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In the most immense offseason in NBA history, fans witnessed the league finally restored to balance, and it would be fair to thank one individual, Kawhi Leonard. This postseason, Leonard defied all odds and not only outshined in the Eastern Conference, but defeated the unstoppable Golden State Warrior team. Granted, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Demarcus Cousins all battled injuries, but Kawhi changed the game, not only for one season, but for the benefit of many NBA franchises for a long awaiting future.
(5) Oswego (9-1) punched their ticket to the second round of IHSA 8A football playoffs with a 42-8 victory over (28) Elgin (5-5) on Friday night. The Panthers utilized a balanced offensive attack and a dominating defense to stifle the Maroons, and cruise to victory.
The Chicago Cubs fail to enter the postseason for the first time in five seasons. Whammy. The Cubs part ways and do not re-sign manager Joe Maddon. Double whammy. How did we get here?
It is the end of October, and half of the NFL season has gone by. Many teams have faced ups and downs throughout the eight weeks of, and there have also been a few teams who have been booms so far, and some who are busts.
Oswego (8-1) and Minooka (9-0) faced off in a football game that would decide the champion of the Southwest Prairie Conference this past Friday. The Panthers dominated the conference over the last decade, but their unprecedented stretch came to an end on Friday, with a 28-21 Indian victory.

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