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  • High school football: Summer camps a key time as teams prepare for season

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Schneider finds silver lining at Olympic Trials

    OMAHA, Neb. – Mimi Schneider’s first trip to the Olympic Trials encouraged her to pursue a college swimming career.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove South's Danny Oriente a 'special' baseball talent, all-area team MVP

    DOWNERS GROVE – Speak softly and carry a big stick was the foreign policy ideology of President Theodore Roosevelt.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs grad Evan Jager wins U.S. Olympic Trials steeplechase

    Jacobs grad Evan Jager won the U.S. Olympic Trials steeplechase on Friday night to reach his second U.S. Olympic team.
    July 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • York Dukes travel baseball has pair of strong tournament finishes

    ELMHURST – It has been so far so good for the York Dukes 15U travel baseball team.The Dukes bounced ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Jacobs High School community ready for Evan Jager's Olympic Trials run

    A lot has changed since 2012, when Evan Jager made the U.S. Olympic team in the steeplechase after running the event competitively less than a handful ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Downers Grove South football golf outing on July 22

    WOODRIDGE – The Downers Grove South football program will hold its alumni golf outing at 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Village Greens of Woodridge.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • NFL’s Fiedorowicz, Liedtke to train at local facility

    NFL players get five weeks of downtime between the end of mandatory minicamp in June and the start of training camp in August. Many players spend that ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Reader Poll

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