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  •  Glenbard West quarterback Drew Vogg, during the first day of practice.

    WSC sports several state-title contenders Aug 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Glenbard West claimed the Class 7A state championship in November, the Hilltoppers confirmed what many prep football fans already knew. The West Suburban Conference rates among the state’s best leagues.

  • Glenbard West goes the distance for 2nd place May 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The West Suburban Silver has a distance pedigree few, if any, conferences can equal in girls track and field.

  • Athletes, from left, Olivia Jakubicek of Cary-Grove High School, Meri Bennett-Swanson of Vernon Hills High School, and Ashley McConnell of Fremd High School pose for pictures during the Daily Herald Prep Sports Excellence event at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates on Sunday.

    Top moments in high school sportsApr 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    High school athletes across the suburbs face off on basketball courts, football fields and baseball diamonds; they size each other up in tennis matches, around golf tees and across wrestling mats. The give it their all for their schools, their teams, their classmates and their coaches. The Daily Herald put together a video to honor athletes at our suburban high schools. Watch this feature to see some of the top moments in high school sports.

  • Naperville North strikes twice in second half Apr 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    Playing against a cold wind and an unbeaten Naperville North team, Lyons Township coach Bill Lanspeary was just fine with a scoreless tie after 40 minutes of soccer Saturday afternoon.

  • Naperville Central bats silenced Mar 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    Most baseball players would love to have Keith Lehmann's off day on the mound. For now, though, a 1-hitter will have to do. The Lyons Twp. senior pitcher's control was not pinpoint, but it was good enough to lead the Lions to a 4-3 victory over Naperville Central in a showdown between state powers Thursday in Western Springs.

  • Lyons Twp. zones out Willowbrook Feb 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Willowbrook’s boys basketball team knew a zone defense would be looming in the playoffs. Unfortunately for the Warriors, they still couldn’t conquer it. Lyons Twp. knocked out Willowbrook in the Class 4A York regional quarterfinals with a 67-56 victory Monday in Elmhurst. The 15th-seeded Lions (13-14) play No. 2 York (20-7) in Tuesday’s semifinals.

  • Glenbard West at full strength Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    With each day that passes by, Glenbard West’s boys basketball players become more comfortable with each other on the court. That’s bad news for opponents. The Hilltoppers, playing at full strength for one of the few times this season, wrapped up a season sweep of Lyons Twp. with a 65-49 West Suburban Silver Conference victory Thursday in Glen Ellyn.

  • Outcome aside, Prospect savors a brush with fame Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Standing outside their locker room in the United Center, several Prospect basketball players abruptly took off down the hallway. Injured Bulls superstar Derrick Rose was walking from the locker room to the court to get in a workout four hours before the Bulls tipped off against the Phoenix Suns. “He was ballin’,” said Prospect guard Bobby Frasco of Rose. “He looked ready to play. It was sick. We’re like kids on Christmas.” It was moments like those which made Prospect’s 65-36 loss to Lyons Township at the Madhouse on Madison more about the experience than the actual result.

  • From left, John O'Laughlin, family friend Wesley Cramer, Brenda O'Laughlin and Bridgette Douglas.

    0'Laughlin family buries sorrow in charity Jan 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    As John and Brenda O'Laughlin continue to work through their grief over the death of their 14-year-old daughter, Kelli, who was murdered a little more than one year ago, they turned that sorrow into a happy occasion for children at Maryville Academy this Christmas.

  • St. Charles East’s rally falls short Dec 26, 2012 12:00 AM
    There were several strong comebacks staged by St. Charles East's girls basketball team Wednesday afternoon. But it was a lackluster start that left Saints coach Lori Drumtra exasperated during their 57-48 loss to Lyons Township (8-4) in the opening round of the Falcon Classic/Bill Neibch Holiday Tournament at Wheaton North.

  • Lyons stops St. Viator’s run Sep 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    Three first-half goals sent Lyons Township's fans into orbit while visiting St. Viator spun off track in a 3-0 victory for the hosts in the second semifinal match of the Ninth Annual Pepsi Showdown on Saturday afternoon in LaGrange. Lyons (8-2-1) will face defending state champion Morton (13-0-0), a 3-0 victor against Larkin, in the tournament's championship match next Sunday afternoon at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.

  • Glenbard West defense breaks down Lyons Twp.Sep 8, 2012 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West's football team put a twist on the bend-but-don't-break defense. The Hilltoppers bent and broke Lyons Twp. Taking advantage of five turnovers — including the recovery of two fumbles inside its 5-yard line — Glenbard West rolled to a 49-7 West Suburban Silver Conference victory over the Lions on a picture perfect Saturday afternoon at Glen Ellyn's Duchon Field.

  • Stevenson produces big comeback victory Aug 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sophomore quarterback Willie Bourban answered the question about whether he had enough experience to be a varsity quarterback for a perennial state power. He threw 3 touchdowns to lead host Stevenson past Lyons 35-28 in a nonconference season opener Friday night. Down 21-14 at halftime, the Patriots exploded for 21 unanswered points. Bourban completed 19 of 24 passes for 145 yards on the night.

  • Jacobs bows out in state semis Jul 26, 2012 12:00 AM
    Jacobs' summer baseball run came to an end with Thursday's 5-4 eight-inning loss to Lyons Twp. in the Phil Lawler Classic semifinals at Lisle's Benedictine University. With the bases loaded an no outs in the bottom of the eighth, the Lions' Sam Cybulski singled up the middle to drive in the winning run. The Golden Eagles finished their summer season with a 26-4 record.

  • Oak Park, Marian Catholic win titles Jun 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    Mike Brennan atoned for 3 strikeouts in his first 3 at-bats with a game-winning RBI single to give Oak Park-River Forest a 4-3 victory and a Class 4A title against West Suburban Silver rival and defending champion Lyons. Marian Catholic capped its improbable run from a sub-.500 team to 3A state champion with a 10-2 win over La Salle-Peru.

  • Lyons turns away challenge from Rolling Meadows May 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    Rolling Meadows girls soccer team fell 2-1 Saturday afternoon to Lyons (12-2-4) at Bennett Field in Western Springs despite a gritty effort against one of the best clubs in the western suburbs. Ann Marie Lynch shocked a big home crowd with a magnificent goal in the 22nd minute, her 12th of the season. But the Lions answered with two second-half goals, the winner coming at 75 minutes when Grace Nasenberry lifted her 22-yard smash over the outstretched gloves of keeper Ashley Ingolia.

  • New-look Waubonsie Valley earns draw Mar 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    Kristen Dodson scored the equalizer late in the first half, and the Warriors managed a 1-1 draw with Lyons Twp. in Thursdays nonconference action played at Metea Valley in Aurora.

  • Davis’ scoring spurt lifts Lyons past Maine West Feb 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    Lyons junior Ashanti Davis led her team with 13 points Saturday night at Maine West. But it was the 7 in a row that she scored in one minute late in the third quarter that propelled the Lions to a 49-40 victory in the nonconference game.

  • Glenbard West wins topsy-turvy game Jan 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West’s boys basketball game Saturday night against Lyons Twp. was a defensive struggle ... until it wasn’t.

  • Fremd speaks up with 147.60 Jan 14, 2012 12:00 AM
    If Fremd was looking to make a statement, the Vikings certainly made one Saturday. Host Fremd controlled the Mari-Rae Sopper Invitational from start to finish in securing the title with a season-best score of 147.60 in Palatine. Lyons took second with 142.325, followed by Naperville Central (138.725), Sandburg (137.375), and Oswego Co-op (136.625).

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