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  • 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. 20, 2014 - 5:00 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 - 3:02 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 - 12:00 pm
  • 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
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ian Grant: When pitching, let the club do the work

    Pitching can be one of the easiest shots in golf if played correctly. Similar to chipping, it is a short shot but instead of the ball rolling most of ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Dead bird found in Western Springs tests positive for West Nile virus

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Cook County Department of Public Health and Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District recently informed the village of West ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Western Springs French Market open every Thursday through August

    WESTERN SPRINGS – August's first Western Springs' French Market will be open for business from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Tower Green.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Elmhurst's Chris Nybo to take over Kirk Dillard's state Senate seat

    ELMHURST – Chris Nybo, R-Elmhurst, will replace Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale in the Illinois Senate's 24th District.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:37 pm
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