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Artist drawing of Villa Park Skate Park Project
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Governor Quinn $12 Million For Parks and Open Space Including Villa Park Skate Park

CHICAGO – June 23, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today announced $12.3 million to help communities build and improve parks. The Open Space Lands Acquisition and … Read more ›

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Registration Open for Fall Volleyball League

Registration is now open for the Fall Volleyball League operated by Lions Jrs. Practices will begin the week of September 10 and run for eight … Read more ›

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Local Fighter in Summer Brawl at the Odeum

Summer Brawl 2012 turns up the heat in the cage with over 25 MMA bouts June 30th at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. … 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 ›

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 ›

Pictured are Willowbrook seniors Jessica Nolen (left) and Louisa Reese. They have been named to the Academic All-State Soccer Team.
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Two Willowbrook soccer players named to Academic All-State Soccer Team

Willowbrook senior Louisa Reese was recently selected to the First-Team Academic All-State Soccer Team for 2012.That recognition puts her among the top 23 high school … Read more ›