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  • Wood Dale trees provide course for annual climbing competition

    WOOD DALE – Professional tree climbers competed for the title of best climber in the Illinois Arborist Association’s Tree Climbing Championship on Sat ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Tree professionals compete up in the air: 5 photos

    Professionals compete in the Illinois Tree Climbing Competition in Salt Creek Park in Wood Dale on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Addison Trail impressive in shutout win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – With more performances like this, it's going to be hard for Jake Atiyeh and Addison Trail's football team not to be an underdog.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Wood Dale police capture suspected serial bank robber

    WOOD DALE – Edward Klich, 62, of 3206 Peacock Lane, Rolling Meadows, was arrested and charged with bank robbery by Wood Dale police officers Thursday ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • Ian Grant: Practice drills to help all areas of your game

    Time spent wisely in practice can lead to better results during your round. Here are some drills that can maximize your practice time.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 9:24 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
  • Chrysler offers chance to win new car at Topgolf in Wood Dale

    WOOD DALE – Area residents are invited to take a swing at the Chrysler “Drive to 200” Challenge at Topgolf Chicago in Wood Dale.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Q&A: Montini grad Jordan Westerkamp prepping for breakout season at Nebraska

    After redshirting his first year on campus, Jordan Westerkamp, a Montini graduate from Lombard, had a big impact for Nebraska's football team last yea ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Prairie Fest returns to Wood Dale

    WOOD DALE – Prairie Fest returns for its 12th year this weekend in Wood Dale's Town Square.The festi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:27 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
  • Elmhurst Swim Team crowns three at regional

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Swim Team recently wrapped up the summer season at the Illinois Summer Regional meet.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • 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 - 4:31 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 - 9:48 pm
  • 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 - 7:36 pm
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