Joliet Central’s Eural “Mac” McLaughlin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from National Wrestling Hall of Fame Illinois Chapter


Joliet Central High School’s Eural McLaughlin, fondly known as “Coach Mac,” carries a legacy amongst generations of students, alumni and families.

Mac’s legacy carries on today as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Illinois Chapter.  The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Mac during a special Honors Banquet at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 22 at the Holiday Inn in Countryside, 6201 Joliet Road. 


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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Gina Linko, Joliet Central H.S. Class of 1992

ginalinko.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance

  • University of St. Francis - B.A.
  • DePaul University – Master’s
  • Authored the following:
    • Flutter
    • Indigo
    • Allie’s Answers
    • Frank’s Fear
    • Holden’s Heart
    • Rebecca’s Return
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Joliet West High School 2017 Friday Night Football Ticket Pre-sale Information


Joliet West High School will hold 2 Friday Night Football games during the 2017 season.

September 29, 2017 v Plainfield Central (Homecoming)
October 20, 2017 v Plainfield North 


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Joliet Central High School 2017 Friday Night Varsity Football Ticket Pre-Sale Information

Central_Friday_Night_Football.jpgJoliet Central High School will host three Friday night Varsity football games during the 2017 season.
September 8th, 2017 v. Oswego East (First Varsity Home Game)
October 6th, 2017 v. Oswego
October 20th, 2017 v. Romeoville


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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Paul Farr, Joliet East H.S. Class of 1968, Lifelong Musician and Business Owner

Paul_Farr.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance 

  • Joliet Junior College-Community Band - 1979 to present
  • Bicentennial Park Band & other community bands in Will County
  • Owner/Founder of Appliance Parts Suppliers, Bolingbrook, IL 
  • Member of several appliance service associations
  • Certificate of completion – Appliance Repairs
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