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  • High school boys basketball: Fenwick gets back on track against Montini

    LOMBARD – Fenwick has lost back-to-back games only three times in Rick Malnati’s four-year tenure.Th ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Morton learns lessons from tough tourney run

    HILLSIDE – Going 0-3 wasn’t what Vinny Belcaster and his Morton basketball teammates had in mind at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school basketball: Time for holiday play for Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield, others

    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 - 6:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Cold shooting does in Lyons Township against Hinsdale Central

    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. 20, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • High school sports: Lyons Township sees all-state cross country runners, soccer regional title as part of fall sports highlights

    There was no shortage of spectacular fall sports highlights at Lyons Township. With winter sports still in the early stages, now is the perfect time t ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township girls basketball rebounds from first loss

    LA GRANGE – After falling against York in a West Suburban Silver game, Lyons Township’s girls basketball team rebounded with a 49-41 win against Glenb ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lyons Township's slow start too much to overcome against Downers Grove North

    LA GRANGE – A battle of unbeaten teams quickly developed into a breakout night for Downers Grove North sophomore guard Semaj Henderson.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • High school basketball: Boys, girls teams from Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield hit the court

    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 - 3:30 pm
  • High school football: Snafu keeps Fenwick out of state finals

    RIVER GROVE – On the verge of its first state championship game appearance, Fenwick’s football team was denied by Plainfield North and what turned out ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Five medals leads Lyons Township to 10th in state

    EVANSTON – Mary Kate Gannon took an improbable route to becoming a state swimming medalist.The Lyons ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Fenwick football stands tall, earns semifinal berth

    ALGONQUIN – Fenwick’s offense scored 30 or more points in eight of nine regular-season games, but it was the defense that came up big as the Friars ad ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield's Mateo Nunez all-state at cross country

    PEORIA – A strong start helped Riverside Brookfield’s Mateo Nunez to an all-state finish at the Class 2A state race at Detweiller Park on Nov. 5.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Cook County communities celebrate Chicago Cubs' win

    On Nov. 2, the Chicago Cubs made history, winning their first World Series title since 1908.They def ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • High school football: Tough loss, but future promising for Lyons Township

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A heartbreaking night for Lyons Township’s football team should be a prelude to a great future.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • High school cross country: Lyons Township totals four all-state cross country finishes

    PEORIA – Danny Kilrea couldn’t completely enjoy the fastest performance in Lyons Township boys cross country history at Detweiller Park.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 8:26 am