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  • Even before Northwestern offered, Eric Eshoo hoped to play there

    Even before Northwestern offered, Eric Eshoo hoped to play there
    Emmett Clifford got a sneak peak into Eric Eshoo's thinking this spring. During after-school car rides from Loyola to workouts at Rebound Fitness & Rehabilitation in Northbrook, Clifford said Eshoo often talked about his desire to play football at...
  • OPRF hopes Alan Griffin has long hoops career with Huskies

     OPRF hopes Alan Griffin has long hoops career with Huskies
    Oak Park-River Forest rising sophomore Alan Griffin estimates that he has moved 28 times in his short life. When asked at a Riverside-Brookfield summer league game last month for a list, the high-scoring guard for the Huskies' boys basketball team could...
  • Kenosha Kingfish qualify for Northwoods League playoffs

    Kenosha Kingfish qualify for Northwoods League playoffs
    There will be playoff baseball in Kenosha in 2015. The Kingfish clinched a spot in the Northwoods League playoffs when they beat the Lakeshore Chinooks 6-1 and 2-1 in a doubleheader earlier this week at Simmons Field in Kenosha. With the wins, Kenosha...
  • Numbers suggest good things ahead for Brittny Ellis and Jalen Brunson

    Numbers suggest good things ahead for Brittny Ellis and Jalen Brunson
    College and pro coaches are always trying to project how athletes will perform at the next level — THEIR level, to be exact. Fans of high-profile team sports such as basketball and football are familiar with the processes, which are called college...
  • David Einhaus earns respect, gets results at Grundy County Speedway

    David Einhaus earns respect, gets results at Grundy County Speedway
    David Einhaus is feeling stronger every day. It's starting to show at Grundy County Speedway, where the 26-year-old Seneca native has been one of the biggest late-model surprises of 2015. On May 22, Einhaus stunned everybody by setting fast time. On...
  • Greg Solawa gears up to play for Ohio State soccer team after surgery

    Greg Solawa gears up to play for Ohio State soccer team after surgery
    The final match of Greg Solawa's club soccer career took place on Friday, June 26, but he couldn't contribute in his customary role at attacking midfielder. His Chicago Magic U18 team played at the Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Indiana. Solawa...
  • South Elgin's Ryan Weiss makes right choice with Wright State

    South Elgin's Ryan Weiss makes right choice with Wright State
    South Elgin's Ryan Weiss completed a remarkably rapid ascension to Division I baseball this week when he signed a letter of intent to play at Wright State University. Like much of Weiss' pitching career, the signing Tuesday with Wright State came as a...
  • Former North Central College star Mark Schmitt hired as swimming coach

    Former North Central College star Mark Schmitt hired as swimming coach
    Ever since Mark Schmitt returned to his hometown of Naperville to swim at North Central College in 2003, he knew where he wanted to be. After completing the 2006 season for the Cardinals, a season in which he became the NCAA Division III national...
  • Oswego East's Meghan Bradshaw has way of proving naysayers wrong

    Oswego East's Meghan Bradshaw has way of proving naysayers wrong
    People have been telling Meghan Bradshaw what she can't do for a long time. And for just as long, she has been proving those naysayers wrong. Bradshaw, a senior-to-be at Oswego East, has been an Irish dancer for over a decade — reaching the...
  • Louisville's Wayne Blackshear, a Morgan Park grad, sets sights on Spurs

    Louisville's Wayne Blackshear, a Morgan Park grad, sets sights on Spurs
    Wayne Blackshear is a man on a mission. You can hear it in the tone of his voice, the conviction in his words. He's determined to prove he has the skills to play in the NBA — no matter how underwhelming his college career is perceived. "I'm...
  • Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist

    Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist
    Jack Disney wrote about pro baseball before Los Angeles had a major league team. He covered the Lakers when they moved here from Minneapolis and, he told people, might have been responsible for USC keeping legendary football coach John McKay. Disney,...