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  • LT, Morton, RB boys ready for postseason tipoff

    The road to the Class 3A and 4A boys basketball state finals begins with regional play starting Monday. Here's the outlook for Lyon Township, Morton, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Watch live: Morton varsity boys basketball

    A pair of boys varsity basketball teams from the region will tip off against each other tonight in the final game of the regular season. Catch the act ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Mustangs gain share of Gold title

    CICERO – It was clear by the immediate reaction of the players and fans at Morton when the final buzzer sounded that winning conference was a big deal ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dominick: Record snow makes winter difficult for many families

    Despite the late snow coming in February, this has still been a very difficult winter for many.The h ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police chiefs meet to discuss state’s political climate

    Police chiefs and deputy chiefs from 14 area departments met with state officials Feb. 12 for a round-table discussion on the political climate in Spr ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Prep roundup: LT's Villarreal, RB's Carter medal at state wrestling

    Lyons Township sophomore wrestler Zach Villarreal placed sixth at 120 pounds at the Class 3A state meet on Saturday to earn all-state honors. He lost ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Future is bright for Morton girls

    BERWYN – Morton was unable to upset Hinsdale Central in its playoff opener on Feb. 18, but not long after the game ended there was already excitement ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Morton beats Proviso East to share Gold title

    CICERO – It was clear by the immediate reaction of the players and fans at Morton when the final buzzer sounded that winning conference was a big deal ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 5:20 pm
  • Mustangs ‘playing tough’ going into playoffs

    BERWYN – It has been eight years since the last time Morton’s varsity girls basketball team has had a winning record.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton bowlers to state, RB boys win big

    BOYS BASKETBALLRiverside BrookfieldThe Bulldogs beat Fenton 91-51 on Friday behind 19 points and 11 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Morton in thick of Gold resurgence

    CICERO – It has been a topsy-turvy season in the West Suburban Gold this season and this weekend was further proof of that.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Girls basketball playoff previews: RB hopes for regional success, LT and others look to play spoilder

    The road to the state finals for Class 3A and 4A girls basketball teams starts with regional tournament games beginning Monday. Here’s the outlook for ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton girls bowling team moving on to sectional

    Morton’s girls bowling team placed second at Saturday’s Argo regional to advance to a sectional meet. Seniors Cassandra Deluna (1,112) and Adriana Men ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Four Morton wrestlers score sectional spots

    CICERO – Saturday’s wrestling regional at Morton East was a bittersweet day for Morton coach Steve Eckert.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Local teams compete at Morton wrestling regional: 11 photos

    Wrestlers compete at the Morton 3A wrestling regional in Cicero on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. First and second place winners advance to a sectional.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Willowbrook extends streak to 12 with comeback win against Morton

    VILLA PARK – During its 11-game winning streak, Willowbrook had won nine of those games on the road. They needed the home crowd Friday night to extend ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Wrestling playoff previews: Morton, RB host regionals Saturday

    The high school wrestling state finals start Feb. 19, but first come regional meets Saturday. Here’s the postseason outlook as area schools such as Ly ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Cicero man faces charges after he allegedly forces boy, 10, to touch him

    CICERO – A Cicero man who allegedly forced a 10-year-old boy to touch him and asked the boy to shower with him was charged Jan. 24 and held in lieu of ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Six breakout players: LT, RB, Morton, Fenwick basketball players among those to have first time success

    Each basketball season provides a chance for fresh faces to impact the teams they play for. From juniors getting their first taste of varsity ball to ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Dale’s breakout season boosts Mustangs

    CICERO – Entering the season, Morton knew Weisner Perez would lead the team. After that things weren’t as clear.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Prep roundup: RB boys stay undefeated in conference

    Riverside Brookfield’s boys basketball team remained undefeated in the Metro Suburban West with a 78-44 win against Wheaton Academy on Friday.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Morton girls battle back for OT win

    CICERO – Trailing by 19 points entering the fourth quarter isn’t an envious position, but Morton’s girls basketball squad never lost confidence while ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Cicero man among 2 charged with killing University of Illinois student

    At a news conference Tuesday morning, police investigating the fatal shooting of a University of Illinois student announced that police made two arres ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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