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  • Quill the Umpire: Bad call using lazy umpires

    Go ahead and try to name one guy who looks good in jorts. You can’t.I saw one rube umpiring baseball ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Glen Ellyn's Chase Boykin relishes racing in motocross nationals

    GLEN ELLYN – A trip to west-central Tennessee during the sweltering dog days of summer probably isn’t a dream vacation for most people.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Glen Ellyn native Carolena Carstens competes in Rio Olympics

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Richard Carstens is confident his daughter, Carolena Carstens, will earn a medal during her Taekwondo competition Aug ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Editor's Desk: Algonquin's Evan Jager great athlete, much more

    Evan Jager is one of the greatest athletes ever to come out of McHenry County.He proved that Wednesd ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Jacobs celebrates grad Evan Jager's Olympic steeplechase silver medal

    ALGONQUIN – Kevin Christian felt a little spent by 11 a.m. Wednesday, almost as if he had run the 3,000-meter steeplechase along with Evan Jager.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Elmhurst Youth Baseball team second in state

    ELMHURST – The 11U team for Elmhurst Youth Baseball extended its season to the last possible day.The ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Jacobs grad Evan Jager primed to make history in Olympic steeplechase final

    Evan Jager is fit and primed to do something extraordinary.The 2007 Jacobs graduate will have that o ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Fans celebrate Evan Jager's Olympic steeplechase heat win in Algonquin

    Seeing the parking lot at Algonquin’s Buffalo Wild Wings packed at 8 o’clock is nothing new.But, on ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • McCaleb: Pulling for hometown runner Evan Jager in Olympics

    These 2016 Summer Olympics already have provided so many memorable moments.• All five of Michael Phe ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Semipro Chicago Thunder football showcases passionate players for local fans

    DOWNERS GROVE – While many people like to spend their summer weekends relaxing, Jalen Grace and Baptiste Williams are toiling away on the football fie ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Knafl impacts soccer players as official, instructor

    DOWNERS GROVE – When Terry Knafl was growing up on the west side of Chicago, he and his friends constantly were playing pickup games in the neighborho ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Steichen family of St. Charles sees Operation Warrior Wishes charity grow from humble start

    ST. CHARLES – It started as a bucket list item for Craig Steichen and Matt Steichen.It has turned in ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Boating part of the "Bloodline" for Elmhurst's Hansmann family

    ELMHURST – When it came time to name his newest boat, John Hansmann had little trouble coming up with a moniker.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 6:55 am
  • Thomas Jaeschke latest Wheaton Warrenville South grad to play Olympic volleyball

    Thomas Jaeschke is doing his best to make sure history repeats itself. The 2012 Wheaton Warrenville ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:55 pm
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