The U.S. Army Golden Knights leap out of an airplane during a practice jump for the Chicago Air and Water Show on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023. Aiming for North Avenue Beach, nearly 12,500 feet below, the parachute demonstration team performs aerial acrobatics as part of their recruiting mission for the US armed forces. (Trent Sprague/Chicago Tribune)
Petty Officer Second Class Adriano Cuevas Puntiel hugs his wife Jasmine Harrison, right, on Sunday, July 18, 2021 as fellow sailors greet their families after a five month deployment on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Kempsville Football runs onto the field prior to facing Ocean Lakes High School in a high school football game in Virginia Beach, Va. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. Kempsville defeated Ocean Lakes, 36-21 for the first time since 2005.
Neil Smith, lead vocalist for Peach Pit, crowd surfs during day two of Lollapalooza on Friday, Aug. 4, 2023 in Chicago’s Grant Park.
The Jesse White Tumbling Team performs during the Bud Billiken parade in Bronzeville on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Trent Sprague/Chicago Tribune)
Marquis Abad, 14, #1, Brooks Vincent, 14, #8, Jordan Scown, 13, #9 and Gunner Bushman, 14, #23, waves to friends and family members while riding north on Main St in Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department's Ladder 1 in Butte, Mont. on Monday, July 25, 2022. The Butte Junior All-Stars baseball team was celebrating winning the junior state championship after defeating Laurel/Granite Peaks, 2-1 on Sunday.
Children, including Ava Harrington, age 12, (center), get drenched by the water bucket at Clark Park in Butte, Mont. on Thursday, June 16, 2022 as temperatures reached 80ºF at 3pm according to the National Weather Service in Missoula, Mont.
The Hersey football team is led into Roland Goins Stadium at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Ill. by the Hersey marching band prior to facing Rolling Meadows in a high school football game on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Hersey defeated Rolling Meadows, 35-14.
Debbie Tumbarello poses for a portrait at her home in Inverness on Friday, Aug. 25, 2023. Tumbarello was diagnosed with long COVID after a trip to Las Vegas in February — and hasn’t come back to full health since.“The symptoms of the cold went away, but as the weeks progressed, I just started sleeping,” Tumbarello said. “On the weekends, I’d be sleeping 14 to 16 hours a day … My husband was freaking out. He’s like, this is just not you.” After hearing about her brain fog, extreme fatigue and joint pain, an infectious disease specialist at NorthShore University Health System diagnosed Tumbarello with long COVID, prequalifying her for a nationwide study, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, aiming to learn more about long COVID and design treatment and prevention programs. (Trent Sprague/Chicago Tribune)
Larry Williams, assistant coach for the Berkley Timberwolves, helps a player find a pair of shoes prior to practice on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. Although cleats are supposed to be provided by the players' parents, Williams and head coach Glen Yearling went to a local sporting goods store earlier in the week to ensure no players went without. “Look,” Williams said, pulling a pair down that still had clumps of dirt on the soles. “Pretty good deal,” Yearling replied. The coaches were experts at doing a lot with a little, stretching their donation dollars as far as possible.
Damen Avenue is seen behind the Damen Silos on Chicago’s Lower West Side on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023. Built in 1906 by the Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad to store 400,000 bushels of grain and later abandoned in 1977 after a grain explosion, the Silos are at risk of being demolished, leading neighborhood advocates to voice concern about the environmental and historical impact if the Silos were demolished. (Trent Sprague/Chicago Tribune)
Nina Sanchez, executive director of Enrich Chicago, poses for a portrait in Pilsen on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023. (Trent Sprague/Chicago Tribune)
Tara Chang flips off the Virginia Beach School Board after speaking against a potential mask mandate during a Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 meeting in Virginia Beach, Va. The school board resumed their meeting after Chang was escorted out of the building by Virginia Beach Police, eventually voting 7-4 in the early hours of Aug. 11 to implement a mandatory mask mandate in the city's schools for the fall semester.
Jared Lunceford, left, shows Logan Lunceford, 32, how to block a punch during a practice in Anaconda on Monday, July 18, 2022 for his bare-knuckle boxing debut at Brawls and Kickstart Days. "We have that sibling rivalry, but it's really cool to be close to family," Logan said of his relationship with his brother, "There's that aspect where we don't talk that much, but we talk a lot."
Western Branch High School long jumper Llyric Driscoll competes in at the Virginia High School League Class 6 Track and Field Finals on Saturday, June 18, 2021 in Newport News, Va. Driscoll placed third with a long jump of 18' 9.50".
Maury's Oliver Ana (4) works her way upfield late in the second half of a high school field hockey game against First Colonial High School on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 in Virginia Beach, Va. First Colonial defeated Maury, 12-0.