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  • Lemont reigns in 3A baseball world

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Herron: Providence completes historic three-peat

    JOLIET – If someone wanted to write the perfect ending to one of the greatest three-year runs in IHSA history, the table was set almost perfectly.
    June 12, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Area Roundup: Joliet Slammers split with Traverse City

    JOLIET – After coming up with a dramatic come-from-behind victory Friday, the Joliet Slammers ended up splitting a pair of Frontier League games again ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Plainfield North takes fourth to cap historic season

    JOLIET – It wasn’t the finish it was looking for, but Plainfield North’s baseball team obviously has little to be disappointed about concerning their ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Providence baseball wins third straight state title in true Celtic style

    JOLIET – The record third time indeed was another charm.And once again, as has been the pattern thro ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Providence baseball captures third straight state title

    JOLIET – They did it again.Providence's baseball team scored five runs in the fifth inning to overco ...
    June 11, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • Lemont baseball claims second 3A title in 3 years

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 11, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars host Portland in battled of NWSL elite teams

    CHICAGO – Coming off a somewhat disappointing tie with Sky Blue FC on May 29, the Chicago Red Stars have been spending their time since then seeking t ...
    June 11, 2016 - 2:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central grad Joe Affrunti has tough luck bounce on 18 to miss cut

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The pin on the 18th hole got in the way of a chip shot Joe Affrunti needed to make. 
    June 10, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South to play for third place after semifinal loss

    PEORIA – Downers Grove South's softball team will have to readjust its goal heading into the final game of the season.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Providence baseball magic continues in semifinal victory over Plainfield North

    JOLIET – If the supply of superlatives to describe the Providence Catholic baseball team has not been exhausted, it will be soon.
    June 10, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • High school softball: Despite playoff exit, future looks bright for York

    ELMHURST – In the end the ledger will show a 16-11 record for York’s softball team this season, but a closer look reveals a campaign that was better t ...
    June 10, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • Lemont baseball rolls into Class 3A state championship game

    JOLIET – The Lemont baseball team, bidding for its second Class 3A state championship in three years, suffered through a shaky first inning and traile ...
    June 10, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars Reserves start season with win

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars Reserves returned to action for the 2016 Women’s Premier Soccer League season on June 4 after finishing the 2015 seaso ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • High school softball: Montini moves into state title game

    PEORIA – Montini's softball team was already guaranteed the program's first state trophy when it clinched a state berth on June 6.
    June 10, 2016 - 2:12 pm
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