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  • 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
  • High school girls softball: Downers Grove South tops Downers Grove North, moves on to sectional championship game

    PLAINFIELD – Caroline Hedgcock’s award-winning morning turned into an even better afternoon.Hours af ...
    June 4, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South seniors win regional title on home field, Downers Grove North takes regional in shutout

    DOWNERS GROVE – Megan LoBianco made her final game on Downers Grove South’s softball field a memorable one.
    June 1, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Downers Grove North's Robby Prescott 'speechless' after all-state showing

    CHARLESTON – The leadership of senior Robby Prescott was crucial for a young Downers Grove North boys cross country team to reach the Class 3A state m ...
    June 1, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove North baseball moves on in playoffs

    David Giuliano hit a solo home run in the third to break a scoreless tie in Downers Grove North's Class 4A baseball regional quarterfinal game against ...
    May 26, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • High school girls softball: One goal left for Downers Grove South, retiring coach Ron Havelka

    DOWNERS GROVE – The choice of coaching instead of accounting has added up to great things for Ron Havelka.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • High school girls track and field: State meet brings titles for Downers Grove South's Michaela Hackbarth, Downers Grove North's Jaida Green

    CHARLESTON – In 2015, Michaela Hackbarth captured the Class 3A girls track and field state meet championship in the 800-meter run by defeating the def ...
    May 24, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Postseason's first pitch impending for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • High school boys gymnastics: Downers Grove North's Lukas Elisha finishes among state's elite

    HINSDALE – After undergoing left shoulder surgery in September, Downers Grove North sophomore Lukas Elisha wasn’t even sure he could compete this gymn ...
    May 18, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove North's Emma Moravec sets record at conference track meet

    Emma Moravec set a meet record in the 800-meter run with a winning time of 2:12.80 at the West Suburban Silver meet May 6, and that was just the start ...
    May 11, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • High school boys gymnastics: Five from Downers Grove North, two from Downers Grove South make state field

    GLEN ELLYN – Augie Strauch’s horizontal bar routine at the Glenbard West sectional May 6 could have been his last.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • High school girls soccer: Downers Grove South sustains remarkable conference streak

    VILLA PARK – Downers Grove South freshman forward Lauren Travis picked a good time to score the first goal of her high school career.
    May 11, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove North girls take four event titles at track invite

    Downers Grove North’s Faith LaMantia, Isabel Maletich, Prevail Bonga and Jaida Green teamed up to win the 4x200-meter relay in 1:45.67 at the Rolling ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker, Michaela Hackbarth pace Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – As freshmen, Michaela Hackbarth and Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker shared their first big Downers Grove South girls track moment together.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:57 am
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