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  • High School Girls Volleyball: Crystal Lake South defeats Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South’s girls volleyball team capped its regular season with a 25-19, 25-21 win over Crystal Lake Central on Thursday at S ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Girls Swimming Roundup: Crystal Lake co-op defeats Woodstock co-op

    The Crystal Lake co-op girls swimming team defeated Woodstock co-op, 108-54, in a Fox Valley Conference dual meet Thursday in Woodstock.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Woodstock's Georgia Wicker player of week

    Player of the WeekGeorgia Wicker, soph.Woodstock liberoThe sophomore had 33 digs in two games in a w ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Crystal Lake South, Cary-Grove advance to regional final

    ALGONQUIN – After allowing a goal that he felt as though he should have saved, Crystal Lake South senior goalkeeper Dalton Kause wanted to make amends ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • High school boys cross country: Crystal Lake South third at Knights Invite

    Knights Invite: At Mount Prospect, Timmy Siesennop finished in first place with a time of 16:48 to lead Crystal Lake South to the invite win. The Gato ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central's Marsden, Crystal Lake South's Barone commit

    The high school wrestling season is still more than a month away, but Monday was a big day for Crystal Lake Central’s Andrew Marsden and Crystal Lake ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • High school soccer insider: Woodstock North's Alejandro Miranda player of the week

    Player of the WeekAlejandro Miranda, sr., midfielder, Woodstock NorthMiranda scored four goals in th ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • High School football: Crystal Lake South will need to be Cary-Grove to make playoffs

    CRYSTAL LAKE ­ For Crystal Lake South, the goal is always the postseason. To keep the dream alive, the Gators would need to put together a stellar def ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • High school football insider: Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, Marian Central and Woodstock North all need a win to become playoff-eligible

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings1. Cary-Grove (8-0): The No. 1 team in Class 7A kept rolling along wi ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Girls roundup: Marengo wins 5th straight BNC Cross Country Meet title

    Marengo’s girls cross country dominance in the Big Northern Conference continues.The Indians, led by ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • High school football: Week 8 Player of the Week candidates

    Jeremy Behnke, Huntley, Sr. Behnke got his first varsity touchdown when he caught a 2-yard pass from ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • CL South wins FVC boys meet; CL Central wins girls

    CARY – The first hint that something special was brewing for Crystal Lake South’s boys cross country team came near the end of the summer during a tim ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • High school football: Crystal Lake South beats Jacobs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The objective is simple for Crystal Lake South. Win the final two games and qualify for the playoffs.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Girls cross country insider: Marian Central's Abigail Jones runner of week

    Athlete of the WeekAbigail JonesMarian Central, SophomoreJones took seventh at the West Aurora Stamp ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Boys high school cross country insider: Johnsburg's Noah Miller runner of week

    Athlete of the WeekNoah MillerJohnsburg, SeniorMiller took fourth in 15:13.4 to lead the Skyhawks to ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • High school volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake South sweeps Huntley

    The Crystal Lake South girls volleyball team defeated Huntley in straight sets 25-20, 25-18 in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play Thursday in ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • High school football: Week 8 preview capsules

    Big Northern Conference East DivisionJohnsburg (6-1, 5-0) at Burlington Central (5-2, 5-0)When: 7:15 ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • District 155 ordered to tear down Crystal Lake South school bleachers

    WOODSTOCK – After more than a year of legal proceedings, McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel said Thursday the time has come for District 155 to tear ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • High school roundup: Crystal Lake South boys soccer beats Hononegah

    Dalton Kause recorded his seventh shutout of the season for Crystal Lake South in an 8-0 boys soccer nonconference win against Hononegah on Wednesday ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Inside Girls Volleyball: Crystal Lake South's Carly Nolan Athlete of Week

    Player of the WeekCarly Nolan, sr.Crystal Lake South, OHNolan did a little bit of everything to help ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Inside high school boys soccer: Harvard's Jerry Martinez athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekJerry MartinezHarvard, sr., MMartinez was the leading scorer on a Harvard team th ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School football coach Chuck Ahsmann renews fight with cancer

