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Northshore Trevians experience program first with Wilmette girls on team

October 10, 2018 by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

As the number of kids playing tackle football drops in the United States, one thing that is actually on the rise is the number of girls playing youth football. 

According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association...

Wilmette baseball community gathers for good cause

by Michael Parsky, Editorial Sports Intern Sports, Youth

Every two minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer. In other words, that is approximately five baseball fields of Little Leaguers each day. Unlike baseball fields, cancer has no boundaries as it indiscriminately affects millions of...

Youth Sports: Locals take part in flag football tournament

by Submitted Content Sports, Youth

Hundreds of students, parents, and family members gathered for an enjoyable day of youth football as the St. Francis Xavier and Crow Island Elementary Schools walked away as champions of the first annual Northshore Trevians Youth Flag...

Defying cancer, Aybar sticks with hockey

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Youth

What’s this?

Part II of a two-part series on local hockey coach Rafe Aybar and his illustrious coaching career, which now includes an induction into the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame.

It takes...