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Kaneland falls 9-1 to Sterling

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A few that didn't make the paper from Kaneland's 9-1 Sectional loss to Sterling this evening.


Victory and Defeat

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St. Francis defeated Benet Academy in a game that took 4 overtimes and a shootout to crown a winner.


NATO, Saturday

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I spent last weekend covering the protests surrounding the NATO summit held inside McCormick Place. Saturday was my first day down there and was a nice little lead into what was to come on Sunday....

Stay tuned for day two.

Mooseheart Maternity Home

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Mooseheart Child City was founded in 1913 and since then, over 12,000 children have received help from the campus. The newest addition to the campus, opening in October of 2011, is the Maternity home located in the once vacant South Carolina house. The home is a intended to be a safe haven for underage mothers who would be on their own otherwise.
I've had a great time following the first group of mothers through their pregnancy and can't thank them all enough for allowing me to spend so much time with them.
Check out the full story in today's Beacon-News and Naperville Sun by clicking HERE!

Steve Buyansky

Steve Buyansky is the photo editor for the Sun-Times Media West Group which includes The Beacon-News, The Courier-News and the Naperville Sun. He started as a photographer for the Beacon-News in 1983, became photo editor for The Herald-News in Joliet in 2000 and moved to the Sun-Times Media West office in 2009. He has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Columbia College in Chicago.

Brian Powers

A native of the western suburbs, Brian Powers attended both the College of DuPage and Western Kentucky University for Photography and is continuing his education at the University of The Aurora Beacon News. His professors continue to push him (See Marianne Mather), but he considers himself one of the lucky few who loves going to work everyday....well, ok, most days.

Michael Smart

Michael Smart has been a photographer at The Courier-News/Sun-Times Media for over ten years. Smart grew up in Elgin before heading West to pursue adventures in photography and zoology, earning a bachelor’s degree in both fields. Upon returning to Elgin, he decided to pursue his true passion of photojournalism.

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