They're bowling crazy over at Oak Lawn Community High School and Shannon needs a surge to win this week's Patch MVP.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
There is still time to vote for OLCHS bowler Ryan Kirby for Patch MVP. Voting closes 9 p.m. Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Oak Lawn Spartans bowling team is in the hunt for a state championship. Vote up Ken VandeWerken for Patch MVP.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ken VandeWerken bowled a 258 in the Spartans' bowling team's victory over Tinley Park. He's in the hunt for this week's Patch MVP.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
From a bowling alley brawl to a thumb-tack attack, the Southland's crime reports deliver tales of oddity this week.
See how the other half lives in this roundup of Crime-N-Shame, the Southland blotter spotter. Are you really manly if you get into a shoving match with a guy who will be 70 on his next birthday? A 69-year-old man told police he was bowling at Oak Forest Bowl when another man—Jon Damon, 40, of the 16700 block of 92nd Avenue in Orland Hills—began exchanging words with his team. According to reports, Damon told police he was walking away when a team member taunted him, questioning his masculinity. Damon then turned and shoved him, according to police. Staff spotted the brawl and broke it up, and police said Damon was charged with assault. An employee at Dunkin Donuts, 4100 block of 167th Street in Oak Forest, told police a man threatened him…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Ryan Campin and Ken VandeWerken are two of Oak Lawn's most talented bowlers--and they're only sophomores.
At Oak Lawn, there is a feeling that the next boys bowling season can't come soon enough. Two sophomores have the Spartans dreaming of making more noise in the postseason in the years to come. Ryan Campin and Ken VandeWerken advanced to the IHSA state tournament two weeks ago. Campin placed 43rd and VandeWerken placed 50th in the competition at St. Clair Bowl in downstate O'Fallon. Oak Lawn coach Kevin McKeown said the two are special--in many ways. "What stands out most about these two individuals is just how talented they are at such a young age," McKeown said. "With all the freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors that I've had, the skill that these two gentlemen have here is something that I rarely seen." Campin has been bowling …