Friday, March 1, 2013
Learn to play the Chicago Bears way at this no-contact football instruction camp for youths 6 to 14 years old. The camp will be held July 8-12 at Trinity International University in Deerfield.
With former Chicago Bears like Macey Brooks, Allan Ellis, Kris Haines, Al Harris, Jim Morrissey and Mickey Pruitt providing support, Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps will return this summer 19 locations, including a camp at Trinity International University (Meyer Sports Complex) in Deerfield. The camp will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 8-12. Register now for the early bird cost of $359. Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps provide non-contact instruction to kids from ages 6 to 14 years old. With professional coaches and Chicago Bears Heroes, kids learn to run, throw, catch, defend and compete the Bears way. All programs provide football non-contact instruction, athletic skill development, fitness and agility training. "It’s football—…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Chicago Bears announced this week that ticket prices are increasing for the 2013 season by an average of 4.2 percent.
Thursday, February 7
The Chicago Bears have announced ticket prices for the 2013 season. Invoices are scheduled to be sent to season ticket holders beginning Wednesday with full payment due by Friday, April 5, according to www.chicagobears.com. Price increases range from $3 to $10 for 90 percent of the seating bowl, with some United Club seats remaining flat. Lower-level mid-field seating price increases range from $15 to $30. The overall average increase for 2013 season tickets is 4.2 percent. Non-club season ticket prices now range from $79 to $165 and account for approximately 85 percent of the seating at Soldier Field. United Club season tickets range from $265 to $540. Season ticket holders will continue to see a $25 per game savings for each regular …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Mark Ditka pleads guilty to October 2012 arrest in Deerfield and gets probation.
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Thursday, January 31
Mark Ditka, son of famed former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to a DUI and possession of a controlled substance stemming from an arrest made by Deerfield Police last October, reports TribLocal. Ditka, a 50-year-old Deerfield resident, was given 24 months of probation for his first conviction. He apologized in court before his sentencing. In addition to probation, Ditka will also be required to complete 200 hours of public service work, according to Fox Chicago. Ditka could have been sentenced to as much as three years in prison, reports the Lake County News-Sun. Judge Will Not Let Mark Ditka Drive Police Arrest Mark Ditka Again for DUI
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The hometown crowd gives the Bears a fighting chance today.
The Sunday Comics Patch by illustrator Charley Krebs.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Four cornerstones and the cover-two defense add up to victory.
The Sunday Comics Patch by Illustrator Charley Krebs.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The Chicago Bears kick off their season at noon Sunday, Sept. 9 against the Indianapolis Colts at home in Soldier Field.
Hopes are high as the Chicago Bears kick off their season at noon Sunday, Sept. 9, against the Indianapolis Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck. To put everyone in the football mood, we uploaded a video compiliation of Devin Hester kick returns to this post. Enjoy the most exciting moment in football – for a full 10 minutes! The Bears had a busy offseason adding a playmaker at wide receiver in Brandon Marshall, and depth at runningback and quarterback with free agent signings Michael Bush and Jason Campbell. Rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery also looked promising in presseason. But will it be enough? Or will their failure to upgrade the offensive line doom the team to another lackluster season?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Each week, Patch features stunning North Shore real estate. This week's Wow House was once the former Chicago Bears' 5-bedroom Bridlewood Road home that includes a racket ball court and exercise facility.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features a different North Shore Wow House that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $5.45-million Northbrook home for sale. According to the Northbrook Star, the home once belonged to former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and features a workout facility, steam room,. sauna, racket ball court and bar. The house at 34 Bridlewood Rd. also has four fireplaces, five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. For more information, visit the home's Coldwell Banker listing.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Chicago Bears fans will celebrate their team in the summer heat or the brutal winter cold. Is this the year, Bears fans?
The Sunday Comics Patch.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The NFL draft begins at 7 p.m. in New York. We take a look back at some of the Bears worst draft mistakes.
The NFL draft begins at 7 p.m. Thursday and the Chicago Bears have the 19th overall pick. The Bears have a checkered draft history, to say the least. For every Walter Payton, there’s a Rashaan Salaam. But, of all Bears mistakes on draft day, which is the worst? We did our best to compile a list of worthy nominees and we limited our choices to the first round: Those are our nominees. Vote in the comment section, or feel free to tell us who you think was the Bears worst draft pick.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Today Patch reveals the top two most read stories in 2011.
A lot has happened in 2011 in Deerfield and Patch has been reviewing the highlights this week with a series of articles counting down the 10 most popular stories each day through today. This series began Tuesday with No. 9 and 10. Wednesday Patch reported on No. 7 and 8 while Thursday revealed No. 5 and 6. Friday No. 3 and 4 were shown. No. 1. Far and away the most read story of the year had little to do with Deerfield. It had everything to do with the cover up of the death of Navy Seaman Kyle Antonacci at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. Former Deerfield Patch editor Natalie Kaplan’s six-part investigation was the year’s winner. Antonacci’s death was originally considered a suicide but his family did not want to believe it. They …