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  • Lemont's Thompson snags second place finish at Illinois Top Times meet

    Lemont's Chris Thompson put together quite the performance at the Class 3A Illinois Top Times indoor track meet held at Illinois Wesleyan University i ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Downers Grove North girls track and field captures indoor conference title

    The Downers Grove North girls track and field team won the March 20 West Suburban Conference Silver Division indoor conference championship for the fi ...
    April 1, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Dominant Downers Grove North pitching leads to early season success

    DOWNERS GROVE – A seasoned pitching staff plus a wealth of experience could equate to a big year on the diamond for Downers Grove North.
    April 2, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • College Notes: Glenbard South grad Trzaska named Peach Belt Softball Pitcher of the Week

    Jane Trzaska provided plenty of big moments throughout her career on the Glenbard South softball team.
    April 1, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • College Notes: Local graduates Walter, Giambalvo making an impact for Elmhurst College softball

    Ele Walter is off to a hot start for the Elmhurst College softball team. The Wheaton North graduate and senior outfielder started nine of the Bluejays ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Area teams begin boys volleyball season

    Spring has arrived and boys volleyball teams have already hit the field for season openers. Here’s how things are shaping up for local teams this year ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Loaded Hilltoppers look to build off state run

    GLEN ELLYN – In a short amount of time, the Glenbard West boys volleyball program has become one of the best in the state and this spring, the Hilltop ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Glenbard West's Graham grabs gold at Illinois Top Times Championships

    Competing in the Class 3A Illinois Top Times meet March 27 in Bloomington, Glenbard West’s Lindsay Graham blew away the rest of the field in the 3,200 ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Pitching depth keys Westmont's baseball success

    WESTMONT – Last season, Westmont’s baseball team made it to the state finals for the first time in 25 years and brought home a third-place trophy in C ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • Haley Scaman excelling at Oklahoma

    Many college athletes struggle with the transition from prep and club sports to competing for a big university.
    March 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lake County girls soccer teams hit the fields

    LAKE COUNTY – High school girls soccer season has sprung. Here's a look at what to expect for teams in the Lake County Journal coverage area.
    March 31, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Lake County boys tennis teams to serve up promising seasons

    LAKE COUNTY – The weather is finally starting to cooperate and the boys tennis season is underway. Here are the team previews for the Lake County Jour ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Baseball previews: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield rely on returning talent

    The first pitch has been thrown for area high school baseball teams, many of which had successful postseason runs last spring. Here's how things are s ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Willowbrook's extra-inning walk-off outdoes Sebby's 7-inning no-hitter

    VILLA PARK – Willowbrook only had one hit Monday afternoon, but it was the only one the Warriors needed.
    March 30, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
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