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  • 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
  • Baseball futures emerge for Hinsdale Central, South

    When the high school baseball season ends in the spring, most teams switch right to the summer season. A looser atmosphere during the summer where the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Cooperstown Dreams come true for DG Fury

    The 12U Downers Grove Fury travel baseball team had a memorable road trip earlier this summer as it traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., and competed in the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • DuPage County Hounds take on Joliet Admirals: 12 photos

    The DuPage County Hounds host the Joliet Admirals at Benedictine University in Lisle on Friday, July 11, 2014. They play in the Midwest Collegiate Lea ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Christian Bokich, Adam Dressler teammates again for DuPage Co. Hounds

    Christian Bokich and Adam Dressler were teammates on Hinsdale Central's baseball team last spring but then went their separate ways after graduation.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hinsdale South advances to summer baseball semifinal: 5 photos

    Hinsdale South wins their summer baseball state quarter final 9-2 over Naperville Central on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. They play Downers Grove North on ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • 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
  • College notes: Bobby Skogsbergh breaks in with Boston College baseball

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few area athletes that starred for ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 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
  • Charlie Donovan earns tryout for USA Baseball National Team

    A broken thumb isn't slowing down Charlie Donovan. The Westmont High School senior-to-be and Clarend ...
    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
  • State titles for Anne Zaher, boys tennis top spring highlights for Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – The spring sports season for high school athletes has concluded, so now is the perfect time to take one more look at the best moments from ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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