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  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South's Erin Reidy sets new school record at track invite

    BATAVIA – It didn’t take long for Erin Reidy to make her mark on the Downers Grove South record books.
    March 15, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South peaking before start of postseason

    The grind of the high school basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start on the ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: Hinsdale Central's Ivanisevic wins first sectional title, books state tourney berth

    DOWNERS GROVE – There is a first time for everything, and for Niko Ivanisevic the time is now.The Hi ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Postseason almost here for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams now are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Downers G ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area schools ready for postseason push

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school basketball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South boys, girls set for holiday tournament play

    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 - 12:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South boys basketball back in win column against Leyden

    DOWNERS GROVE – Following losses against St. Charles North and St. Joseph to close play at St. Charles East's Thanksgiving invite, Downers Grove South ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • High school basketball: Numbers adding up to success for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, other area teams

    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 - 8:30 pm
  • High school football: 'Championship' defense not enough in Benet's season-ending loss

    LISLE – Benet football coach Pat New got all the effort he could have asked for.His defense left eve ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school sports roundup: Defense helps lead Benet football into semifinals

    Big offensive plays usually gain more notice, but defense and special teams are just as important to winning a football game. 
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South girls win cross country regional

    DOWNERS GROVE – In a football season that had some ups and downs, Downers Grove North finished on a high note with three straight victories, the most ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Benet about to start postseason play

    The high school girls volleyball regular season is nearly over and teams are about to start postseason play with the goal of reaching the state finals ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, other area teams set for playoffs

    The Class 2A and 3A boys soccer state champions will be crowned on Nov. 5, and several area teams have the date circled on their calendars. Here’s the ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • High school golf: Downers Grove North's Aidan Lafferty books state tourney berth

    BRISTOL – Aidan Lafferty just missed out on making the boys golf state tournament in 2015.He was on ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys soccer: St. Francis making strides after struggles

    WHEATON – Soccer coaches always preach to their players about competing for a full 80 minutes.St. Fr ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am