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  • High school boys basketball: Postseason tipoff time here for York, Willowbrook, other area teams

    The grind of the high school boys basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start o ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • In full bloom: Orchids by Hausermann open house to feature nearly 300 species of orchids

    VILLA PARK – In 1920, women gained the right to vote, prohibition began and a presidential election was broadcast live on the radio for the first time ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: IC Catholic's Bianchini school's first state champ

    CHAMPAIGN – Ever since Joey Bianchini lost in the state championship match as a sophomore, it’s been hard work and determination to get back to that p ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • High school wrestling: Willowbrook's Jack Jessen, Dominic Ranieri make way to state

    DOWNERS GROVE – From the start of the postseason, the odds were stacked against Dominic Ranieri.He b ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • 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
  • High school sports roundup: Wins keep IC boys basketball in conference race

    BENSENVILLE – Without a win against host Fenton on Feb. 7, IC Catholic’s boys basketball win against Aurora Central Catholic would have meant nothing.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • High school wrestling: IC Catholic, Montini, Willowbrook, York athletes set to hit road to state tournament

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 8:30 pm