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  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central beats Kaneland

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Starting Wednesday's nonconference dual against Kaneland at 170 pounds didn't exactly set Crystal Lake Central up for a roaring start.
    NEW: Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Richmond-Burton's Gavin Sutton is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Athlete of the WeekGavin SuttonRichmond-Burton, sr., 145 poundsSutton represented his school well at ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Liz Alsot's double-double leads McHenry to victory; Jacobs, Woodstock and Dundee-Crown win

    McHenry's Liz Alsot scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Warriors in a Fox Valley Conference girls basketball win over Crystal Lake Ce ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • High school boys hockey: Crystal Lake South edges D155 Predators

    Crystal Lake South's hockey team held off the D155 Predators, 2-1, Sunday at Leafs Ice Centre in West Dundee.
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • High school boys golf: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    Northwest Herald Boys Golf All-Area teamFirst teamZach BeaugureauCary-Grove, sr.Beaugureau advanced ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Huntley tops Crystal Lake Central in overtime

    Matt Seng scored a team-high 14 points Saturday to lead the Huntley boys basketball team to a 58-55 Fox Valley Conference overtime win over Crystal La ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Hampshire, Huntley, Crystal Lake South, Johnsburg, Marengo win

    Hampshire's Rachel Dumoulin poured in a game-high 23 points on 7-of-13 shooting and made all nine of her free throws to lead the Whip-Purs to a 43-32 ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Crystal Lake Central, McHenry, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs win FVC duals

    WRESTLINGCrystal Lake Central 50, Cary-Grove 21: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers (2-0, 2-0 Fox Valley Co ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • High school football: Crystal Lake Central's Wyatt Blake adds Syracuse to list of 8 total offers

    After a weekend recruiting visit where there’s plenty of free food available, making weight sometimes can be a struggle. 
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central rallies to beat Jacobs

    ALGONQUIN – Before Thursday's Fox Valley Conference dual, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr warned his new-to-the-sport heavyweight Wya ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:13 am
  • High school wrestling insider: Marian Central's Anthony Randazzo is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the WeekAnthony RandazzoMarian Central, jr., 132 poundsRandazzo, a two-time returning sta ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Football: All-Fox Valley Conference team announced

    Here is the All-Fox Valley Conference football team, which was released Wednesday.All-Fox Valley Con ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake South, Johnsburg, Woodstock, Cary-Grove and Marian Central win

    Crystal Lake South's Annika Sevcik scored 11 points, while Maddie Bush and Taylor Keegan each chipped in nine to lead the Gators to a 46-42 win agains ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs sinks Deerfield in Ed Molitor Palatine Thanksgiving Boys Basketball Classic

    Cooper Schwartz, Mason Materna and Cameron Krutwig all scored in double figures Saturday to lead Jacobs to a 54-40 win against Deerfield in the champi ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • High school ice hockey: Crystal Lake South, District 155 lose

    Crystal Lake South and District 155 both lost Saturday on the second day of the PREP Hockey Thanksgiving Showcase Tournament at West Meadows Ice Arena ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • High school wrestling: Marian Central wins Carmel Team Duals

    Marian Central's wrestling team went 3-0 Saturday to finish first overall at the Carmel Team Duals in Mundelein.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • High school hockey: D-155 Predators, Crystal Lake South each go 2-0 in PREP Thanksgiving Showcase

    Prairie Ridge's Kyle Smolen scored five goals Friday for the District 155 Predators in a 10-1 hockey win over Plainfield North at the PREP Thanksgivin ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo wins twice, makes title game of Ottawa tournament

    Marengo's Michael Volkening scored 28 points against Oak Forest and 29 points against CICS Longwood on Friday as the Indians went 2-0 at the Dean Rile ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Inside Girls Basketball

    Athlete of the Week Vannessa GarreltsMarian Central, jr., GThe 5-foot-5 junior led the Hurricanes to ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South, Crystal Lake Central, Cary-Grove, Marian Central, Jacobs win tourney games

    Crystal Lake South's Jon Holloway and Tyler Haskin each scored 20 points Wednesday as the Gators defeated Johnsburg, 73-67, in their Johnsburg/Richmon ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake South tops McHenry, Huntley goes 3-0 at quad

    The Crystal Lake South and McHenry wrestling team split the 14 bouts in their Fox Valley Conference opener, but the Gators used three pins and two for ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg, Cary-Grove, Woodstock, Huntley, Richmond-Burton win tournament games

