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  • 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
  • Voting begins for which local family will get free roof from Brookfield company

    BROOKFIELD – After launching its No Roof Left Behind program in January, Licitra Roofing has narrowed down the contestants to just four finalists and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Western Springs entrepreneur opens Tropical Sno

    ELMHURST – Tucked in a small storefront on York Street hides a little piece of paradise, complete with starfish, walls the color of the ocean and refr ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Western Springs to offer new water plant open house

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The village of Western Springs will celebrate the completion of its new water plant with an open house this August.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Western Springs law firm principal to become ISBA president-elect

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A Western Springs Law Firm principal, Umberto Davi of Umberto S. Davi, P.C., was recently selected as president-elect for the Illino ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Western Springs' Vie to host BBQ fest

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Western Springs' celebrated restaurant, Vie, kicked off its annual BBQ Week celebration on Monday, but there's still time to enjoy p ...
    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
  • Western Springs chef heads to the Taste of Chicago Friday

    WESTERN SPRINGS – As a part of the Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour, Chef Paul Virant will be featured at this year's Taste of Chicago.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Western Springs Community Garden now accepting membership applications

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The village of Western Springs will offer an open application period throughout the month of July for its Community Garden program's ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 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
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Area gridiron teams start prep for 2014 season with summer camps

    WHEATON – Summer football is a chance for high school teams to start forming as a unit and for individuals to start shining.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
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