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  • High school baseball: Ben Ficht delivers game-winning hit as Downers Grove South tops Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ben Ficht didn't hesitate in admitting that he hasn't been productive with the bat in his hands lately.
    April 29, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Hinsdale Central girls soccer can't solve Fremd

    The Naperville Invitational is loaded with elite teams and is considered one of the best regular-season girls soccer tournaments in the state.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove North baseball sweeps conference series

    Downers Grove North’s baseball team completed a West Suburban Silver conference series sweep against Proviso West with an 11-0 win on April 25.
    April 27, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove North passes test against Glenbard South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Savannah Rodriguez and her Downers Grove North softball teammates faced one of their biggest tests of the season April 23.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Downers Grove South's Kailee O'Connor impresses at varsity level

    NAPERVILLE – Downers Grove South sophomore Kailee O’Connor could have been intimidated by playing in the prestigious Naperville Invitational for the f ...
    April 27, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • High school baseball: Lisle, Westmont come together to honor former Westmont standout Charlie Donovan (with video)

    LISLE – The baseball teams at Westmont High School and Lisle High School are part of a fierce rivalry.
    April 22, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • High school sports: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South athletes make college commitments

    DOWNERS GROVE – April 13 was a milestone day for dozens of Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South student-athletes.
    April 20, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • High school softball: Home runs power Downers Grove South past OPRF

    DOWNERS GROVE – Facing three strong opponents in less than 24 hours produced a roller-coaster ride of results for Downers Grove South’s softball team.
    April 20, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • High school girls soccer: Young players help Downers Grove North get off to solid start

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove North girls soccer coach Bob Calder has learned an important fact about his team in the early going.
    April 13, 2016 - 6:43 am
  • High school baseball: Pitching talent propels Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • High school baseball: Returning talent boosts Downers Grove South, Westmont; Downers Grove North has several new starters

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • High school girls soccer: Downers Grove North tops Oak Park-River Forest in shootout

    OAK PARK – After suffering back-to-back of 1-0 road losses against Downers Grove South and Lyons Township, Downers Grove North's girls soccer team exp ...
    April 6, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • High school girls soccer: One goal gives Downers Grove South win against Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – The timing of the game was not ideal and the weather conditions less so, but the players didn’t seem to mind.
    April 4, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • High school softball: Hinsdale Central, South start season with big goals in mind

    The high school softball season is in its early stages, and teams from across the state are on a journey they hope will lead to a trip to the state fi ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area teams ready for season [with video]

    Numbers and stats in softball can indicate a lot about a player or team. Batting average and RBIs for hitters or strikeouts and ERA for pitchers can s ...
    March 31, 2016 - 1:24 pm
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