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  • 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
  • High school girls basketball: Morton making late-season move

    ADDISON – After wrapping up the Riverside Brookfield Holiday Classic on Dec. 30, Morton girls basketball coach Joe Maietta challenged his team to fini ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Area dance teams advance to state tournament

    COMPETITIVE DANCESaturday was what dance teams around the state work for all season – a chance to qu ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Prep sports roundup: York girls basketball wins three straight

    York’s girls basketball team won its third straight game with a 60-39 victory against St. Viator on Jan. 16.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Glenbard East boys bowlers move on to sectional

    Glenbard East’s boys bowling team kept its season going as it placed second at the Hinsdale South regional Jan. 16.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Four games to watch Jan. 22 and 23

    The thick of the conference schedule is keeping boys basketball teams plenty busy, and there are several games worth watching on Jan. 22 and 23.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • It’s official: Hockey ref Nilles enters Hall of Fame

    Matt Nilles relied on the kindness of strangers when he first started out as a hockey official.In hi ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: York wins twice at compressed Martin Luther King tournament

    WHEATON – Nick Trapani couldn’t miss in the second half of one game, and the trend continued in the first half of the next game.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Downers Grove Dazzlers win fourth synchronized skating event of season

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Dazzlers Open Gold synchronized ice skating team has known nothing but winning this season.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Elmhurst's Jennifer Finkl honored for volunteer efforts at Chicago Blackhawks game

    ELMHURST – Jennifer Finkl of Elmhurst was honored as the BMO Harris Bank Volunteer of the month on Jan. 12 before the Chicago Blackhawks' home game ag ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • High school girls basketball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian making strides ahead of postseason

    ELMHURST – The IC Catholic Prep and Timothy Christian girls basketball teams each have encountered some growing pains this winter.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: After loss, West Chicago boys basketball rebounds with win

    Tai Bibbs scored 16 points and Mike Bibbs and Quinn Ricci added seven apiece, but West Chicago’s boys basketball team fell 42-40 against Glenbard East ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:03 pm
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