| Jul 6, 2015
| 4:11 PM
Becoming stronger is one of the main goals for football players during the summer.
Neuqua Valley wide receiver Isaiah Robertson has a different take on the annual summer ritual.
"This summer I want to get stronger not only in my arms and legs, but I...
| Jul 4, 2015
| 7:08 PM
As the U.S. women's national soccer team tries Sunday to claim its first World Cup since 1999, the sport itself appears to be in great shape. More girls and women than ever are participating at the high school and college levels, and the best even have...
| Jul 5, 2015
| 10:29 AM
There aren't many jobs in Illinois prep sports with a higher profile than playing quarterback at Mount Carmel.
Start with the expectations of a fan base for a program that hasn't had a losing season since 1978 and hasn't missed the IHSA playoffs since...
| Jun 30, 2015
| 3:49 PM
A dozen underclassmen either were named to the News-Sun Boys Basketball All-Area Team last March or given special mention.
Next March, the player most likely to be named to the all-area team who was NOT mentioned for the 2014-2015 season is Stevenson...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 9:03 AM
Two Southland College Prep Charter High School graduates who excelled in a recent national speech competition in Dallas were welcomed home in a big way.
A surprise rally was held Thursday at the Richton Park school for 2015 graduates Erik Thomas, 18, of...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 12:26 PM
One of the fastest growing sports in Naperville doesn't require much more than a disc to play.
With all the high schools in Naperville offering teams, the city has become somewhat of a magnet for Ultimate Frisbee fans, a sport that combines the action...
| Jun 24, 2015
Unlike basketball, baseball and softball — sports where an athlete might play for the high school team during the season and for an AAU or travel program out of season — tennis is very much a hit-or-miss proposition at the prep level....
| May 16, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Paralyzed from the waist down, 16-year-old Mary Kate Callahan relies solely on upper-body strength to power through the water in the 200-meter freestyle, her favorite race.
Accustomed to overcoming obstacles, Callahan is now fighting for the chance to...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Disabled prep student athletes will be given full opportunities to compete in certain sports under a settlement with the Illinois High School Association that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday.
The settlement allows disabled...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Lake Forest High School swimmer Ana Kohout had a meet for the ages last November, when she won two events and finished second in two more at the state championships. Such results usually would yield a huge number of points for her team, but in her case,...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 6:25 AM
New rules governing contact drills and the playoff structure for high school football in Illinois will have little impact on at least three area programs.
Teams will be limited to 90 total minutes of contact drills over no more than three days in a week...