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  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Porters going to war for school, community

    LOCKPORT – During summer workouts, the Lockport football team votes on a theme for the season. It is ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Gibson returns home to guide fortunes of youthful Spartans

    ROMEOVILLE – The pride is returning to Romeoville High School. And, the Spartans have found the right man to bring it back.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Cougars plan to prevent digging an early hole

    PLAINFIELD – As the Plainfield South football program enters its 14th season with a 57-66 overall record, coach Ken Bublitz knows the Cougars must avo ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Wildcats looking for first victory in more than two years

    PLAINFIELD – All it takes is one. One victory to start and the rest will follow. One victory to show that all the hard work, blood, sweat, tears and t ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Lincoln-Way West's attack will feature big offensive line up front

    NEW LENOX – With most football teams, the spotlight doesn’t shine too brightly on the linemen. At Lincoln-Way West, however, it’s pointed directly at ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Lincoln-Way Central football feel time is right for playoff push

    NEW LENOX – As the summer went on and his first season as head football coach at Lincoln-Way Central drew closer, Jeremy Cordell saw his team starting ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Defending Class 7A champion Providence still has firepower

    NEW LENOX – The scoreboard at Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Illinois illuminated the final score of the Class 7A state champions ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • First victory would do wonders for Joliet Central football

    JOLIET – When you watch the Joliet Central football team practice, it's like chaos, organized chaos, all over the field.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Tigers primed for more of that playoff activity

    JOLIET— When Joliet West rebounded from a one-sided loss to Homewood-Flossmoor last year to win at Sandburg a week later, the Tigers had their footbal ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Hilltoppers in position to play keep away

    JOLIET—With four burly starters returning to the offensive line this season, Joliet Catholic could give new meaning to “time of possession.’’
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Girls golf: Glenbard East, York, AT bank on experience, Willowbrook skews young

    Girls golfers from across the state have teed off on the 2015 season with the goal of getting to Decatur for the state tournaments in October. Here's ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Kelsey James named new IC girls basketball coach

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic has named its next girls basketball coach.About a month after the resignation ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Boys golf: Returning talent boosts Glenbard East, York, IC

    The high school boys golf season started on the first team, and the ultimate destination for teams and individual players is the 18th green at the sta ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Lemont Quarrymen playing final home game of summer Aug. 22

    LEMONT – The Lemont Quarrymen Vintage Baseball Club will face the Springfield Long Nines in their final home game of the season at noon Aug. 22 at Mt. ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 1:47 pm
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