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  • LT boys soccer opens with shutout victory

    LA GRANGE – Season openers can be tricky because a combination of rust, nerves and unfamiliarity make it tough.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Girls golf: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield skew young, Fenwick, Nazareth boast returning talent

    The high school girls golf season is underway, and players have their sights set on making it to Decatur, site of the state tournaments in mid-October ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Boys golf: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield set to tee off this season

    If it hasn’t already, school is about to start and with it the boys golf season. Teams and individuals all tee off with the same goal in mind – to boo ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Lyons Township graduate Jake Elliott racks up milestones with Memphis football

    Jake Elliott, a Lyons Township grad and junior kicker at Memphis, already has racked up an impressive amount of stats and accomplishments in his two y ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Christen Press scores twice in Chicago Red Stars draw

    LISLE – For the second game in a row, the Chicago Red Stars came away with a tie for the after facing a fellow National Women's Soccer League title co ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield athletes have plenty of offseason options

    It used to be that elite high school athletes had three jerseys in their closets – one for a fall sport, one for a winter sport, and one for a spring ...
    July 30, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Lots of sports options for athletes looking to specialize

    Athletes who decide to specialize in one sport have plenty of options to choose from. Club and AAU teams not only offer top-notch competition, but als ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Christen Press goal leads Chicago Red Stars against Washington Spirit

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – The National Women's Soccer League-leading Chicago Red Stars nearly handed third-place Washington Spirit its first home defeat of th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm
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