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Fans could see the next Pujols or Maddux as Cougars host Midwest All-Star Game Tuesday

Time will tell if fans will be watching future Major League impact players such as Albert Pujols or Greg Maddux play Tuesday, June 19 in … Read more ›

Willow Creek Encourages Dads in Their Most Important Role
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Chicago Bears Johnny Knox Comes to Willow Creek for DadFest

DadFest, Willow Creek's annual Father’s Day festival on June 16/17, creates a lively, guy-friendly environment that is a natural draw for dads of all ages. … Read more ›

Stevenson's Patrick O'Connell, left, fires a pass to Tom Imus at the USF shootout in Joliet. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Area sophomore basketball teams get a summer workout at USF shootout

The first tipoff was at 8 a.m., and 13 hours later a champion was crowned. And in the middle was nonstop basketball featuring several TribLocal-area … Read more ›

Oak Park players run off the field after beating Grant in the state semifinals. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Arrogance ‘in a good way’ helps Oak Park win first state baseball title since ’81

Oak Park River Forest High School’s baseball team needed a seventh-inning single from Mike Brennan to score Jack Picchiotti to set off a wild celebration … Read more ›

Five area softball teams bring home state trophies and two win titles

Glenbard South and Marist High School each won Illinois High School Association softball championships Saturday in East Peoria while Bartlett claimed second and Providence Catholic … Read more ›

Area softball teams hoping to knock off defending state champs Marengo and Moline

Five TribLocal area teams are gunning for state softball titles this weekend but will have to knock off a pair of defending state champs to … Read more ›

Lyons Township's baseball team hopes for a repeat state championship celebration. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Area baseball teams hope to continue wild postseason

In a wild postseason that saw several top-ranked teams fall, four TribLocal area baseball team survived in Class 3A and 4A and have a date … Read more ›

From left: Social worker Kim Jensen, Eloise DeCarlo, Judy Clarkson, Janice Johnson and Joanne Abbott are members of Northwest Community Hospital's cancer survivors' support group planning committee. This week they discuss an upcoming annual summer picnic, and plans to attend Cancer Survivors' Night at Saturday's Boomers game. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Cancer survivors honored at Boomers game

As a six-year breast cancer survivor, Judy Clarkson of Mount Prospect said it’s important to focus on the future and enjoy life. “It’s definitely about … Read more ›

In April, the Chicago Rush hosted a scrimmage between Homer Glen and Joliet youth teams. The Rush will host an All-Game Saturday, June 16. (Chicago Rush photo)

Area football youth standouts to compete in All-Star game at Allstate Arena

Several TribLocal-area youth players have been invited to the Chicagoland Youth Football League All-Star game at 3 p.m. June 16 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. … Read more ›

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NCH invites cancer survivors to Schaumburg Boomers baseball game for special celebration

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is teaming up with the Schaumburg Boomers on Saturday, June 9, when the baseball club hosts its Cancer Survivors Day. As … Read more ›