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  • Gateway SRA Gators send three teams to State Special Olympics

    The Gateway Special Recreation Association Green and Red teams brought home the gold in volleyball at the Special Olympics Qualifying games in Septemb ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • All-area MVP: LT setter Juley overcomes adversity for All-American season

    LA GRANGE – Hannah Juley has proven herself as an elite setter, but her path to get there wasn’t the most typical.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • All-area girls volleyball team

    The girls volleyball season wrapped up on Saturday with all four classes finishing up at Redbird Arena in Normal. That means its time to honor the bes ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Nazareth set for first semifinal, showdown with St. Francis

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nobody has been able to stop Nazareth so far this season, and the offensive line showed why Saturday.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • LT's Transitions Perks opens in Western Springs: 5 photos

    On Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 Lyons Township High School's Transition Program holds a grand opening of Transition Perks, a coffee shop in Western Springs f ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Lyons Township High School perks up with coffee shop run by transition students

    LA GRANGE – Business is brewing at a new Western Springs coffee shop run through the Lyons Township High School Transition Program.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • LT and Fenwick send several swimmers to state

    Girls swimming sectionals took place on Saturday and both Lyons Township and Fenwick sent double digit qualifiers to the state meet. This year's state ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • 7th Annual Burr Ridge Jingle Mingle: 5 photos

    Burr Ridge hosts the 7th annual Jingle Mingle at Burr Ridge Village Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • O-line paves way for another big Nazareth win

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nobody has been able to stop Nazareth so far this season and the offensive line showed why on Saturday.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:57 pm
  • Western Springs police, fire respond to bomb threat at Mariano's

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs police and fire departments responded to reports of a bomb threat at an area grocery store at 2:25 p.m. Sunday.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • All-area boys soccer: Meet Suburban Life Media's 2014 selections

    The boys soccer season is officially in the books after two championship games on Saturday concluded the campaign. Now is the perfect time to honor th ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Western Springs to host public hearing Nov. 20

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The village of Western Springs will host a public hearing Nov. 20 in regards to the proposed Foxford Station project.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Senior legacy a lasting one for LT volleyball

    CHICAGO – Seniors Hannah Juley, Toni Saracco and Cori Hansen have played together on Lyons Township’s varsity volleyball team for years, but it all en ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nazareth waltzes into football quarterfinals

    CHICAGO – Nazareth football just keeps on rolling.The Roadrunners improved to 11-0 with a 45-8 win a ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Prep roundup: Fenwick heads into football state quarters

    A 31-14 win at Carmel has Fenwick football in the Class 7A quarterfinals. Fenwick got two rushing touchdowns each from Pat Donahue and Adam Williams.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Preschoolers Dig for Dinosaurs: 5 photos

    Preschoolers dig into dinosaurs at the Park District of La Grange on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Long: Enjoy reading more – join a group!

    I used to wish I read more books. As a young adult, I was advised to set a goal of reading at least one book per month. I didn’t come anywhere close t ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Area villages introduce Ebola protocols

    LA GRANGE – Several villages around the area have joined together with local hospitals to outline a set of uniform protocols for employee safety, pati ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Roadrunners roll into second round

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth’s football team has made a habit of getting off to fast starts in home games this year.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst's Nybo keeps Senate seat

    ELMHURST – Republican Chris Nybo of Elmhurst will remain the District 24 state senator after claiming victory over Democrat Suzy Glowiak of Western Sp ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Prep roundup: Six picks help Fenwick football move on

    FOOTBALL Fenwick The Friars advanced in the Class 7A playoffs by winning 17-10 at Highland Park on S ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Lions thwarted in upset bid at Stevenson

    LINCOLNSHIRE – Leonard Ross had a heroic performance that nearly won the game for Lyons Township, but a late fumble ended a late comeback drive for th ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Ending doesn't define season for LT soccer

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Even in a moment of disappointment, John Mazur was able to put things in perspective.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Hinsdale Central wins soccer semifinal over Lyons Township: 6 photos

    Hinsdale Central wins a Class 3A sectional semifinal soccer match 1-0 over Lyons Township in Western Springs on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Roadrunners carry momentum into second season

    LA GRANGE PARK – It was business as usual for Nazareth football Saturday afternoon, but now things get interesting.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Tough test on tap for LT football

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Lyons Township football is back in the Class 8A playoffs.The Lions’ reward for bea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Lions boys, girls teams lock up sectional spots

    HINSDALE – Lyons Township’s boys cross country team entered the Hinsdale Central regional Saturday without its top three runners, but the regional is ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 6:00 am
  • Kowalski helps Lions to first state trophy in 21 years

    BUFFALO GROVE – Meg Kowalski had never played tennis as part of a team before this season. Despite t ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Prep roundup: Fenwick sneaks into postseason despite loss to St. Francis

    Fenwick’s football team lost 21-14 against St. Francis on Saturday to finish the regular season with a 5-4 record. Pat Donahue had 27 carries for 101 ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Girls volleyball playoff previews: LT, Naz primed for deep runs

    Girls volleyball teams are finishing up the regular season and preparing for the postseason with the goal of reaching the state finals Nov. 14 and 15 ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hinsdale Central girls win second straight tennis state title

    BUFFALO GROVE – With three top-3 finishes, Hinsdale Central's girls tennis team won its second consecutive state title and third championship in four ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Football playoff pairings set

    It's almost playoff time for area high school football teams. The IHSA released the list of 256 team ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Nazareth finishes off perfect regular season, ESCC title

    LA GRANGE PARK – It was business as usual for Nazareth football on Saturday afternoon, but now it gets interesting.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Lyons Township wins to head to playoffs

    HILLSIDE – Lyons Township is headed to the playoffs with a 5-4 record again. The Lions beat Proviso ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:58 am
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