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  • 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
  • Downers Grove South grad Zack Burdi picked by White Sox in MLB Draft

    As a hard-throwing pitcher at Downers Grove South, Zack Burdi was already charting a career path towards professional baseball while he was still in h ...
    June 12, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • High school softball: York hangs tough in season-ending sectional playoff game

    DES PLAINES – Julia Derkowski’s sectional debut didn’t go nearly as well as she had hoped.Trinity ro ...
    June 10, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • High school softball: State berth a special moment for Montini seniors

    ROSEMONT – Montini senior Amy Bukovsky was a reserve for the 2015 third-place girls basketball team that concluded a six-season run of state trophies.
    June 9, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • High school baseball: Lemont beats De La Salle, heads back to state finals

    CRESTWOOD – For the second time in three years, Lemont is headed back to the Class 3A baseball  finals.
    June 9, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Downers Grove South track stars get pups named after them

    DOWNERS GROVE – A trio of Downers Grove South High School track stars now share names with three puppies at a local rescue organization, according to ...
    June 10, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • High school girls soccer: Youth comes through for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – St. Francis’ girls soccer team is not unfamiliar with success.The Spartans won the 2012 ...
    June 9, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Downers Grove South, Montini, Lemont effected by state semifinal schedule changes

    The first major heat wave of the year will impact the high school baseball and softball teams competing in the state finals this weekend.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard East's best season culminates with third place trophy

    NAPERVILLE – Goalkeeper Sierra Dana made amends for an uncharacteristic blunder with a brilliant save on a Division I recruit.
    June 9, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • High school softball: Shortened game ends Glenbard South's season, careers of four seniors

    GLEN ELLYN – Playing softball in a light drizzle impacts the game.A storm has an even bigger impact ...
    June 8, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Despite stumble at state, future promising for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – Most teams that are as young as St. Francis’ girls soccer team take their lumps at the beginning of the season.
    June 8, 2016 - 4:17 pm
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