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  • High school softball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area teams ready for season [with video]

    Numbers and stats in softball can indicate a lot about a player or team. Batting average and RBIs for hitters or strikeouts and ERA for pitchers can s ...
    March 31, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • High school girls soccer: So far, so good for Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – For Downers Grove South soccer players Autumn Rasmussen and Marcela Calderon, familiarity breeds contentment.
    March 29, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • Downers Grove South graduate Cara Piazza a big part of Minnesota's hockey national title

    MINNEAPOLIS – College hockey has been kind to Cara Piazza.The 2014 Downers Grove South graduate from ...
    March 25, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: All-area team MVP Barret Benson the centerpiece for Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – When Barret Benson looks back at his high school basketball career, he has plenty of options to choose from when picking a highlight.
    March 23, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • DuPage Stars hockey captures Cougar Cup title

    BENSENVILLE – The DuPage Stars' season came down to one game.The Stars took the ice for the third an ...
    March 22, 2016 - 8:02 pm
  • West Swim Club quartet wins relay state title

    CHICAGO – March 13 was a memorable day for West Swim Club athletes Gianna Cappello, Baileigh Racky, Kit Schneider and Kari Teglia.
    March 20, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • High school hockey: DuPage Stars shine bright this season

    The 2014-15 hockey season was a tough one for Josh Smith.His DuPage Stars squad, which includes play ...
    March 16, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • High school boys basketball: Sectional loss doesn't tarnish Hinsdale South's season

    AURORA – Hinsdale South’s boys basketball team found out why Benet is one of the top teams in the state this season.
    March 10, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Seniors set tone for Hinsdale Central's success this season

    HINSDALE – Losing nearly all of its scoring output from a year ago, Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team entered the 2015-16 season with a lot of u ...
    March 10, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • High school boys basketball: Regional loss doesn't stain Downers Grove South's sensational season

    LOMBARD – To say that Sam Ebersold and his Downers Grove South basketball teammates were familiar with their opponent on March 4 would be an understat ...
    March 8, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Hinsdale South tops Downers Grove South for first regional title since 1999

    LOMBARD – It's time for Hinsdale South's boys basketball team to party like it's 1999.In what was a ...
    March 4, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 8 regional championship games to watch on March 4

    The first step to reaching the boys basketball state finals is winning a regional title. After the regional round of the playoffs come the sectional a ...
    March 4, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Hinsdale Central crowns 3 champs at state swimming; Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South into boys basketball regional finals

    EVANSTON – Another state swimming meet in the books, another successful showing for Hinsdale Central.
    March 3, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Downers Grove South's Sam Dumford doubles up at state swimming, Downers Grove North divers win state medals

    EVANSTON – Sam Dumford spent half of his high school athletic career preventing goals and the other half achieving them.
    March 1, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • High school boys basketball: Benet, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South set for postseason play

    After months of jockeying for position, conference races are settled and the postseason seeds are set for boys basketball teams in Classes 3A and 4A. ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 3:59 pm
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