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  • High school football: Downers Grove South struggles against Homewood-Flossmoor

    FLOSSMOOR – For the second year in a row, Downers Grove South opened its football season with a lopsided loss against Homewood-Flossmoor, this time a ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • High school football: Downers Grove North falls against Lockport in season opener

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ben Davis completed 16-of-18 passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns to lead Lockport to a 20-9 victory over Downers Grove North at ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Knafl impacts soccer players as official, instructor

    DOWNERS GROVE – When Terry Knafl was growing up on the west side of Chicago, he and his friends constantly were playing pickup games in the neighborho ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • 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
  • High school football: Summer camps a key time as teams prepare for season

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:48 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
  • Dwyane Wade, Charles Tillman to host camps at Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South will be the site of the two-day Dwyane Wade and Charles "Peanut" Tillman Sports Academy camps on July 29 and 30.
    July 20, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Downers Grove South football golf outing on July 22

    WOODRIDGE – The Downers Grove South football program will hold its alumni golf outing at 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Village Greens of Woodridge.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:12 pm
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