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  • High school football: Downers Grove North stays alive for playoffs with win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Tyler Kouros was the answer when Downers Grove North’s football team needed a play to be made.
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • High school football: Second-half swing sinks Lyons Township vs. Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – Lyons Township sophomore quarterback Ben Bryant showed a healthy defiance following the Lions’ 51-21 West Suburban Conference Silver Divisi ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South wins third straight

    FRANKLIN PARK – Hinsdale South notched its third straight win with a 28-7 victory against Leyden on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High school football: Defense, quarterback duo lift Downers Grove North against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Joseph Ward didn't score a touchdown, but he played a huge role in Downers Grove North's 21-14 football win against Downers Grove Sout ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West in battle of unbeatens, Downers Grove bragging rights highlight Week 7 games

    The Friday night lights of high school football bring some big matchups for several area teams on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central learns from loss to Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Hinsdale Central’s football team was on fire entering its game against Glenbard West and had a great chance to end the Hilltoppers’ 27-ga ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South loses against Leyden

    FRANKLIN PARK – After putting its early struggles behind it and winning two straight games Downers Grove South suffered a 28-24 loss to Leyden on Oct. ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South win against Addison Trails puts Hornets in lead of conference race

    DARIEN – Robert Hall had a pair of first-quarter touchdown receptions, Marcus Curry had two third-quarter scoring runs, and Jon Gorney had a pick-six ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Hinsdale Central among key games in conference races

    Week 6 of the high school football season brings with it plenty of stellar matchups. Glenbard North and Wheaton North face off in a crucial DuPage Val ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South expects 'dogfight' against Addison Trail

    DARIEN – Playing poorly in a loss against Willowbrook didn't sit well with Hinsdale South's football team.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • High school cross country: Roman Drabchuk, Charlie Nodus set tone for Hinsdale South boys

    DARIEN – There wasn't much downtime for Roman Drabchuk and Charlie Nodus during summer break.The Hin ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • High school football: After struggles, Downers Grove South finding success

    DOWNERS GROVE – For Riley Heavey and Downers Grove South’s football team, the first half against Morton was a microcosm of the early part of the seaso ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove South wins big before clash with Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – After failing to score in the first two games of a six-game homestand, the Downers Grove South boys soccer team held an impromptu meet ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central ready to line up against Glenbard West

    HINSDALE – With soon-to-be three all-state Division I offensive linemen, the Allens may be one of the most recognizable families in Hinsdale Central f ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Return of Rojas, St. John pays off for Hinsdale Central

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Rigoberto Rojas and Louis St. John played for Hinsdale Central’s soccer team as freshmen before deciding to concentrate on club socc ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South uses second half surge to get past Morton

    DOWNERS GROVE – There was no panic for Downers Grove South's football team.After playing three chall ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale South gets wake-up call against Willowbrook

    DARIEN – Jon Gorney could sense something was off with Hinsdale South’s football team even before kickoff against Willowbrook.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Hinsdale Central coach Mike Wiggins tabbed for All-American Game

    HINSDALE – Mike Wiggins coached Hinsdale Central's boys soccer team to its first state title in 39 years last season.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central unleashes entire arsenal in conference win

    ELMHURST – Averaging nearly 45 points a contest, Hinsdale Central has a wealth of offensive threats to give opposing defenses fits.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Bryan Loebig goal, Ethan Gama save lead to impressive win for Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – There is a lot less of Ethan Gama now, but Hinsdale Central soccer is getting much more out of him.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy to host Columbus Day baseball, basketball camps

    GLEN ELLYN – The Bulls/Sox Academy will host Columbus Day Chicago Bulls and White Sox skills camps on Monday, October 12, at Ackerman Park in Glen Ell ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • High school football: Downers Grove South cracks into win column

    ADDISON – Downers Grove South desperately needed to win and got it done.The Mustangs picked up their ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Early challenges have Downers Grove South heading in right direction

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South’s boys soccer team loaded up its early schedule with some challenging games, and Peter Becht said those challenges ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove South ready for shot against Morton

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's boys soccer team will have a chance to shake up the soccer world on Sept. 22.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • High school football: Willowbrook pushes past Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South's football team received the opening kickoff on Sept. 19 and marched down the field for a touchdown.
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Western Springs resident Randy Porzel advises on finances, assists those with vision woes

    At just 29, Randy E. Porzel has already been working for the same company for nine years.Porzel was ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • High school football: Games moved to Sept. 19 because of weather

    The stormy weather that rolled through the suburbs on Sept. 15 led to some football suffering delays and others being rescheduled.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school football: Impending weather forces schedule changes

    The weather forecast for Sept. 15 is impacting high school football.With impending thunderstorms exp ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:46 am
  • High school cross country: Boys and girls athletes off and running on path to postseason

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in three-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and ru ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • High school cross country: Hinsdale Central, South boys could both contend in postseason

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in 3-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and runnin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school cross country: Returning runners have Hinsdale Central girls set up for success

    The girls cross country state meet is always a competitive affair, and several local athletes could shine on the big stage later in the season. Here’s ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • High school football: West Suburban Silver clashes, Westmont-Lisle, Glenbard East-Glenbard North among big Week 4 games

    Nearing the halfway point of the regular season, Week 4 of the high school football season brings some key matchups.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • High school soccer: Hinsdale Central boys on track for another successful season

    HINSDALE – High school sports teams change year-to-year, but Bryan Loebig has a perspective on Hinsdale Central’s 2014 and 2015 boys soccer teams.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • High school football: Michael Sessa excelling in Hinsdale Central's surging offense

    HINSDALE – After throwing just three passes in a backup role in 2014, Hinsdale Central senior quarterback Michael Sessa is grabbing opportunity by the ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • High school football (video): Hinsdale South stakes claim to Rebel Canon with win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Sean McCormack’s arms were getting tired as he kept a firm grip on the Rebel Canon. ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Relive Darien’s past with historical cemetery tour Sept. 19

    DARIEN – Civil War veterans, movers and shakers and other colorful sons and daughters of Darien’s past will come alive Sept. 19 during a historical to ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Law practice, service efforts leave Downers Grove native Kevin O'Flaherty little time for sleep

    Kevin O’Flaherty grew up in Downers Grove, a town where his parents owned a dental practice for 30 years and where the law firm he founded in 2011 now ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Sikh community applauds hate crime charge in beating of Darien man by Willowbrook teen

    DARIEN – Inderjit Singh Mukker returned Sept. 15 to the place he was beaten and left unconscious to deliver a clear and profound message: No American ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Willowbrook teen charged with hate crime in beating of Darien man

    DARIEN – The Willowbrook teen accused of beating a Darien man now faces a new hate crime charge, according to a Sept. 15 news release from the DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Sikh Coalition demands federal prosecution for Darien beating

    DARIEN – The Sikh Coalition denounced DuPage State Attorney Robert Berlin's decision not bring hate crime charges against the juvenile accused of beat ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:10 pm
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