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  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Cook County Commissioner receives PAL Ezzard Charles Award

    Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski was awarded the Police Athletic League Ezzard Charles Award for his service as mayor of McCook. 
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • The MAX hosts Cut for Cancer event

    McCOOK – The McCook Athletic and Exposition Center played host to the Make the Cut for Cancer event May 18, which was headlined by Cook County Board P ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Jack Phelan Chevrolet donates to McCook

    LYONS – Jack Phelan Chevrolet, 4000 S. Harlem Ave., announced it has partnered with the Lyons McCook Little League in Lyons as part of a national Chev ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • D-103 anti-bullying program nets support from Elé Corp.

    McCOOK – A McCook-based chemical manufacturing company announced it has made a donation to support a Lyons School District 103 anti-bullying program, ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Fenwick celebrates large class of college-bound athletes

    Forty Fenwick student-athletes have committed to continue their athletic pursuits in college in what is one of the largest groups of college-bound sen ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • What's your best choice at the snack stand? Here's some help from The Doctors

    Some sushi during the seventh-inning stretch? You could get that at Yankee Stadi ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Pub at The MAX open for business

    McCOOK – The McCook Athletic & Exposition Center, 4750 Vernon Ave. in McCook, already offers a wide assortment of activities, sports and event opportu ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • McCook officials: Mulch fire is out, residents can breathe easy

    McCOOK – Residents of McCook and Lyons who have complained in recent months about the smell and smoke from a mulch fire at the McCook-based yard of Pe ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:33 am
  • Just Irish Enough event raises over $80K, shaves nearly 200 heads for St. Baldrick's

    MCCOOK – Almost 200 shavees embraced the beauty of being bald at the 2014 Just Irish Enough benefit for St. Baldrick's on Friday.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:33 am
  • McCook Quarry to resume blasting March 17

    COUNTRYSIDE – Four months after November's earthquake, blasting activities will resume at the Hanson Material Service Federal Quarry in McCook on Marc ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:33 am
  • Chicago Red Stars to hold open tryouts Thursday and Friday

    MCCOOK – Aspiring female soccer players have a chance to earn a place in the top women's league in the United States.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:32 am
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