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  • Area athletes are key contribtors for Big Ten football teams

    High school athletes across the area will step into the spotlight when the football season kicks off on Aug. 29. The college football season begins in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Q&A: Montini grad Jordan Westerkamp prepping for breakout season at Nebraska

    After redshirting his first year on campus, Jordan Westerkamp, a Montini graduate from Lombard, had a big impact for Nebraska's football team last yea ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ian Grant: When pitching, let the club do the work

    Pitching can be one of the easiest shots in golf if played correctly. Similar to chipping, it is a short shot but instead of the ball rolling most of ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Elmhurst Swim Team crowns three at regional

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Swim Team recently wrapped up the summer season at the Illinois Summer Regional meet.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • 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
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