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  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove South girls basketball tops Hinsdale South

    Downers Grove South’s girls basketball team won its West Suburban Gold finale on Feb. 5, topping Hinsdale South 59-54.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South wrestlers start on postseason paths

    After months of training and making weight, wrestlers are preparing to start on the path to the state finals. Here’s the outlook for wrestlers from Do ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Downers Grove North girls win weekend pair

    Downers Grove North’s girls basketball team earned a pair of wins Jan. 8 and 9.Jaida Green scored 21 ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Third-place tourney finish has Benet on right track

    LOMBARD – Benet’s girls basketball team followed a heartbreaking defeat with a defiant show of resilience at the Montini Holiday Tournament.
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 2:41 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: Michaela Hackbarth track title, Benet girls basketball championship among 2015 accomplishments

    With the calendar about to flip to 2016, there is no better time to honor the sensational state championships and top-four state performances the athl ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South set for tourney tipoff time

    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 - 3:15 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Downers Grove North, South ready for holiday tourney action

    The winter holidays bring colder temperatures outside, but area gyms will heat up with girls basketball tournament action.
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Downers Grove North looks to move past recent struggles

    HINSDALE – As the final seconds ticked down, the ball was exactly where Downers Grove North girls basketball coach Stephan Bolt wanted it.
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • High School girls volleyball: Tiffany Clark key to Benet Academy success

    LISLE – Benet’s girls volleyball team was stacked with top-notch players this season.Tiffany Clark m ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Tip off time

    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 - 4:10 pm
  • High school football: Benet can't get by Cary-Grove in playoff loss

    CARY – An early deficit against Cary-Grove was too much for Benet’s football team to overcome as the Redwings fell 35-17 in a Class 7A second-round pl ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • High school cross country: Downers Grove South boys makes history at state, Downers North's Alec Danner all-state

    Until this season, Downers Grove South's boys cross country team hadn't made the state meet since Ronald Reagan was President.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • High school boys soccer: All-area Player of the Year Peter Becht boosts Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Some players scored more goals and some were more flashy, but perhaps no player was more important to his team than Peter Becht.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Benet claims sectional title, falls short of state berth

    LA GRANGE – Tiffany Clark knew she and her Benet volleyball teammates were in for a battle.Facing Mo ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 2:04 pm
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