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Going Places: Giants runner goes the distance to D-I

June 19, 2018 by Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Over the last eight years, Highland Park’s girls distance running program has benefited from a renaissance. 

Athletes like Charlotte Nawor, Nyjah Lane and Veronica Kriss have all gone on to represent Highland Park at...

Wave of coincidence carries Sakos to Tulane

by Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

What started out as a normal college visit turned into a dream opportunity for John Sakos.

The Highland Park High School alumnus initially wasn’t expecting to play football in college. 

The quarterback...

Going Places: Local Rochelle Zell basketball player plans for Harvard

by Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Eli Nasatir was in France four years ago when a Jewish synagogue was attacked. 

The Highland Park resident was slated to attend Highland Park High School, but the attack made him shift his thinking about his religion...

Final Decisions: Four Giants sign to play college football

by Submitted Content Sports, High School, Alumni-College

The Giants celebrated four athletes and their commitment to play college athletics. 

In a special ceremony held Wednesday, April 25, at Highland Park High School four football players signed to their respective schools...