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  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Semipro Chicago Thunder football showcases passionate players for local fans

    DOWNERS GROVE – While many people like to spend their summer weekends relaxing, Jalen Grace and Baptiste Williams are toiling away on the football fie ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Darien Hornets 16U softball tryouts start Aug. 3

    DARIEN – Tryouts for the 2016-17 16U Darien Hornets travel softball team will start on Aug. 3.All tr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • 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
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove South's Danny Oriente a 'special' baseball talent, all-area team MVP

    DOWNERS GROVE – Speak softly and carry a big stick was the foreign policy ideology of President Theodore Roosevelt.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • Austin Kline, Brunswick Community College baseball make NJCAA World Series

    Austin Kline, a Hinsdale resident and 2014 Montini High School graduate, had one of his best baseball seasons ever this spring.
    July 10, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • 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
  • Downers Grove South football golf outing on July 22

    WOODRIDGE – The Downers Grove South football program will hold its alumni golf outing at 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Village Greens of Woodridge.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • 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
  • High school sports: Record-setting relay heads 5 Hinsdale Central spring highlights

    Hinsdale Central is no stranger to athletic success, and was the case during the 2016 spring sports season. Here are just a few of the Red Devils’ hig ...
    June 24, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports: Badminton champ, school-record relays spring highlights for Hinsdale South

    The spring sports season at Hinsdale South was full of memorable moments, and with summer just underway now is the perfect time to reflect back on som ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • High school sports: Jaida Green, Robby Prescott track and field finishes part of spring highlights for Downers Grove North

    With school out for the year and summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to look back at the spring sports highlights for Downers Grove North. H ...
    June 22, 2016 - 2:04 pm
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