    Crystal Lake South football coach Chuck Ahsmann underwent his first chemotherapy session in almost 15 years Monday, and in his usual manner, put a pos ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Girls Volleyball Roundup: Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South win tourneys

    Cary-Grove's girls volleyball team won the Schaumburg Invitational on Saturday for the first time since 2011, going 5-0 and defeating St. Charles Nort ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Boys Soccer Roundup: Crystal Lake South stops Glenbrook North

    The Crystal Lake South boys soccer team scored two first-half goals Saturday to beat Glenbrook North, 2-1, in nonconference play in Crystal Lake. 
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Huntley clinches playoff spot with win over Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South has haunted Huntley’s football players for more than a year. The b ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Girls cross country insider: Prairie Ridge's Shine athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekAndie ShinePrairie Ridge, SeniorShine finished third in Antioch’s Harland Invitat ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Huntley's Keagan Smith runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekKeagan SmithHuntley, JuniorSmith finished second at the Peoria Central Invitation ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Inside Girls Tennis: Prairie Ridge forfeits FVC Fox title

    Athlete of the WeekAnnie TimmPrairie Ridge, so.Timm won two Fox Valley Conference Fox Division match ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Huntley

    At Crystal Lake, the Crystal Lake South boys soccer team defeated Huntley, 3-1, to win the Fox Valley Conference Valley division title outright. Senio ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Prep volleyball roundup: Marian Central tops St. Viator

    At Arlington Heights, junior outside hitter Rachel Giustino recorded 10 kills and added 15 digs to lead the Marian Central girls volleyball team to a ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake South volleyball evens score with Cary-Grove

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a meeting of the two top teams in the FVC Valley Division, the Crystal Lake South volleyball team got its revenge against Cary-Grove ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Ethan Farnam 2nd at McHenry Regional, leads Prairie Ridge golfers into sectional

    McHENRY – Prairie Ridge’s Ethan Farnam reached into his bag, grabbed for a refreshment and calmly sipped a drink in between shots during Tuesday’s Cla ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Girls Tennis Roundup: Crystal Lake South sweeps Woodstock

    At Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake South won all of its matches against Woodstock on Monday, winning the Fox Valley Conference girls tennis crossover dual ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Marian Central's Meintz Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekBEAU MEINTZMarian Central, sr., DMeintz is the captain of a Marian Central defens ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Baker field goal gave Gators momentum

    CARPENTERSVILLE – With no timeouts remaining in the first half of Crystal Lake South's Friday night win over Dundee-Crown, the Gators elected to run o ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake D-155 appeals bleachers case to Illinois Supreme Court

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 is appealing a court decision requiring it to go through a city zoning process to the state supreme ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week nominees

    Billy Bahl, Marian CentralCompleted 14 of 29 passes for 244 yards and four touchdowns as the Hurrica ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake South runs over Dundee-Crown

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Ever since its season-opening loss at Marian Central, the Crystal Lake South Gators have had a new game plan. The longer they keep t ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Prep Roundup: Cary-Grove just misses against girls volleyball power St. Francis

    Cary-Grove split its matches at the Mother McAuley Invitational on Friday in Chicago, defeating Lone Peak from Utah, 25-16, 25-16, and losing to St. F ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Boys cross country: McHenry's Reiser runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekJesse ReiserMcHenry, sr.Reiser suffered two losses as a junior, at Palatine to Yo ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South clinches share of FVC Valley

    Crystal Lake South clinched a share of the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division boys soccer title with a 2-0 win at home against McHenry on Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake South volleyball beats Dundee-Crown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South took care of business Thursday night on its home court with a win over Dundee-Crown, 25-19, 25-10.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Volleyball insider: Crystal Lake Central's Jeziorowski player of week

