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  • High school softball: Lemont has mix of veterans, newcomers this season

    The high school softball season is in its early stages, and teams from across the state are on a journey they hope will lead to a trip to the state fi ...
    March 31, 2016 - 8:03 pm
  • High school boys track: Lemont's Chris Thompson's 400 tops at Top Times indoor meet

    LEMONT – Chris Thompson ran his fastest 400-meter dash of the indoor season when it mattered most.Th ...
    March 31, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • High school baseball: Eight Nazareth players make college commitments

    LA GRANGE PARK – With the season just underway, eight Nazareth baseball players from the class of 2016 have made college commitments for next season.
    March 23, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • High school boys basketball: All-area team MVP Barret Benson the centerpiece for Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – When Barret Benson looks back at his high school basketball career, he has plenty of options to choose from when picking a highlight.
    March 23, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Kirkman's conference title heads list of highlights for Lemont college athletes

    Athletes from Lemont High School enjoyed plenty of success during the winter sports season, as did several LHS graduates competing at the collegiate l ...
    March 17, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Lemont's Old Quarry cheer team finishes second in state, swimmer Makaila Scheiblein wins meet award

    LEMONT – The 2015-16 season couldn’t have ended much better for the Old Quarry Middle School cheerleading team.
    March 10, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lemont sees season end in loss against Bolingbrook

    CHANNAHON – In any sport, the No. 8 against No. 9 seed game is always intriguing. Two evenly matched teams usually provide a great matchup.
    March 3, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Lemont native gives NASCAR team sports performance edge

    LEMONTJeneva “Jena” Gatses, a lifelong resident of Lemont, has become NASCAR’s first female sports p ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont swimmers set new records, Egan Berta places second at state wrestling

    Despite not having any state qualifiers, Lemont’s boys swimming team still had a meet to remember at the Lyons Township sectional Feb. 20.
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 8:17 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont boys basketball keeps impressive streak going

    Lemont’s boys basketball reached an impressive milestone Feb. 16.A 62-45 win against Tinley Park on ...
    Feb. 19, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont swimmers set school records at conference meet

    It was a record-breaking day for Lemont’s boys swimming team Feb. 6.Competing at the South Suburban ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks' Scott Darling helps stranger in need

    Before he became a Stanley Cup-winning goalie with the Chicago Blackhawks, Scott Darling went through some trying times.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Lemont cheerleaders eye state title No. 5

    LEMONT – Lemont’s cheerleading team will be in familiar surroundings Feb. 5.For the 11th straight se ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale South's Sean McCormack heads all-area team

    DARIEN – Sean McCormack didn’t see the field much as a junior. As Hinsdale South’s football team ma ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • High school sports: Kyra Udziela bowling title tops list of 2015 Lemont accomplishments

    The 2015 calendar year was a memorable one for many athletes at Lemont High School. With the calendar flipping to 2016, there is no better time to hon ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:30 am
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