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  • Ian Grant: Practice drills to help all areas of your game

    Time spent wisely in practice can lead to better results during your round. Here are some drills that can maximize your practice time.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Western Conference baseball enjoys banner summer

    BROOKFIELD – The Western Conference youth baseball league based in Brookfield enjoyed its most successful summer in its 53-year history as three teams ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Fairy tales can come true at Berwyn library

    BERWYN – A host of beloved characters showed up at the fifth annual Fairy Tale Ball at the Berwyn Public Library on Aug. 24.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to Berwyn: 5 photos

    The Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to the Morton West High School parking lot in Berwyn beginning on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 for the weekend.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Friday night football scoreboard

    Severe weather swept through the suburbs Friday night on the opening night of high school football. Some games were delayed and some were postponed. F ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 2:17 am
  • Kickoff is here for local high school football teams

    The high school football season is about to kick off, and teams from across the state are setting their sights on Champaign, where the state finals wi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:25 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
  • 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 - 3:02 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
  • Moving Wall comes to Berwyn for the weekend: 8 photos

    The opening ceremony for the Moving Wall installation is held in Proksa Park in Berwyn on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The Moving Wall is a half-size repli ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:14 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
  • Berwyn Bronco baseball takes home two regionals

    The 12U Bronco level baseball team from Berwyn Recreation made its deepest postseason run since 2004 this summer as the squad won the Plainfield and K ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:50 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 - 4:30 pm
  • 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 - 2:04 pm
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Stickney man charged after firing rifle, threatening neighbors

    STICKNEY – A 54-year-old Stickney man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and three counts of aggravated assault following an incident at ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Shlah: Things are blooming at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    As we progress more deeply into the dog days of summer, our library community is basking in the glow of the success of our PAWS to READ Summer Reading ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
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