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Going Places: Collins overcomes odds to play at next level

July 10, 2019 by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Artie Collins never really thought he was going to play football in college. 

After playing on the Freshman B team, playing at the next level is something that didn’t look to be in the cards.

“During...

Alumni spotlight: Conway bursts onto scene at Caldwell

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Loyola Academy alumna Nora Conway had a successful high school career, one where she earned 22nd Century Media’s first Softball Player of the Year award.

She kept that success going this past season as a freshman at...

Dwyer breaks out in sophomore campaign

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

After completing what could be considered the best career in Illinois high school girls lacrosse history, it would have been easy to think Loyola alumna Brennan Dwyer would have instant success at Northwestern University.

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New Trier grad Gagliardi ends Michigan career on a high note

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

University of Michigan alumna Grace Gagliardi has come a long way since she first started rowing her freshman year at New Trier.

In fact, when she first started, she wasn’t sure if it was something she’d be interested...