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The field is the sparkling $1 million centerpiece of a $2.5 million capital improvement program at Mater Dei that also includes a new asphalt track, new bleachers, new fencing and a revamped stadium area.
A lot changed, and quickly, for the Kaneland fireballer, who announced Thursday that he's transferring to the prestigious developmental academy in Bradenton, Florida this fall.
Luther South High School, located at 3130 W. 87th St. in Chicago since 1951, nearly closed in 2008 because of declining enrollment.
Oak Brook Park District Tennis Center's 10 & Under United States Tennis Association Junior Team finished the West Suburban League's 6-month tennis season with a perfect record, defeating teams from Elmhurst, Wheaton and Schaumburg.
A six-game homestand against two teams with losing records offered a chance for the Joliet Slammers to move up in the Frontier League standings.
Edwardsville High teammates Brock Weimer and Aaron Jackson won't have to travel far to reach their goal of playing Division I college baseball.
That's why they landed "Hometown Teams," a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution celebrating local sports that opens Saturday.
The Oswego East summer baseball team was ready at the opening pitch, and the quick start served the Wolves well in the first game of the St. Charles East Regional on Monday.
Jake Odorizzi, a 2008 graduate of Highland High School, allowed two runs on five hits and struck out eight in 5 2/3 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays grabbed a 6-2 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Knights got a measure of vengeance against the team that dealt them a first-round loss in the double elimination tournament by beating St. Laurence 4-2 Tuesday afternoon at Benedictine University in Lisle.
Cathyann Smith, who piloted the Conant softball team to a Mid-Suburban League and regional championship this spring, is coaching another talented team this summer.
The body of a 16-year-old Grayslake boy who died while swimming in Third Lake was autopsied Tuesday morning, but the results of that examination were not immediately available.
The booming leg of Belleville West senior kicker and punter Austin Seibert has earned him a spot in the prestigious 2015 UnderArmour All-American Game.
Manlius defeated top seed Sheffield-Buda 9-7 for the WBVL Little League championship.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:35 am
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