Morton College’s Miguel Cantu rakes way into record book

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By Mike Walsh Correspondent It had been a while since a Morton College baseball players claimed the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference MVP Award. It had been even longer since a Panther earned All-American status. The efforts of freshman first baseman Miguel Cantu this season ended both droughts. Cantu parlayed an impressive season into a league…

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Baseball and Softball Wrap | St. Rita coach Nee honored with HOF nod


By Jeff Vorva Staff Writer John Nee looks back with fondness at his early baseball days, when he was a big-time slugger playing with his friends for West Lawn’s baseball team. “Neighborhood baseball was all it could be,” Nee said. “Everybody played for their neighborhood team, and we have some really good teams at West…

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Area Sports Roundup | Kilbane, SXU heading to golf nationals


By Jeff Vorva Staff Writer Hannah Kilbane helped the Saint Xavier women’s golf team qualify for the NAIA nationals for just the second time in program history. Kilbane, a junior, needed a playoff hole to be crowned the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference champion, and her red-hot shooting on the second day of the conference tournament…

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