    Player of the WeekSuzie JeziorowskiCrystal Lake Central, seniorThe Tigers' offense benefited from Je ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:39 pm
  • Girls Tennis Roundup: McHenry beats Woodstock North in FVC crossover

    At McHenry, the McHenry girls tennis team defeated Woodstock North, 5-2, in a Fox Valley Conference crossover dual meet. Emily Zalewski won at No. 1 s ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake South ends Cary-Grove win streak, in control of Valley

    CARY – Coming into Tuesday's Fox Valley Conference Valley Division match against Crystal Lake South, the Cary-Grove boys soccer team had won 11 straig ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Boys golf insider: Ethan Farnam athlete of the week

    Athlete of the Week Ethan FarnamPrairie Ridge, so. Farnam carded a 2-under-par 34 and earned medalis ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake South hockey team defeats Carmel

    Crystal Lake South’s hockey team scored three goals in the third period Sunday to beat Carmel, 5-3, at the Leafs Ice Centre in West Dundee. 
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Cross Country Roundup: Huntley boys 2nd at Bartlett Invite

    BARTLETT – Huntley junior Keagan Smith took second place and two teammates finished in the top 10 as the Red Raiders took second place in the Barlett ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Girls Tennis Roundup: Prairie Ridge 2nd at Crystal Lake Central Invite

    The Prairie Ridge girls tennis team finished in second place with 23 points Saturday at the eight-team Crystal Lake Central Invitational in Crystal La ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Numbers game: Athletic conference realignment could continue into future

    During the early moments of the fourth quarter of an early September Fox Valley Conference Fox Division football game, Crystal Lake Central quarterbac ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Infographic: Football conference enrollment in McHenry County

    In the past year, nine area schools have announced their intentions to leave for new conferences, effective in 2016.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • High school football: Northwest Herald Player of the Week candidates

    Alex Peete, Johnsburg Peete rushed 24 times for 233 yards and two touchdowns as the Skyhawks, who we ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Dominant rushing attack carries Crystal Lake South to victory over McHenry

    McHENRY –After scoring zero touchdowns in its Week 4 loss to Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South worked on trying to move the ball more efficient ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • On Campus: Crystal Lake South grad Kristina Aubert chases dreams at Arizona

    Kristina Aubert’s first race as a member of the University of Arizona cross country team proved to be unique.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Girls cross country insider: Marengo's Kitty Allen athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekKitty AllenMarengo, SeniorAllen finished second in Kaneland’s Eddington Invitatio ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Crystal Lake South's Miller athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekJustin MillerCrystal Lake South, SeniorMiller, the Gators’ lone senior in their l ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South tops Dundee-Crown

    The Crystal Lake South boys soccer team scored two first-half goals to defeat Dundee-Crown 2-1 in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division game in Ca ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Huntley tops McHenry

    Huntley won three of the four doubles matches at McHenry on Thursday to pull out a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win. 
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Golf roundup: Cary-Grove tops Huntley

    Mitch Whitehouse birdied the par-5 second hole and went on to shoot a 1-under 35 to lead Cary-Grove to a 148-156 win against Huntley on Thursday in bo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • 3 Cary-Grove baseball players make D-I commitments

    Cary-Grove’s Zack Forney, Wyatt Mascarella and Jimmy Perkins have played baseball together since they were 9 years old.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Tennis roundup: McHenry edges Dundee-Crown

    At McHenry, Emily Zalewski, Alyssa Das-Weeks and Emeris Raquel all won their singles matches for the Warriors in an FVC Valley victory, 4-3, over Dund ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Cross country roundup: Woodstock girls win Hampshire Triangular

    At Hampshire, Woodstock defeated Prairie Ridge, 24-31, and Hampshire, 25-32, at the Hampshire Triangular. Hampshire beat Prairie Ridge, 28-29.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Golf roundup: Huntley beats Dundee-Crown

