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  • Xfinity race weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet all about fan access, family entertainment

    JOLIET – Eddie Burlingame and a handful of other car racing fans already were lining up with their campers Thursday for a place to park before this we ...
    June 18, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • College notes: Lemont's Carly Jaworski claims all-conference honors for Lewis softball

    The spring season was a busy one for high school athletes at Lemont High School, and graduates from the school were busy with college sports this spri ...
    June 18, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • College Notes: York grad Ryan Hinchley drafted by White Sox, assigned to Great Falls

    The spring season was a busy one for athletes at York High School, and graduates from the school were busy with college sports this spring. Here are a ...
    June 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Hard work pays off for all-area softball MVP Taylor Carli

    GLEN ELLYN – Taylor Carli’s high school athletic career at Glenbard South consisted of very few off days and lots of winning.
    June 18, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago players comprise all-area softball team

    The high school softball 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 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Sarley: Vets fish in Crystal Lake

    On Tuesday, I had the extreme pleasure of serving as one of the guides for a fishing outing sponsored by the Marine Corps League Detachment 1099 of Mc ...
    June 17, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Lemont High School cheerleading to host golf fundraiser

    LEMONT – The Lemont High School cheerleading program will host a golf fundraiser on Friday, June 26.
    June 17, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Outdoors: Hunting decision in hands of IDNR

    I hope you all filled in the blanks on the hunter survey the Illinois Department of Natural Resources recently sent to all Illinois hunters. If you ha ...
    June 17, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • St. Francis baseball rallies for third place finish

    JOLIET – Despite having to wait longer than expected, the St. Francis baseball team was able to end the 2015 season with a victory and the Class 3A th ...
    June 17, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • All-area softball MVP Caroline Hedgcock 'phenomenal' for Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Caroline Hedgcock excels in all aspects of softball, but she definitely has one part of the game she enjoys best.
    June 17, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Lemont, Westmont players comprise all-area softball squad

    The high school softball 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 17, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Superb season for Downers Grove South softball despite ending

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's softball team looked like its usual self for one inning.The Mu ...
    June 16, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Lemont's Scott Darling now a Stanley Cup champion

    CHICAGO – After playing for nine different minor league teams since 2010, Lemont native Scott Darling can now call himself a Stanley Cup champion.
    June 17, 2015 - 8:46 am
  • Charlie Donovan: 'Cool feeling' being taken in MLB Draft

    WESTMONT – The professional baseball scouts came out in droves to watch Charlie Donovan in person this season, and he knew he had a great chance to be ...
    June 16, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Standouts from LT, RB, Morton, Nazareth headline All-Area softball team

    The high school softball 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 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
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