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  • Missed playoff run fuels Batavia football's Krusz

    BATAVIA – Mitch Krusz speaks in certainties about the knee injury that kept him from completing the best season in Batavia football history.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Vikings’ defense looks to run tight ship

    GENEVA – Last year’s Geneva boys soccer team dropped several low-scoring matches, giving defenders plenty of opportunity to finger-point elsewhere.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • LT, Nazareth, RB girls golfers hit the links

    As the girls golf season gets underway, teams have their sights set on the same destination – downstate Decatur for the Class A and AA state tournamen ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South football sophomores take Ice Bucket Challenge

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's sophomore football team couldn't have picked a better time to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:14 pm
  • Boys golf previews: LT chases team success again

    The golf season has already teed off and teams are hoping to make the trek Oct. 17 and 18 to Bloomington and Normal for the Class 1A, 2A and 3A state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • McHenry graduate focused on triathlons in the future

    Jeff Sabatka learned a lot about his body as he fought through nagging injuries during his college running career.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Cougars’ late-game ‘grit’ on display

    GENEVA – When a team is this hot, hard-to-explain victories can result.The Cougars won their ninth s ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Mandatory practices start

    GRAYSLAKE – Mandatory practices began for area football teams last week. Many practiced throughout the summer, but players weren't required to attend, ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Q&A: Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott jumps right into NBA routine

    LISLE – After making a name for himself while playing for his dad at Creighton, Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls on draft night after be ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Around Town: Cary's Becky Koch helps Eclipse win another national soccer title

    A repeat national championship for the Eclipse Select 16-and-under girls soccer team wasn’t exactly resting on Becky Koch’s shoulders. It was more lik ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Jacobs football coach Bill Mitz

    For Bill Mitz, retirement never lasted long. After stepping down as the head football coach at Stevenson after the 2009 season, Mitz took the same pos ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Marian Central AD wouldn't support split of public, private schools

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the IHSA instituted the private school multiplier in 2005.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Planned proposal would separate public, private school sports

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the Illinois High School Association instituted the private school m ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • 'Nomadic' Ross leads Vikings girls golf team

    Doug Ross lends a top-notch anecdote to this, the world’s first “You might be a nomadic coach if…” joke.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • On the move: local schools part of new conference alignments

    Conference realignment has been a buzz topic in college athletics over the past few years and the Chicago-area high school scene is going through simi ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:02 pm
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