Pioneer Press golf writers John Borneman and Matt Harness discuss the best and worst of boys and girls state and sit down with state champ Hinsdale Central.
Oct. 24 11:37 a.m. |
Ramblers quarterback Aidan Walsh tallied 113 yards passing and 104 rushing in a 38-14 win over St. Rita. Teammates Cal Falkenhayn, Mark Nichol and Dara Laja formed a formidable backfield.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 23 3:14 p.m. |
The Evanston Symphony Orchestra opens its 69th season, “Romanticism Endures,” with a new violinist in the concertmaster’s chair and a young pianist from the North Shore as soloist.
Oct. 23 2:17 p.m. |
Grace Tierney had a "breakout meet" at last year's state meet when she took second in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 200-yard freestyle.
Oct. 23 1:04 p.m. |
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart.
In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.”
Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene.
You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
There is a subject that neither men or women dares to discuss, yet it’s an issue that studies show one in two men will experience in their 50’s and 60’s, which will then affect their spouse: erectile dysfunction.
Oct. 23 8 a.m. |
On Sept. 26, 2014, Marcus Campbell, assistant superintendent/principal, of Evanston addressed the crowd of nearly 400 students: “We’re here today because ... not that anything is wrong with being a black male. We’re here because of everything that’s right with being a black male.”
Oct. 23 8 a.m. |
This state tournament preview contains information about the New Trier, Loyola, Regina, North Shore Country Day, Evanston and Niles West girls tennis programs.
Oct. 23 7:42 a.m. |
Eric Van Dril
After months without formal legal representation, a defendant in the 2013 shooting death of Highland Park 20-year-old Colin Nutter has a new attorney. Philip Vatamaniuc, a 17-year-old charged with first-degree murder in Nutter’s death, is now being represented by private defense attorney Patrick Quilty.
Oct. 21 3 p.m. |
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, announced that its board has appointed Jeffrey J. Anderson as the 5th President and CEO of the graduate school