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  • Kickoff is here for local high school football teams

    The high school football season is about to kick off, and teams from across the state are setting their sights on Champaign, where the state finals wi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • St. Joseph football preview

    After a 2-7 season St. Joseph is hoping to move forward in coach Anthony Griffin's fourth year as coach. The Chargers have gone from 0-9 to 1-8 to 2-7 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Fenwick football preview

    After a 10-win season last year, Fenwick is hoping Benet transfer Jack Beneventi can guide them to similar success this season. Beneventi, a highly re ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Senior says: Morton's Stanciu has main goal of playoff berth

    BERWYN – Anthony Stanciu is entering his third year on varsity and is hoping to guide the Mustangs to the postseason. He takes over at quarterback aft ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Morton hoping experience at skill positions pays off

    STRENGTH ON THE LINES: Senior Aljandros Castile and junior Adrian Carmona are two of the players to watch on the lines. Morton coach Bob Organ said th ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • LT, Nazareth, RB girls golfers hit the links

    As the girls golf season gets underway, teams have their sights set on the same destination – downstate Decatur for the Class A and AA state tournamen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Boys golf previews: LT chases team success again

    The golf season has already teed off and teams are hoping to make the trek Oct. 17 and 18 to Bloomington and Normal for the Class 1A, 2A and 3A state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Q&A: Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott jumps right into NBA routine

    LISLE – After making a name for himself while playing for his dad at Creighton, Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls on draft night after be ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Planned proposal would separate public, private school sports

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the Illinois High School Association instituted the private school m ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • On the move: local schools part of new conference alignments

    Conference realignment has been a buzz topic in college athletics over the past few years and the Chicago-area high school scene is going through simi ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Ian Grant: Practice putting to improve your score

    Putting may be the most important part of the game and yet it is probably the least practiced. If you consider that a vanilla round of golf on a par 7 ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Area athletes are key contribtors for Big Ten football teams

    High school athletes across the area will step into the spotlight when the football season kicks off on Aug. 29. The college football season begins in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ian Grant: When pitching, let the club do the work

    Pitching can be one of the easiest shots in golf if played correctly. Similar to chipping, it is a short shot but instead of the ball rolling most of ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Berwyn Bronco baseball takes home two regionals

    The 12U Bronco level baseball team from Berwyn Recreation made its deepest postseason run since 2004 this summer as the squad won the Plainfield and K ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:50 pm
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