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  • Downers Grove South blasts past WillowbrookFeb 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The best advice for facing Downers Grove South’s boys basketball team Friday night? Stay out of the Mustangs’ way. They dominated in every facet imaginable while beating Willowbrook 71-43 in West Suburban Gold Conference action in Villa Park.

  • 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.

  • The Naperville Central High School dance team takes part in the Competitive Dance preliminary round Friday at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.

    Images: Competitive Dance Prelims, DuPage and the Fox Valley Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The preliminary round for DuPage County and Fox Valley schools at the IHSA Competitive Dance state championships on Friday, January 30th, in Bloomington.

  • The Libertyville High School dance team takes part in the Competitive Dance preliminary round Friday at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.

    Images: Competitive Dance Prelims, Northwest and Lake County Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The preliminary round for Northwest suburban and Lake County teams of the IHSA Competitive Dance state championships took place Friday, January 30th, in Bloomington.

  • Willowbrook falls to Downers South Jan 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    This week’s brutally cold weather was a late Christmas gift for high school students as they saw their holiday break extended by a couple of days. After watching his squad post a 56-36 victory over visiting Willowbrook in West Suburban Conference Gold Division action on Friday night, Downers Grove South coach Kris Olson admitted there might have been an ancillary benefit of the extended vacation for his team.

  • Willowbrook will take the win Jan 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    When the West Suburban Gold girls champion is decided, style points won’t be a factor. That made it easier for Willowbrook coach Terry Harrell to laugh off an uneven performance in his Warriors’ 61-42 victory Friday night against visiting Downers Grove South.

  •  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.

  • Spinuzza, Downers South hold off Addison Trail Dec 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Both teams made mistakes and both teams did some good things. In the end Downers Grove South, led by senior guard Danny Spinuzza, defeated Addison Trail 52-46 to open West Suburban Gold play on Friday night in Addison.

  • 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 North's Jake Ludwig, 2, splits Downers Grove South players TJ Clifford, 42, Javon Turner, 21, and Paul Engo III, 23, during the Ron Johnson Thanksgiving Tournament Friday in St. Charles.

    St. Charles North routs Downers SouthNov 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    St. Charles North could get used to this. Until last year, the North Stars had never made the championship game of the Ron Johnson Thanksgiving Tournament at St. Charles East. After a convincing 67-46 win over Downers Grove South Friday night, the North Stars are headed to the championship game for a second straight year.

  •  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.

  • Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.com ¬ 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.

  •  Cary-Grove’s Sarah Graham and Kayli Trausch, right, the winning point as Jacobs’ Katie Mahoney and Allie Campbell react on the other side of the net during Monday’s volleyball match in Carpentersville.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week Nov 5, 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, soccer, volleyball and swimming.

  •  Joe Schweikart of Naperville Central celebrates during the Redhawks’ win over Downers Grove South Friday.

    Naperville Central blanks Downers Grove S.Nov 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    You may think Naperville Central’s football team is officially back on track after Friday’s 36-0 playoff victory over visiting Downers Grove South. As far as the Redhawks are concerned, though, they never left the track. Regardless, No. 7 Naperville Central (7-3) distanced itself even further from a late-season three-game losing streak by opening the Class 8A playoffs with a dominating win over the 10th-seeded Mustangs (6-4). The Redhawks will hit the road next week to face No. 2 Homewood-Flossmoor (9-1), a 49-14 winner over Sandburg.

  •  Kevin Clifford of Naperville Central drives the ball.

    Images: Downers Grove South at Naperville Central playoff football Nov 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Naperville Central hosted and won 36-0 over Downers Grove South in the first round of the IHSA football playoffs on Friday in Naperville.

  •  Daniel Spaccapaniccia of Naperville Central moves in to tackle Adam Milsap of Naperville North, right, during football action on Friday at North Central College.

    Scouting this weekend’s DuPage County football games Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    A roundup of first-round football playoff games for the DuPage County coverage area

  • Meg DeMaar

    The DuPage County Girls Volleyball All-Area Team Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Daily Herald's all-area girls volleyball team for DuPage County.

  •  Scott Andrews of Glenbard West moves the ball during the York at Glenbard West football game Saturday.

    Scouting DuPage County playoff pairings Oct 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Taking a look at the first-round football playoff matchups in DuPage County.

  • Downers Grove South thwarts Willowbrook Oct 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    All season long Downers Grove South has been striving for consistency. It found it at the opportune time — its biggest game of the season to date. Unfortunately for Willowbrook, the Warriors took the brunt of the Mustangs’ good fortune.

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