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  •  Photos from the Downers Grove North at Glenbard West girls basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4.

    Images: Downers Grove North at Glenbard West girls basketball Feb 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West hosted Downers Grove North Tuesday, Feb. 4 for girls basketball

  • Part of the performance by St. Francis High School in Wheaton that earned the team a spot in Saturday's finals.

    Stage is set for Saturday's state dance championships Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Plenty of suburban high schools have made the finals of the IHSA state competitive dance championships, which will be held Saturday in Bloomington. Ninety teams qualified to go downstate, but now only 30 remain.

  • Downers North pulls away from Montini in final quarter Jan 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    A big fourth quarter broke the deadlock for the Downers Grove North boys basketball team as it was able take down the Montini Catholic Broncos 51-35 on Wednesday at Montini in nonconference action.

  • Glenbard South roars past Downers Grove North Jan 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glenbard South didn’t let a slow start keep it from clinching a big nonconference boys basketball victory Tuesday night.

  • Naperville C. posts season-best score Jan 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Having not competed in 29 days, Naperville Central certainly had a reason to be rusty during Saturday’s Naperville North Invite.

  • Wheaton North can’t stop Downers North momentum Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Wheaton North found out first hand Thursday how much Downers Grove North has improved just since last season.

  • Adrian Abrams

    2013-2014 DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentionsDec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    2013-2014 DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions

  • The 10 members of the 2013-14 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team meet at the College of DuPage for a group photo. Back row, from left: Katie Mann, Wheaton Academy; Alissa Whyte, Fenton High School; Silas Ferrao, Naperville Central; Austin Hansen, Naperville North; Maria McDaniel, Naperville North. Front row, from left: Mary Doro, Downers Grove North; Aeriel Euhus, Wheaton North; Meg Maloney, Glenbard West; Sienna Crosby, Glenbard North and Maggie O’Brien, Addison Trail.

    2013-2014 DuPage County Leadership Team Dec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    Austin Hansen speaks for many teenage leaders when he says, "I don't pursue hollow objectives. I commit myself to the things I'm passionate about, and invest into these many organizations because, to me, they matter." Like Hansen, a Naperville North student named to the 2013-14 DuPage Leadership Team, the students honored this year have purpose, drive and dedication. Meet the members of the DuPage team — winners and honorable mentions.

  • Downers N. catches WW South by surprise Dec 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    Downers Grove North boys basketball coach Jim Thomas didn’t talk to his team about Xs and Os at halftime of Tuesday’s game at Wheaton Warrenville South. He stressed competing, something Thomas felt the Trojans didn’t do enough of during a ho-hum first half. That all changed in the second half as Downers North rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat the Tigers 47-45 in action from the Addison Trail preholiday tournament.

  •  Matt Salerno of Metea Valley swims toward a sixth-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke during the boys state swimming finals at New Trier High School in Winnetka Saturday.

    Scouting DuPage County boys swimming Dec 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at what to expect from the boys swimming and diving programs in DuPage County this winter.

  • Hayden Adams

    Football: DuPage County all-area team Dec 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Daily Herald's football all-area team for DuPage County.

  •  Michaela Robert of Naperville North performs her uneven parallel bars routine at sectional girls gymnastics at Hinsdale Central High School on Monday.

    Scouting DuPage County girls gymnastics Dec 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    Previewing girls gymnastics teams in DuPage County.

  •  St. Charles East’s Katelyn Claussner, right, tries to get past Schaumburg’s Jada Blackwell Monday’s basketball game in Schaumburg.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week Nov 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring football playoffs, girls state swimming and girls basketball.

  • Downers Grove North stymies Geneva Nov 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    If defense wins championships, Downers Grove North’s girls basketball team could be on to something big this season. Led by 6-foot-2 junior center Peyton Winters and 6-1 sophomore guard Jaida Travascio-Green, the Trojans (4-0) turned in a stingy defensive performance during their 48-37 victory over Geneva (2-1) at the Glenbard East/Rachel Bach Tournament Tuesday night in Lombard.

  •  Mae Elizabeth Gimre of West Chicago looks to block Lauren Porcelli of Downers Grove during the Downers Grove North at West Chicago girls basketball game Thursday.

    Downers Grove North excited about win over West Chicago Nov 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Downers Grove North center Peyton Winters apologized for using the word “excited” in too many of her comments following Thursday’s game at West Chicago. But you couldn’t blame the 6-foot-2 Winters and her teammates for being excited that the new season is here and that the Trojans opened their new campaign in impressive fashion in a 67-28 defeat of the Wildcats (0-2).

  • Amanda Brockmeier of Naperville (Neuqua Valley) plows through the water for first place in heat three of the 100-yd. breaststroke at the girls state finals prelims at New Trier High School on Friday.

    For AT/Willowbrook's McNamara, it was worth the waitNov 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Addison Trail/Willowbrook girls swimming coach Paul Anderson wasn't thrilled with how things turned out for his team in last week's state-qualifying meets, when a pair of relays missed out on their chance to compete on the last weekend of the season. But that disappointment was more than offset by the good news that came in Friday's girls swimming state meet preliminaries at New Trier High School.

  • Daniel White/ ¬ Naperville North's Jelani McClain Jr., left, runs the offense as Naperville Central's Ryan Anthony (4), defends, during boys basketball action at Naperville Central High School.

    Boys basketball: Scouting DuPage County Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    A look at the boys basketball season in DuPage County.

  •  Prospect’s Katrina Leeney, left, battles Wheaton North’s Chrissy Baird, right,during the York Community High School Girls Basketball Tournament,.

    Girls basketball: Scouting DuPage County Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Here's what to expect from the girls basketball teams of DuPage County this season.

  • Plenty of happy faces at Downers North sectional Nov 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Early on in Saturday’s Downers Grove North girls swimming sectional, it was evident that the host would dominate. The Trojans won every event and took the meet by 97 points. But several toher area teams went home happy to extend their seasons to next weekend’s state meet at New Trier High School.

  • Daniel White/ Naperville Central’s Jack Wooldridge celebrates a fourth-down stop to end the first half against Homewood-Flossmoor.

    Scouting this weekend’s DuPage County football games Nov 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at this weekend's football quarterfinal playoff games from the perspective of DuPage County's teams.

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