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Sports, Readers' Choice
Vote in the Patch poll! If you're a golfer, chances are you talked a novice friend into joining you—where did you take them? What's the best course for a beginner?
Junior slugger Rebecca Stanton continues to hit the ball out of the park as Marian Catholic surges toward the Class 3A playoffs with an eye on making a run for all the marbles.
Marian Catholic 8, Oak Forest 3: Rebecca Stanton and Alex Nickel connect for homers as the Spartans rally from a 3-1 deficit to take the non-conference battle on Friday afternoon in Oak Forest.
Lincoln-Way Central girls water polo standout Danijela Jackovich made a big splash in Patch's weekly MVP voting. She outpolled 11 others to become eligible for April Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
Government, Schools, Sports, The Neighborhood Files
A look at what's coming up this week.
Marian Catholic wrestling standout Nate Jackson took action—this time with a pen, not a pin. Jackson signed a national letter of intent to continue his career at Indiana University. He was one of 15 Spartans to announce his plans in a ceremony at school.
Marian Catholic softball fans know this about Alex Nickel: She plays with determination and heart. And they roared for her in Patch's weekly MVP voting. Nickel outpolled nine others to become eligible for April Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
Oak Forest softball standout Emily Naegele outpolled 10 others in Patch's weekly MVP voting. She is now eligible for April Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
One boy pitched a shutout against his pals in his hometown. Another put on a show of all-around talent in a volleyball sweep. And one girls stood tall in a battle of softball powers. Who will you vote for in this week's Patch MVP poll?
Andrew baseball standout Dan Durkin notched 10 straight hits in one three-game stretch. He also outpolled 11 others in Patch's weekly MVP balloting. He is now eligible for March Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
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