Former Big Leaguers to manage in Joliet

The four team Managers for the City of Champions Cup are locked in for Opening Day on July 16. New to the City of Champions Cup this summer is Slammers Manager and previous Slammers player, Billy Petrick. Billy Petrick, a ...

Tryouts for City of Champions Cup Teams

Slammers open play for the City of Champions Cup on July 16 The Slammers are pleased to announce tryouts for the City of Champions Cup teams. Tryouts will be held on Monday, July 6 from 8am-4pm at DuPage Medical Group ...

‘Let’s play ball’

It would appear Minor League baseball is coming back to downtown Joliet next month. The Joliet Slammers’ organization on Wednesday announced the team will participate in the inaugural City of Champions Cup at DuPage Medical Group Field beginning July 16.

Will County business owners could benefit from new grant money

State Senator Michael E. Hastings is encouraging local business owners to take advantage of available grant money via the newly created Business Interruption Grant program. The program began June 22.

2020 NASCAR Race Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway canceled

Chicagoland’s NASCAR Race Weekend realigned to Darlington Raceway on revised 2020 NASCAR schedule thetimesweekly.com As NASCAR returns to competition on Sunday, May 17 at Darlington Raceway (Darlington), Chicagoland Speedway’s (Chicagoland) NASCAR Cup Series weekend has officially been canceled as part ...

Slammers fans create all decade dream team

The Joliet Slammers have kicked off their first ever all decade team ballot! In honor of our 10th anniversary we are asking our fans to help us put together the all decade dream team. Voting kicked off April 18th with ...

JTHS athletic teams receive IHSA winter 2019-2020 awards

Six Joliet Township High School winter athletic teams were recently awarded the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award.

Troy Wrestling Team placed 2nd at IESA Sectional Competition

The Troy 30-C Wrestling Team took 2nd at the recent IESA Sectional Meet, held at Lincoln-Way West High School. Twelve members of the 5th-8th grade team also qualified for State competition. They are Coehn Weber, Carson Weber, Justin Boettger, Joey ...

Joliet Township High School wrestlers advance to IWCOA State Championship

Ten Joliet Township High School students are advancing to the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) State Championship. Joliet Central students advancing in the Girls State Series are Stephanie Castro - 138 (1st); Nydia Martinez - 132 (3rd); and ...

Two Troy Wrestlers place 1st individually at invitational

Troy 8th graders Max Hrvatin and Wyatt Schmitt each placed 1st in their weight categories at the 2020 Dale Keith Wrestling Invitational.

Joliet West Boys Basketball team to the IHSA Boys Basketball sectional

After winning the Regional Championship on Friday, March 9, the Joliet West High School Boys Basketball Team is advancing to IHSA Sectional Competition this week.

Joliet West Boys Basketball wins 2020 SPC East Division Championship

The Joliet West Boys Basketball won the SPC East Division Championship on Monday, February 24 at Joliet West High School. They finished an undefeated conference season by defeating Plainfield Central High School 66-60 where they were led by senior Jamere ...

BBQ AND Racing converge on Chicagoland Speedway

Chicagoland Speedway announced today that the BBQ SmokeDown will return to Chicagoland Speedway's NASCAR Summer Festival Weekend June 18-21. Last year's BBQ SmokeDown featured BBQ Hall of Famers Myron Mixon, "Dr. BBQ" Ray Lampe, Chris Lilly and Famous Dave Anderson ...

Joliet West Girls Basketball wins IHSA Regional Championship

thetimesweekly.com The Joliet West Girls Basketball won the IHSA Regional Championship on February 20, 2020 for the first time in thirty years. Their next competition will be the IHSA Sectionals on February 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Pekin Community ...

JWHS Wrestlers Qualify for IHSA Sectionals 2020

The Joliet West High School Wrestling team had six athletes qualify to compete in the IHSA Sectionals at Quincy SR High School on February 14, 2020. They qualified to compete in sectionals by placing top 3 in last week's Regional ...