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  • Chicago Cubs player Kyle Schwarber coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Baseball fans have a chance to meet one of its rising stars in person.Kyle Schwarber ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North tops York in double OT

    DOWNERS GROVE – Bryan Jakobsze and Anthony Castelvecchi were playing in their first varsity home games for Downers Grove North.
    Jan. 10, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Timothy Christian, Addison Trail boys cap tourneys with wins

    ELMHURST – After starting York's Jack Tosh Holiday Classic tournament with three losses, Timothy Christian's boys basketball team held off a late Lane ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 5 key games to watch this weekend

    Holiday tournaments are in the rearview mirror for boys basketball teams across the state, and now the conference races are about to heat up as teams ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball: IC Catholic looking ahead after rough loss against Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – In the span of a week, IC Catholic’s boys basketball team experienced life at both ends of the spectrum.
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • High school boys basketball (VIDEO): Team game nets Tosh title for York, sets team up for more success

    ELMHURST – Winter holiday tournaments can be a make-or-break time for boys basketball teams. For Ry ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Prep sports roundup: Montini girls cruise to tourney title, Rams win to start 2016

    LOMBARD – Montini’s girls basketball tournament between Christmas and New Year’s Day is perhaps the most challenging holiday tournament in the state.
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • High school boys basketball (VIDEO): Strong tourney sets up Hinsdale South for second half

    ELMHURST – Regardless of opponent, Barret Benson and his Hinsdale South basketball teammates were looking to play a strong game.
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Prep sports roundup: West Chicago's Tai Bibbs name to all-tourney team

    Tai Bibbs was named to the all-tournament team at DeKalb’s Chuck Dayton tourney as West Chicago’s boys basketball team went 2-2 and finished fourth ov ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 7:24 pm
  • High school basketball: State Farm tournament a success for Wheaton Warrenville South girls, boys

    NORMAL – From a coach’s perspective, there was a lot for Wheaton Warrenville South girls basketball head coach Rob Kroehnke to like about his team’s r ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: St. Francis girls basketball rebounds for third place tourney finish

    Undefeated and defending tournament champion Antioch got the best of St. Francis’ girls basketball team in a semifinal game of the Lisle Cage Classic ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 5:41 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Glenbard West wrestling quintet sweep matches at quad meet

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West’s wrestling team picked up a pair of wins as part of a quad meet it hosted Dec. 30. West topped Batavia 47-12 and DeKalb 37 ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Glenbard South hopes to learn from holiday struggles

    WHEATON – Glenbard South senior Payton Carli left the Wheaton North Falcon Classic tournament with an ice bag on her right hand.
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Fine tourney finish sets up Wheaton North for second half

    ELMHURST – Rowan McGowen and his Wheaton North basketball teammates talked about making key shots coming down the stretch.
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West look to build on tourney success

    GLEN ELLYN – Johnny LaPonte had no trouble pinpointing the spark that lit the fire for Glenbard South’s boys basketball team against IC Catholic.
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 12:16 pm
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