    At Bonnie Dundee in East Dundee, Huntley defeated the Chargers, 153-160, behind Andrew Mendonca's 2-over-par 37. Jake Bowser and Danny Spoeth added 38 ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake South sweeps Huntley

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake South volleyball team flexed its muscles against Fox Valley Conference opponent Huntley in a home match win Tuesday ni ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Strong 2nd half leads Crystal Lake South past Jacobs in boys soccer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Heading into halftime of a scoreless match against Jacobs, Crystal Lake South's boys soccer team had created many scoring chances, but ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • CL home to USA Basketball pilot program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Rich Czeslawski recently traveled to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to speak with USA Basketball youth program director Jay Demings when a ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Dundee-Crown's Campos player of the week

    Player of the WeekWillie CamposDundee-Crown, sr.Campos had two goals and an assist this past week fo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Prep Football Insider

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings1. Cary-Grove (4-0): The Associated Press Class 7A No. 1 team got a b ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Prep cross country roundup: CL South boys 3rd in Warren Invite

    The Crystal Lake South boys cross country team finished third in the 20-team Warren Invite on Saturday in Gurnee. The Gators finished with 76 points, ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: CL South earns split in tourney action

    The Crystal Lake South boys soccer team went 1-1, including a 2-0 win against Hononegah and a 2-1 loss to Hersey, in the Hononegah Invite on Saturday ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake Central beats Crystal Lake South for first time since 1999

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central’s side of Ken Bruhn Field held its collective breath as Crystal Lake South’s offense scraped up a few yards and ke ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Boys Soccer Roundup: Dundee-Crown rallies to tie E. Moline United

    Dundee-Crown's boys soccer team scored two second-half goals Friday to earn a 2-2 draw with East Moline United on Friday at the Hononegah Invitational ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • On Campus: McHenry West grad Molly Machometa sets Viterbo soccer goals record

    Molly Machometa recently got a glimpse of women’s soccer history at Viterbo University. The NAIA school in La Crosse, Wisconsin, inducted former women ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Golf roundup: Lenzini leads Jacobs past Crystal Lake South

    At Randall Oaks in West Dundee, Jacobs' Justin Lenzini fired an even-par 35 and earned medalist honors to lead the Golden Eagles to a 147-166 Fox Vall ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Soccer roundup: McHenry shuts out Hampshire

    At McHenry, James Mulhall scored just five minutes into the game to help the Warriors win 2-0 in a Fox Valley Conference crossover game against Hampsh ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Volleyball insider: Crystal Lake Central still the team to beat

    Athlete of the WeekFrankie CavallaroDundee-Crown, jr.The Chargers took the title in Saturday’s Pass, ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:13 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Cary-Grove edges Hampshire

    Cary-Grove swept the doubles and Hampshire won all of the singles matches in a Fox Valley Conference crossover win for the Trojans on Tuesday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Cary-Grove wins at Hampshire

    The Cary-Grove boys soccer team scored two first-half goals to defeat Hampshire 2-1 in Fox Valley crossover play in Hampshire.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Golf roundup: Lenzini leads Jacobs past Cary-Grove

    Justin Lenzini shot a 36 at Randall Oaks in West Dundee on Tuesday to help Jacobs to a 155-158 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win against Cary- ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake South volleyball downs McHenry

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Last week’s loss to Cary-Grove left the Crystal Lake South volleyball team with a bad taste in their mouths. But after a nonconference ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Golf roundup: McHenry boys beat Crystal Lake Central

    At the McHenry Country Club, Cameron Justen shot a 1-over 36 to lead McHenry past Crystal Lake Central, 157-170, in an FVC dual. A.J. Folino also cont ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Cary-Grove stays atop power rankings

    Player of the WeekOrlando Tapia, senior, midfielder, Crystal Lake SouthTapia was a big part of the G ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Inside Prep Football: Cary-Grove tops Power Rankings

    Northwest HeraldPower Rankings1. Cary-Grove (3-0): The No. 1 team in The Associated Press Class 7A p ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake South football player Alex Gardeck hospitalized with pinhole trachea tear

