Stories about Willowbrook high school sports
York junior Elaine Paul won the 100 and 200-meter dashes, and was part of a first-place 4x200 relay and runner-up 4x100 relay, as the Dukes ran away with the Class 3A Rolling Meadows Sectional title.
Wheaton Warrenville South senior Lucas Yonker is on the verge of completing his high school track days with his first trip to the Class 3A state meet, and got a boost with a personal best at Palatine. That, and notes from Nazareth, Willowbrook and Glenbard East from Bill Stone.
Willowbrook senior Kayleigh Dennison, who went 6-for-15 on the week with three home runs, including a grand slam, a double, 10 RBIs and five runs, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week in an online vote. Here is her Q&A with Joshua Welge.
DePaul recruit Ava Gusel and sophomore Ashlynn Durkin, healthy after missing her freshman year, form dynamic pitching duo for Downers Grove North. That, all-conference third baseman Katie Jensen leads Wheaton Warrenville South in move to shortstop and more in softball notes.
Willowbrook junior Calli Kenny, who led her high school volleyball program to its first sectional title as a sophomore and followed that up with a 36-win season last fall, made her verbal commitment to Marquette on Monday.
The 2023 boys track and field season is underway and heads outdoors soon. Here are previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
The 2023 softball season is underway. Here are previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
The girls soccer season starts this week. Here are previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
Here is the 2022-2023 Suburban Life All-Area boys basketball team.
The 2023 high school baseball season starts this week. Here are previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
Junior guard Dennasio LaGioia made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 32 points, his hot shooting sending Lake Park to a 66-45 rout of Willowbrook in the Class 4A Willowbrook Regional final.
Willowbrook hosted Downers Grove South girls varsity basketball in Villa Park on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.
Coastal Carolina soccer recruit Emily Petring scored a game-high 20 points with two key baskets after Downers Grove South's game-long lead had vanished, and the Mustangs went on to beat Willowbrook 46-42 for their first West Suburban Gold title since 2001.
Almost as soon as Timothy Christian's Maddie Drye and sister Sami Drye began learning basketball, they were teammates. Now, the Trojans are beneficiaries. That, sisters Elin and Emma O'Brien team up at Lyons and Elle Bruschuk leads Willowbrook in Bill Stone's basketball notes.
Ben Oosterbaan's 24 points powered Hinsdale Central to a win at Glenbard West, plus wins for Timothy Christian and Willowbrook boys basketball and Downers Grove North girls basketball in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.