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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 - 4:30 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 - 2:04 pm
  • West baseball glimpses future during summer season

    GLEN ELLYN – Having lost a large and talented senior class, Glenbard West baseball coach Andy Schultz took a little bit of a different approach with h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Building blocks in place

    GLEN ELLYN – With eight games scheduled for one week earlier this summer, Glenbard South baseball coach Mike Riley joked that he was almost forced to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • College notes: Ben Krusen again all-conference for NCC baseball

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few athletes from Glenbard South an ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Shurna making noise in NBA summer league

    LAS VEGAS – John Shurna is trying to keep his NBA dream alive by competing for the Toronto Raptors summer team.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Championship calling

    GLEN ELLYN – Alex Diab made quite a name for himself as a freshman at Glenbard West as he captured the individual all-around title at the state gymnas ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Summer success

    GLEN ELLYN – At the halfway point of its summer camp, expectations haven't changed for a Glenbard South football team that is coming off the first per ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
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