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  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South peaking before start of postseason

    The grind of the high school basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start on the ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Bryan Jakobsze of Downers Grove North is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cucinova

    Bryan Jakobsze Downers Grove North Basketball Senior Why Jakobsze was selected: Jakobsze score ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Finals appearances fun for Downers Grove South's Carlson, Davenport

    PALATINE – For the first time, Downers Grove South senior Kayla Carlson finished her gymnastics season by competing in the state finals.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school wrestling: Westmont's Zach Muller finishes as a state champ

    CHAMPAIGN – Zach Muller got a small taste of success as a junior at the state wrestling tournament.A ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Downers Grove North's Ben Ellstrom swims to state meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ben Ellstrom knows what a difference a year – and a second on the clock – can make.T ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North's Cummings, Downers Grove South's Villalobos book state berths

    DOWNERS GROVE – The sectional wrestling tournament was a step in the right direction for Nate Cummings.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Downers Grove South trio moves on to state meet

    OSWEGO – Downers Grove South senior Kayla Carlson’s chronic back injury nearly prevented her from competing this gymnastics season.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove South stays alive in conference race with win against Hinsdale South

    DOWNERS GROVE – A conference title chase requires unexpected heroes, and Downers Grove South sophomore guard Wes Hooker filled the role Feb. 10.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Julie Pospisilova of Downers Grove North is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cucinova

    Julie PospisilovaDowners Grove NorthBasketballJuniorWhy Pospisilova was selected: Pospisilova is lea ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Postseason almost here for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams now are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Downers G ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Shawn Lee of Downers Grove South is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cucinova

    Shawn LeeDowners Grove SouthWrestlingFreshmanWhy Lee was selected: Lee secured a sectional tournamen ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Holly Lueken's improvement a plus Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South’s rising fortunes in West Suburban Gold girls basketball are being powered by a fast-emerging 6-foot sophomore.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South nab several spots in sectional tourney

    LA GRANGE – Sergio Villalobos was modest about it, but he knows how important winning a regional title was to his wrestling postseason.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North secures senior night win with strong finish

    DOWNERS GROVE – On Downers Grove North's senior night, Bryan Jakobsze and Ryan Pustelnik helped lock down a win after the sophomores staked the Trojan ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • “Dancing with Stevie” to raise money for 18-year-old cancer patient

    A few days before her 18th birthday last July, Stephanie Anderson was diagnosed with stage IV Osteosarcoma bone cancer.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 9:48 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area schools ready for postseason push

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ellie Gross of Downers Grove North is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cucinova

    Ellie GrossDowners Grove NorthBasketballFreshmanWhat she did: Gross scored a team-high 14 points on ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school basketball: Semaj Henderson, Eddie Boston help Downers Grove North get back on track

    DOWNERS GROVE – Maybe this was the turning point for Downers Grove North’s boys basketball team.Ther ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove South rises to occasion on Hall of Fame night

    DOWNERS GROVE – Elements past and present combined for a memorable night at Downers Grove South.The ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Final conference meet memorable for Downers Grove North's Nicolet Christensen, Becky Donnelly

    GLEN ELLYN – During four varsity seasons with the Downers Grove North girls gymnastics program, the rewards have been plenty for seniors Nicolet Chris ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 5:30 pm