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  • York Hockey Club enters top league in Illinois

    ELMHURST – Following dual championships last season in the Illinois West League Varsity and junior varsity levels, York Hockey Club is moving up to th ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school football: Joe Keys ready to lead Downers Grove North defense

    DOWNERS GROVE – The speedy Joe Keys begins his second year as starting free safety for Downers Grove North. He was a state qualifier in the 300-meter ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South's Charley LaCivita ready to to go

    DOWNERS GROVE – Charley LaCivita is the youngest of three siblings who have been star athletes at Downers Grove South. He is being recruited as a tigh ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • High school football: Deontae Curry confident as team leader for Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – Deontae Curry begins his third season on varsity as the unquestioned leader of Hinsdale South's defense. The team captain was a West Suburban ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • High school football: Josh Bean ready to step up as Hinsdale Central's quarterback

    HINSDALE – Josh Bean got plenty of time under center for Hinsdale Central last season as he was part of a quarterback tandem along with Michael Sessa. ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Semipro Chicago Thunder football showcases passionate players for local fans

    DOWNERS GROVE – While many people like to spend their summer weekends relaxing, Jalen Grace and Baptiste Williams are toiling away on the football fie ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Darien Hornets 16U softball tryouts start Aug. 3

    DARIEN – Tryouts for the 2016-17 16U Darien Hornets travel softball team will start on Aug. 3.All tr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Kayla Morrissey racks up accolades with Grinnell softball

    Kayla Morrissey had plenty of success on and off the softball field as a freshman at Grinnell College (Iowa) in 2015.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove South's Danny Oriente a 'special' baseball talent, all-area team MVP

    DOWNERS GROVE – Speak softly and carry a big stick was the foreign policy ideology of President Theodore Roosevelt.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • Austin Kline, Brunswick Community College baseball make NJCAA World Series

    Austin Kline, a Hinsdale resident and 2014 Montini High School graduate, had one of his best baseball seasons ever this spring.
    July 10, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
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