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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 ›

Naperville North's Jen Korn, left, and Zoe Swift were all smiles all weekend as the Huskies won the Class 3A state title. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Naperville North, Wheaton St. Francis claim state soccer titles

The state championship trophies stayed close to home. Naperville North and Wheaton St. Francis won Illinois High School Association state girls soccer championships Saturday, June … Read more ›

Naperville North's Christa Szalach scores the game winning goal in quadruple overtime on a shot just past the outstretched leg of St. Charles North's Kelly Manski. (Tracy Allen, Chicago Tribune )

Girls soccer: Class 3A championship: Szalach’s goal with 42 seconds to play in 4th OT gives Naperville North title

For more than 119 minutes, Saturday night’s Class 3A girls soccer state final at North Central College had the feel of a championship boxing match, … Read more ›

From the community

Brookdale Bucs see 29 swimmers beat City Championship standards

In the first meet of the season, 29 Brookdale Buccaneers swimmers eclipsed the time standards that would qualify them to swim in the Naperville City … Read more ›

Naperville North's Zoe Swift is all smiles after scoring Naperville North's first goal. (Tracy Allen, Chicago Tribune / June 1, 2012)

Girls soccer | 3A state semifinal: Swift’s kicks lift Naperville North into final

Naperville North’s Zoe Swift showed Friday just how resourceful she can be while inflicting damage on a defense. Photos | Class 3A State Semifinals: Naperville … Read more ›

From the community

World's Toughest 5K

World’s Toughest 5K Hennepin, Illinois – June 23, 2012 – Third Annual World’sToughest 5K.This obstacle run was created and designed by the Director of Personal … Read more ›

Girls soccer state preview | Korn on the job as Naperville North keeps eyes on prize

Jen Korn already had decided by last spring that she would rejoin the Naperville North girls soccer program for the 2012 season. That scenario presented … Read more ›

Nick Ranchero celebrates his hole-in-one at Springbrook Golf Course
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Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses announce first holes-in-one of the regular season

Springbrook Golf Course congratulates Nick Ranchero on his recent hole-in-one on Hole 17—a feat that few golfers are able to achieve. Nick drove 207 yards … Read more ›

Cougars Premier U10 Girls
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Cougars Premier U10 Girls Exceed All Expectations

The weather this past Memorial Day weekend wasn’t the only thing blistering hot. The Cougars Premier U10 Girls played up in age in the U11 … Read more ›

Naperville's Michele Weissenhofer, right, is a member of the 2012 Red Stars. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Red Stars move up to elite level

The Chicago Red Stars are in their first season in the newly created Women’s Premier Soccer Elite League and opened up the 2012 season with … Read more ›