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  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:40 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
  • Lentini ready to lead inexperienced Plainfield South

    ROMEOVILLE – Braden Lentini received an opportunity last season not many quarterbacks get.He followe ...
    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
  • Camping with Kukoc

    LISLE – Young basketball players hoping to learn the finer points of the game could so a lot worse than learning from a three-time NBA champion.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • With time, Providence ‘O’ could be great

    ROMEOVILLE – Plainfield South football coach Ken Bublitz's team had the bye in the opening round of the Spartan Shootout 7-on-7 tournament that Romeov ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Four spring sports highlights for Bolingbrook

    The spring sports season has concluded and with it the school year. Now is the perfect time to take one more look at the best moments from the spring ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • All-area baseball MVP: Hard work sets Jake Latz apart

    LEMONT – After a spring baseball season that included a 10-0 record and a program-best ERA, one might expect Jake Latz to get a little bit of downtime ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
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