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  • Hard-hitting Burden leads on defense

    Mike Burden sets his sights on another unsuspecting opponent who catches a screen pass and can't wait to turn upfield. Burden, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound Palatine junior who tracks adversaries with the certainty of a heat-seeking missile, unleashes his...
  • Man gets 120 years for 2005 sex assault of woman, infant

    Man gets 120 years for 2005 sex assault of woman, infant
    A man was sentenced to 120 years in prison Monday for a 2005 attack in Wheaton in which he sexually assaulted a young mother and her infant daughter, “an act the devil himself would be loath to commit, ” according to the DuPage judge who...
  • Here`s a backfield of dreams

    Exaggeration is a dying art form in this modern age. Everything that moves is captured on videotape. No longer can an ex-high school football hero turn a 100-yard afternoon into a blockbuster 250-yard day a decade later. No longer must you store memories...
  • Naperville council rejects McDonald's near downtown

    Naperville council rejects McDonald's near downtown
    McDonald’s came to the Naperville City Council Tuesday night seeking permission to build a restaurant near downtown, but councilmen just weren’t lovin’ it. The City Council unanimously turned down the proposed fast-food restaurant at...
  • In pros or preps, `Redskin' is a slur

     
    See Dirty Word Games, a column by Suzan Shown Harjo, president of the Morning Star Institute in Washington, D.C., and a columnist for Indian Country Today. Here is my debate on this topic today with with host WGN AM 720......
  • Naperville Central takes series against Wheaton North

    In less than 24 hours, Naperville Central's baseball team may have emerged as one to watch as the postseason draws near. Behind some timely hitting and a complete game from sophomore left-hander Dan Ludwig, Naperville Central defeated No. 2 Wheaton North...
  • Nothing to it: Wunderlich, Naperville Central post 5th straight shutout

    For five games, Natalie Wunderlich has been nearly perfect. Her Naperville Central teammates have been even better. Wunderlich pitched her fifth consecutive shutout -- a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk -- and Meghan Silke delivered a two-...
  • O'Fallon ends Naperville Central's season

    Naperville Central's baseball team fell victim to assault-by-battery in the Class 4A supersectional Monday. O'Fallon right-hander Miles Quintal limited the Redhawks to three hits and catcher Nick Tindall homered and made a key pickoff throw in the...
  • Naperville Central no-hit by Edwardsville pitcher

    Naperville Central had grown accustomed to this kind of performance. Only the Redhawks are used to being on the other end. After pitching five straight shutouts to advance to the Final Four, Natalie Wunderlich and Naperville Central received a taste...
  • High school baseball | 4A state semifinal: Naperville Central's Ludwig finishes Stevenson

    High school baseball | 4A state semifinal: Naperville Central's Ludwig finishes Stevenson
    If this was the state final a round early, Naperville Central looked every bit the part of a champion for six innings. When his defense betrayed him to create a climactic moment, the Redhawks were in good hands — Dan Ludwig's left one. Ludwig, a...
  • Some stately record-breakers

    Some stately record-breakers
    It's no exaggeration to say the 1997 Tribune All-State Football Team will go down in history. The teenage dream team is headed by six players who have left indelible marks on the Illinois High School Association record book. - Dunbar tailback Rausell...