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  • 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
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Jeff Jendryk, Jacob Schmiegelt earn college volleyball postseason accolades from American Volleyball Coaches Association

    With the season over, several former standouts from high schools covered by Suburban Life Media earned men's volleyball postseason accolades at the co ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school sports: Track champ, softball trophy spring highlights for Downers Grove South

    By any measure Downers Grove South had impressive performances during the spring sports season. Here are a few of the highlights:
    June 23, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • High school sports: Jaida Green, Robby Prescott track and field finishes part of spring highlights for Downers Grove North

    With school out for the year and summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to look back at the spring sports highlights for Downers Grove North. H ...
    June 22, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South seniors set records this season, new coach ready to take over

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South’s rich softball history includes 13 seasons with 30 or more wins, including a 36-1 squad in 1993 that won the stat ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Downers Grove North grad Marckus Simmons named a track and field MVP at Augustana College

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The 2016 Augustana men’s track and field awards were recently announced for head coach Paul Olsen’s team. 
    June 17, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • High school baseball: Brendan Shanahan a senior tone-setter for Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Brendan Shanahan went from being a foot soldier to a general in the baseball equivalent of a blink of an eye.
    June 15, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South caps season, coach's career with victory

    PEORIA – The ultimate dream was denied, but Downers Grove South’s softball team still closed the season in style.
    June 15, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Downers Grove South grads Zack Burdi, Danny Mayer taken in MLB Draft

    As a hard-throwing pitcher at Downers Grove South, Zack Burdi already was charting a career path toward professional baseball while he was still in hi ...
    June 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm
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