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  • PHOTOS: Glenbard West wins in semifinals against Normal Community

    Glenbard West takes on Normal Community during their IHSA Class 4A state semifinals game on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 at Illinois State University's Redbi ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet Catholic volleyball advances to 3A championship

    NORMAL – Some volleyball teams make it to the state final because of one all-star hitter. They have 'that' player, the one who puts the ball away in c ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Timothy Christian's reliable Ben Lodewyk does it all as Player of the Year

    ELMHURST – Just in the last two seasons, Ben Lodewyk proved there wasn't much he couldn't do on the soccer field.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic storms into quarterfinals

    ELMHURST – Football coaches can sometimes dole out praise sparingly, but Luke Ricobene deserved every accolade IC Catholic coach Bill Krefft had for h ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • High school football: Montini gets going early in rout of Kaneland, DeKalb up next in quarterfinals

    LOMBARD – For the third time in five years, Montini ended the football season for Kaneland.The top-s ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South football cruises into quarterfinals, all-state cross country quintet

    Junior Blake Evertsen (fourth, 14:26) was among the front runners and earned an all-state medal at the Class 3A state meet as Hinsdale Central placed ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • High school cross country: York's Charlie Kern moves up, captures second in state

    PEORIA – York sophomore Charlie Kern Jr. had the strongest finish by any area runner at the Class 3A boys cross country state meet.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • High school boys soccer: All-area Player of the Year Jonathan Burke backstops St. Francis to success

    WHEATON – Jonathan Burke was around for some lean years for St. Francis soccer.He also was a key to ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • High school cross country: Sara Atkins all-state as Wheaton Warrenville South finishes top-10

    PEORIA – Wheaton Warrenville South junior Sara Atkins was hungry to achieve her first all-state, top-25 finish at the state cross country meet.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Timothy Christian excited about first state berth

    RIVER GROVE – One year after suffering the toughest loss of her career, Timothy Christian junior Kendra Teune experienced the greatest victory.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • High school football: Benet can't get by Cary-Grove in playoff loss

    CARY – An early deficit against Cary-Grove was too much for Benet’s football team to overcome as the Redwings fell 35-17 in a Class 7A second-round pl ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • High school cross country: Lindsey Payne's second place paces Glenbard West girls at state

    PEORIA – Glenbard West sophomore Lindsey Payne ran the fifth-fastest time ever at the girls cross country state meet on Nov. 7 in the Class 3A finals ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • High school cross country: Downers Grove South boys makes history at state, Downers North's Alec Danner all-state

    Until this season, Downers Grove South's boys cross country team hadn't made the state meet since Ronald Reagan was President.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West moves on to quarterfinals, Glenbard South falls in second round

    GLEN ELLYN – Mount Carmel’s storied football history is one that speaks for itself. The Caravan has ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Lemont Historical Society to honor Coach John Jones

    LEMONT – An evening with Coach John Jones will be presented by the Lemont Historical Society from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 15.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 8:00 pm
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