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Save the Date, Monday, July 23, 2012
From the community

13th Annual Special Kids Network Celebrity Golf Outing

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: The 13th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Morris Silverman Family, will take place on Monday July 23, 2012 at … Read more ›

From the community

Bicycle road racing is returning to Wonder Lake

Experience all the thrills at RDS Cycling’s 3rd Annual Wonder Lake Lakeside Criterium this Sunday, June 24th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A 1.2-mile … Read more ›


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 ›

DadFest at Willow Creek Celebrates Fathers 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 ›

Matt Blanchard, left, signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Bears. The 23-year-old was a standout quarterback at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. (Photo provided by Peg Blanchard)

‘Absolutely fearless’ Blanchard signs 3-year contract with Bears

Matt Blanchard of Lake Zurich spent three days in rookie minicamp with the Chicago Bears in early May hoping to show off his skills and, … Read more ›

Allison Springer and arthur in a French cross-country event. (Mychele Daniau / Getty Images / September 20, 2008)

Barrington rider on Olympic short list

Barrington equestrian Allison Springer and her horse, Arthur, have been named to the short list for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in three-day eventing. The U.S. Equestrian Federation announced Monday night nine riders and 11 horses are on the list. 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 ›

Trick Play?  Chicago Bears “Sneak” Fitness Lessons into Fun Youth Football Camp
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Chicago Bears Youth Camps: packaging fitness through fun, games and challenges

Did you love Life cereal when you were a kid? Even if you never touched the cereal you probably remember the commercials where ‘Mikey’, the … Read more ›