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  • High school sports: Lyons Township spring highlights include softball regional title, volleyball state berth

    Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too late to look back at what was an extremely successful spring sports season at Lyons Township High School. He ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Emily Johnson backstops Lyons Township's success

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township goalkeeper Emily Johnson spent her first two seasons on varsity as the understudy to three-year starter Lidia Breen.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • High school sports: Four spring sports highlights for Morton

    All the high school spring sports championships have been awarded, school is out for the summer, and soon fall sports teams will be gearing up for pre ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Northwest Herald 2016 Softball Player of the Year: McHenry's Alex Martens

    Alex Martens finished her four-year varsity softball career with 226 hits and 55 doubles, leading McHenry to three Class 4A regional championships and ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars defeat Boston behind Sofia Huerta goals

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars reclaimed first place in the National Women’s Soccer League standings on June 18 courtesy of a 3-0 victory over the vi ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Freshman Thompson joins Kucharski, Lockport girls basketball

    MORRIS – When you construct a new house, you start with a solid foundation and build up from there.T ...
    June 18, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Downers Grove North grad Marckus Simmons named a track and field MVP at Augustana College

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The 2016 Augustana men’s track and field awards were recently announced for head coach Paul Olsen’s team. 
    June 17, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars host Boston, look to defend top spot in NWSL

    CHICAGO – Following a recent 1-1 draw with undefeated Portland Thorns FC, the Chicago Red Stars look to defend first place in the National Women’s Soc ...
    June 17, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Hinsdale's Martin Joyce, Eddie Grabill meet in final of U.S. Open tennis qualifer

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – When Martin Joyce and Eddie Grabill were on the same team, they were each two-time high school state champions at Hinsdale Central.
    June 17, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • High school baseball: Lemont wins second title in three seasons

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • High school softball: State title 'feels amazing' for Montini

    EAST PEORIA – Montini’s newest championship tradition featured something familiar.The coach of the B ...
    June 17, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Volunteers needed for field sport championships at Benedictine University

    A call has gone out from USA Track & Field for volunteers to assist at August’s Masters Throws Championships in Lisle.
    June 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Kenny Sidoryk leads list of accolades for York lacrosse players

    Kenny Sidoryk recently received one of the highest honors a high school lacrosse player can earn.The ...
    June 16, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West returners ready to build on recent state titles

    GLEN ELLYN – Matthew Scruggs saw plenty of action the past two seasons as part of Glenbard West’s back-to-back boys volleyball state championships.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Hinsdale South announces inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South announced the members of its inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class on June 14.
    June 15, 2016 - 8:41 pm
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