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  • High school girls track and field: Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker, Michaela Hackbarth pace Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – As freshmen, Michaela Hackbarth and Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker shared their first big Downers Grove South girls track moment together.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South see crosstown game as turning point

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ben Ficht didn’t hesitate in saying he hasn’t been productive with the bat in his hands lately.
    May 3, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Hinsdale Central girls soccer can't solve Fremd

    The Naperville Invitational is loaded with elite teams and is considered one of the best regular-season girls soccer tournaments in the state.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove North passes test against Glenbard South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Savannah Rodriguez and her Downers Grove North softball teammates faced one of their biggest tests of the season April 23.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • High school baseball: Lisle, Westmont come together to honor former Westmont standout Charlie Donovan (with video)

    LISLE – The baseball teams at Westmont High School and Lisle High School are part of a fierce rivalry.
    April 22, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Series sweep part of strong start for Hinsdale South baseball

    DARIEN – Terrence Cribbs helped usher in a changing of the baseball guard in the West Suburban Gold conference.
    April 21, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • High school baseball: Pitching talent propels Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • High school softball: Hinsdale Central, South start season with big goals in mind

    The high school softball season is in its early stages, and teams from across the state are on a journey they hope will lead to a trip to the state fi ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • 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
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