Vikings’ Laquon Treadwell makes new friends, learns to play checkers on draft day

By Hannah Gebresilassie From visiting patients in the a.m. to getting drafted in the p.m., Laquon Treadwell had an “emotional rollercoaster” on draft day. Treadwell spent the morning visiting patients at Shriners Hospital for Children – Chicago on April 28. There he made two new friends, 8-year-old Sheila Bourke and 10-year-old Katie Kuehn, who taught […]

South suburban standout ready to make history at NFL Draft

By Adam Rossow On Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, 31 college players will join an elite football fraternity: first-round NFL draft picks. One player that’s expected to be taken in the opening round is former Ole Miss wide receiver and Chicago-area prep standout Laquon Treadwell. Treadwell made the varsity as a freshman […]