DuPage Travelers : My Site News

Sunday, March 25
AAU Hoops Team reaches Quarter-Finals for 2nd year in a row at Sonny Parker's Chicago Select Invitational

The DuPage Travelers AAU Hoops Team advanced to the Quarter-Finals for the second time in as many years. The boys put forth maximum effort against the best teams in the state, especially versus the Rising Stars from Joy of the Game in Deerfield, IL. We were once again complimented for our stellar conduct & team play!

Sunday, March 18
DuPage Travelers (13U) AAU Hoops shoot to 1st place finish at the IBA St. Patty's Day Tournament in Naperville, IL...

The DuPage Travelers (13U) AAU Hoops team overcame injury & fatigue to capture 1st place in the boys' 8th grade division with a perfect 5-0 record. The Travelers beat the Westchester Wizards, Glenbard West, Naperville Redbirds AAU (twice) and Morris, IL by forfeit. Two of the games were won with thrilling, last second shots to beat the buzzer!

Monday, March 27
DT AAU Hoops Team reaches Quarter-Finals at Chicago-Select Invitational...

The DT Hoops Team showed "City Heart" by advancing to the Quarter-Final Round at the recent Chicago-Select Invitational. Our kids were complimented for their fine Sportsmanship & Hard Play against the best teams in the State of Illinois.

Monday, March 20
DuPage Travelers Basketball places 1st at Illinois Basketball Academy in Naperville...

"The DuPage Travelers AAU Basketball Team battled to a 1st Place Finish this past weekend by defeating the Naperville Redbirds in the Championship Game 36-35. The Travelers finished the Spring Kick-off Tourney with an impressive 4-1 record in the 6th/7th Grade Boys' mixed division. Their only loss came from Nothin' But Net - Harvey, IL in the closing seconds, 33-31. Congratulations fellas - you deserve it!"

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"Veni, vidi, vici." - Julius Caesar

"I came, I saw, I conquered." - Julius Caesar victorious in battle, 46 B.C. - dedicated to the memories of Grandpa Bill Ainsworth, David Swayze, Grandpa Leonard Wernke, Grandma Katherine Kulovitz-Feeley, Grandma Rose Ainsworth, Roosevelt "Rosie" Jones, Mark Niemann, SJ of Omaha Creighton Prep and David Carlson of Northwest Missouri State University. Recently, Grandma Muriel Wernke, Grandpa Bill Scott & Uncle John Wernke all of Aiken, SC. Also, Bruce Stuva of Omaha Creighton Prep and Coach Bob Cozzi of Immaculate Conception High School in Elmhurst, IL. Most recently, Mr. Bud Hildebrand of Hildebrand Sporting Goods, Westchester/Broadview, IL and James Patrick Wernke of Fullerton, California, both inducted as the first members of our "Hall of Fame."