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  • Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: Sandburg wrestler Rudy Yates

    Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: Sandburg wrestler Rudy Yates
    Wrestlers come in all sizes, but there's usually one common denominator: stoicism. "Wrestlers are serious by nature," Sandburg coach Eric Siebert said. "It is that way because of how difficult our sport is, how disciplined you have to be to approach it,...
  • A Look At College Hockey Tournaments Involving State Schools

    The UConn women's hockey team made two recent trips to Orono, Maine, and found its groove. The Huskies had just one victory in their previous nine games before a 2-1 victory over Maine Feb. 21. Captain Sarah MacDonnell scored with six-tenths of a...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

    Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues. The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off Thursday in St. Louis with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 11 Northern Iowa...
  • Terps given 99 percent probability to make NCAA tournament

    Terps given 99 percent probability to make NCAA tournament
    It's become a common line of questioning from Maryland men's basketball fans: Are the Terps in the NCAA tournament, and what would need to happen for them to get squeezed out? With each win, it becomes increasingly clear that Maryland is going to be...
  • Blast tops Lancers, 25-23, in MASL regular-season finale

    Blast tops Lancers, 25-23, in MASL regular-season finale
    The Blast held off the host Rochester Lancers, 25-23, in a back-and-forth regular-season finale Sunday. The Lancers scored just 33 seconds into the game, setting the tone for a Major Arena Soccer League match full of goals. The Blast (18-2) led 4-2 at the...
  • Providence builds big 2nd-half lead to defeat Marquette

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. The road hasn't been kind to the Golden Eagles this season, and Sunday's tilt at Providence was no exception. Marquette (11-17, 3-13) started and finished the game shooting the lights out, but the middle left much to be desired. The No....
  • 5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: 'MICHELANGELO OF BUTTOCKS INJECTIONS' STILL ON THE STAND IN PHILADELPHIA MURDER TRIAL Padge Victoria Windslowe says clients chose her over...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Saturday, Feb. 28

    SATURDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS DUAL TEAM WRESTLING STATE FINALS (at U.S. Cellular Coliseum, Bloomington) CLASS 3A Oak Park-River Forest 39, Sandburg 16, championship Glenbard North 42, Lockport 24, third Semifinals Oak Park-River Forest 51,...
  • Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard leads Villanova men's basketball team to Senior Night win

    Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard leads Villanova men's basketball team to Senior Night win
    VILLANOVA — Given a bit of space after a Villanova inbounds play, Darrun Hilliard's eyes grew wide. The senior guard with the lefty stroke had found his form after struggling through a 1-for-7 first half. Open on the wing, he wanted another chance...
  • Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction

    Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction
    NEW ORLEANS — It's not unusual to hear professional athletes admit how compelled they are to perform because there might be someone in the stands who has come just to see them and might never have the chance again. Joe DiMaggio said it, Derek Jeter,...