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Western Springs News

  • High school football: Lyons Township, teams from across Illinois prep for season during summer camp

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Kayla Morrissey racks up accolades with Grinnell softball

    Kayla Morrissey had plenty of success on and off the softball field as a freshman at Grinnell College (Iowa) in 2015.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Schneider finds silver lining at Olympic Trials

    OMAHA, Neb. – Mimi Schneider’s first trip to the Olympic Trials encouraged her to pursue a college swimming career.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • Letter: Reporting can impede mental health recover

    To the Editor:I would like to offer some perspective on the media’s approach to sharing the details ...
    July 18, 2016 - 8:15 pm
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Reader Poll

    How familiar are you with the positions of your local legislators?
    I’ve got a pretty good idea of where they stand
    I generally just go by party affiliation to get an idea
    I probably should know more about their positions
    I’m not sure who my local legislators are