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  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Newcomers fare well at Woodruff in Joliet Junior Amateur

    JOLIET – A golfer’s first round on Woodruff Golf Course can be a real test, considering the many tree-lined fairways, small greens and elevation chang ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • New Harvard coach starts new tradition with women's football clinic

    HARVARD – Harvard football coaches shouted instructions for individual drills with a different reaction – laughter – than they will receive in two wee ...
    July 28, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Baker benefits again in late-model feature at Grundy County Speedway

    MORRIS – For the second consecutive week Friday, Plainfield’s Ricky Baker took advantage of a late mishap involving cars in front of him to win the la ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:19 pm
  • Hall's Midwest Classic back at Plainfield South

    JOLIET – Former Lockport Hall of Fame coach Jim Hall coached Joliet West shortstop Cody Grosse in last year's Midwest Baseball Classic.
    July 28, 2014 - 8:18 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Getzelman transferring to Iowa Western

    Jordan Getzelman wakes up each morning, takes in the scenic view of the Rocky Mountains near Couer d’Alene, Idaho, feels no pain in his left wrist and ...
    July 28, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Channahon falls in Bronco Zone semifinal

    CHANNAHON – The great equalizer in baseball is an ace pitcher.Channahon 12-year-old Bronto team foun ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Slammers' game postponed after pounding Windy City

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The Joliet Slammers’ game Sunday at Traverse City was postponed because of afternoon thunderstorms. The two teams will play a d ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Streacker wins main event in a split decision

    JOLIET – For those who were looking for a lot of flair and dramatics in the title bouts of the Summer Fights Series II at Hollywood Casino Joliet, the ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Goss: Dalesandro a do-it-all for champ Joliet Catholic

    Nick Dalesandro and his Joliet Catholic baseball teammates had not been born yet when Bugs Bunny was in his heyday, and they most likely never heard o ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Chappell surges early, protects lead in St. Charles Men's Golf final

    ST. CHARLES – Dave Chappell’s lead in the championship match of the St. Charles Men’s Golf Tournament over Rich Balla did not look as comfortable as t ...
    July 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • Johnsburg native Clay Guida loses UFC fight

    No. 7-ranked UFC featherweight and Johnsburg native Clay Guida lost to Dennis Bermudez (No. 12) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:57 of part of R ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • I'm Just Saying with arm wrestler Kent Borowski DaMore

    At some point in the near future, you might see Kent Borowski DaMore of McHenry on your TV screen. This year, he traveled to Las Vegas for a casting c ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Packers' Bulaga eager to get back where he left off in 2012

    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – Packers linebacker Nate Palmer ran to his right, then spun back to his left, then back to his right.
    July 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
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