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Quarryman Challenge

by Helen Kollarik News Editor   Lemont’s 10th Annual Quarryman Challenge 10 mile & 5k will be run on Sat. May 9 throughout Lemont. “It’s a fun family tradition that we’ve participated in every since I could remember” states Lemont High School senior and veteran runner Katie Faron. According to the Lemont Patch, “Over 1,000 […]

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Q&A with Lemont’s St. Patrick’s Day Queen Jennifer Lorenz

by Lauren McKevitt Features Editor   Every year Lemont holds a St. Patrick’s Day Parade featuring Chicago Stockyard Kilty Band, the Hughes Academy of Irish Dance, community volunteers and a chosen Lemont teen as the St. Patrick’s Day Queen. This year Lemont High School junior Jennifer Lorenz has been named the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Lemont Athletic Director earns honor Athletic Director of the Year

by Lindsay Wright Sports Editor LHS Athletic Director John Young earns Illinois Athletic Directors Association division Athletic Director of the Year honor for the IADA’s third division. Young was hired as Lemont’s Athletic Director in 2000 and has held the position since. According to Young, “I oversee all aspects of planning for 24 Athletic programs that […]

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Renovation for Lemont Public Library

by Natalie Knoepfle News Writer   Lemont taxpayers voted on Tuesday, Nov. 4th to pass a referendum for the Lemont Public Library to be renovated. According to the Lemont Public Library, the $2.8 million renovation plan upgrades include providing additional public space, improving the efficiency and usability of the building, fixing outdated electrical and data […]

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Lemont Native Shines in NHL Debut

by Jeff Franklin Sports Writer   On Sunday, Oct 26., Lemont native Scott Darling made his NHL debut starting in goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators at the United Center. Darling attended Lemont High School until his sophomore year before going off to pursue a career in hockey. […]

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One Game One More Time

by Jeff Franklin and Interviews by Aleksandra Mihailovic    Listen to the interview! Saturday, the Lemont Indians football team will be competing for the 6A state title at Memorial Stadium in Urbana-Champaign, Ill. After dominating in the regular season and a strong postseason, Indians are faced with one more game to complete a perfect season. […]

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Zest at Pizza Fest

by Helen Kollarik News Editor   The Lemont High School Educational Foundation held Lemont’s first ever Pizza Fest on Sept. 23 at Talcott Square. For $10, attendees were able to sample a slice of pizza from eight local pizzerias, including Ats a Nice Pizza, Beggars Pizza, Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, Jimbo’s Pizza, Nancy’s Pizza, Pizza Mia, StoneHouse […]

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