The Journal Gazette

COVID-19 changes amplify teens' struggles

I think coaches have the same struggle the athletes do: We have so much of our lives and our energy wrapped up in the sport and the...

June 1, 2020 1:00 am

 Tammi Kelpin | Special to The Journal Gazette
Blackhawk Christian's 2005 regional championship team included Matt Mitchell, back row second player from right, and Ryan Kay, second row first player from left. 

GMs drawing on friendship

Matt Mitchell and Ryan Kay know quite a bit about teaming up for basketball success. If we dialed back the clock more than 15 years,...

June 1, 2020 1:00 am

Leo rising junior Landen Livingston has gotten offers to play for three Big Ten schools. 

Recruiting continues despite virus

The rest of the sports world ground to a halt while most of the country was under quarantine orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, but...

May 31, 2020 1:00 am

Transgender Athletes High School FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, far left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has found a Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports is illegal. The office says the policy violates Title IX, the federal civil rights law that guarantees equal education opportunities for women, including in athletics. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File) (Pat Eaton-Robb

Connecticut transgender policy found to violate Title IX

A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S.

May 28, 2020 12:00 pm

 Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette
Mark Dely, center, signs a commitment letter to the U.S. Naval Academy at The X Count on Wednesday.

Local pair sign to continue competitive shooting

Homestead senior Mark Dely played football and rugby, plenty of tough, physical sports.

May 28, 2020 1:00 am