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  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Ruggles transfers to Wheaton Warrenville South

    WHEATON – What will be Wheaton Academy's loss will be Wheaton Warrenville South's gain on the basketball court.
    July 22, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • College notes: Awards season kind to Coduto, Olson, Connolly

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few athletes from the area that com ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Chase is on

    When the idea of competing in the steeplechase in college was first brought up during her recruiting process, Hope Schmelzle's initial reaction was to ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 12, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • 'Dream come true'

    WHEATON – Brett Struebing always wanted to play Division I baseball, but he never thought it would actually happen.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • WWS grad Schmelzle makes U.S. Junior National track team

    EUGENE, Ore. – Hope Schmelzle had a storied running career at Wheaton Warrenville South High School in both cross country and track.
    July 8, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Five spring sports highlights

    WHEATON – The spring sports season has concluded and with it the school year. Now is the perfect time to take one more look at the best moments from t ...
    July 2, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 1, 2014 - 4:35 pm
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