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  • Crystal Lake South wins, PR stays alive in summer baseball state tourney

    LISLE – Before the beginning of the seventh inning, Crystal Lake South baseball coach Brian Bogda gathered his team outside the dugout. Trailing 3-0 t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Bucciferro learned lessons early on

    Back when Tony Bucciferro was a young high school player, he learned some valuable lessons from Minooka pitching coach Jim Lamping.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • Brandon’s walkoff ends wild JCA victory

    LISLE – Connor Brandon was strictly a reserve pitcher his junior season at Joliet Catholic.This summ ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Goebbert's roots lead back to pumpkin patch

    Terry Goebbert leafed through the pictures on her kitchen counter one at a time, until, finally, she found just the right shot.
    July 21, 2014 - 7:19 pm
  • Goebbert's road heads to Wrigley

    The first time Kirby Smith was asked by Jim Goebbert to watch Goebbert’s 16-year-old grandson at the Goebbert's farm, the former Barrington High Schoo ...
    July 21, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Dirtbags, Royals college baseball players keep busy

    NEW LENOX – After playing many games with their college teams, one would think baseball players would like to take the summer off.
    July 20, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Tour de Crystal Lake riders find support

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Intelligentsia Cup made its third stop around the Chicago area Sunday for the Tour de Crystal Lake. The day featured 10 races, span ...
    July 20, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Around Town: Motocross thrives in Woodstock

    Huntley's Chad West, 18, has been racing dirt bikes since he was 5, and now he gets to do it locally. 
    July 20, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Tabisz's 320-yarder claims long-drive prize

    JOLIET – Tim Middleton, Fran Gleason and John Platt had scored exciting victories in their respective divisions.
    July 20, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Goss: NASCAR Nationwide race whets appetite for September

    JOLIET – The official box score from Saturday night’s EnjoyIllinois300 at Chicagoland Speedway reported 17 lead changes and 11 different leaders.
    July 20, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • Lockport golfer ready to compete in U.S. Junior Amateur Championships

    LOCKPORT – Gehrig Hollatz will be in elite company when he tees off Monday morning at The Club at Carlton Woods’ Nicklaus Course in The Woodlands, Tex ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Elliott finishes strong, wins Nationwide race

    JOLIET – Only two Sprint Cup drivers were at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night for the NASCAR Nationwide EnjoyIllinois300.com.
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Camp a homecoming for former NFL quarterback from St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Randy Wright moved around quite a bit in his youth but he said he found a home in St. Charles.
    July 19, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • CL South grad Jake Bernstein rolls with Vandy's changes

    When it comes to the ever-changing coaching carousel in college football, Crystal Lake South graduate and Vanderbilt left guard Jake Bernstein watched ...
    July 19, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Algonquin's Garrett Tighe, 13, wins IJGA boys junior title at RedTail

    LAKEWOOD – Despite being the youngest golfer in the Illinois Junior Golf Association’s RedTail Regional on Friday, Algonquin’s Garrett Tighe played li ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:03 pm
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