    Crystal Lake South senior center-linebacker Alex Gardeck has a minor trachea tear and was resting Sunday at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake South football player Alex Gardeck flown to hospital

    Crystal Lake South linebacker Alex Gardeck was flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for tests on his trachea after the Gators lost Saturda ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Boys soccer roundup: Marian Central edges Marian Catholic in ESCC

    Marian Central was missing several key players in Saturday's East Suburban Catholic Conference boys soccer match against Marian Catholic, but the Hurr ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Huntley girls swim to 3rd at St. Viator Invite, set school records

    The Huntley girls swimming team finished third Saturday in the 10-team St. Viator Invitational in Arlington Heights, setting multiple school records a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Mistakes haunt Crystal Lake South football team in loss to Bloom Township

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS – Saturday's nonconference football game between Crystal Lake South and Bloom Township at Bloom Trail High School was not an offensive ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Cary-Grove's Morgan Schulz runs to victory at Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz enjoyed a different view at Saturday’s Wauconda Cross Country Invitational, the one with nothing in front of her ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 6:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake South rallies past St. Charles North in girls volleyball

    Down, 19-10, in the first set Friday, Crystal Lake South rallied to pull out a 28-26, 25-21 nonconference girls vollyeball win at home against St. Cha ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Prairie Ridge's Pajak runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekFilip PajakPrairie Ridge, SophomorePajak won at the Horlick (Wis.) Rebel Invitati ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Cary-Grove sweeps Crystal Lake South

    CARY – Thursday night’s matchup between Fox Valley Conference powers Cary-Grove and Crystal Lake South seemed destined for three games, but after just ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Boys soccer: Crystal Lake South beats Woodstock North

    At Crystal Lake, sophomore forward Andrew Grabowski scored twice in the second half to lead the Gators to a 4-2 Fox Valley Conference crossover win ag ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Dundee-Crown tops McHenry

    At McHenry, junior outside hitter Gina Pagano recorded 12 digs for the Chargers in a 25-19, 25-17 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Volleyball insider: Two big FVC matchups coming Thursday

    Athlete of the WeekErin OlsonCary-Grove, jr.Olson kept the Trojans' offense running smoothly in a wi ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Golf roundup: Crystal Lake South boys top Hampshire

    Brandon Dahl shot a 4-over par 39 for Crystal Lake South to take medalist honors in a 169-173 Fox Valley Conference crossover win against Hampshire at ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Prep volleyball roundup: Huntley sweeps Jacobs

    Alyson Dion and Erin Erb each had seven kills for Huntley, which opened up Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play with a 25-19, 25-22 win against ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Johnsburg comes back to beat G-K

    Johnsburg trailed 1-0 at halftime against Genoa-Kingston in boys soccer, but pumped in three second half goals in a 13-minute span to earn its fourth ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Dundee-Crown tops Huntley

    Dundee-Crown opened up its Fox Valley Conference Valley Division season with a 4-3 win at Huntley on Tuesday. 
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Cross country roundup: McHenry boys sweep pair of match ups

    The McHenry boys cross country team won both of its matches at the Dundee-Crown Triangular at Randall Oaks in West Dundee.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Craig leads Huntley boys golf past Crystal Lake South

    At Huntley's Pinecrest Golf Club, senior Trent Craig shot a 2-under 34 to earn medalist honors as Huntley beat Crystal Lake South, 154-168. Jake Grabn ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Minogue got Crystal Lake South offense moving

    Gators senior quarterback Payton Minogue seems comfortable under pressure and stepped up Friday when the Gators needed him most.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 7:59 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Cary-Grove atop power rankings

    Player of the WeekLuis Lemus, so., forward, Cary-GroveLemus scored a goal in two of Cary-Grove's thr ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: C-G defeats Grant in tourney final

