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  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • High school baseball: Downers Grove South's Danny Oriente a 'special' baseball talent, all-area team MVP

    DOWNERS GROVE – Speak softly and carry a big stick was the foreign policy ideology of President Theodore Roosevelt.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Downers Grove South football golf outing on July 22

    WOODRIDGE – The Downers Grove South football program will hold its alumni golf outing at 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Village Greens of Woodridge.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • High school sports: Track champ, softball trophy spring highlights for Downers Grove South

    By any measure Downers Grove South had impressive performances during the spring sports season. Here are a few of the highlights:
    June 23, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • High school sports: Jaida Green, Robby Prescott track and field finishes part of spring highlights for Downers Grove North

    With school out for the year and summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to look back at the spring sports highlights for Downers Grove North. H ...
    June 22, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South seniors set records this season, new coach ready to take over

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South’s rich softball history includes 13 seasons with 30 or more wins, including a 36-1 squad in 1993 that won the stat ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Volunteers needed for field sport championships at Benedictine University

    A call has gone out from USA Track & Field for volunteers to assist at August’s Masters Throws Championships in Lisle.
    June 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Brendan Shanahan a senior tone-setter for Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Brendan Shanahan went from being a foot soldier to a general in the baseball equivalent of a blink of an eye.
    June 15, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South caps season, coach's career with victory

    PEORIA – The ultimate dream was denied, but Downers Grove South’s softball team still closed the season in style.
    June 15, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Downers Grove South grads Zack Burdi, Danny Mayer taken in MLB Draft

    As a hard-throwing pitcher at Downers Grove South, Zack Burdi already was charting a career path toward professional baseball while he was still in hi ...
    June 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South rebounds for win in third place game

    PEORIA – Downers Grove South’s softball team had a slugging finish to its season in the Class 4A third-place game on June 11.
    June 12, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove South to play for third place after semifinal loss

    PEORIA – Downers Grove South's softball team will have to readjust its goal heading into the final game of the season.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad Zack Burdi picked by White Sox in MLB Draft

    As a hard-throwing pitcher at Downers Grove South, Zack Burdi was already charting a career path towards professional baseball while he was still in h ...
    June 12, 2016 - 7:31 am
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