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SXU sports summary

Golfers wind up first at Lalaeff Invitational   A sub-300 team score on the second day of competition propelled St. Xavier University’s men’s golf squad to a first-place finish at the Mike Lalaef…

From half-not to have

Mustangs rebound after break to sting OL   One half meant a whole lot to Evergreen Park Friday night.   After doing little of note through the first two quarters and finding themselves behind visiting…

Road warriors, part 2

Bulldogs bag first win over Lemont in six years     At this rate, Richards may never want to return to Korhonen Field.  Certainly, road games haven’t been detrimental to the Bulldogs’ well-being …

Lockport locked out

Eagles never lose lead while downing Porters     Finally, no comeback was required.  In each of its first two outings of 2013, Sandburg had been unable to hang on to a halftime edge. After seeing…

Sports wrap

When Sandburg’s boys’ cross country team competed in last Saturday’s Reavis Invitational, it did so with an entirely different group than had run for the Eagles in the previous week’s meet.   That sui…

Moraine athletics wrap

No denying Cyclones tennis team its success   Neither Mother Nature nor Waubonsee College was any match for Moraine Valley College last Wednesday.  The former threatened to wash out a scheduled Illino…

Community sports news

Oak Lawn’s Baxa to play for Moraine Valley   Former Oak Lawn High School baseball player Lee Baxa, a 6-foot-5 pitcher, will continue his athletic career at Moraine Valley College in the spring as…

SXU sports summary

Women golfers’ debut shortened by rain   From start to premature finish.  That described St. Xavier University’s ushering in of its inaugural women’s golf season. After taking the course for the first…

RedHawks trap Roadrunners

Marist outlasts Nazareth in offensive showdown   Like that famous Warner Brothers cartoon character, Marist’s prey Friday night was a roadrunner.  Actually, it was a whole lot of them, representing Na…

Bartosh

Fostering the right ideas   Looking to athletes for parenting advice is akin to asking Bernie Madoff to become your financial advisor.  Jocks tend to have little trouble making babies; many are so goo…