    Zach Beaugureau hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead Cary-Grove to a 52-49 win over Marian Central in the Woodstock Hoops for Heali ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • High school wrestling preview: 2016-17 team capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: William Petersen (First year)Last season: 4-13 dual recordTop ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • High school wrestling preview: Crystal Lake Central's Lenny Petersen tries to re-create state-title success

    Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr planted the seed of this year’s motivation early for Tigers senior Lenny Petersen.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • High school wrestling preview: Five to watch

    Lenny Petersen Crystal Lake Central, sr.The area’s only returning state champion. Petersen went 41-4 ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 6:05 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North, Alden-Hebron, Hampshire, Huntley win tournament games

    Maddie Busch scored 18 points Saturday to lead the Woodstock North girls basketball team to a 42-34 win against Rockford Jefferson in the fifth-place ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Prairie Ridge's Valerie Tarazi and McHenry's Payton Lange qualify for state finals

    EVANSTON – Two local swimmers took steps toward some history in the IHSA state meet preliminaries Friday at Evanston High School.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • On Campus: Marian Central grads Kaufmann, Giustino earn volleyball playing time at Murray St.

    Describing Murray State University’s volleyball practices can be a challenge for Racers players.Coac ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 7:17 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 2016-17 season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Adam McCloud (first season)Last year’s record: 6-21 overall, 3 ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 8:13 pm
  • High school girls swimming: 5 from McHenry, 2 other locals prepare for state meet

    As a freshman at the state's biggest swimming meet last year, McHenry’s Payton Lange felt a little overwhelmed.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:08 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake Central edges Woodstock North; Johnsburg, McHenry, Crystal Lake South, Alden-Hebron lose

    Crystal Lake Central edged Woodstock North, 33-31, Wednesday at the Harvest Christian Academy girls basketball tournament in Elgin. Jane Johnsey led t ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake Central beats Harvest Christian in season opener

    ELGIN – Crystal Lake Central trailed by double digits at the half against Harvest Christian Academy on Monday, but the deficit never felt insurmountab ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • High school girls basketball: Team capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-Grove Coach: Rod Saffert (11th season)Last season’s record: 12-17, 4-6 FVC ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school girls swimming: Valerie Tarazi qualifies for third trip to state with two sectional wins while other locals narrowly miss

    ST. CHARLES – As a defending state champion, Valerie Tarazi knows that the challengers are coming for her, but at Saturday’s St. Charles North Section ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • High school girls swimming: McHenry's Hannah Lange ready for last shot at state

    Last year's state swimming meet was a bittersweet bit of role reversal for McHenry's Hannah Lange.Tw ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 7:31 pm
  • High school sports insider: Hampshire cross country runner Jake Oury Athlete of the Week; girls swimming updates

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKJake OuryHampshire, sr.Oury ran 14:49 to take ninth in the Class 2A boys race at ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • High school cross country: Richmond-Burton boys 3rd in state in Class 1A, girls 4th; CL Central girls 4th in 2A, boys 5th

    Running against some of the best Class 1A competition in the postseason paid dividends for Richmond-Burton’s boys cross country team Saturday.
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • High school girls swimming: McHenry wins Fox Valley Conference Championship meet

    WOODSTOCK – By the end of the Fox Valley Conference Championship girls swimming meet, McHenry senior Hannah Lange's voice was starting to go hoarse, b ...
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove, Huntley grads helps North Dakota climb FCS rankings

    Starting the season 0-2 sparked plenty of emotions in the University of North Dakota football team.P ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: DeKalb stops Crystal Lake Central in Huntley Sectional final

    HUNTLEY – After DeKalb's Hannah Oehlberg provided the final smash in Thursday's Class 4A Huntley Sectional volleyball championship match, Crystal Lake ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school cross country: Crystal Lake South's Bruzzini, Becker chase all-state honors

    Crystal Lake South’s Caitlin Bruzzini and Jack Becker can add something new to their impressive running résumés: a state cross country medal.
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Dundee-Crown's Anthony Hurgoi is the Athlete of the Week, plus cross country and girls swimming notes

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKAnthony HurgoiDundee-Crown, jr.Hurgoi ran the best race of his life at the Class ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Crystal Lake Central tops Prairie Ridge in sectional semifinal; DeKalb drops Huntley

