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  • Local pair compete for Eclipse Select Soccer’s travel team

    Most young athletes take a similar path through their playing career. It goes something like play wi ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • College notes: Bobby Skogsbergh breaks in with Boston College baseball

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few area athletes that starred for ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Tennis Classic will crown new champ

    Two familiar faces will be absent from the men’s open singles draw at this summer’s McHenry County Tennis Classic.
    July 10, 2014 - 7:55 pm
  • Early success continues for Prairie Ridge’s Farnam

    When it comes to measuring whether Crystal Lake's Ethan Farnam’s early golf career has been a success, the equation is rather simple.
    July 10, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Charlie Donovan earns tryout for USA Baseball National Team

    A broken thumb isn't slowing down Charlie Donovan. The Westmont High School senior-to-be and Clarend ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Downers Grove's Nick Burdi inks with Twins after successful season at Louisville

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few area athletes that competed for ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Countdown to kickoff

    CAROL STREAM – While Glenbard North's football team is still early in its summer camp practices, there are already positive signs for a team that has ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • La Grange native Callahan eyes 2016 Olympics after Chicago paratriathlon win

    CHICAGO – All it took was one race and Mary Kate Callahan was hooked. Callahan, paralyzed below the ...
    July 11, 2014 - 6:51 pm
  • Hampshire grad Goebbert hits 1st MLB homer

    DENVER — Hampshire graduate Jake Goebbert hit his first major league home run in the fourth inning on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field.
    July 9, 2014 - 7:57 pm
  • Fuzak brothers to stand tall at Geneva after transferring from Wheaton Academy

    Ripening the outsized expectations awaiting the 2014-15 Geneva boys basketball team figured to take some doing.
    July 9, 2014 - 7:49 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • 'Dream come true'

    WHEATON – Brett Struebing always wanted to play Division I baseball, but he never thought it would actually happen.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:51 am
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