• The History of the NHL Playoff Beard

    By Matt Jakubowski | Posted April 30, 2015

    2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

    Have you ever wondered why NHL players seem to have a lot more facial hair during the playoffs? It was a tradition that allegedly started back in the 1980s with the New York Islanders. The Islanders had won 19 straight playoff series and four Stanley Cups in the early ’80s. It had started off with [...]

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  • Hawks’ Future is Looking Bright Following Trade Deadline

    By Matt Jakubowski | Posted March 14, 2015


    Every year, when the trade deadline for the NHL approaches, every hockey fan gets worried. Could this be the year that their favorite player gets traded or will everything be alright? This year, the Chicago Blackhawks made some smart moves at the trade deadline to acquire three players that will help the team, especially with [...]

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  • Will the Hawks Bring the Cup Home?

    By Matt Jakubowski | Posted November 24, 2014

    2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

    Is there going to be another parade in the near future for the Chicago Blackhawks? There could be, but as of Nov. 3, the Hawks are 6-5-1, currently sitting in fifth place in the Central Division and 17th out of 30 teams in the NHL. The chances of that parade are slim at this moment.   In [...]

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  • Men’s soccer season ends with loss to defending national champs in district finals

    By Morton College News | Posted November 10, 2014


      Morton College knew it was in for an uphill battle when it headed to Council Bluffs, Iowa, to face the defending national champion in the NJCAA Great Lakes District men’s soccer championship November 8th. The Panthers hung tough for the first 70 minutes before Iowa Western extended its unbeaten streak to 47 with a [...]

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  • Morton Cross Country Panthers Are ‘All-American’

    By Alejandra Murillo | Posted November 7, 2014


    The morning of Saturday, Oct. 25, Morton College Cross Country’s very own Eric Diaz, Sierra Downey, Sara Sanchez and Patricio Echeverria ran the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference-Region IV and qualified for the NJCAA Division I National race in Lubbock, Tex. Before our athletes head down to Texas, the Collegian was able to interview three of the [...]

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  • MC MEN’S SOCCER: First region IV Title in program history and coach’s 200th win

    By Morton College News | Posted November 4, 2014


    Juan Franco’s beard was covered with frosting and there still might be some pieces of cake left on his face two days later, but the longtime Morton College men’s soccer coach is still relishing the taste of the sweetest victory in his career. Morton College finally captured that elusive Region IV championship with a 3-1 [...]

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  • Men’s soccer hosts DuPage in Region IV title game November 1

    By Morton College News | Posted October 31, 2014

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    Each step Morton College takes in the Region IV men’s soccer tournament, the Panthers reach another milestone. The Panthers set a school record for victories with their 16th coming in a 3-0 win over McHenry October 29 at the Antonio Carbajal Soccer Complex in Cicero. That enabled the Panthers (16-1-4) to reach another milestone as [...]

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  • Alumni Profile: Spirit of ‘Slivers’ still runs strong for school superintendent Kerry Foderaro

    By Morton College News | Posted October 28, 2014

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    Dr. Kerry Foderaro is a superintendent in one of Illinois’ more affluent suburbs, but the people and experiences encountered along the way going to Morton College in blue-collar Cicero formed the guiding principles he uses today in leading Cass School District 63 in Darien.   The memory of the late Bob “Slivers” Slivovsky (center in [...]

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