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  • Girls golf: State qualifiers pace Downers Grove North, seniors lead Downers Grove South, Lisle

    The girls high school golf season has teed off for the year, and teams and individual players all have the same goal – to book a trip to the Decatur a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Boys golf: Experiences bolsters Benet, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Westmont

    High school boys golf teams are on the course as the season is underway. The big goal for all players is to book a trip the Bloomington-Normal area fo ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Former Downers Grove South track standout Egle Staisiunaite qualifies for IAAF Worlds

    DOWNERS GROVE – Egle Staisiunaite was one of the most decorated athletes in the history of Downers Grove South's girls track and field program.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Darien Hornets softball to host tryouts for 2016 season

    DARIEN – The Darien Hornets 16U travel softball team will host tryouts for the upcoming 2016 season on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Downers Grove North's Vontae Diggs ready for second season with UConn football

    Most high school football players, no matter how talented, rarely see the field as freshmen at the NCAA Division I level.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Christen Press scores twice in Chicago Red Stars draw

    LISLE – For the second game in a row, the Chicago Red Stars came away with a tie for the after facing a fellow National Women's Soccer League title co ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • 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
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