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  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Dukes glimpse future during summer season

    ELMHURST – Expectations are starting to rise in the York baseball program, and seniors like Nolan Spencer will be key if the Dukes will be able to mee ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Elmhurst Extreme excels at Game Day USA Nationals

    The Elmhurst Extreme 9U team enjoyed a big accomplishment it advanced to the championship game of the Game Day USA National Championships held in Wh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • York grad Hinchley back with Hounds

    LISLE – With one year of college left, Ryan Hinchley is trying to enjoy his final experiences. For e ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Elmhurst native Fred Lorenzen to be honored for NASCAR Hall of Fame induction

    ELMHURST – After five years of rallying votes, Elmhurst's own Fearless Freddie Lorenzen has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Local pair compete for Eclipse Select Soccer’s travel team

    Most young athletes take a similar path through their playing career. It goes something like play wi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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