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  • Friday night football scoreboard

    Severe weather swept through the suburbs Friday night on the opening night of high school football. Some games were delayed and some were postponed. F ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 2:17 am
  • 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
  • Proviso West football preview

    After four straight playoff appearances, Proviso West took a step back last season. The Panthers went just 2-7 and failed to win a game in the West Su ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:00 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
  • Westchester high school welcomes new president

    WESTCHESTER – A St. Joseph High School alum will return to the Westchester school this year as its new president.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Westchester announces weekend sports clinic

    WESTCHESTER – Athletes around the area will now have the opportunity to receive orthopedic care on the weekends in Westchester.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:48 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
  • Westchester places water ban through October

    WESTCHESTER – The village of Westchester recently announced a temporary water ban to remain in effect throughout the town until Oct. 31.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • 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 - 3:02 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
  • Westchester host fireworks, festival event Aug 16

    WESTCHESTER – As summer festivities begin to end, the village of Westchester will host a music festival and fireworks show Aug. 16.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Westchester to host E-Waste event Saturday

    WESTCHESTER –The village of Westchester will host an Electronics Recycling event for residents and near by community members Saturday.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:37 pm
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