Mostly Cloudy
39°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Prep sports roundup: Benet girls win clash of defending champs

    In a matchup of defending state champions, Benet defeated Homestead (Ind.) 58-55 on Jan. 16 in a game at the Subway Classic shootout at Willowbrook Hi ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Bad stretch leads to tough loss for Wheaton North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Luke Anthony and his Wheaton North boys basketball teammates had a solid week of practice leading up to their game against Hinsdale Ce ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • High school boys basketball: Tough tourney sets up Wheaton Warrenville South for second half of conference

    WHEATON – Matt Dacy-Seijo earned a spot on the all-tournament team at Wheaton Warrenville South’s Martin Luther King Junior tournament.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Big win boosts Wheaton North's confidence

    VILLA PARK – Freshman Nikki Baird may be young and inexperienced, but she and her Wheaton North teammates are not going to be intimidated.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove South learns lesson, finishes strong in tourney

    WHEATON – Basketball is the most spontaneous of games.Actions and events fluctuate from moment to mo ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Late surge lifts Glenbard South against ACC

    GLEN ELLYN – Sarah Cohen made only one basket Jan. 19, but it was an important one.The sophomore gua ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North bested by buzzer-beater

    GLEN ELLYN – Devin Blake and his Downers Grove North boys basketball teammates played a fantastic second half against Glenbard West.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Sports: MLK tourneys bring victory to Lakes girls, Grayslake Central boys basketball

    GIRLS BASKETBALLLakes 61, Antioch 58The Lakes girls basketball team showed Saturday that no game is ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • High school boys basketball: Justin Pierce buzzer-beater makes Glenbard West a winner

    GLEN ELLYN – Justin Pierce missed on his first two attempts to be the hero.The Glenbard West senior ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Prep sports roundup: Nazareth boys basketball looking to snap skid, Tommy Russell wins wrestling tourney

    Looking to rebound from an 80-63 loss against St. Ignatius on Jan. 12, Nazareth’s boys basketball team fell 72-59 against East Suburban Catholic Confe ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Progress puts Downers Grove North in prime position

    VILLA PARK – It had been a while since Jaida Green and her Downers Grove North girls basketball teammates had been in this position.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lyons Township learns from lackluster showing

    LA GRANGE – There is little margin for error in the West Suburban Silver.Lyons Township found that o ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • High school girls basketball: Lyons Township finds a way despite roster in flux

    LA GRANGE – To say that the roster is in flux for Lyons Township’s girls basketball team might be putting it lightly.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • High school boys basketball: Big win a confidence boost for Morton

    FRANKLIN PARK – A dimly lit fieldhouse didn’t keep Morton from shining bright on Jan. 15.The Mustang ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Justin Pierce buzzer-beater lifts Glenbard West against Downers Grove North (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – It wasn't Justin Pierce's best game of the season, not by a long shot. But when he was ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the western suburbs?
    Access to Chicago
    High quality schools
    Diverse local merchants
    Local cultural events and venues