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  • 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
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South rebounds for win in third place game

    PEORIA – Downers Grove South’s softball team had a slugging finish to its season in the Class 4A third-place game on June 11.
    June 12, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South to play for third place after semifinal loss

    PEORIA – Downers Grove South's softball team will have to readjust its goal heading into the final game of the season.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad Zack Burdi picked by White Sox in MLB Draft

    As a hard-throwing pitcher at Downers Grove South, Zack Burdi was already charting a career path towards professional baseball while he was still in h ...
    June 12, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • Downers Grove South track stars get pups named after them

    DOWNERS GROVE – A trio of Downers Grove South High School track stars now share names with three puppies at a local rescue organization, according to ...
    June 10, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • High school baseball and softball: Downers Grove South, Montini, Lemont effected by state semifinal schedule changes

    The first major heat wave of the year will impact the high school baseball and softball teams competing in the state finals this weekend.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Downers Grove South primed for success next year

    DOWNERS GROVE – The start wasn’t what Shawn Tischler and his Downers Grove South volleyball teammates were hoping for.
    June 7, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • High school softball: Spotlight on Downers Grove North's future after season-ending loss

    PLAINFIELD – A fight to the finish in the sectional semifinals could foretell a strong 2017 for Downers Grove North’s softball team.
    June 7, 2016 - 2:24 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South gets over hump, headed to state finals (with video)

    LISLE – It was now or never for Nicole Bowman and her Downers Grove South softball teammates. Now s ...
    June 7, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Downers Grove South softball punches ticket to state semifinals with supersectional win: 12 photos

    Downers Grove South defeated Sandburg in the Class 4A supersectional softball game Monday at Benedictine University in Lisle.
    June 8, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South overcomes deficit for big win in sectional championship game

    PLAINFIELD – Neither bad weather nor deficits in each sectional game could rain on Downers Grove South’s third softball sectional title in four years.
    June 7, 2016 - 7:01 am
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