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  • High school girls basketball: Postseason almost here for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams now are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Downers G ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area schools ready for postseason push

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school basketball: Semaj Henderson, Eddie Boston help Downers Grove North get back on track

    DOWNERS GROVE – Maybe this was the turning point for Downers Grove North’s boys basketball team.Ther ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove South rises to occasion on Hall of Fame night

    DOWNERS GROVE – Elements past and present combined for a memorable night at Downers Grove South.The ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Second-half surge leads Hinsdale Central over Downers Grove North

    HINSDALE – In a game that was key for the boys basketball teams from both Downers Grove North and Hinsdale Central, the result came down to one simple ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Julie Pospisilova an impact import for Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – ​When four-year starter Jaida Green graduated and took her talents to Penn State, everyone assumed Downers Grove North’s girls basketb ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South's Carlson wins all-around at gymnastics invite

    Abby Carlson won on uneven parallel bars (9.225) and floor exercise (9.15) as she captured the all-around title for Downers Grove South with a score o ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:07 pm
  • High school basketball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South boys, girls set for holiday tournament play

    The holiday basketball tournaments are the symbolic halfway point of the season for boys and girls teams. As players get set for a busy stretch of gam ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jack Hoiberg helps lift Hinsdale Central vs. Lyons Township

    LA GRANGE – After helping Hinsdale Central’s boys golf team to the 2016 state title, Jack Hoiberg is now adding to a big-time basketball family tradit ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school girls basketball: Paige Bareck's bucket lifts Hinsdale Central against Downers Grove North

    HINSDALE – Paige Bareck’s second option was first-rate.Denied a path to the basket, Hinsdale Central ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • High school basketball: Numbers adding up to success for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, other area teams

    The stats can say a lot about a basketball team or a specific player. Winning percentage, points per game, 3-point percentage and number of steals are ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Defense helps lead Benet football into semifinals

    Big offensive plays usually gain more notice, but defense and special teams are just as important to winning a football game. 
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school girls swimming: State meet next for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    ELMHURST – The most prolific divers in Downers Grove North history hope to save their biggest splash for last.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • York High School honors coach Joe Newton on Nov. 6

    ELMHURST – After coaching the boys cross country teams for the past 60 years, York Community High School’s Joe Newton will be retiring at the end of t ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South girls win cross country regional

    DOWNERS GROVE – In a football season that had some ups and downs, Downers Grove North finished on a high note with three straight victories, the most ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 6:04 pm