| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:32 AM
A former South Elgin High School football player is suing the Illinois High School Association over its policies on concussion prevention and treatment.
The lawsuit "threatens high school football," according to a response filed by the IHSA, which is...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:23 AM
You'd have to think that one of the toughest local jobs to have right now is head coach and manager of Stevenson High School's varsity baseball team. Talk about pressure to join a highly selective club where the athletic bar of success keeps rising...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 12:44 PM
The PepsiCo Showdown of soccer has grown into a monster and plans on getting bigger.
Picture Godzilla jumping on the shoulders of King Kong.
Area soccer teams who are playing in the 68-team event are hoping to grow right along with it. Organizers call...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Lake Forest Academy senior Dejon Brissett would appear near the top of most lists of this school year's outstanding three-sport athletes in Lake County.
Some would argue that football is his best sport, and among those leaning in that direction would...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:22 PM
Say this for Pete Schneider, who announced this week he's stepping down after serving as girls basketball coach at Lakes for the past six seasons:
He's leaving the Eagles in so much better a position than where it was when he took it over that there...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 1:49 PM
There's no doubt that Lyons senior Emma Haugen wants to add a third state title in the high jump to her resume.
She hopes to achieve that by jumping 5-feet-9, or higher.
Haugen burst onto the track and field scene as a freshman by winning the Class 3A...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Sometimes latching onto a college is all about making connections.
That's how Hinsdale Central senior Lope Adelakun wound up deciding to play tennis for Wisconsin. Adelakun had met Jake Van Emburgh, the son of Wisconsin coach Greg Van Emburgh, at U.S....
| Mar 30, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Runners and jumpers from area schools won five events last weekend at the Illinois Top Times track meet at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
The invitational meet is considered the unofficial indoor state track meet as the participants had to...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:42 PM
The real world will just have to be put on hold.
Romeoville resident Courtney Fowler got a jump start on a career as a dental assistant right out of Lockport High School three years ago. Then she heard something that changed her life.
"I found out...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 12:37 PM
They played three matches and were involved in 353 points.
And it wasn't even noon yet.
In recent years, Downers Grove South's boys volleyball players have been used to just getting started at noon or 1 p.m. in the bracket portion of the Wheaton...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 10:31 AM
Just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, roughly 27 hours before they were scheduled to play in a Class 4A boys basketball state semifinal against Bolingbrook, the Stevenson Patriots took the court at Carver Arena for the first time.
Save for a...