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  • Plainfield North graduate excited about opportunity to play pro ball

    JOLIET – After finishing up a successful career at Saint Xavier University in the spring, Scott Vachon was uncertain about what kind of future he had ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Lewis men's basketball headed to Costa Rica

    ROMEOVILLE – Before becoming men’s basketball coach at Lewis, Scott Trost enjoyed a successful run in the same capacity at Illinois Wesleyan.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Grosse, Villasenor help Illinois White win at Midwest Baseball Classic

    JOLIET – Shortstop Cody Grosse ranged far to his left, spun around and fired a strike to first base to retire the batter.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Krupa, Pluth claim titles at Joliet Junior Amateur

    JOLIET – After a competitive first day at the Joliet Park District’s Joliet Junior Amateur, where four golfers were within four strokes of the top spo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Gaudio, Hurst, Thiessen victorious at McHenry Women’s Invitational

    The 18th green was surrounded by golf carts in anticipation of the final pairing of the Championship Flight of Tuesday’s second round at the McHenry W ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:15 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
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Newcomers fare well at Woodruff in Joliet Junior Amateur

    JOLIET – A golfer’s first round on Woodruff Golf Course can be a real test, considering the many tree-lined fairways, small greens and elevation chang ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • New Harvard coach starts new tradition with women's football clinic

    HARVARD – Harvard football coaches shouted instructions for individual drills with a different reaction – laughter – than they will receive in two wee ...
    July 28, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Baker benefits again in late-model feature at Grundy County Speedway

    MORRIS – For the second consecutive week Friday, Plainfield’s Ricky Baker took advantage of a late mishap involving cars in front of him to win the la ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:14 pm
  • Hall's Midwest Classic back at Plainfield South

    JOLIET – Former Lockport Hall of Fame coach Jim Hall coached Joliet West shortstop Cody Grosse in last year's Midwest Baseball Classic.
    July 28, 2014 - 8:14 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Getzelman transferring to Iowa Western

    Jordan Getzelman wakes up each morning, takes in the scenic view of the Rocky Mountains near Couer d’Alene, Idaho, feels no pain in his left wrist and ...
    July 28, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Channahon falls in Bronco Zone semifinal

    CHANNAHON – The great equalizer in baseball is an ace pitcher.Channahon 12-year-old Bronto team foun ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Slammers' game postponed after pounding Windy City

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The Joliet Slammers’ game Sunday at Traverse City was postponed because of afternoon thunderstorms. The two teams will play a d ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Streacker wins main event in a split decision

    JOLIET – For those who were looking for a lot of flair and dramatics in the title bouts of the Summer Fights Series II at Hollywood Casino Joliet, the ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:33 pm
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