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  • 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
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton North wins boys track sectional, send eight to state meet

    Wheaton North’s boys track and field team crowned three champions at the Class 3A Wheaton Warrenville South sectional May 20, but the big prize came a ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Wheaton North fights, but falls in regional final

    ADDISON – Senior midfielder Gwyneth Phillips and her Wheaton North teammates believed they had a chance to win a regional championship May 21.
    May 26, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Wheaton Warrenville South tallies playoff win despite effort

    WHEATON – Zack Meyer and his Wheaton Warrenville South volleyball teammates heaved a sigh of relief – and a huff of frustration – on May 24.
    May 25, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South look to catch fire in playoffs

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton Warrenville South takes home volleyball invite title

    Wheaton Warrenville South’s boys volleyball team topped Brother Rice in the championship match of the Richards invite May 14 to bring home the title. ...
    May 19, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Wheaton co-op's Lucas Cooperman caps career with more state medals

    HINSDALE – Lucas Cooperman was barely but still standing for gymnastics sectionals on May 4.Despite ...
    May 19, 2016 - 9:43 am
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