Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A current gay NFL player could come out in a few months and continue to play in the league, according to an online columnist. His biggest concern? Harm from homophobic fans. How would you react if he played for your favorite team?
In the same week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage case, a CBS Sports online columnist says a current gay NFL player could come out publicly within the next few months. This player would become the first athlete in one of America's major team sports to be openly gay and continue to play. READ: Check Out the Full CBSSports.com Column for More Details But the obstacle keeping this unidentified player from revealing his sexual orientation isn't the fear of how teammates or even opposing players will react, writes CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman, citing former and current NFL players as sources for this information. It's a worry of what fans might do, Freeman reports…
Monday, March 25, 2013
The event takes place on Sunday, July 21.
Do you like to run, bike and swim? Then you’ll like this. Allied First Bank, in conjunction with the Oswego YMCA, the Oswego Business Community and local village leaders is hosting its third annual Oswego Triathlon. This USA Triathlon sanctioned event dives into action on Sunday, July 21 at the Fox Ridge Stone Company, at the intersection of Orchard Road and Route 71 at 8 a.m. The triathlon will be made up of a 600 yard swim, a 20km/12.8 mile bike ride and a 5k/3.1 mile run. All net proceeds from the triathlon will benefit the Oswego YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign, the YARN Foundation and Oswego Young Life. “Last year’s event was a tremendous success, and we are growing it to be even bigger and better this year,” said Triathlon Race Director …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The star linebacker claims he got a raw deal as his career in Chicago ends.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Hockey is red hot in these parts, thanks to the Hawks' historic start to the NHL season.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Jake Winder, Southbury and Long Beach schools’ physical education teacher, will be competing on Sunday, March 3 in the pole vault.
One Oswego teacher will be flying high come Sunday, March 3 as he participates in the 2013 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jake Winder, physical education teacher at both Southbury and Long Beach, will be jumping in the pole vault at the championships. Winder jumped 17’9” this indoor season to qualify for the meet. This will be Winder’s last indoor meet of the year. His outdoor season will begin on March 29 at North Central College with weather permitting. Winder currently competes for the Cardinal Vault Club and trains at North Central College with his dad and brothers. The following will be covering the event live: Check out the above YouTube videos of Jake Winder jumping in the vaults.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Are there any Montgomery residents planning to run this year's marathon?
Written by Angela Sykora For running enthusiasts hoping to register for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this week, technical difficulties have temporarily halted runner registration. Registration opened Tuesday for the 26.2-mile race, which begins and ends in Grant Park, but ended shortly after due to errors with the online registration process. The earliest date and time registration will re-open is 5 p.m. Thursday. "We have been working nonstop with our registration provider to find the root of the problem and a solution. Many runners were able to sign up before the registration process was suspended. There are currently 15,000 entries remaining. Before we re-open registration, we need to make sure all technical issues are …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Giselle Poss earns title of IHSA State Bowling Champion at Feb. 9 the IHSA State bowling tournament held in Rockford.
The Oswego East girls bowling team was quite literally on a roll at the IHSA State Bowling Tournament this past weekend in Rockford. The Wolves placed second as a team with 12,286 pins, only behind Waubonsie Valley who rallied to 12,512 points on Saturday to take first, according to the Chicago Tribune. Oswego East senior Giselle Poss earned the title of girls bowling state champion on the second day of the tournament, ending with a total of 2,727 pins. “"I've been under a lot of pressure before, so I know what it's like to face what she (Malone) was facing," Poss told the Tribune, referring to Emily Malone of Rockford Jefferson who took second. Read: OE Bowling Team Takes First in Conference Poss entered the twelfth and final game …
Monday, February 11, 2013
All seven students are female athletes, three of who signed to play softball, two for cross country and track, one for swimming and one for bowling.
Seven Oswego East High School students signed letters of intent to play their sport at their respective colleges. Softball: Swimming: Bowling: Cross Country & Track: Congrats to all the student athletes! Special thanks to Oswego 308 for the information and photo.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Did you make it to the Crosstown Classic Basketball game last Friday? Upload your shots of the game!
Last Friday night was an explosion of blue, orange and silver as both girls and boys basketball teams battled it out in the annual Crosstown Classic of the Oswego High School Panthers vs. Oswego East High School Wolves. The Panthers emerged victorious in both games, with the boys final score 73-60 and the girls score a very close 49-44. Oswego's Elliott McGaughy (20) became the Panthers' leading all-time scorer by notching 31 points and nine rebounds in a 73-60 win over visiting Oswego East. There were plenty of great plays and shots. If you took any photos of the game, share them with other readers. Did you miss the game and want to catch up on the action? Check out the videos that streamed live last Friday of both games. Special …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Check out some of the Super Bowl XLVII commercials below and then let us know your favorite.
One of the most anticipated aspects of the Super Bowl each year is the commercials. 2013 is no different, with popular brand names like Doritos, Taco Bell, Volkswagon and many more pulling out all the creative stops to make their ads pop. Advertisers paid an average of $3.8 million for each 30 seconds of air time, according to USA Today. You can watch some of the most popular commercials above. Which was your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.