| Apr 30, 2015
| 12:35 PM
As its 20-1 record and 16-game winning streak suggests, the Warren softball team is having tremendous success this spring.
But the fact is, the current Blue Devils' elite performances are being matched by their predecessors at the next level …...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 8:26 PM
Two rounds into the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tournament, Lewis is an example of regular-season dominance that has carried over into the playoffs.
After a quarterfinal sweep Saturday over Grand Canyon, host Lewis defeated...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Central Michigan entered the sweepstakes for Matty Smith's services early and stayed with it. That paid off as South Elgin's explosive junior guard committed to the Mid-American Conference school.
"It's a relief it's over, but it's very exciting,...
| Apr 27, 2015
One of the reasons Ben LeRoy chose to attend Loyola was its winning tradition in football.
The Evanston native said he cared more about the program's culture of team than its record of producing major-college athletes.
"I want to win a state title,"...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 9:52 PM
Crescenta Valley at Meet of Champions: Heather MacDougall turned in a terrific Saturday afternoon at the Meet of Champions at Mount San Antonio College.
MacDougall won the 100-yard freestyle in 51.73 seconds, nearly two seconds...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:25 PM
New Illinois-Chicago men’s basketball coach Steve McClain opted for some local flavor in his first hire.
McClain named Downers Grove South graduate Brendan Mullins an assistant coach Friday, the school announced.
Mullins had been on staff at...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:54 PM
When Dalton Solbrig joins NCAA Division I men's volleyball power Hawaii next year, he'll join a small group of area graduates who are playing the sport for top teams in the country.
Hawaii is currently ranked No. 4 nationally in Division I. This year,...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 8:24 PM
Various explanations have been offered for the decline in college basketball attendance for eight straight years, including lower scores because of an overemphasis on defense and half-court offense. Others think it's simply a matter of a saturated...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:38 PM
John Calipari announced Monday that five to seven Kentucky players likely would declare for the NBA Draft, but he was really speaking directly to five to seven others.
The start of the late signing period for current high school seniors begins next...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:44 PM
What a relief Brandon Murray has been to South Carolina's bullpen.
The unbeaten freshman from Hobart collected his fourth victory with a season-high 5.2 innings of work against Mississippi State.
Murray was summoned after the Bulldogs knocked out...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Pioneer Press takes a look at the Glenbrook North, Glenbrook South, Loyola, New Trier, Evanston and North Shore Country Day baseball teams at the start of the season.
Glenbrook North returns nearly all of its players from last year,...