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  • Lions blow past Stagg in Tosh opener

    ELMHURST – Playing the day after Christmas can be a tough proposition for high school teams, but the Lyons Township boys had no trouble with it on Fri ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Western Springs Police Department welcomes new sergeant

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Sergeant Phillip Lo Chirco was sworn in and recognized as a new sergeant for the Western Springs Police Department Dec. 15.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:10 am
  • Pioneer prowess

    The western suburbs have sent its fair share of football players to big-time programs, and another group of college coaches are tapping the area to bo ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Jalen Clanton’s 3 lifts Bulldogs over Lions

    LA GRANGE – Jalen Clanton’s huge 3-pointer happened so fast the sophomore didn’t even have a chance to get nervous.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Glen Ellyn woman saved by 2 who watched her drive onto tracks in Western Springs

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A Metra train from Chicago headed west struck an unoccupied vehicle on the railroad tracks at about 5:17 p.m. Monday evening in West ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Girls basketball holiday tournament previews: LT, RB hope for tournament titles

    One of the best things about the holiday season is basketball tournaments. Local girls teams are heading all over the area to take on new teams and pl ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Boys basketball holiday tournament previews: Local teams head to Proviso West, York

    The winter holidays brings colder temperatures outside, but area gyms will heat up with boys and girls tournament action. Here's the outlook for Morto ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Clanton's clutch 3-pointer lifts RB past LT

    LA GRANGE – Jalen Clanton's huge 3-pointer happened so fast the sophomore didn't even have a chance to get nervous.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Local products ready for college football bowl season

    College football’s postseason slate is all set, and a slew of athletes who played at area high schools will be suiting up for their college teams. Her ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • LT girls work together for undefeated start

    LA GRANGE – Superstars are great, but depth and team chemistry can go a long way towards creating team success.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Prep roundup: LT and Morton boys pick up impressive wins

    BOYS BASKETBALL Lyons Township The Lions put up another winning weekend to improve to 7-1 on the sea ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • LT girls stay undefeated with win at York

    ELMHURST – The Lyons Township girls keep rolling along this season. Gaby Galassini and Hope Miller e ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy offering holiday basketball, baseball, softball camps

    LISLE – The Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle will be hosting Chicago Bulls Basketball Camps and Chicago White Sox Baseball Holiday Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Western Springs Fire Department raises money, shaves mustaches

    WESTERN SPRINGS – In an effort to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues commonly faced by men, two ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • LT wins at home against York: 9 photos

    Lyons Township varsity boys basketball team plays York at home in La Grange on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. LT wins 51-33.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 selections from the Berwyn/La Grange/Riverside area

    The high school football season is officially in the books, which makes it the perfect time to honor the best players from local schools with our all- ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • All-area MVP Ross was a leader for Lyons Township football

    WESTERN SPRINGS – For two and a half seasons, Leonard Ross has been the man in the backfield for Lyons Township football.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Brunner busts out for Lions

    LA GRANGE – Joe Brunner has been thrown into the fire early in Lyons Township’s season, but the senior is adapting well.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • LT boys shake off losing streak to York

    LA GRANGE – Harrison Niego and the rest of the Lyons Township boys basketball team has endured its fair share of losses to York in recent years, but t ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Western Springs, Hinsdale fire departments raise money, shave mustaches

    HINSDALE – In an effort to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues commonly faced by men, two area f ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Season of distinction for Nazareth football

    CHAMPAIGN – Nazareth's football team had high expectations, both internally and externally, entering this season.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Nazareth's three stars from state football final

    Nazareth had a number of standout players perform well in the Class 6A state title game Saturday. Here are a few of the best performers from the Roadr ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Western Springs, La Grange Park to host weekend holiday events

    The Western Springs Business Association is trying something a little different this year and is expanding its annual Christmas Walk Festival of Trees ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Boys basketball previews: LT, Morton, RB have talent, high hopes

    The boys basketball season tipped off with Thanksgiving tournaments to start the season. Here's what to expect the rest of the way from Fenwick, Lyons ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • LT and RB fans "Pack the Place" for Special Olympics game: 6 photos

    Special Olympics basketball teams from Lyons Township and Riverside Brookfield High Schools compete in a "Pack the Place" game at RB on Wednesday, Nov ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Prep roundup: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield girls hoops start strong

    Lyons Township’s girls basketball team opened the season with three wins at its own Thanksgiving tournament. LT defeated DePaul College Prep 65-9, She ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Nazareth football state title, in their words

    Nazareth football players and coaches react to winning the first state championship for the program and school.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Nazareth’s Racki back on top

    CHAMPAIGN – The Gatorade bucket shower is nothing new for Nazareth football head coach Tim Racki.Fiv ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Lyons Township opens basketball tourney: 5 photos

    Lyons Township plays Stevenson in La Grange in the first round of the Thanksgiving basketball tournament they're co-hosting with Hinsdale Central, on ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Nazareth runs to victory and first state title in school history

    CHAMPAIGN – To win the first state title in any sport in school history, Nazareth went to what it does best: run the ball.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:07 am
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