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  • Steichen family of St. Charles sees Operation Warrior Wishes charity grow from humble start

    ST. CHARLES – It started as a bucket list item for Craig Steichen and Matt Steichen.It has turned in ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Boating part of the "Bloodline" for Elmhurst's Hansmann family

    ELMHURST – When it came time to name his newest boat, John Hansmann had little trouble coming up with a moniker.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 6:55 am
  • Thomas Jaeschke latest Wheaton Warrenville South grad to play Olympic volleyball

    Thomas Jaeschke is doing his best to make sure history repeats itself. The 2012 Wheaton Warrenville ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Former St. Francis standout Kelsey Robinson ready for shot at Olympic gold

    The irony is not lost on Kelsey Robinson.The former St. Francis volleyball star never won a state ti ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 4:07 pm
  • York High School announces retirement of legendary coach Joe Newton

    ELMHURST – After 20 national championships and 28 state titles, legendary York High School cross country coach Joe Newton is relinquishing his full-ti ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Red Stars continue undefeated home streak after defeating FC Kansas City 1-0

    CHICAGO – The Battle of the Midwest was just that as the Chicago Red Stars battled to a 1-0 victory against the reigning National Women’s Soccer Leagu ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • Local rivals become teammates in Midwest Baseball Classic

    JOLIET – The Midwest Classic Baseball Tournament last week at Plainfield South had teams from six states – Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Mis ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Summer camp an important building block for York, Montini football

    Friday, Aug. 26, is the kickoff of the 2016 season. It will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school football: Lemont joins other teams by using summer to prep for season

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football team they root for.
    July 28, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Darien Hornets 16U softball tryouts start Aug. 3

    DARIEN – Tryouts for the 2016-17 16U Darien Hornets travel softball team will start on Aug. 3.All tr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • High school football: Summer the unofficial start of season for Glenbard South, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 28, 2016 - 7:11 pm
  • 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
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