    At Fox Lake, Cary-Grove defeated Grant, 3-1, to take first place in the Grant Invitational. Luis Lemus and John O’Brien gave the Trojans a two-goal le ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry's Reiser wins CLS Cross Country Invitational

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Contrary to how it looks near the finish line, Jesse Reiser actually enjoys company during races.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Northwest Herald Player of the Week Nominees

    Josh Walker, Jacobs (171 yards, three TDs)Walker was one of the smallest players on the field Friday ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Baker hits game-winning field goal for Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At halftime, Crystal Lake South coach Chuck Ahsmann asked Tyler Baker whether Baker would be ready to make a big kick, knowing the Gato ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Cross Country Insider: McHenry boys, Jacobs girls top power rankings

    Boys Cross Country Athlete of the WeekJack BeckerCrystal Lake South, FreshmanBecker made his name kn ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake Central sweeps Grayslake North

    At Crystal Lake, Mackenzie Allen had nine kills and eight assists for Crystal Lake Central in a 25-13, 25-11 Fox Valley Conference Fox Division win ov ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Jacobs earns key FVC Valley girls tennis win vs. CL South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Less than two weeks into the girls tennis season and the race for the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division championship may be over.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Girls tennis roundup: Marian Central drops Johnsburg

    Marian Central's Ariel Majewski won at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-0, on Wednesday to lead the Hurricanes to a 6-1 nonconference win over Johnsburg at Johns ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Lake Zurich blanks Crystal Lake South in Barrington boys soccer tourney

    BARRINGTON – When the ball dropped to freshman midfielder Niklas Getzinger's feet in the first half, he stepped up, hit it cleanly and watched it ping ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Crystal Lake South tops McHenry

    Danielle Baietto and Anusha Subramanian won at No. 1 double for Crystal Lake South in a 5-2 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win. 
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Tennis Roundup: Crystal Lake South wins at Schaumburg

    At Schaumburg, Crystal Lake South finished first in team points with 30. Hannah Rakofsky finished 3-0 on the day, winning No. 1 singles. The No. 3 dou ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Marian Central shuts out Crystal Lake South

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central’s Steve Wember remains friends with several Crystal Lake South players from his days in the Crystal Lake Raiders’ youth pro ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Niemeyer resilient for Marian Central

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central quarterback Billy Bahl showed why he was recruited by numerous NCAA Division I coaches for his throwing ability.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake South volleyball team too much for Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake South's girls volleyball team kept the momentum rolling Thursday night when the Gators defeated Woodstock, 25-9, 25-10.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Our Take: Crystal Lake South at Marian Central

    Northwest Herald sports writers make their picks for Friday’s football game between Crystal Lake South and host Marian Central.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Marian Central football defense intends to 'pack a punch'

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central linebacker Steve Wember is convinced the Hurricanes’ defense will be improved.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:07 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Marengo

    Andrew Grabowski scored three goals and had an assist to lead the Crystal Lake South boys soccer team to an 8-0 victory over Marengo in nonconference ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Tigers get redemption

    LAKEWOOD – The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team was determined to have a better showing after losing to Richmond-Burton by one stroke a week ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Football preview: Crystal Lake South

    Crystal Lake SouthCoach: Chuck Ahsmann (fifth season, 31-12).Last year’s record: 4-5 overall, 2-4 FV ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Football preview: FVC Valley breakdown

    Players to watchMalik Dunner, Dundee-Crown, RB-WR-DB, sr.Dunner (5-foot-11, 190 pounds) did not get ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Bleacher lawsuit hearing could affect Crystal Lake South home opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One last legal challenge will have to be tackled before the Crystal Lake South High School football team takes the field for its home o ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Girls tennis roundup: Johnsburg beats Marengo

    Johnsburg opened up its move to the Big Northern Conference in girls tennis with a 5-2 win against Marengo on Tuesday in Johnsburg.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Defenses try to put brakes on the option

