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  • High school football: Lyons Township, teams from across Illinois prep for season during summer camp

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Kayla Morrissey racks up accolades with Grinnell softball

    Kayla Morrissey had plenty of success on and off the softball field as a freshman at Grinnell College (Iowa) in 2015.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Schneider finds silver lining at Olympic Trials

    OMAHA, Neb. – Mimi Schneider’s first trip to the Olympic Trials encouraged her to pursue a college swimming career.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Jeff Jendryk, Jacob Schmiegelt earn college volleyball postseason accolades from American Volleyball Coaches Association

    With the season over, several former standouts from high schools covered by Suburban Life Media earned men's volleyball postseason accolades at the co ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school sports: Softball, girls soccer provide spring highlights for Nazareth

    Summer is officially here which makes now the perfect time to look back at some of the spring sports highlights for Nazareth.
    June 21, 2016 - 7:13 pm
  • High school sports: Lyons Township spring highlights include softball regional title, volleyball state berth

    Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too late to look back at what was an extremely successful spring sports season at Lyons Township High School. He ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Emily Johnson backstops Lyons Township's success

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township goalkeeper Emily Johnson spent her first two seasons on varsity as the understudy to three-year starter Lidia Breen.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • High school softball: Cat Klostermann a key to Nazareth's success

    LA GRANGE PARK – Recent Nazareth Academy graduate Cat Klostermann uses her gift of being ambidextrous to be a dual threat in softball.
    June 14, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • High school softball: Montini puts brakes on Nazareth's playoff run

    ROSEMONT – Nazareth’s softball team didn’t give up a hit until the fourth inning against Montini.Unf ...
    June 7, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school softball: Lyons Township enjoys stellar season despite playoff loss

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Aside from a state champion and a winner in the third-place game, every softball team in the state will end its season with a loss.
    June 7, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: State trip a 'great experience' for Lyons Township

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The ending will not mar the journey for Sam Bugaieski and Elijah Medlock.The Lyons ...
    June 6, 2016 - 4:45 pm
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