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  • 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
  • High school football: Nazareth overcomes early deficit, romps to quarterfinal berth

    CHICAGO – Nazareth football fans may have hated the first 15 minutes of the Roadrunners' second round playoff game at Solorio Academy. 
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Prep roundup: Lyons Township boys, girls moving on to state cross country

    Danny Kilrea (second, 15:01), Matt Begeman (seventh, 15:27) and Vince Zona (10th, 15:33) led Lyons Township’s boys cross country team at the Hinsdale ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • High school football: Despite Lyons Township's playoff exit, future bright for Lions

    NORTHBROOK – Lyons Township’s offense made a great first impression.Unfortunately for the Lions, the ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • High school football: Despite Lyons Township's playoff exit, future bright for Lions

    NORTHBROOK – Lyons Township’s offense made a great first impression.Unfortunately for the Lions, the ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Lyons Township hangs tough before falling against Benet

    LISLE – Lyons Township’s girls volleyball team played about as well as possible for much of the first game against Benet.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth gets rid of nerves in first-round win

    LA GRANGE PARK – Tim Racki has coached enough first round playoff football games to know there are always some jitters.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • High school football: Lyons Township falls from playoffs

    NORTHBROOK – Two minutes from halftime trailing just 6-3, Lyons Township's football team saw its hopes of  a first-round playoff upset at New Trier un ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth wins big before home playoff game

    LA GRANGE PARK – Heading into the regular-season finale, it was never in doubt that Nazareth’s football team would make the postseason.
    Oct. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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