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  • Wheaton North, St. Francis football on board with practice rules, playoff seeding

    Football is taking a step back in time with a recommendation approved on June 15 by the IHSA board of directors to seed Classes 7A and 8A from Nos. 1 ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Lemont off-season football practice: 5 photos

    Lemont High School football team practices on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Players from Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Lemont, Westmont comprise all-area baseball team

    The high school baseball season is officially in the books as all the state trophies have been awarded. With the season in the rearview mirror, it’s t ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Playoff football seeding a hit with Glenbard West coach

    Football is taking a step back in time with a recommendation approved on June 15 by the IHSA board of directors to seed Classes 7A and 8A from Nos. 1 ...
    June 23, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Pro Jersey Sports serves up souvenirs for Blackhawks fans

    DOWNERS GROVE – Even after selling sports fan gear – hats, jerseys, T-shirts and more – for years, Dan Verven still is blown away by the tenacity of f ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Nazareth, RB, Fenwick baseball standouts lead All-Area baseball team

    The high school baseball season is officially in the books as all the state trophies have been awarded. With the season in the rearview mirror, it’s t ...
    June 23, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Confident All-Area baseball MVP Ryan Kramer helps create offense for Nazareth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Many athletes are choosing to focus on just one sport at younger ages, but Ryan Kramer was given a second chance to play multiple spo ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Glenbard West's Sam Brodner picks college football destination

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West running back Sam Brodner orally committed to Vanderbilt on June 22, picking the SEC school over a host of others suitors, i ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • All-area baseball MVP Charlie Donovan does it all for Westmont

    WESTMONT – Charlie Donovan already had all the tools as a freshman to be a baseball player on everyone's radar.
    June 22, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Jones makes history in AttiCat 300

    JOLIET – It was a good week to be Erik Jones.On Tuesday, he won a short-track race in Berlin, Michig ...
    June 21, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Elmhurst Cougars battle to take second place in baseball tourney

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Cougars 10U baseball team placed second in the Wisconsin Dells Capital City Tournament on June 8.
    June 21, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Jackson Middle School of Villa Park dominates conference track meets

    VILLA PARK – Simply put, Jackson Middle School track and field teams dominated the 2015 West Suburban Middle School Conference meet.
    June 20, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Ryan Hinchley makes quick trip from draft to pro baseball debut

    BILLINGS, Mont. – Just four months ago, pitching in Billings, Mont., for a professional baseball team would have seemed an unlikely way to spend a Thu ...
    June 20, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Hinsdale South Special Olympians finish strong in state meet

    DARIEN – Special Olympics are all about the spirit of competition, and several athletes from Hinsdale South were in good spirits after the Special Oly ...
    June 19, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • College notes: Highlights aplenty for Hinsdale's Dan Hinspeter with UIC track

    The spring season was a busy one for high school athletes at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South, and graduates from each of those schools were busy w ...
    June 19, 2015 - 6:30 am
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