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  • Martinez, Caratini make strong first impressions for Cougars

    GENEVA – After a week full of transactions shuffled the roster, the Kane County Cougars saw dividends from the newcomers Saturday night.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Crystal Lake man never let missing most of his arms stop him from playing golf

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Consider his tee shot. The club smacks the ball, and it flies down the fairway. Cutting through the trees, it lands softly, a stroke fr ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Elmhurst Swim Team crowns three at regional

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Swim Team recently wrapped up the summer season at the Illinois Summer Regional meet.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Astros promote Foltynewicz to big leagues

    It's been a good couple of weeks to be a professional pitcher from Minooka High School.On July 20, T ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • On Campus: Vance finds freedom in Platteville defensive backfield

    Whether he is taking on opposing running backs or chasing down wide receivers, Devon Vance is always around the football for Wisconsin-Platteville.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Rough sixth inning ends Thunder’s MCYSA run

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Through the first five innings of the McHenry County Youth Sports Association summer tournament game between the Waukesha PoundTown Spi ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • 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
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