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  • High school boys basketball: Four keys to West Chicago's win against Glenbard South

    WEST CHICAGO – Mike Bibbs said there wasn’t much that was pretty about West Chicago’s boys basketball game against Glenbard South on Jan. 26.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • High school girls basketball: Wheaton Warrenville South stays competitive without senior leader

    WHEATON – Life without Erin Madigan has been an up-and-down affair for Wheaton Warrenville South’s girls basketball team.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • High school boys basketball: Inconsistent play costly for Wheaton North

    NAPERVILLE – The consistency that defined Wheaton North’s 8-1 start has disappeared.If the Falcons c ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 7:46 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Glenbard West wrestling sweeps weekend duels

    Glenbard West’s wrestling team picked up four dual wins Jan. 22 and 23.The Hilltoppers defeated Leyd ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Shooting struggles sink Glenbard South against West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – After three quarters of struggles, it appeared as if Billy Bair and his Glenbard South teammates had finally broken through.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Downers Grove South boys remain undefeated in conference

    Looking to close out the first half of the West Suburban Gold schedule on a high note, Downers Grove South’s boys basketball team topped Leyden 78-66 ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West takes first loss in stride

    HILLSIDE – Justin Pierce put on a one-man offensive show at Proviso West on Jan. 22, but his 29-point performance wasn’t quite enough.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove South setting up for strong postseason run

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ahmir Hooks might be in the most difficult weight class in the toughest Class 3A wrestling regional in the state.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Lauren Porcelli lifts Downers Grove North to important conference win

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove North senior guard Lauren Porcelli has yet to commit to a college because she’s looking for a school with a four-year en ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield, Fenwick boys basketball go toe-to-toe

    The first half belonged to Riverside Brookfield’s boys basketball team.The second half belonged to F ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West's Sam Brodner picks Wisconsin

    GLEN ELLYN – Sam Brodner traded in Tennessee for Wisconsin.At one time a Vanderbilt football recruit ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Lakes boys basketball tops Cary-Grove with quick lead

    Cary-Grove dug itself a hole in the first quarter Monday that, no matter how hard the Trojans tried over the next three quarters, proved inescapable. ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Minooka boys basketball moves up two spots in area rankings; JCA remains No. 1 despite loss

    Following an impressive second half last Friday night, when Minooka's boys basketball team outscored Southwest Prairie Conference rival Plainfield Nor ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • High school football: Downers Grove South's Erik Swenson searching for new college scholarship

    DOWNERS GROVE – Erik Swenson had been committed to playing football at the University of Michigan, his dream school, since he was a sophomore in 2013.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lyons Township boys on rebound after well-played loss

    LA GRANGE – It might have been the best game Lyons Township’s boys basketball team has played all season.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:38 pm
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