| Jun 1, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Four competitors won state championships and athletes from 13 area middle schools earned top-eight finishes at the Illinois Elementary School Association's state track meet that was held last weekend in East Peoria.
The IESA holds meets for seventh-...
| May 31, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Allison Broad is a shining example of how hard work and dedication can pay big dividends in the long run.
Broad, who just graduated from Mother McAuley High School in Chicago's Mount Greenwood community, will attend the University of Illinois at...
| May 29, 2015
| 2:57 PM
Graduation was both a time of beginnings for Deerfield High School seniors and an ending for two key administrators, including retiring principal Audris Griffith, who earned a standing ovation.
It was also a time of inspiration, coming from a member...
| May 28, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Cupcake Extravaganza benefits National MS Society
VERNON - Rockville High School principal Andy Rockett (second from left) presented National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, president and CEO Lisa Gerrol (third from left) with a check...
| May 26, 2015
| 12:29 PM
Since the odds of another Illinois high school winning state championships in football, boys basketball, girls tennis doubles, mathematics, Science Olympiad, girls water polo and boys gymnastics in the same school year are about as good as seeing Taylor...
| May 6, 2015
| 9:11 PM
Naperville North now has to play the waiting game.
The Huskies finished second in Wednesday's Wheaton Warrenville South Sectional with 141.8 points.
Wheaton co-op won with a 153.15 point total to advance to the state finals. There are four other...
| May 21, 2015
| 1:18 PM
The Warren Silver Wave 12-under travel softball team qualified for the American Softball Association-sanctioned Northern Nationals by finishing second recently in a qualifying tournament in downstate Pontiac.
The Gurnee-based squad that is affiliated...
| May 20, 2015
| 7:50 AM
On the first official day of team practice in February, Stevenson boys gymnastics coach Eric Liva gathered his three top gymnasts.
He had a straightforward message to deliver to seniors Arie Feltman-Frank and Elijah Klaber and sophomore Matt Krames....
| May 14, 2015
| 12:55 PM
Even before Stevenson won its third straight boys gymnastics sectional title on May 7, one thing was certain — Patriots were one of the best teams in the state.
With a sectional championship score of 152.30, Stevenson showed it is a strong state...
| May 19, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Now that's how you make an impression.
With UIC coach Charley Nelson in the stands during Saturday's boys gymnastics state finals in Hinsdale, Neuqua Valley senior Wes Diveney went out and won the still rings, sharing the honor with Niles West junior...
| May 19, 2015
| 12:28 PM
Even during the last event of the final meet of the season, Lyons sophomore gymnast Alex Janicki is looking for a way to get better.
In a sport where the slightest wobble or break in form can cause a deduction in points, Janicki worries about every...