O’Fallon high school cancer survivor nominated for national award

O’Fallon Township High School Panthers Lacrosse team player and cancer survivor Riley Maher, has been nominated for the National Federation of High Schools Spirit of Sports Award. Maher, who plans to attend Mizzou, had stage 4 B-Cell Lymphoma.
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O’Fallon Township High School Panthers Lacrosse team player and cancer survivor Riley Maher, has been nominated for the National Federation of High Schools Spirit of Sports Award. Maher, who plans to attend Mizzou, had stage 4 B-Cell Lymphoma.

Dean Criddle has worked at the Belleville News-Democrat for 32 years as a sports writer. Dean graduated from SIUE with a double major in journalism and English, is married and lives in Belleville.