Sunday, November 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander in a Bellwood baseball field this summer. | Sebastian Hidalgo
During a Sept. 5 regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees, Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander stood at the podium reserved for public comment. He seemed spiritually and mentally exhausted, like a winded prize fighter concentrating on staying up while longing for the bell to ring, signaling a brief moment of rest.
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Parents, coaches and supporters of the Maywood BUCS wrestling program pose for a photo after the organization’s second annual open invitational on Feb. 8. Below, two vying for position. Photos by Michael Romain/Editor. Sunday, February 8, 2015 || By Michael Romain Maywood BUCS wrestling program held its second annual open invitational today, Feb. 8, at Proviso East High School. The wrestlers, 20 in all … Continue reading Maywood BUCS Wrestlers Earn More Than Medals at Second Annual Tournament
A Maywood Bucs player is chased down during Sunday’s homecoming games. Below, Coach Speed, right, with a former player. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD — Coach Edward Alexander stood behind a few collapsible tables that had been formed into an ad hoc concessions stand outside of the Proviso East High School practice … Continue reading From B.U.C.S. to Men