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  • Lyons Township's Schaufelberger, relay lead list of track and field state medalists

    CHARLESTON – The second day of the boys state track and field meet on May 30 wasn't the best day to compete.
    May 30, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Hinsdale South can’t overcome slow start in sectional semifinal

    LEMONT – It was not the hoped-for finish after the greatest season in program history. Still, the fi ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Second-half effort lifts Hinsdale Central girls soccer to sectional final

    HINSDALE – Katy Coseglia had a great vantage point to watch a great comeback.The Hinsdale Central ju ...
    May 28, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Ugochi Ihemeson, Hinsdale Central relays relish state track meet showings

    CHARLESTON – Jessica Sprong was just looking for a good night’s sleep in familiar surroundings. Befo ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Hinsdale Central, South send six to boys state track meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Hinsdale Central senior James Reilly beat an unwavering competitor at the Class 3A Downers Grove South sectional May 22 – the clock.
    May 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Downers Grove North and South boys book state track meet berths

    DOWNERS GROVE – Until last year, Downers Grove South senior Nick Kersting spent his athletic life only playing soccer.
    May 27, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Downers Grove South soccer checks off one goal with regional title

    LOMBARD – Meghan Riordan knew she had to stick with the play, and Ava Porlier knew she had to get to the front of the net.
    May 27, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Downers Grove South boys track and field sectional: 12 photos

    Athletes compete at the boys track and field sectional meet at Downers Grove South High School on Friday, May 22, 2015. Top finishers advance to the s ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Hinsdale Central, South softball peaking ahead of postseason

    High school softball teams are about to start the postseason with one goal in mind – get to the EastSide Centre in East Peoria for the state finals. H ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Hinsdale Central, South baseball look to leave struggles behind in postseason

    The high school baseball regular season is winding down and the first pitches of the postseason are about to be thrown as teams look to go on a winnin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 6:29 am
  • Roosevelt University graduate from Darien develops app to promote recycling

    DARIEN – When Roosevelt University honors student Dusan Koleno took a sustainabilities studies course called Waste and Consumption, he not only learne ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Romp has Hinsdale Central girls soccer ready for regional final

    HINSDALE – With the start of the state tournament looming, Sydney Griffin noticed a sharp increase in focus, intensity and point of emphasis at practi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South's Judy Yang second at state badminton, Hornets finish fourth

    CHARLESTON – A rotator cuff injury seems like it would be a problem for a badminton player, but it wasn’t for Hinsdale South’s Judy Yang.
    May 21, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Chris Botsoe successfully returns from injury to lead Hinsdale Central baseball

    HINSDALE – Chris Botsoe is not accustomed to sitting out and watching baseball games.So when the cur ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • Hinsdale South's Siaw stays loose to win gymnastics state medal

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale South senior gymnast Adrian Siaw prepared for the individual state meet finals on floor exercise with a bit of humor.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South baseball undefeated in conference for second straight season

    DOWNERS GROVE – Danny Oriente knows nothing but success in West Suburban Gold baseball. He was with ...
    May 20, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • State boys gymnastics individual finals: 13 photos

    Athletes compete in the IHSA state gymnastics individual finals at Hinsdale Central High School on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
    May 20, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • Regional titles first goals in mind for Hinsdale Central, South girls soccer teams in playoffs

    High school girls soccer teams started the season with hopes of making it to the state finals. With the playoffs starting next week, here’s what the p ...
    May 15, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Downers Grove North 3A girls track sectional:11 photos

    Downers Grove North hosts 3A girls sectional track finals on a wet track on Thursday, May 14, 2015.
    May 15, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Darien native releases debut country album, performing tonight

    DARIEN – Country singer and songwriter Andrew Salgado returns to his hometown of Darien for an album release party tonight at Chuck’s Southern Comfort ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Hinsdale Central softball upgrades, moves to new field (with video)

    HINSDALE – In the softball sense, Hinsdale Central has checked into the Ritz-Carlton for an extended stay.
    May 15, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South gymnasts set for state meet

    WHEATON – Despite recovering from a knee injury most of this boys gymnastics season, Hinsdale Central sophomore Ryan Leahy still qualified for the ind ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale Central quintet headed to state badminton

    DOWNERS GROVE – Samantha McClary and Angela Li won a sectional championship as Hinsdale Central tied Downers Grove North for the sectional title at th ...
    May 14, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Hinsdale South's Judy Yang, teammates ride sectional title to badminton state tourney (with video)

    DARIEN – Judy Yang is in a unique position. The Hinsdale South sophomore badminton player finished s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Porlier, DGS soccer have downstate dreams

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South senior Ava Porlier fondly recalls playing in the state soccer finals as a freshman, when the Mustangs finished thi ...
    May 13, 2015 - 6:13 am
  • Primetime showdown set for DGN-DGS softball

    DOWNERS GROVE – Former teammates and current neighbors will become rivals, at least for one night, when the softball teams from Downers Grove North an ...
    May 12, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Huerta shines for Red Stars in 3-0 win over Boston

    CHICAGO – Saturday’s meeting between the Chicago Red Stars and the Boston Breakers was a game of firsts. 
    May 12, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South duo shows well at conference gymnastics

    In a meet dominated by Willowbrook and Addison Trail, Hinsdale South’s boys gymnastics team received strong showings from Adrian Siaw and Kwame Lipsco ...
    May 8, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Diamond stars emerging for Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    Each spring provides a chance for baseball and softball players to make their mark, some for the first time at the varsity level. Here are a few havin ...
    May 8, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Darien seeking alderman to fill vacancy on City Council

    DARIEN – The city of Darien is now seeking volunteers to fill an open Ward 4 alderman position on the Darien City Council. Members of the community ar ...
    May 7, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Michael Johnson leads by example for Hinsdale Central baseball

    HINSDALE – Michael Johnson commands respect from his teammates, and not just because of his performance on the field.
    May 7, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Hinsdale South's Josh King sets football recruiting timeline (with video)

    DARIEN – Josh King might have broken a few hearts with a recent post on twitter, but he said that it wasn’t to be taken seriously.
    May 8, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Breakout stars emerging for DGN, DGS, Westmont baseball, softball teams

    Each spring provides a chance for baseball and softball players to make their mark, some for the first time at the varsity level. Here are a few playe ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Payton Buresch perfect as part of DGS softball sweep

    GLEN ELLYN – If it’s possible, Downers Grove South’s unbeaten softball team became ever more perfect on Saturday.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:06 am
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