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  • Joliet area high school football: Scores, photos and more from playoff Round 1

    See below for Friday's scores for Joliet area teams in Round 1 of the playoffs.Click the links to re ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 1:58 am
  • Football: St. Charles finishes Lockport's season

    ST. CHARLES – Lockport was up against it.Not only were the Porters on the road in the first round of ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Football: Oswego rallies late to oust Joliet West

    OSWEGO – Mitch Blocker kicked a 19-yard field goal with 18.9 seconds left Friday night to give Oswego a 10-9 come-from-behind victory over Joliet West ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Lincoln-Way Central football's offense shines in win

    BURBANK – In Friday's Class 7A first-round matchup between Lincoln-Way Central (7-3) and host Reavis, the Rams (7-3) scored on a 4-yard run from quart ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Wilmington football, Weaver rush past Chicago Corliss

    WILMINGTON – It didn't take long for Wilmington to score Friday night in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Coal City falters in second half against undefeated Genoa-Kingston in playoff opener

    GENOA – A big run by No. 14 Coal City at the end of the first half helped narrow the game going into halftime.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Lemont football rebounds in second half to win

    LEMONT – Lemont's 35-13 victory over Oak Forest in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs Friday night was imperfect, but effective.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Khalil Saunders is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Khalil SaundersIC Catholic PrepFootballSophomoreWhat he did: Saunders had a tackle and fumble recove ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Wheaton North volleyball player Elle Holland is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Litsa Lekatsos

    Elle HollandWheaton NorthVolleyballSeniorWhat she did: Holland had five assists, two aces and served ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wheaton-based Gilbert's Craft Sausages to send lifelong Cubs fan to World Series

    It's been the dream of lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Jerry Pritikin to see the Cubs play in the World Series at Wrigley Field.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • High school football: St. Charles East completes 9-0 season ahead of Class 8A playoffs

    ST. CHARLES – There’s a first time for everything, and St. Charles East’s football team picked up a big first in the regular-season finale.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Charlie Kern, Sean MacGregor lead York boys to regional, IC Catholic, Timothy Christian volleyball into regional finals

    ROSELLE – Led by first- and second-place finishes by Charlie Kern (15:01) and Sean MacGregor (15:10), York’s boys cross country team captured the team ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Balance, depth key to York's win in playoff opener

    ELMHURST – Defeating York’s girls volleyball team can be a six-sided challenge.The Dukes’ strength t ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West girls edge Wheaton Warrenville South for cross country regional title

    ROSELLE – In a race in which the top two teams each had four top-10 showings, a 1-2 finish by Glenbard West’s Katelynne Hart and Lindsey Payne made th ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • High school football: Longtime Wheaton North teammates Erik Mueller, Danny Walker go different ways for college

    WHEATON – Wheaton North football starting senior linebackers Erik Mueller and Danny Walker met in kindergarten at Wheaton Christian Grammar School.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 9:30 am
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