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  • Nazareth starts fast, rolls to win against Bloomington

    LA GRANGE PARK – With plenty of preseason hype, Nazareth lived up to expectations in the season opener.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • 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
  • Friars start off season with win at Carmel

    MUNDELEIN – The first start in a Fenwick uniform for Jack Beneventi was a winning one. The senior tr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:14 am
  • LT falls to Warren 17-14

    GURNEE – For the third year in a row Lyons Township lost the season opener. The Lions traveled up to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:09 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
  • Fenwick football preview

    After a 10-win season last year, Fenwick is hoping Benet transfer Jack Beneventi can guide them to similar success this season. Beneventi, a highly re ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Senior says: Ross, Lions set sights on state

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Lyons Township running back Leonard Ross committed to Miami University in Ohio in early August, just in time to focus on his final s ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Talented backfield duo expected to lead LT

    TALENTED BACKFIELD: Seniors Leonard Ross and Tommy Fiedler give the Lions one of the best backfields in the area. Ross ran for 1,053 yards and totaled ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Nazareth looks to turn talent into wins

    LOADED LINE: The offensive line has four returning starters. Jack Shutack (6-foot-5, 285 pounds) and Michael Owens (6-4, 273) have FBS offers and twin ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Hoover: Writers, writing and more at the library

    What would we do without the authors of the world? We’d miss the fantastical epics of our George R. R. Martins, the clever whodunits of our Agatha Chr ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • LT, Nazareth, RB girls golfers hit the links

    As the girls golf season gets underway, teams have their sights set on the same destination – downstate Decatur for the Class A and AA state tournamen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Boys golf previews: LT chases team success again

    The golf season has already teed off and teams are hoping to make the trek Oct. 17 and 18 to Bloomington and Normal for the Class 1A, 2A and 3A state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Western Springs resident takes stand against heroin with traveling tombstones

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Since graduating from Lyons Township High School in 2008, Cassandra Wingert said she’s buried 12 friends who have died from overdose ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:27 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
  • 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 - 3:01 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
  • Western Springs fall recreation brochure now available

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Residents and community members in Western Springs can now access the 2014 Fall Recreation Brochure for upcoming activities and prog ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Western Springs to host back to school movie night Aug. 22

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Celebrating the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year, the Western Springs Park District is inviting residents and ne ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • 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
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