Forgotten Illinois

More than 4,000 Aurora residents came out Sept. 8 for the most important high school football game of the year. It wasn’t really competitive – the visiting team won 47-0. Nor was it pivotal for winning any title – it was the third week of the season. But the energy in the air was palpable, for good reason. …

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Competitors Cheering After Transgender Athlete Fails to Win Gold

Competitors Cheering After Transgender Athlete Fails to Win Gold Competition Cheers as Transgender Fails to Win BY KIM SMITH DECEMBER, 2017 Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, who was born a biological male but competes as a female, failed to win a gold medal for New Zealand at the women’s weightlifting competition at the World Championships games this week in …

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