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  • Prep sports roundup: Lyons Township's Sarah Halm wins floor in gymnastics dual

    Sarah Halm was the leading scorer on vault (9.20), bars (8.70) and floor (a meet-high 8.80) in Lyons Township’s girls gymnastics dual meet against Oak ...
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield set for holiday tourney tipoff

    The winter holidays bring colder temperatures outside, but area gyms will heat up with girls basketball tournament action.
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Connor Niego, Tyrese Shines set tone for Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield wins big

    LA GRANGE – Connor Niego is nicely adding to a great family tradition.Niego’s father Joe was drafted ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Quartet of key games on tap for Dec. 11

    It's still early in the boys basketball season, but that doesn't mean the games are any less important. Several big conference games are on the Dec. 1 ...
    Dec. 11, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • High school boys baketball: Lyons Township working through learning curve

    ELMHURST – Lyons Township’s boys basketball team has several new starters in the lineup, so some early growing pains were expected.
    Dec. 10, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • High school boys baketball: Lyons Township working through learning curve

    ELMHURST – Lyons Township's boys basketball has several new starters in the lineup, so some early growing pains were expected.
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Lyons Township's Jack McGuinn rolls perfect game

    Lyons Township's Jack McGuinn made history during a recent bowling match against Hinsdale Central.Th ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Nazareth's second state football title displays offensive versatility

    DeKALB – Ivory Kelly-Martin had a small supporting role when Nazareth beat Lemont last year to win the first football state championship in school his ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Nazareth captures Class 5A state football championship: 23 photos

    The Nazareth Roadrunners have accomplished one of the most difficult feats in sports: defending a championship. Nazareth defeated Lincoln-Way West, 42 ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Boys Basketball: Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield, St. Joseph set for tipoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • High school football: Nazareth shuts out St. Laurence, advances to 5A state championship

    Looking at Julian Love’s statistics, you would think Saturday was 60 degrees and sunny. The Nazareth ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • High school girls basketball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield ready for tipoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • High school football: Fast start sends Nazareth to semifinals

    LA GRANGE PARK – A valiant comeback effort against Joliet Catholic fell short for Nazareth’s football team in the regular season.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • High school boys soccer: All-area Player of the Year Baltazar Duran does it all for Morton soccer

    BERWYN – On its way to a state finals berth, Morton’s boys soccer team thoroughly dominated nearly every opponent it faced.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • High school cross country: Vince Zona, Danny Kilrea help Lyons Towmship take second in state

    PEORIA – Lyons Township boys cross country runner Vince Zona was disappointed Oct. 17 after finishing 22nd at the conference meet.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:37 am
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