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  • Bolingbrook baseball uses summer to build for next season

    BOLINGBROOK – The high school summer baseball is a time for players to work on skills and for coaches to evaluate talent ahead of the spring season.
    July 23, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Cooperstown Dreams come true for DG Fury

    The 12U Downers Grove Fury travel baseball team had a memorable road trip earlier this summer as it traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., and competed in the ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Dirtbags, Royals college baseball players keep busy

    NEW LENOX – After playing many games with their college teams, one would think baseball players would like to take the summer off.
    July 20, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Bolingbrook's Justin Kovalsky an all-star in college summer league debut

    Even as a lifelong baseball player, Justin Kovalsky is still recording career firsts on the diamond.
    July 16, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Darlington a key in Ivlow’s dream staff

    During the Bolingbook 7-on-7 Passing League last week, John Ivlow said the hardest thing for Dan Darlington in his new position as the Raiders’ offens ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:32 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 12, 2014 - 10:33 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 11, 2014 - 9:58 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 11, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • 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 9, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • 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 8, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Romeoville girls search for leadership

    MORRIS – A couple of seasons ago, Romeoville put the finishing touches on its third straight girls basketball season with 20-plus victories.
    July 3, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Bolingbrook boys hoops shine at Morris Shootout

    MORRIS – For the last two seasons, Bolingbrook's boys basketball team has entered the Morris Boys Shootout with a target on its backs, being hailed as ...
    July 2, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • 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 3, 2014 - 9:17 am
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