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  • IHSA hitting rules have changed summer for some

    WOODSTOCK — On a cool mid-July evening, Ed Brucker paced the width of the football field like a drill sergeant.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Five Seasons sees stellar tennis tourney finishes

    BURR RIDGE – A handful of tennis players who train at Five Seasons had outstanding showings at a prestigious tournament this summer.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Lemont's Graham Pocic signs with Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears added some local flavor to their roster today (July 31, 2014) when they signed offensive lineman Graham Pocic.
    July 31, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Cyclones were unfazed after the Puerto Rico Piratas tied the score in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday.
    July 30, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Westmont All-Stars win Northern Illinois title, advance to regional

    Thanks to the solid pitching of Michael Kokoszka and a powerful offense, Westmont Youth Baseball Association's 13-year old Babe Ruth All-Stars won the ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Plainfield North graduate excited about opportunity to play pro ball

    JOLIET – After finishing up a successful career at Saint Xavier University in the spring, Scott Vachon was uncertain about what kind of future he had ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Lewis men's basketball headed to Costa Rica

    ROMEOVILLE – Before becoming men’s basketball coach at Lewis, Scott Trost enjoyed a successful run in the same capacity at Illinois Wesleyan.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Grosse, Villasenor help Illinois White win at Midwest Baseball Classic

    JOLIET – Shortstop Cody Grosse ranged far to his left, spun around and fired a strike to first base to retire the batter.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Krupa, Pluth claim titles at Joliet Junior Amateur

    JOLIET – After a competitive first day at the Joliet Park District’s Joliet Junior Amateur, where four golfers were within four strokes of the top spo ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Gaudio, Hurst, Thiessen victorious at McHenry Women’s Invitational

    The 18th green was surrounded by golf carts in anticipation of the final pairing of the Championship Flight of Tuesday’s second round at the McHenry W ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Newcomers fare well at Woodruff in Joliet Junior Amateur

    JOLIET – A golfer’s first round on Woodruff Golf Course can be a real test, considering the many tree-lined fairways, small greens and elevation chang ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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