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  • Downers Grove North, South athletes have plenty of offseason options

    It used to be that elite high school athletes had three jerseys in their closets – one for a fall sport, one for a winter sport, and one for a spring ...
    July 30, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Lots of sports options for athletes looking to specialize

    Athletes who decide to specialize in one sport have plenty of options to choose from. Club and AAU teams not only offer top-notch competition, but als ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Downers Grove South grad Danny Spinuzza set for charity hoops camp tipoff

    DOWNERS GROVE – Danny Spinuzza spent the spring on the diamond with Triton College baseball. Startin ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Christen Press goal leads Chicago Red Stars against Washington Spirit

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – The National Women's Soccer League-leading Chicago Red Stars nearly handed third-place Washington Spirit its first home defeat of th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Vanessa Niestrom welcomes experience with Red Stars Reserves

    OAK BROOK – After riding the bench for two years at Illinois State, Vanessa Niestrom was looking for some action this summer.
    July 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Red Stars strike late for win against Boston Breakers

    BOSTON – The Chicago Red Stars maintained their first place ranking in the National Women's Soccer League table on July 22 earning three points on the ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Red Stars fans welcome home World Cup heroes

    LISLE – A whirlwind for four members of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team continued July 18.The ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Local soccer players help Chicago Fire Academy win national championship

    The Chicago Fire Academy's U-17/18 team won the 2014-15 U.S. Soccer Development Academy national championship with a 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake- ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars look to maintain momentum of Women's World Cup win

    LISLE – The United States returned to the pinnacle of women’s soccer by winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Vancouver earlier in July.
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Downers Grove South baseball focuses on fundamentals during summer season (with video)

    DOWNERS GROVE – Darren Orel likes to keep things simple, especially in the summer. With players comi ...
    July 15, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Summer ball starts the process for Downers Grove North baseball

    DOWNERS GROVE – When Dallton Baran stepped on the mound July 8, it was a bit of a change. The Downer ...
    July 14, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Downers Grove North graduate Kendall Gretsch up for ESPY Award

    DOWNERS GROVE – Kendall Gretsch has come a long way since competing for Downers Grove North’s swim team.
    July 14, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Changes to football seeding pleasing to DGN, DGS coaches

    The IHSA announced some rule changes that will affect postseason play in team sports, including a new way to seed teams in the football playoffs.
    July 8, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Summer helps Downers Grove North, South football get ready for kickoff

    DOWNERS GROVE – There are many differences between the football teams at Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South.
    July 8, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Downers Grove South's Erik Swenson looks forward to playing football for Michigan

    DOWNERS GROVE – Erik Swenson always had the dream of playing football at Michigan. When he started to gain notoriety on the field at Downers Grove Sou ...
    July 6, 2015 - 7:25 pm
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