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  • Area athletes are key contribtors for Big Ten football teams

    High school athletes across the area will step into the spotlight when the football season kicks off on Aug. 29. The college football season begins in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Hinsdale Central grads hit gridiron for Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State

    HINSDALE – What do Brian Allen, Jack Allen, Ian Bunting and Scott McDowell all have in common? The f ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ian Grant: When pitching, let the club do the work

    Pitching can be one of the easiest shots in golf if played correctly. Similar to chipping, it is a short shot but instead of the ball rolling most of ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Five Seasons sees stellar tennis tourney finishes

    BURR RIDGE – A handful of tennis players who train at Five Seasons had outstanding showings at a prestigious tournament this summer.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Baseball futures emerge for Hinsdale Central, South

    When the high school baseball season ends in the spring, most teams switch right to the summer season. A looser atmosphere during the summer where the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Cooperstown Dreams come true for DG Fury

    The 12U Downers Grove Fury travel baseball team had a memorable road trip earlier this summer as it traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., and competed in the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • DuPage County Hounds take on Joliet Admirals: 12 photos

    The DuPage County Hounds host the Joliet Admirals at Benedictine University in Lisle on Friday, July 11, 2014. They play in the Midwest Collegiate Lea ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Christian Bokich, Adam Dressler teammates again for DuPage Co. Hounds

    Christian Bokich and Adam Dressler were teammates on Hinsdale Central's baseball team last spring but then went their separate ways after graduation.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hinsdale South advances to summer baseball semifinal: 5 photos

    Hinsdale South wins their summer baseball state quarter final 9-2 over Naperville Central on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. They play Downers Grove North on ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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