    HUNTLEY – As Crystal Lake Central's volleyball team fell behind by four points in the second set of Tuesday's Class 4A Huntley Sectional semifinal aga ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Marian Central, 3 FVC teams, Faith Lutheran prepare for sectionals

    The numbers are staggering. Twelve straight regional titles, 20 straight victories (44 of 45 dating ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Inside high school girls volleyball: Prairie Ridge's Emily Baudin is Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekEmily BaudinPrairie Ridge, jr., OHBaudin led the Wolves' attack in both of their ...
    Oct. 31, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake Central co-op tops Huntley

    The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls swimming team defeated Huntley on Friday, 106-64, at Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • On Campus: Dundee-Crown grad Freddy Martinez helps Carthage College soccer team as freshman

    In preparation for college soccer, Dundee-Crown graduate Freddy Martinez relied on advice from players who have been there.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 4A Rockford East regional

    ROCKFORD – The players thought they won. The Crystal Lake Central girls volleyball bench rushed the court to celebrate. 
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:50 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Marian Central's Caroline and Cate Yuk are Athletes of the Week, plus cross country and tennis postseason notes

    Athletes of the WeekCaroline Yuk and Cate Yuk, Marian Central, sr., girls tennisThe sisters marked t ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Crystal Lake Central reaches regional final day after coach has baby

    ROCKFORD – Crystal Lake Central coach Lisa Brunstrum told her girls volleyball team it might happen in July. The timing probably wasn't ideal, but she ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • High school girls volleyball insider: Huntley's Taylor Jakubowski Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Athlete of the Week Taylor JakubowskiHuntley, fr., SThe freshman setter helped lead the Red Raiders ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Sterling blanks Crystal Lake Central in regional final

    STERLING – As has happened so often in the second half of the boys soccer season, the Sterling started fast and never gave Crystal Lake Central a chan ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Huntley, Richmond-Burton win regional titles

    Huntley's girls cross country team won the IHSA Class 3A Rockford Guilford Regional on Saturday with a team score of 41, beating out nine other teams. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Huntley, Crystal Lake Central win regionals

    Huntley's boys cross country team won the Class 3A Rockford Guilford Regional on Saturday behind sophomore Jeremy Roe’s first-place finish. 
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove shuts out Crystal Lake Central behind big plays

    CARY – Cary-Grove fullback Tyler Pennington dove into a center pile, selling out and drawing in Crystal Lake Central's defenders with him. Wingback Ry ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 9 games

    Live updates from Friday's Week 9 high school football games. ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • High school football: Week 9 preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Jacobs (4-4, 3-4) at Hampshire (3-5, 2-5) When: 7:15 p.m. Friday About the ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Prep sports insider: Crystal Lake Central's Cole Barkocy is Athlete of the Week, plus notes and state tennis pairings

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKCole BarkocyCrystal Lake Central, sr., cross countryBarkocy had an opportunity to ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Marian Central beats Benet, wins East Suburban Catholic title

    Marian Central captured the East Suburban Catholic Conference girls volleyball championship Tuesday with an 18-25, 25-23, 25-23 victory over Benet in ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Crystal Lake Central tops Sterling in regional semifinal

    STERLING – Crystal Lake Central’s Gustavo Costa went down in the penalty box in the 52nd minute, and Ryan Nottoli turned that into the winning goal Tu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High School Girls Volleyball Insider: Prairie Ridge's Jayden Otto Athlete of the Week; conference races; more

    Athlete of the WeekJayden OttoPrairie Ridge, so., SOtto did a little bit of everything for the Wolve ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Prep Zone: CLC's Barkocy puts sportsmanship, friend ahead of victory

    Opportunity stared right at Cole Barkocy on Saturday and he looked the other way.The Fox Valley Conf ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school girls golf: C-G's Lyne takes 3rd in Class 2A state tourney

    Crystal Lake Central coach Kyle McCaughn marveled at the way Cary-Grove freshman Molly Lyne navigated Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur in the firs ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school boys golf: Farnam runner-up in Class 3A state tourney; Beaugureau ties for 3rd

    After shooting a 2-over-par 74 in the first round of the Class 3A boys golf state tournament Friday at The Den at Fox Creek in Bloomington, Prairie Ri ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • High school football: Coverage, photos and more from Week 8

    Woodstock 34, Woodstock North 6PHOTOS: Woodstock North vs. WoodstockMcHenry 34, Hampshire 22PHOTOS: ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • High school football: Dundee-Crown beats Crystal Lake Central

