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  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Glenbard North grad Justin Jackson primed for more success with Northwestern football

    After an illustrious high school career at Glenbard North where he finished with 6,531 rushing yards and 85 touchdowns, Justin Jackson didn’t skip a b ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Christen Press scores twice in Chicago Red Stars draw

    LISLE – For the second game in a row, the Chicago Red Stars came away with a tie for the after facing a fellow National Women's Soccer League title co ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago athletes have options with club, AAU sports

    It used to be that elite high school athletes had three jerseys in their closets – one for a fall sport, one for a winter sport, and one for a spring ...
    July 30, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • American Legion Post 76 hosting state tournament

    The Wheaton-Carol Stream American Legion Post 76 is playing host to the 2015 Illinois American Legion Baseball State Tournament.
    July 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Lots of sports options for athletes looking to specialize

    Athletes who decide to specialize in one sport have plenty of options to choose from. Club and AAU teams not only offer top-notch competition, but als ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Christen Press goal leads Chicago Red Stars against Washington Spirit

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – The National Women's Soccer League-leading Chicago Red Stars nearly handed third-place Washington Spirit its first home defeat of th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Red Stars strike late for win against Boston Breakers

    BOSTON – The Chicago Red Stars maintained their first place ranking in the National Women's Soccer League table on July 22 earning three points on the ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Wheaton resident Ryne Stolarz headed to Special Olympics World Summer Games

    WHEATON – The Special Olympics 2015 World Summer Games start July 25, and Ryne Stolarz will be there.
    July 23, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Red Stars fans welcome home World Cup heroes

    LISLE – A whirlwind for four members of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team continued July 18.The ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Chicago Red Stars look to maintain momentum of Women's World Cup win

    LISLE – The United States returned to the pinnacle of women’s soccer by winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Vancouver earlier in July.
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • College notes: Number of Glenbard North softball alums produce at next level

    Plenty of high school athletes have a chance to star for their teams, and the same goes for area graduates playing in college. Here’s a look at how so ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Glenbard North baseball starts on path toward next baseball season

    The Glenbard North baseball team wrapped up the summer with a 7-9-3 record after bowing out of the playoffs with an 8-3 loss against Rolling Meadows o ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Glenbard North football has lines on mind during summer camp

    CAROL STREAM – For a program like Glenbard North football that relies on a physical run game and an aggressive style of defense, line play on both sid ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:03 am
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