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  • Wheaton North grad Lexi Pelafas takes soccer game to next level with Red Stars U19 team

    In any given game, Lexi Pelafas usually has been the best player on the soccer field. That held tru ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:27 pm
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • High school sports: Girls soccer, boys track and field part of Wheaton North spring highlights

    The busy spring sports season brought many memorable moments for Wheaton North athletes. With summer just beginning now is the perfect time to reflect ...
    June 23, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • High school sports: All-state finishes for Ansiel, Barista, Cooperman highlights for Wheaton Warrenville South

    The busy spring sports season had many memorable moments for Wheaton Warrenville South. With summer just starting, now is the perfect time to take a l ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • High school sports: 4 spring highlights for St. Francis, Wheaton Academy

    Summer is in its early stages, which makes now the perfect time to look back at some of the memorable spring sports moments for St. Francis and Wheato ...
    June 23, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Gretchen Pearson pulls weight as leader for Wheaton Academy

    WEST CHICAGO – More often than not, seniors are the leaders for high school sports teams.Gretchen Pe ...
    June 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Youth comes through for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – St. Francis’ girls soccer team is not unfamiliar with success.The Spartans won the 2012 ...
    June 9, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Despite stumble at state, future promising for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – Most teams that are as young as St. Francis’ girls soccer team take their lumps at the beginning of the season.
    June 8, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton North baseball falls in regional championship

    Wheaton North’s baseball team won 4-1 against South Elgin in a Class 4A regional semifinal May 26 but couldn’t carry that momentum into the regional f ...
    June 2, 2016 - 8:48 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Wheaton North's Dan Webber repeats all-state discus showing

    CHARLESTON – Dan Webber already was among the best discus throwers on the Wheaton North boys track and field team as a freshman. 
    June 2, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • High school softball: Miscues cost Wheaton Warrenville South in regional final

    DOWNERS GROVE – Wheaton Warrenville South’s softball team already was facing a challenge against powerhouse Downers Grove South.
    June 1, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Wheaton Academy makes championship dream a reality

    NAPERVILLE – There were six seniors on Wheaton Academy’s girls soccer team this season, but it was a junior and freshman who combined for the biggest ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton Academy moves on to girls soccer state finals

    Wheaton Academy’s girls soccer team defeated Nazareth 2-1 at the Concordia University supersectional on May 24 to advance to the Class 1A state finals ...
    May 26, 2016 - 7:03 pm
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