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  • Hinsdale Central girls swimming sends 10 to state

    DOWNERS GROVE – Hinsdale Central’s girls swimming and diving team crowned three champions at Saturday’s Downers Grove South sectional.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Gateway SRA Gators send three teams to State Special Olympics

    The Gateway Special Recreation Association Green and Red teams brought home the gold in volleyball at the Special Olympics Qualifying games in Septemb ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Darien police report 4 burglaries Monday, believed to be part of pattern

    DARIEN – The Darien Police Department said that a number of residential burglaries reported fit a pattern of residential burglaries in the city in rec ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Hinsdale South football comes up short against St. Francis

    WHEATON – Robby Regan and Hinsdale South's offense had no answer for St. Francis on Saturday. After ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Miscues cost Red Devils in playoff loss

    CHICAGO – Football coaches at all levels stress to their teams the importance of taking care of the ball.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Indian Prairie Public Library to offer family interviews this November

    DARIEN – In honor of National Listening Day, the Indian Prairie Public Library will celebrate with an opportunity for attendees to interview members o ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Downers Grove South Fall Jazz Concert: 7 photos

    Downers Grove South High School jazz groups perform in the school's Fall Jazz Concert on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Hinsdale Central boys cross country defends state title

    PEORIA – Despite finishing second to Sandburg at the sectional race the week before, Hinsdale Central’s boys cross country team felt it was in a good ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • All-area soccer MVP: Wes Bergevin backstops Hinsdale Central's success

    HINSDALE – Wes Bergevin's last name is well-known in hockey. It's quickly becoming known in soccer circles.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Hinsdale South advances to 6A football quarterfinals: 7 photos

    Hinsdale South beats DeKalb 17-14 in Darien in a second round Class 6A football playoff game on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. The Hornets advance to the quart ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:13 am
  • Hinsdale Falcons teams win four BGYFL titles

    HINSDALE – The 93-pound Gold team from Hinsdale Falcons football achieved absolute perfection on Sunday.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Top of the class

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Will McGowen was on the end of the biggest goal of the season for Hinsdale Central's boys soccer team.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Defense helps Hinsdale South dispatch DeKalb

    DARIEN – Robert Hall didn't score a touchdown, but he had two of the biggest plays for Hinsdale South's football team against DeKalb.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Hinsdale Central wins 3A soccer final: 8 photos

    Hinsdale Central wins the Class 3A boys state soccer championship game 1-0 over Normal at Hoffman Estates High School on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • McGowen, Loebig, Floersch help Hinsdale Central soccer to state title

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Will McGowen, Bryan Loebig and Evan Floersch were key cogs for Hinsdale Central's boys soccer team all season.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Hinsdale Central soccer moves into state championship match

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Mikey Usher was one of the heroes for Hinsdale Central's soccer team Friday night.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Tough defense helps Hinsdale South stop DeKalb

    DARIEN – Robert Hall came up big twice to help Hinsdale South's football team to one of the program's most memorable wins in recent history.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Darien man charged with assault after pointing knife at driver following a road rage incident

    OAK BROOK – A road rage incident led to the traffic crash which led to a Darien man getting charged with assault.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Spitalli of Darien found guilty of murder, kidnapping

    DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin announced Friday that a jury found Joseph Spitalli, 36, of Darien, guilty of first degree murder and kidn ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Girl Scouts, club prepare 1400 meals

    DARIEN – The Darien Rotary Club and Girl Scouts recently joined together to pack more than 1400 meals for about 100 needy children in the area.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Prep roundup: Haff returns, Red Devil girls run to sectional title

    MIDLOTHIAN – Led by the return of Alexa Haff and her winning time of 17:02.72, Hinsdale Central’s girls cross country team captured the title at Satur ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Hinsdale South handles Crystal Lake Central in playoff opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE— When Crystal Lake Central scored on its first drive to go up 7-0 on Hinsdale South Friday night, the question became how will the Hornet ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Hinsdale South boys win cross country regional

    DARIEN – Led By Charlie Nodus’ winning time of 16:10.1, Hinsdale South’s boys cross country team captured the title at Saturday’s Class 2A Rosary regi ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Red Devils ready for tough test from Redwings

    HINSDALE – Jimmy Thompson wasn’t about to let Hinsdale Central’s recent run of success against Downers Grove North end on his watch.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Rivalry win sets stage for Hinsdale South’s football playoff push

    DARIEN – Matt Brandeis took some time to linger on the field at Hinsdale South and savor a win against Downers Grove South, and with good reason.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Darien police issue community alert following string of burglaries

    DARIEN – The Darien Police Department issued a community alert to resident Wednesday bringing attention to a string of burglaries that in occurred vil ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Trooper Erin Hehl Memorial Overpass dedicated: 7 photos

    The Illinois State Police hosts a dedication ceremony at the Burr Police Department for the Trooper Erin Hehl Memorial Overpass on Thursday, Oct. 30, ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Red Devil runners sweep regional titles

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central cross country, both boys and girls teams, have strong squads this year so putting them on their home course was an extra a ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • ‘We were all business’

    HINSDALE – It’s state title or bust for Hinsdale Central’s girls tennis team each season.Rugile Vali ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Shootout win sends HC to sectional final

    WESTERN SPRINGS – It was a bigger stage, but it was a scenario Wes Bergevin was very familiar with.T ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Snapshot: Bella Cosa Jewelers donates to Darien Lyons Club

    DARIEN – The Darien Lyons Club got a boost for their annual Candy Day fundraiser from Willowbrook-based Bella Cosa Jewelers, 7163 Kingery Hwy.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Downers Grove South at Hinsdale South football

    Hinsdale South plays their last regular season home football game against Downers Grove South, winning 7-0, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Club donates 750-plus dictionaries

    DARIEN – The Rotary Club of Darien recently distributed more than 750 dictionaries at eight area schools for their 2014 annual dictionary project.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Darien Rotary Club to host 2 food packing sessions

    DARIEN – The Darien Rotary Club will offer two food packaging sessions for its backpack program.In t ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Hinsdale Central girls win second straight tennis state title

    BUFFALO GROVE – With three top-3 finishes, Hinsdale Central's girls tennis team won its second consecutive state title and third championship in four ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Football playoff pairings set

    It's almost playoff time for area high school football teams. The IHSA released the list of 256 team ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Hinsdale Central, South volleyball set out on postseason path

    The first serve on the girls volleyball postseason goes up on Monday, and teams across the state are hoping all roads lead to Normal for the state fin ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Hinsdale South relies on defense in win against Downers Grove South

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South's football team entered Friday's game against Downers Grove South averaging nearly 30 points per game, tops in the West Suburb ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Hinsdale Central hangs on to Old Oaken Bucket with win against Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – In the 80th battle for the Old Oaken Bucket, Hinsdale Central retained possession of the traveling trophy with a 34-18 win against Dow ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Undefeated regular season for Hinsdale Falcons

    BARTLETT – The Hinsdale Falcons 93-pound Gold team traveled to Bartlett to play the Raiders looking to close out an undefeated regular season, and the ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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