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  • Planned proposal would separate public, private school sports

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the Illinois High School Association instituted the private school m ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • 'Nomadic' Ross leads Vikings girls golf team

    Doug Ross lends a top-notch anecdote to this, the world’s first “You might be a nomadic coach if…” joke.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:07 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 - 3:01 pm
  • Jendryk, Rooney shine on volleyball world stage

    St. Francis High School graduate Jeff Jendryk was selected to the final 12-man roster of the 2014 USA Men's Junior National volleyball team that compe ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Club Fusion volleyball welcomes seniors

    MARENGO – Richard Desmond learned how to play volleyball in the jungle. It was 1968, and Desmond was ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 6:28 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
  • Schwab: D-303 vote ‘a very good sign’ for lacrosse

    The District 303 school board’s vote Monday to fold boys and girls lacrosse into the athletic departments at St. Charles East and North has energized ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Glory Days: Athlete makes Sports Illustrated

    How does a teenager get his story told in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd column? Just imagine if all parents wrote to the magazine bragging a ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • On mission on court and off

    GURNEE – Former Warren Township tennis player John Westerberg has been able to keep himself busy in the summer, volunteering for mission trips.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Numbers low as Harvard set to utilize spread option

    HARVARD – Harvard senior running back Christian Kramer knew what his first priority was after practice – phone some friends.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Johnsburg confident heading back into BNC East

    JOHNSBURG – Nick Brengman remembers what it felt like two years ago as a starry-eyed sophomore playing quarterback for Johnsburg’s varsity team.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 6:50 pm
  • Goss: Central, West football anticipate return to Friday nights

    The Joliet Central and West football teams have not experienced a home night game since the return to separate programs in 2010.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Slammers drop series opener to Southern Illinois

    JOLIET– When Southern Illinois played here in May, the Joliet Slammers swept the Miners with three come-from-behind wins to open the season with a 3-0 ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Tougher, longer Bob Leonard River Run races on

    ST. CHARLES – Changes that made the races more challenging in Saturday’s Eight Annual Bob Leonard River Run and Walk did not deter runners from compet ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 6:27 pm
  • Pheasant Run pro and burn victim continues to prove doctor wrong

    Jamie Nieto's master plan to make golf an integral part of his life originated when he was a teenager, and actually was more practical than you might ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:05 pm
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