06/08/2013, 4:15pm CDT, By Tim O'Brien
Making the program’s first-ever appearance at state, Tinley Park made all the right plays down the stretch, winning a 5-4 thriller over Sterling in Saturday’s Class 3A third-place game at EastSide Centre.
06/08/2013, 4:00pm CDT, By Mike Clark firstname.lastname@example.org
Grayslake Central matched the 2009 team by taking third in Class 3A with a 1-0 win over Mt. Vernon Saturday morning in a pitchers' duel at Silver Cross Field in Joliet.
06/08/2013, 3:45pm CDT, By Paul Johnson
Headlined by 2013 Beacon News Player of the Year Matt Miller, this season's All-Area First Team is bursting at the seams with talent. See who else mad the cut here.
06/08/2013, 3:00pm CDT, By Paul Johnson
Aurora Central's Matt Miller, the Suburban Christian Gold Player of the Year, finished 6-1 with an 0.90 ERA and 80 strikeouts while hitting .400 in the three hole and playing shortstop on days he wasn't on the mound. It all led to Miller being named the Beacon News Baseball Player of the Year.
06/07/2013, 9:45pm CDT, By Bill Harrison
Bishop McNamara lefty pitcher Jaelen Hull helped rewrite the softball record books for the Irish, leading them to a 35-0 record and a Class 2A state title. For her efforts, she is the 2013 Sun-Times Player of the Year.
06/07/2013, 9:43pm CDT, By Bill Harrison
Topped by Player of the Year Jaelen Hull, the 2013 Sun-Times All-Area Softball Team is as star-studded as ever. Check out who else made the cut here.
06/07/2013, 9:41pm CDT, By Bill Harrison
Find out which local softball players were named to the Sun-Times All-Area first, second and third teams, plus the honorable mention list here.
06/07/2013, 9:40pm CDT, By Pat Disabato email@example.com
Marko Boricich fired a four-hitter, striking out three, and Jason Gasser and Tom Hayes drove in two runs apiece as Mount Carmel moved one game closer to the program's first state title with an 8-0 win over Neuqua Valley Friday in Joliet.
06/07/2013, 9:37pm CDT, By Sean Duncan
Evan Skoug's grand slam gave Libertyville a 7-1 lead en route to a 9-6 victory over St. Charles East in the Class 4A state semifinals Friday.
06/07/2013, 9:35pm CDT, By Tim O'Brien
Minooka overcame a one-run deficit in the sixth to defeat York 6-3 in a 4A state semifinal at Eastside Centre.