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  • High school wrestling: State berth 'feels great' for Wheaton Warrenville South senior Placide Niyigena

    DOWNERS GROVE – A flare-up of an irritating back issue prevented Placide Niyigena from practicing too much leading up to the Class 3A Downers Grove No ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont sends seven to state wrestling

    LEMONT – In John St. Clair’s successful stint as Lemont High School wrestling coach, the Indians had never accomplished what they did Feb. 11.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 2:56 pm
  • High school wrestling: Hinsdale Central's Ivanisevic wins first sectional title, books state tourney berth

    DOWNERS GROVE – There is a first time for everything, and for Niko Ivanisevic the time is now.The Hi ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North's Cummings, Downers Grove South's Villalobos book state berths

    DOWNERS GROVE – The sectional wrestling tournament was a step in the right direction for Nate Cummings.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Downers Grove South trio moves on to state meet

    OSWEGO – Downers Grove South senior Kayla Carlson’s chronic back injury nearly prevented her from competing this gymnastics season.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Hard work leads to state berths for Lyons Township's Olivia Kalata

    OSWEGO – In 2016, Lyons Township’s Olivia Kalata qualified for her first girls gymnastics state meet by achieving her highest vault score at sectional ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove South stays alive in conference race with win against Hinsdale South

    DOWNERS GROVE – A conference title chase requires unexpected heroes, and Downers Grove South sophomore guard Wes Hooker filled the role Feb. 10.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Consistent efforts eluding young Morton team

    VILLA PARK – Morton senior Tyric Edwards can see the light at the end of the tunnel.He just won’t be ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Julie Pospisilova of Downers Grove North is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cucinova

    Julie PospisilovaDowners Grove NorthBasketballJuniorWhy Pospisilova was selected: Pospisilova is lea ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: State title in sight for Lyons Township's Johnny Mologousis

    DOWNERS GROVE – For someone who won his second straight sectional title and kept an undefeated season going, there was a tinge of disappointment in th ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Willowbrook matches program wins record, sets sights on outright conference title

    VILLA PARK – After being academically ineligible for nearly two years, Willowbrook senior Iman Reynolds finally returned to the basketball court last ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • High school girls basketball: IC Catholic, York among area teams set for postseason tipoff

    The months of practices and games seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams are getting set for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • Norge Ski Club kicks off 112th International Winter Tournament

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Despite an unprecedented postponement and unseasonably warm weather, the Norge Ski Club kicked off its 112th annual International Wi ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • PHOTOS: Norge Ski Club's 112th International Winter Tournament kicks off

    FOX RIVER GROVE – After an unprecedented postponement and unseasonably warm weather, the Norge Ski Club kicked off its 112th annual International Wint ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Conference champs Glenbard South, Wheaton North among area teams ready for postseason play

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Glenbard Sout ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 1:30 pm