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  • Third-place finish caps stellar summer for DG Rebels

    DOWNERS GROVE – If the goal of any fastpitch softball team is to play its best at the end of a season, then the Downers Grove Rebels 14U A softball te ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Solid foundations in place for DGN, DGS girls golf teams

    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. 22, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • It’s tee time for DGN, DGS, Westmont boys golfers

    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. 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Downers Grove South football sophomores take Ice Bucket Challenge

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's sophomore football team couldn't have picked a better time to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:14 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 - 3:01 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
  • 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
  • Downers Grove wins Babe Ruth state title

    Players and coaches from the Downers Grove Babe Ruth 14U All-Star team celebrate after winning the Northern Illinois state title in July. The win sent ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Q&A: Hard work helps Northwestern walk-on Doug Diedrick earn scholarship

    Doug Diedrick knows a lot about winning, having been a member of football state title-winning teams with Montini in 2009 and 2010. The Woodridge nativ ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:31 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
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