    CARPENTERSVILLE – For three quarters, it looked like Dundee-Crown would coast to an easy Fox Valley Conference victory over Crystal Lake Central Frida ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op tops Cary-Grove

    The Crystal Lake High School co-op girls swimming team beat Cary-Grove 107-63 on Friday at Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:38 pm
  • High school boys golf: Cary-Grove's Zach Beaugureau tied for 4th at Class 3A state

    Cary-Grove senior Zach Beaugureau shot an even-par 72 in the first round of the Class 3A boys golf state tournament and is in contention for the indiv ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 6:57 pm
  • High school girls golf: Crystal Lake Central co-op's Molly Lyne tied for first at 2A state

    Crystal Lake Central co-op’s Molly Lyne fired a 1-under-par 71 at Hickory Point in Decatur in the first round of the Class 2A state girls golf tournam ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton clinches Kishwaukee River Conference title share

    Addie Halverson had eight kills and six digs Thursday to lead Richmond-Burton to a 25-21, 25-15, Kishwaukee River Conference girls volleyball sweep ov ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • College women's volleyball: Harper College outlasts McHenry County College

    The McHenry County College women's volleyball team lost in five sets to to Harper College, 13-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-15, 15-6, in nonconference play Thu ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • Live updates: High school football results from Week 8 in McHenry County

    Live updates from the area's Week 8 high school football games ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • High school football Week 8 preview capsules

    Friday's gamesFox Valley ConferencePrairie Ridge (7-0, 6-0) at Jacobs (4-3, 3-3)When: 7 p.m.About th ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Crystal Lake Central tops Marian Central on senior night

    Crystal Lake Central’s boys soccer team celebrated senior night by defeating Marian Central, 2-1, Wednesday in nonconference play in Crystal Lake. Sen ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Molly Lyne of Crystal Lake co-op girls golf is Athlete of the Week; notes; postseason events to watch

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKMolly LyneCrystal Lake Central co-op (Cary-Grove), fr., girls golfLyne has seemed ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Cary-Grove's Allison Drage no ordinary freshman

    Finding their favorite Allison Drage moment from her high school cross country career is difficult for her Cary-Grove coaches and teammates … and Drag ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • High school boys soccer insider: Woodstock's Will Maidment is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, more

    Athlete of the week Will Maidment Woodstock, sr. F The senior scored four goals in two games, inc ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake South tops Crystal Lake Central

    Jordan Proszenyak had six kills, three aces, 12 digs and two blocks Tuesday to lead Crystal Lake South to a 25-23, 25-23 Fox Valley Conference girls v ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • College women's volleyball: McHenry County College clinches conference title

    The McHenry County College women's volleyball team defeated Moraine Valley, 25-12, 22-25, 25-16, 26-24, on Tuesday in Palos Hills to capture the Illin ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Beaugureau, Farnam, Karney and Tuszynski advance to state meet

    ROCKFORD – Cary-Grove senior Zach Beaugureau lined up his 1-foot putt for par on the 18th green at Atwood Homestead on Monday, paused for a second, st ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • High school girls golf: Crystal Lake Central Co-op's Molly Lyne, Jacobs' Stephanie Fiorentino advance to state

    BUFFALO GROVE – Crystal Lake Central Co-op golfer Molly Lyne used momentum from back-to-back eagles on Nos. 9 and 10 to propel her into a tie for seco ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 7:49 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekMcKayla WuenschMarian Central, sr., SWuensch helped lead the Hurricanes to a 6-0 ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central tops Huntley for Huntley Invitational title

    HUNTLEY – Marian Central senior libero Meghan Schwallie had a scary thought for opposing teams after the Hurricanes won their second straight Huntley ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • High school girls tennis: Prairie Ridge's Annie Timm wins FVC Tournament No. 1 singles title; Jacobs, PR tie for team title

    HAMPSHIRE – Prairie Ridge senior Annie Timm tried to hold back the tears as she walked off the court Saturday at Hampshire, but as she hugged friends ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • High school football: Week 7 stories, photos and coverage

    New power rankingsStyf: Breaking down the playoff chances for area teamsRichmond-Burton 39, Marengo ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school football: After slow start, Huntley rolls past Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The importance of Huntley’s win over Crystal Lake Central wasn’t lost on quarterback Eric Mooney.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Styf: McHenry County high school football playoff outlook after Week 7 games

