against a returning state-qualifying duo.
Precious Agwu (left) and Alex Thomas (Photo provided by TF North)


Mike Clark
Mike Clark
Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.