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South football coach Chuck Ahsmann noticed a trend after recent postseason games against Carmel, Cary-Grove and Prairie Ri ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Prep Zone: Cary-Grove's Schulz shows versatility in heptathlon

    The athlete who is good at everything in track and field took some time over the summer to do an event that includes most everything.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake South tops Marian Central in season opener

    The girls volleyball game between Marian Central and Crystal Lake South Monday, August 24, 2014 in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Marian Centra ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Girls cross country preview: Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen set for big season

    Lauren Van Vlierbergen won most of her cross country races as a junior, earned her second Fox Valley Conference individual title and finished fourth i ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Boys Soccer: Five to Watch

    Julio Arias, jr., F, WoodstockArias was a central part of the Blue Streaks offense last season. The ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Volleyball: 5 to watch

    Kassie Kasper, sr., L - JacobsKasper finished last season with a 2.20 passer rating and 321 digs. Sh ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • 2014 Crystal Lake South football preview

    A look at the 2014 Crystal Lake South football season ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Farnam helps team win Cary-Grove Invite

    CARY – After a summer that included amateur tournaments across the country, Prairie Ridge’s Ethan Farnam was happy to be back swinging on a local golf ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:19 pm
  • Girls swimming: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Scott Lattyak (fifth season)Last year: First at FVC MeetKey re ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf sets tone early, wins Huntley Invitational

    HUNTLEY – The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team wasted little time setting the tone for what it hopes is another season that ends in a state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf ready for 'Life without Lexi'

    The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team will be without a familiar face this season. Lexi Har ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • CL South baseball team makes summer state Elite 8

    ST. CHARLES – Playing for the fourth time in four days and on the heels of two straight extra-inning games, it was natural to wonder what kind of pitc ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Crystal Lake South advances in Phil Lawler Classic

    ST. CHARLES – Senior John Constantino singled to left field for the game-winning hit, scoring Collin Chubb in the eighth inning of a 3-2 Crystal Lake ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Senior divisions close after 1st day of MCJGA Junior Amateur

    After the first day of competition at the Billy Vahldieck McHenry County Junior Amateur, there’s one thing for certain when it comes to the senior div ...
    July 18, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Prairie Ridge battles it out in quarterfinals

    After winning the Fox Valley Conference tournament this past spring, Prairie Ridge’s Jared Priesz and Garrett Locher were not surprised to see a few o ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Recruiting Notes: Huntley grad Perkins to Chicago State

    Former Huntley pitcher Jake Perkins would have understood if college coaches wanted to take a wait-and-see approach with him.
    July 21, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Prep baseball all-area team

    Ben CilanoPrairie Ridge, jr., PCilano was 6-1 with a 0.78 ERA for the Wolves, who finished fourth in ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 2014 Northwest Herald Girls Soccer All Area Teams

    First TeamForwardsDelaney Pruitt, jr., JohnsburgLast year's Player of the Year was a dominant force ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Northwest Herald Softball All-Area teams

    Kristin KoepkeMcHenry, jr., pitcherKoepke was a force for the Warriors at the plate and in the circl ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Northwest Herald All-Area Boys Tennis Team

    SinglesElisha HouglandHampshire, sr.Hougland qualified for state for the third time in his high scho ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Fox Valley Conference Girls Soccer All-Conference Teams

    Fox DivisionForwardsDelaney Pruitt, jr., JohnsburgKatie Beck, jr., Crystal Lake CentralAnna Lopatin, ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake South soccer reaches regional final

    HUNTLEY – The Crystal Lake South girls soccer team prides itself on being a strong second-half team.
    July 21, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Inside Baseball: Johnsburg's Collin Ridout Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekCollin RidoutJohnsburg, sr.Ridout continued making major contributions for the Sk ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • CL South baseball knocks off Cary-Grove

    Josh Smith pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run and striking out four for Crystal Lake South as they beat Cary-Grove, 3-2, in the FVC Vall ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Congratulations Bailey Stefka, September Athlete of the Month!