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  • Goss: Night of Champions honoring 2 of 'Tiger Ray's' best

    One promise for Thursday’s Joliet Township Athletic Boosters Night of Champions is that interesting Ray Klootwyk tales will be spun.
    April 11, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Softball previews: Benet, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Lisle start softball season

    The first pitch has been thrown for area high school softball teams, many of which had successful postseason runs last spring. Here’s how things are s ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Lincoln Way West at Downers Grove South softball: 5 photos

    Downers Grove South plays Lincoln Way West in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
    April 6, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Baseball previews: Benet, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Lisle begin baseball season

    The first pitch has been thrown for area high school baseball teams, many of which had successful postseason runs last spring. Here’s how things are s ...
    April 2, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Postseason propels Bolingbrook's Nixon to Herald-News Boys Basketball Player of Year honors

    AColorado State basketball coach was visiting Bolingbrook a couple years ago.The object of the Rams’ ...
    March 28, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Area Roundup: USF’s Panayotovich earns NAIA honor

    JOLIET – St. Francis’ Adam Panayotovich was named NAIA National Pitcher of the Week after throwing a pair of extra-inning shutouts as the Saints opene ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Lewis women's basketball ready to cap memorable season

    ROMEOVILLE – In an era when many top women’s basketball players don’t play their entire careers at one college, Lewis University’s team is an anomaly.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Lewis women's basketball looks to make more history at Elite Eight

    ROMEOVILLE – After being focused on winning a national championship throughout much of the season, Lewis University’s women’s basketball team isn’t li ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Goss: Bolingbrook's third place a definite keeper

    As much success as the Joliet area has had in state tournaments in various sports, boys basketball excursions to the state finals have been relatively ...
    March 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Bolingbrook boys basketball finishes strong, claims third

    PEORIA – The finish was more like it.The Bolingbrook boys basketball team was disappointed in Friday ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Women's basketball: Lewis' Itschner plays key role on team of stars

    ROMEOVILLE – The No. 4-ranked Lewis women’s basketball team made school history by advancing to the Elite Eight.
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Romeoville softball fortunes may be on the rise

    ROMEOVILLE – There hasn’t been much to be excited about surrounding the Romeoville softball team of past years. That could change this season.
    March 21, 2015 - 7:03 pm
  • Meet the all-area boys basketball team with players from Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Lemont, Lisle

    The high school basketball season will wrap up with state title games in Class 3A and 4A on Saturday, so now is the perfect time to honor the best pla ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Area products take part in NCAA basketball tournaments

    The NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments bring some of the best young athletes to the national stage. This year's tournaments have plenty of ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
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