Overcast
77°FOvercastFull Forecast

Sports

  • High school girls soccer: Downers Grove South's Kailee O'Connor impresses at varsity level

    NAPERVILLE – Downers Grove South sophomore Kailee O’Connor could have been intimidated by playing in the prestigious Naperville Invitational for the f ...
    April 27, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • High school sports: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South athletes make college commitments

    DOWNERS GROVE – April 13 was a milestone day for dozens of Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South student-athletes.
    April 20, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • High school softball: Home runs power Downers Grove South past OPRF

    DOWNERS GROVE – Facing three strong opponents in less than 24 hours produced a roller-coaster ride of results for Downers Grove South’s softball team.
    April 20, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South's Dixon-Tucker, Hackbarth power girls track at invite

    Downers Grove South’s Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker won three races on her own and anchored a winning relay, and Michaela Hackbarth set a new meet record whil ...
    April 13, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Downers Grove South makes most of tough tournament

    LOMBARD – Patrick Leahy would like to play college volleyball, but the Downers Grove South setter admits he doesn’t have the height.
    April 12, 2016 - 7:45 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Young players help Downers Grove North get off to solid start

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove North girls soccer coach Bob Calder has learned an important fact about his team in the early going.
    April 13, 2016 - 6:43 am
  • High school baseball: Returning talent boosts Downers Grove South, Westmont; Downers Grove North has several new starters

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • High school girls soccer: Downers Grove North tops Oak Park-River Forest in shootout

    OAK PARK – After suffering back-to-back of 1-0 road losses against Downers Grove South and Lyons Township, Downers Grove North's girls soccer team exp ...
    April 6, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • High school girls soccer: One goal gives Downers Grove South win against Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – The timing of the game was not ideal and the weather conditions less so, but the players didn’t seem to mind.
    April 4, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area teams ready for season [with video]

    Numbers and stats in softball can indicate a lot about a player or team. Batting average and RBIs for hitters or strikeouts and ERA for pitchers can s ...
    March 31, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • High school girls soccer: So far, so good for Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – For Downers Grove South soccer players Autumn Rasmussen and Marcela Calderon, familiarity breeds contentment.
    March 29, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • Downers Grove South graduate Cara Piazza a big part of Minnesota's hockey national title

    MINNEAPOLIS – College hockey has been kind to Cara Piazza.The 2014 Downers Grove South graduate from ...
    March 25, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: All-area team MVP Barret Benson the centerpiece for Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – When Barret Benson looks back at his high school basketball career, he has plenty of options to choose from when picking a highlight.
    March 23, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • DuPage Stars hockey captures Cougar Cup title

    BENSENVILLE – The DuPage Stars' season came down to one game.The Stars took the ice for the third an ...
    March 22, 2016 - 8:02 pm
  • High school boys and girls track: Downers Grove South's Dixon-Tucker, Downers Grove North girls win four times at indoor meets

    HILLSIDE – Downers Grove North senior Jaida Green experienced a new feeling during the West Suburban Silver indoor track meet – winning.
    March 23, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
    How long it was
    Saying goodbye to friends
    Excitement about the future
    I don't remember it