    ClinchedPrairie Ridge (7-0, 6-0), Class 6A - The Wolves remain the favorite to be the top seed in th ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op defeats Jacobs

    The Crystal Lake co-op girls swimming team defeated Jacobs, 107-63, Friday at the Dundee Recreation Center in Carpentersville.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:37 pm
  • PHOTOS: Huntley vs. Crystal Lake Central football

    Photos from Friday's Huntley vs. Crystal Lake Central football game. ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake Central; Prairie Ridge, Johnsburg win

    Crystal Lake Central 2, McHenry 1: At McHenry, the Tigers came from behind to beat McHenry, 11-25, 25-20, 25-16, in an FVC match.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Girls swimming roundup: McHenry holds off Crystal Lake co-op

    McHenry's Payton Lange won two individual races and swam on two of the Warriors' three winning relays, helping them edge Crystal Lake co-op in a Fox V ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Jacobs tops McHenry, clinches FVC title outright

    Colin Walsh scored in the 60th minute Thursday, assisted by Gabe Swarthout, to break a scoreless tie and deliver Jacobs a 1-0 win over McHenry in a Fo ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 7 games

    Updates from the 10 high school football games around the area in Week 7. ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • High school football: Week 7 preview capsules

    FRIDAY'S GAMESFox Valley ConferenceCary-Grove (5-1, 4-1) at Crystal Lake South (2-4, 2-4)When: 7 p.m ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • High school girls golf: Crystal Lake Central co-op, led by Lyne, wins regional title

    HUNTLEY – Crystal Lake Central co-op’s Molly Lyne entered the clubhouse Wednesday at Pinecrest to big hugs, wide smiles and some light teasing from he ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton defeats Marengo

    Richmond-Burton's Addie Halverson had 15 kills to lead the Rockets to a Kishwaukee River Conference girls volleyball win, 25-15, 25-16, over Marengo o ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Huntley beats McHenry in OT; Crystal Lake Central, Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, Woodstock and Marengo win

    Aaron Ruffner was involved in both goals as Huntley came from behind to beat McHenry, 2-1, in overtime Tuesday in a Fox Valley Conference boys soccer ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • High school boys golf: Prairie Ridge, Ethan Farnam take regional titles

    HUNTLEY – Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam shot an even-par 72 Tuesday at Pinecrest in Huntley to claim his second straight individual regional championsh ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Podcast: Week 7 high school football preview

    The Northwest Herald Week 7 high school football preview podcast with sports reporter Joe Stevenson and sports editor Jon Styf features picks and prev ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekAva Pauly, McHenry, sr., OHPauly helped lead the Warriors to third place at the S ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • High school football notes: Johnsburg, Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, Crystal Lake Central and Hampshire notes

    Johnsburg senior linebacker Bryce Smith was supposed to play an integral role for the defense on one of the Skyhawks’ best teams in school history.
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 7:07 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Prairie Ridge 5th in Harland Invitational

    Prairie Ridge's Chloe Gale finished second Saturday at the Harland Invitational at Fox River Park in Burlington, Wisconsin, running the 3-mile course ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • High school boys cross country roundup: Crystal Lake Central wins Harland Invitational

    Crystal Lake Central's Cole Barkocy, Weston Sterchi and Brandon Tomasello finished third through fifth Saturday, leading the Tigers to a team win in t ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Harvard, McHenry, Crystal Lake Central, Woodstock North win, Jacobs draws

    Second-half goals by Ismael Abarran and Alonzo Carrillo led Harvard to a 2-0 Kishwaukee River Conference win over Burlington Central on Saturday at Ha ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 8:13 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op takes second at Conant Invite; McHenry wins Rockford Jefferson Invite

    The Crystal Lake High School co-op relay team of Tessa Shorten, Jamie Gindorf, Rhiannon Wozny and Valerie Tarazi won the Class A 200-yard freestyle re ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 8:10 pm
  • High school football: Week 6 results, coverage and photos

    New power rankings Styf: Breaking down area team's playoff chances Johnsburg 56, Woodstock North 0 ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • High school football: Jacobs runs past Crystal Lake Central

    ALGONQUIN – The surprising part of Jacobs’ 33-point second half against Crystal Lake Central was this: Bowling Green-bound quarterback Chris Katrenick ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Styf: High school football playoff chances for area teams after Week 6

