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Wilmette's Shea to represent United States at 2020 Olympics

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Maggie Shea hasn’t always succeeded in her first attempt at some things, but that hasn’t stopped the sailor from trying again until she finds success.

Shea, a New Trier graduate, has been a fixture on the national and...

Loyola football alumnus Shannon wins inaugural collegiate long snapper award

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Notre Dame’s John Shannon, who was a key player on Loyola Academy’s undefeated 2015 Class 8A state championship team, is the winner of the inaugural Patrick Mannelly Award, recognizing him as the best long-snapper in Division-I football in 2019....

New Trier grad Cook makes drastic career change post-basketball

by Drew Favakeh, Sports Intern Sports, Alumni-College

The way Steven Cook saw things, playing basketball overseas was an experience. After a stellar season at Princeton, he’d put in his time, see the world, make some friends.

And he did that from 2017 to 2018, playing for...