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  • High school football: Nazareth hopes to defend state title

    Defending champs: Being a defending state champion means Nazareth will have a target on its back this season. The Roadrunners have plenty of talent ba ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: Riverside Brookfield's Dean Zigulich likes makeup of Bulldogs

    McCOOK – Despite a tumultuous offseason without a home and practices at various high schools and facilities while the new stadium remains under constr ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • High school football: RB hopes to overcome early travels

    Road warriors: RB's new stadium is still under construction so the Week 2 game against Wauconda has been changed to a road game. The week after, Metro ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • High school football: RB takes on neighbor Morton in opener

    Riverside Brookfield Bulldogs football Coach: Brendan Curtin 2014 record: 6-4 (4-1 MSC West) Confere ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • 2015 Suburban Life high school football season preview

    Aug. 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Girls golf: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield skew young, Fenwick, Nazareth boast returning talent

    The high school girls golf season is underway, and players have their sights set on making it to Decatur, site of the state tournaments in mid-October ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Boys golf: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield set to tee off this season

    If it hasn’t already, school is about to start and with it the boys golf season. Teams and individuals all tee off with the same goal in mind – to boo ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Lyons Township graduate Jake Elliott racks up milestones with Memphis football

    Jake Elliott, a Lyons Township grad and junior kicker at Memphis, already has racked up an impressive amount of stats and accomplishments in his two y ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:50 am
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