    Clinched berth - Six winsPrairie Ridge (6-0, 5-0 FVC), Class 6A - One of the first two area teams gu ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs football beats Crystal Lake Central

    Jacobs played Crystal Lake Central in Algonquin Friday, Sept. 20, 2016. Jacobs' won, 49-14. ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • LIVE: Updates from Week 6 of high school football

    Live updates from all of the area Week 6 football games. ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • High school football: Week 6 preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceMcHenry (4-1, 3-1) at Prairie Ridge (5-0, 4-0)When: 7 p.m. FridayAbout the Warr ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school boys golf: Prairie Ridge wins FVC tourney, season titles; Ethan Farnam 1st

    CARY – An unlikely challenger for the Fox Valley Conference Boys Golf Championship emerged Thursday at Foxford Hills, as Crystal Lake South held a one ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Harvard, Woodstock North, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Huntley win

    Alonzo Carrillo scored five goals, including the final four in the first half, Thursday to lead the Harvard boys soccer team to a 9-1 Kishwaukee River ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake South, Crystal Lake Central, Prairie Ridge win in FVC

    Jordan Proszenyak and Hannah Koenig each finished with five kills and seven blocks to lead Crystal Lake South to a 25-18, 25-15 Fox Valley Conference ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • High school girls golf: Crystal Lake Central co-op wins 4th straight FVC title

    PRAIRIE GROVE – For the first time, five teams had an opportunity to capture the Fox Valley Conference championship heading into the FVC girls golf to ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • PHOTOS: Fox Valley Conference girls golf tournament

    The Fox Valley Conference girls golf meet was held at Prairie Isle on Wednesday. ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Jacobs, McHenry, Huntley, Dundee-Crown, Harvard, Woodstock win

    Goals by Noah Melick and Ryan Blanchard led Jacobs to a 2-1 win over Crystal Lake South in a Fox Valley Conference boys soccer game Tuesday in Algonqu ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Huntley, Prairie Ridge, Woodstock North and Crystal Lake Central win conference matches

    Addie Halverson had a team-high nine kills and six aces to lead Richmond-Burton to a three-set Kishwaukee River Conference win over Woodstock on Tuesd ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • High school boys golf: Crystal Lake South tops Crystal Lake Central

    Crystal Lake South's Eric Bregenzer shot a 40, Nate Zacher shot a 41 and Casey Hunter shot a 42 to lead the Gators to a Fox Valley Conference boys gol ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • High school girls golf: Mackenzie Hahn takes 1st, leads Richmond-Burton to KRC Tournament title; Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake Central co-op

    Richmond-Burton golfers Mackenzie Hahn and Lauryn Davis finished first and second, respectively, to lead the Rockets to a first-place finish at the Ki ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Women's college volleyball: McHenry County College sweeps Prairie State

    Sommer Rhea had 12 kills, three aces and eight digs Tuesday to lead McHenry County College in an Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference victory over Pr ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Podcast: Week 6 McHenry County high school football preview

    The Northwest Herald Week 6 high school football preview podcast with sports reporters Joe Stevenson and Sean Hammond and sports editor Jon Styf featu ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekAddie HalversonRichmond-Burton, sr., outside hitterHalverson came up big for the ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • College men's soccer: McHenry County College comes back to beat Kennedy King

    McHenry County College's men's soccer team rallied to defeat Kennedy King, 3-1, Saturday in ChicagoT ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Prairie Ridge wins Crystal Lake Central Invitational

    The Prairie Ridge girls tennis team won the Crystal Lake Central Invitational on Saturday in Crystal Lake.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Crystal Lake South's Caitlin Bruzzini wins Bartlett Flyin' Hawk Invite

    Crystal Lake South's Caitlin Bruzzini finished first, and Huntley was third Saturday at the Bartlett Flyin' Hawk Girls Cross Country Invitational at S ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • High school boys cross country roundup: Crystal Lake South's Jack Becker wins Grant's James Taylor Invite

    Crystal Lake South's Jack Becker finished first and Richmond-Burton placed second Saturday at Grant's James Taylor Boys Cross Country Invitational at ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Styf: Breaking down the area high school football team's playoff chances after Week 5

    Five wins (playoff eligible)Prairie Ridge (5-0, 4-0), Class 6A - The Wolves continue to roll toward ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • High school football: Week 5 coverage, stories and photos

