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  • High school football: Hinsdale South rolls Romeoville for win in opener

    ROMEOVILLE – A tough test against highly touted Glenbard West waits for Hinsdale South's football team in Week 2.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central rolls past O'Fallon

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central's football team got the 2015 season off to a good start with a 41-14 win against visiting O'Fallon on Aug. 28.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South tested by Homewood-Flossmoor in opener

    DOWNERS GROVE – It's unlikely Riley Heavey and his Downers Grove South football teammates will face a stiffer test all season.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • High school football: Suburban Life teams to watch in 2015

    Summer camp is long over, preseason practices are done and high school football teams from the area are ready to hit the lights on the 2015 season. He ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South has different look on defense

    Three storylines surrounding Hinsdale South football this season.Different defense: The Hornets will ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • High school football: Chris Oehmen anchors Hinsdale South O-line

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South made its deepest playoff run since 2005 last fall, and Chris Oehmen was a big part of it. As the center, Oehmen was a part of ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central will open up playbook this season (with video)

    Three storylines surrounding Hinsdale Central football this season. Open book: This will be the seco ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central players to watch, 2015 schedule and numbers to know

    Here are some of the players to watch, the 2015 schedule, the Week 1 matchup and some numbers to know for Hinsdale Central football:
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • High school football: Doug Kramer like role on Hinsdale Central O-line

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central saw several key pieces to the offense graduate since last season. That might be an issue for many teams, but an offensive ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • High school football: Suburban Life Media players to watch in 2015

    When all is said and done, every player on every football team in the area will play a role for their squads, but some playmakers figure to make a nam ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • High school football: Players to watch, 2015 schedule and numbers to know at Downers Grove South

    Here are some of the players to watch, the 2015 schedule, the Week 1 matchup and some numbers to know for Downers Grove South football:
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South has different look on both sides of ball (with video)

    Three storlyines surrounding Downers Grove South football this season. Fresh start: The Mustangs wer ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • High school football: Erik Swenson, Downers Grove South ready for early tests

    DOWNERS GROVE – For the fourth straight year, Erik Swenson is getting ready for a varsity football campaign at Downers Grove South. The offensive line ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • High school football: Quotable players and coaches

    As football teams from across the state get set to start the football season, here are what some players and coaches from schools in the Suburban Life ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Girls golf: Hinsdale Central looks for state repeat, Hinsdale South gaining experience

    Hinsdale Central won its first state title in girls golf last season, and the Red Devils are thinking repeat as they tee off on the 2015 season. Here’ ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Boys golf: Hinsdale Central takes aim at state title, Hinsdale South eyes conference

    High school boys golf teams are on the course as the season is underway. The big goal for all players is to book a trip to the Bloomington-Normal area ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Lightning strike suspected as cause of house fire in Darien Aug. 18

    DARIEN – A home in the 1500 block of Pineview Court, Darien, sustained heavy damage after a fire at 7:56 p.m. Aug. 18, according to a Darien-Woodridge ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Downers Grove Lions Club celebrates new District 99 teachers

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Lions Club hosted its annual new teachers luncheon Aug. 11 at Gatto’s. The celebration was held to honor the newest ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Hinsdale's Elyssa Abdullah wins Drive, Chip and Putt event at Cog Hill

    HINSDALE – A trip to The Masters could be in Elyssa Abdullah's future.The Hinsdale 8-year-old placed ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • 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
  • Darien Hornets softball to host tryouts for 2016 season

    DARIEN – The Darien Hornets 16U travel softball team will host tryouts for the upcoming 2016 season on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Hinsdale Central grad Jack Allen, Michigan State set for football season

    Jack Allen already has put together a noteworthy college football career, and it could get even better this fall.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 6:30 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
  • Darien police: Aurora man arrested in connection with armed robberies in Darien, Naperville and Warrenville

    DARIEN – An Aurora man suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in the DuPage County area was arrested and charged July 29 in North Aurora ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Hinsdale Central, South athletes step up to summer AAU, club competition

    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 31, 2015 - 6:12 am
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