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Joliet Jr. College men win national championship

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA - Collegiate national championships are hard to win, but on Saturday a Joliet Junior College cross country team did it for the second consecutive year at the... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Drake's Yesufu makes his name known in pair of NCAA tournament wins

Some may say his two-game performance in the NCAA tournament was a coming out party for Drake guard Joseph Yesufu — those people, however, are a little late to the party. Yesufu, th... — Updated 3/23/2021

 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Trio of local women head to the NCAA tournament

When the men's NCAA bracket was announced, there were two players from local communities on teams heading to the NCAA tournament and both are from the Valley View School District -... — Updated 3/16/2021

 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Pair of Valley View School District alums in men's NCAA tournament

After beginning the season with a perfect 19-0 record, the Drake Bulldogs finished with a record of 25-4 on the season and after falling to Loyola-Chicago in the Missouri Valley... — Updated 3/14/2021

 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Locals shine on Division-I rosters

With the high school sports seasons still suspended in Illinois and the poor play from the Bulls and Bears and abbreviated college football seasons, there has not been much for... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Bolingbrook's Borland tweets letter from Ohio State athletes as rebuttal to #BigTenUnited

Ohio State University captain and Bolingbrook graduate Tuf Borland Tweeted a letter Aug. 7 attributed to the the one put out by a group called #BIGTENUNITED just one day earlier. In the original statement, #BIGTENUNITED wrote,... — Updated 8/11/2020


No. 6 ranked Saints post big performances at GVSU

Five top 10-place finishes highlighted the nationally sixth-ranked University of St. Francis men's indoor track and field team's performance at last weekend's Grand Valley State... — Updated 2/19/2020


No. 6 ranked Flyers defeat Ball State for win No. 9

Lewis’ sixth ranked men’s volleyball team defeated Ball State 3-1 at Worthern Arena on Saturday evening in Muncie, Ind. The Flyers improve to 9-4, 2-1 MIVA while the Cardinals dro... — Updated 2/19/2020


Biosah and Bailey lead USF to fourth place at Windy City Rumble

A pair of first-place finishes by Moses Biosah (SO/Maywood, Ill.) and one from Davual Bailey (FR/Joliet, Ill.) helped led the nationally seventh-ranked University of St. Francis men... — Updated 2/12/2020


Flyer women grab win 14 on the season

Rachel Hinder's 23 points and 13 rebounds led Lewis' women's basketball team to a 69-50 win over Southwest Baptist at the Meyer Sports Center on Saturday afternoon in Bolivar, Mo. W... — Updated 2/12/2020


Lewis women's hoops uses late rally to win

Lewis' women's basketball team outscored Bellarmine 12-2 in the final 79 seconds to erase a four-point deficit in its 77-71 win on Saturday afternoon at Neil Carey Arena. The... — Updated 2/5/2020


Lewis men's volleyball defeats Charleston in straight sets

Lewis University's seventh ranked men's volleyball team finished off a perfect weekend with a sweep of Charleston (W.V.) at Neil Carey Arena on Saturday evening. The Flyers improve... — Updated 1/29/2020


USF falls to Indiana Northwest after holding late lead

Indiana Northwest overcame a nine-point deficit late in its Jan. 25 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) contest against the University of St. Francis men's basketball... — Updated 1/29/2020


Bell tallies 11 points in Lewis' loss to Missouri-St. Louis

Lewis' men's basketball team ran into a hot shooting No. 18 Missouri-St. Louis lineup in its 77-63 loss at Neil Carey Arena on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Flyers to... — Updated 1/29/2020


Lewis women's basketball runs win streak to seven

Lewis University’s women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to seven and remained unbeaten in Great Lakes Valley Conference play with an 86-77 win at Illinois Springfield on Monday evening. The Flyers are now 11-5 overal... — Updated 1/22/2020


Saints run win total to eight games

winning trend for the nationally eighth-ranked University of St. Francis women’s basketball team continues as the Saints extended their current streak to eight games Jan. 11 with a 68-30 home decision over Judson in Chicagoland C... — Updated 1/15/2020


Flyer women led wire-to-wire for fourth-straight win

Lewis University’s women’s basketball team led wire-to-wire to pick up its fourth straight victory defeating William Jewell 70-63 on Saturday afternoon at Neil Carey Arena. The Flyers improve to 8-5, 5-0 GLVC while the Car... — Updated 1/15/2020


Flyer women beat Bellarmine

Lewis University’s women’s basketball team held off a late charge to defeat Bellarmine 78-76 on Saturday afternoon at Knights Hall in Louisville, Ky. The Flyers remain unbeaten in GLVC play at 3-0 and improve to 6-5 overall whi... — Updated 1/8/2020


St. Francis men drop high-scoring affair to GSU

The University of St. Francis men’s basketball team turned in a balanced scoring effort as six Saints recorded double-digit points but not enough to come away with a victory as Governors State posted a 98-91 win this Saturday (... — Updated 12/18/2019


Farrell Notches 1,000th Point for University of Chicago

Bolingbrook resident Mia Farrel,l who attended St. Dominic School and Joliet Catholic Academy, recently reached a milestone by scoring her 1,000th point for her basketball career... — Updated 12/18/2019


Lewis men's volleyball team is picked first in the MIVA

The Lewis University men’s volleyball team is picked first in the preseason Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) preseason poll, released Monday (Dec. 16). The Flyers received 63 points, including seven first p... — Updated 12/18/2019


Plainfield's Allensworth leads USF women's bowlers

Led by all-tournament selections Megan Allensworth (SO/Plainfield, Ill.) and Abby Ragsdale (SR/Aurora, Ill.), the nationally-ranked University of St. Francis women’s bowling team advanced as far as the semifinal round of the 2... — Updated 12/11/2019


North Central defeats top-ranked Mount Union

It was a game that surpassed all the records, benchmarks and superlative descriptions of a college football game, postseason or otherwise, and the torrid pace set by the offenses of both teams left most spectators figuring the... — Updated 12/4/2019


Pair of Saints to compete in inaugural NAIA classic

A pair of University of St. Francis football senior student-athletes, Kody Randa (SR/Sandwich, Ill.) and Brandon Ruffin (SR/Peoria, Ill.) will be representing the Saints at the 2019 NAIA Senior Football Classic, which will be held... — Updated 12/4/2019


No. 8 ranked volleyball sweeps McKendree in GLVC tilt

Lewis' eighth ranked women's volleyball team bounced back after a tough four set loss on Friday night sweeping McKendree on Saturday afternoon in Lebanon, Ill. The Flyers improve... — Updated 11/6/2019


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