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  • 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
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Summer season shows Lyons Township baseball has room to improve

    WESTERN SPRINGS – After Lyons Township lost its first round state summer baseball playoff game, coach George Ushela couldn't remember the last time th ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Naz builds momentum in summer season

    NAPERVILLE – Most baseball programs don't put as much emphasis on winning in the summer as Nazareth.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • DuPage County Hounds take on Joliet Admirals: 12 photos

    The DuPage County Hounds host the Joliet Admirals at Benedictine University in Lisle on Friday, July 11, 2014. They play in the Midwest Collegiate Lea ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:15 am
  • Christian Bokich, Adam Dressler teammates again for DuPage Co. Hounds

    Christian Bokich and Adam Dressler were teammates on Hinsdale Central's baseball team last spring but then went their separate ways after graduation.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Lyons Township grad Stewart Nelson relishes opportunity with Hounds

    LISLE – After redshirting his first year on campus at Evansville, Stewart Nelson was itching to return to the baseball field.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 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 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
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