July 26, 2016By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports EditorSports
Basketball had always been Luke McGee’s sport of choice.
New Trier football players work together to lift 150-pound logs above their heads for Navy SEAL-style training at Tower Road Beach in Winnetka, held in two sessions in the early morning hours of July 18 and 19. Photo Submitted
We’ve entered that sweet spot of summer — when most fruit is not only in season, but it’s reliably delicious.
James Lumberg, of Winnetka and chairman of the North Shore Country Day School Board of Trustees, is shown with a team of climbers making their way up Mount Everest earlier this year. Lumberg trained for the climb at Redefined Fitness in Wilmette. Photo submitted
July 25, 2016By Hilary Anderson, Freelance ReporterLife & Arts
James Lumberg enjoyed reading Ernest Hemingway’s, “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” so much so that he became fascinated with the idea of being on big mountains.
Charlie Martin, 3, of Kenilworth, puts out a fire with the help of Guillermo Bonilla, of the Wilmette Fire Department while his brother, Jackson, looks on during Wilmette Summerfest on Saturday, July 23, in Wilmette. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media
July 25, 2016By Alexa Burnell, Freelance ReporterNews
In-between a blazing, hot start and a turbulent, stormy finish, Wilmette’s annual Summerfest offered a variety of great shopping deals, delicious food, live music and family-friendly entertainment for all to enjoy.
With its dominant success in the high school athletic arena, it’s no surprise that the Loyola Academy girls lacrosse program has produced countless great athletes that have gone on to excel at the next level.