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  • High school football: Summer camps a key time as teams prepare for season

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • High school football: Lyons Township, teams from across Illinois prep for season during summer camp

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Kayla Morrissey racks up accolades with Grinnell softball

    Kayla Morrissey had plenty of success on and off the softball field as a freshman at Grinnell College (Iowa) in 2015.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Philadelphia Flyers, Ohio State joining Tanner Laczynski's whirwind hockey world

    SHOREWOOD – Tanner Laczynski scores his share of goals, but there is nothing selfish about the way he plays hockey.
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland 12U baseball team takes KCBL division title

    The 12U Kaneland Knights travel baseball team recently finished its Kane County Bronco League season with a first-place finish in the Silver Central d ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Felice Herrig, who trains in Crystal Lake, ready for return to UFC action Saturday in Chicago

    After years of climbing the ranks, winning professional kickboxing titles and fighting with various MMA promoters, the pace of Felice Herrig’s breakth ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Wheaton North grad Lexi Pelafas takes soccer game to next level with Red Stars U19 team

    In any given game, Lexi Pelafas usually has been the best player on the soccer field. That held tru ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:27 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Goal achieved as Glen Ellyn resident Bailey Perez top-3 at national gymnastics meet

    Recent Glenbard West graduate Bailey Perez still is years from challenging for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in men’s artistic gymnastics.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Dwyane Wade, Charles Tillman to host camps at Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South will be the site of the two-day Dwyane Wade and Charles "Peanut" Tillman Sports Academy camps on July 29 and 30.
    July 20, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • Schneider finds silver lining at Olympic Trials

    OMAHA, Neb. – Mimi Schneider’s first trip to the Olympic Trials encouraged her to pursue a college swimming career.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars snap losing streak against Orlando

    ORLANDO – The Chicago Red Stars snapped a three-game losing streak in National Women’s Soccer League play on July 6, courtesy of a crucial 1-0 win aga ...
    July 19, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • The Quarry wakeboard park finds success in first season

    The Quarry at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake, the first full-size wakeboarding cable park in the Chicago area, opened less than a month ag ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove South's Danny Oriente a 'special' baseball talent, all-area team MVP

    DOWNERS GROVE – Speak softly and carry a big stick was the foreign policy ideology of President Theodore Roosevelt.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • Chicago Red Stars drop road decision against Washington

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – Playing in their third straight away game and their third straight against a National Women’s Soccer League title contender, the Chi ...
    July 12, 2016 - 7:04 pm
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