Friday, December 14, 2012
The Bears have a huge game against the rival Packers this weekend. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch T-shirt!
The Bears didn't look good in their first game against the Packers, and they've looked pretty awful the past two weeks. At 8-5, Chicago's game this weekend against Green Bay carries enormous consequences. Predict the score prior to Sunday's Bears game. The reader who correctly guesses the score, or comes closest to guessing the score, will get a Patch T-shirt. At the end of the season, we'll have a random drawing among the weekly winners for a larger prize. • If you’re a Patch reader, simply comment on the bottom of this article with your name and what you think the final score of the next Bears game will be. (Example: Benny Bears Fan, Bears 102, Packers 0.) • All entries need to be received by the start of the game. Because the Bears' …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Richard Sakowski, who provided the winning punchline to Little Red Wagon cartoon: Pardon me. Do you have any grey poupon?
Friday, January 21, 2011
After showing up to the Q1010 contest in Downers Grove's Doerhoefer Park in shorts and a dress shirt, Adam Smith kicks 21 for the win.
With only 15 minutes left in this morning’s Q101 FM field goal contest at frosty Doerhoefer Park in Downers Grove, a guy clad only in shorts and a dress shirt took the field. Lisle resident Adam Smith had dashed out of a business meeting at Southern Wine and Spirits in Bolingbrook after getting permission from his bosses to try and kick his way to a pair of tickets to Sunday’s NFC Championship game at Soldier Field. “I thought I wouldn’t be able to go,” said Smith, 28, who grew up in Downers Grove before moving to Lisle as an adult. “My dad always tells me to plan ahead, so I put a pair of shorts in the car just in case. And I always have my cleats in there.” Once at Doerhoefer, Smith doffed his tie and coat and started kicking, the last …