    New high school football power rankingsStyf: Breaking down the area team's playoff chances after Wee ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • High school football: Hampshire holds off Crystal Lake Central charge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hampshire quarterback Jake Vincent and wide receiver Jared Hornbeck did what they do ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • College women's volleyball: McHenry County College goes 2-0 to start Parkland College Invitational

    McHenry County College's women's volleyball team went 2-0 Friday, the first day of the two-day Parkland College Invitational in Champaign.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • High school football: Week 5 capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Huntley (3-1, 3-1) vs. Cary-Grove (3-1, 3-1) When: 7:15 p.m. Friday, Al Bohr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • High school volleyball: Huntley tops Crystal Lake Central for FVC lead

    HUNTLEY – Called on to serve in a tight third set that featured 18 ties and 12 lead changes, Huntley's Arianna Torres pushed aside her nerves Thursday ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • PHOTOS: Huntley vs. Crystal Lake Central volleyball

    Huntley and Crystal Lake Central volleyball faced off in a Fox Valley Conference volleyball match on Thursday night in Huntley.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Jacobs, Crystal Lake South and Crystal Lake Central win

    Jacobs' No. 1 doubles pairing of Katie Toomire and Kylie Skepnek rallied after losing the first set Thursday against Prairie Ridge's Kaitlyn Cox and K ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Dundee-Crown beats Cary-Grove in OT, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Hampshire, Harvard and Woodstock North win

    Dundee-Crown's Ivan Aviles scored in the second period of overtime to help the Chargers pull out a 2-1 Fox Valley Conference win at Cary-Grove on Thur ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 5 games

    Updates from our coverage of the McHenry County area's 11 high school football games ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • High school girls swimming roundup: McHenry beats Jacobs/Hampshire; CL co-op tops Dundee-Crown

    Three McHenry swimmers – Caileigh McCafferty, Hannah Lange and Payton Lange – each won a pair of individual events as the Warriors took 10 of 11 varsi ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: Crystal Lake South and Hampshire win, Richmond-Burton losses on tiebreaker

    Crystal Lake South's John Lishchynsky shot a 4-over-par 39 on Wednesday at Crystal Lake Country Club and breaking 40 proved to be the difference as he ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Valerie Tarazi is athlete of the week, notes and events to watch

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKValerie Tarazi, Crystal Lake co-op, jr. swimmerTarazi won two individual events a ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Crystal Lake Central and McHenry win triangulars, Richmond-Burton takes dual

    Crystal Lake Central swept the top three finishes at its girls cross country triangular Tuesday, picking up a pair of Fox Valley Conference dual wins ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • High school boys cross country roundup: Prairie Ridge and Crystal Lake Central win triangulars, Richmond-Burton takes dual

    Praire Ridge's Flilip Pajak and Mike Ostrow took the top two spots in Tuesday's 3-mile cross country race at McHenry Township Park, leading the Wolves ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op tops St. Viator

    Valerie Tarazi and Rhiannon Wozny each won two individual events and were a part of winning relays to lead the Crystal Lake High School co-op girls sw ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • College women's volleyball: McHenry County College sweeps Morton College

    McHenry County College's women's volleyball team stayed unbeaten in Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference play Tuesday with a three set win over Morto ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, McHenry and Huntley win

    Jacobs swept the doubles matches in a 6-1 win over Cary-Grove on Tuesday at Cary-Grove. Katie Toomir ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • High school girls golf roundup: Crystal Lake Central co-op tops Jacobs, Richmond-Burton and McHenry win

    Jacobs' Stephanie Fiorentino shot a 35 to take medalist honors, but it wasn't enough as Crystal Lake Central co-op beat the Golden Eagles, 169-177, in ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Zach Teegan commits to McHenry County College

    McHenry County College baseball coach Jared Wacker needed a left-handed-hitting outfielder with speed and knew right where to look.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Podcast: Previewing Week 5 of high school football in McHenry County

    The Northwest Herald Week 5 high school football preview podcast with sports reporters Joe Stevenson and Sean Hammond and sports editor Jon Styf featu ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 6:21 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Woodstock, Johnsburg win dual matches

    Woodstock swept all three singles spots in its 6-1 nonconference victory over Larkin on Monday at Woodstock. Brenda Ordonez picked up a 6-2, 6-2 victo ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and games to watch

    Athlete of the WeekKendall LowndsCrystal Lake Central, jr., LCrystal Lake Central coach Lisa Brunstr ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Congratulations McKayla Wuensch, November Athlete of the Month!