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  • High school football: Nazareth's Julian Love leads all-area team that includes Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth football gave opponents a whole lot of love this fall. Julian Love, that ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school sports: Nazareth football, slew of Lyons Township titles highlight 2015 accomplishments

    With the calendar about to flip to 2016, there is no better time to honor the sensational state championships and top-three state performances the ath ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield boys ready for holiday play

    In addition to decorating trees and hanging lights, boys basketball tournaments are part of the holiday tradition. As the tournaments get set to tip o ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Young Lyons Township team still finding its way

    LA GRANGE – The clock neared zero as Tyrese Shines collected the ball 60 feet from the basket, took two dribbles and floated a ball from beyond half c ...
    Dec. 22, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • 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
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