| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:13 PM
DePaul's Anna Martin didn't fully realize what was missing last season until practice began this fall.
"I don't think it hit any of us until we were at practice with a full team and how awesome it is to run drills that way instead of with six or seven,"...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Three of the final four teams in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tournament have strong TribLocal area ties. Lewis University, Loyola and Ball State reached …...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Week 7 featured several overtime games and a few top teams falling. It seems like this will be a year of uncertainty heading toward the end of the regular season.
Biggest surprise: Marian Central 49, Montini 24.
That it won wasn't a huge surprise....
| May 11, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Another impressive pitching performance by sophomore Brittany Gardner of Sandburg has put the Loyola University women's softball team into the final of the Horizon League tournament for the first time since 2004.
Should second-seeded Loyola win the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:20 PM
I received an email from a Neuqua Valley fan calling my "public surprise" over Neuqua's 44-33 triumph of Bolingbrook "unseemly for someone so knowledgeable."
Printed words don't always reveal sarcasm, but whether this was a shot at my Bolingbrook pick...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Quarterback: Mike Rudolph, Buffalo Grove, 6-3, 190, sr. Passed for almost 2,200 yards and 13 touchdowns, completing 65 percent of his attempts while rushing for three TDs. The leading passer in the Chicago area, he led the Bison to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:24 PM
It was a thrill for me whenever the Michael Lenehan byline appeared above a story — usually a very lengthy story — in The Atlantic from the early 1980s to early 1990s. Occasionally he would write for his home publication, the Chicago Reader,...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:22 PM
6 a.m. Exhibition baseball: N.Y. Yankees vs. Atlanta (d.).--MLB Net.
9 a.m. Golf: Avantha Masters final round (d. in Delhi, India).--Golf
9 a.m. Exhibition baseball: Kansas City vs. Chicago Cubs (d.).--MLB Net.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:44 PM
5 a.m. Baseball: World Classic: Cuba vs. Chinese Taipei (in Tokyo).--MLB Net.
7:30 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at West Ham.--ESPN2
7:30 a.m. Soccer: FA Cup sixth round: Wigan vs. Everton.--Fox Soccer Ch.
9 a.m. Talk:...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ben Wilson, 6-8, G/F, 1985
"Magic Johnson with a jump shot," Wilson was considered the No. 1 player in America when he was murdered following an accidental run-in near the school eight months after helping Simeon win its first city and state...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Crescenta Valley 4, Hoover 1: With first place in the Pacific League at stake, the Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer team got a strong second half effort that featured a pair of successful penalty kicks from Erick Trejo.