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  • Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield athletes have plenty of offseason options

    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 - 2:39 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
  • 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
  • Local soccer players help Chicago Fire Academy win national championship

    The Chicago Fire Academy's U-17/18 team won the 2014-15 U.S. Soccer Development Academy national championship with a 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake- ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • 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
  • Nazareth baseball stays competitive in summer despite depleted ranks

    RIVER FOREST – Next year, Nazareth baseball will play in Class 4A for the postseason, but the Roadrunners didn’t have to wait that long to get an earl ...
    July 20, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Nazareth baseball falls to OPRF in Lawler Classic regional final

    RIVER FOREST – Next year Nazareth baseball will play in Class 4A for the postseason, and the Roadrunners got an early taste of what that competition w ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Nazareth tops Rams to advance to Lawler Classic regional final, LT bounced by OPRF

    RIVER FOREST – Winning isn't the priority of summer baseball, but once the Phil Lawler Classic kicks off, that starts to change.
    July 15, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Morton plays Willowbrook in Phil Lawler Classic baseball tournament: 7 photos

    Morton plays summer baseball with Willowbrook in Villa Park on Monday, July 13, 2015. ...
    July 15, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Morton baseball takes first steps on road to development

    VILLA PARK – While the spring season may be what gets all the attention for high school baseball, the players and teams start coming together during t ...
    July 14, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Football seeding, other playoff changes pleasing to coaches

    The IHSA announced some rule changes that will affect the organization of postseason play in team sports, including a new way to seed teams in the foo ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Summer camps, competitions help Morton, LT, RB, Naz football build toward season

    Summer football is all about gearing up for the fall season in terms of fitness, practice and mental preparation, and local teams are hard at work.
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Deep postseason runs highlights for Nazareth spring sports

    School is out for the summer, but before looking ahead to the fall sports season starting in August it’s time to take one more look back at the best o ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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