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  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year. The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Area gridiron teams start prep for 2014 season with summer camps

    WHEATON – Summer football is a chance for high school teams to start forming as a unit and for individuals to start shining.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • College notes: Vlasta Mangia leaves mark on North Central softball

    High schools have hit summer break and the recently graduated senior class is preparing for college. Some local products already in college participat ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area baseball team

    Summer baseball is already in full swing, but it's not too late to look back on the stars of the spring season. Here are some of the top players from ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Seven spring sports highlights for Fenwick, Nazareth

    It was a strong spring for the local private schools with Fenwick piling up records and titles and Nazareth seeing some postseason successes as well. ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Four spring highlights at Morton

    The spring sports season and the school year has concluded. Before summer camps get started and before the next school year starts, let's take one mor ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area softball team

    The softball season wrapped up Saturday with a pair of state title games. With the season in the books, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the accompl ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • All-area MVP: Chizewski does it all for Nazareth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Many softball players are happy to excel at one or two aspects of the game. Nazareth's Mary Grace Chizewski is truly a well-rounded p ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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