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  • Johnsburg AD Tom Ross leaving for same role at Grant

    Johnsburg principal Kevin Shelton had people telling him four years ago he was lucky to find Tom Ross to hire as athletic director with the start of s ...
    March 25, 2017 - 9:56 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Northwest Herald statistical leaders

    BOYS BASKETBALL Area Leaders Scoring Player, School Games Points Avg. Mike Volkening, Mgo 33 836 ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 2017 Northwest Herald All-Area Team

    Northwest Herald All-Area TeamFirst TeamBlaine BayerRichmond-Burton, 5-9, sr., GBayer averaged 17 po ...
    March 24, 2017 - 6:05 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Marian Central, Cary-Grove, Harvard, Crystal Lake South, Huntley, Johnsburg pick up wins

    Ricky Monbrod hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning, scoring A.J. Golembiewski to give Marian Central a 4-3 nonconference victory ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs beats Johnsburg in wild one

    ALGONQUIN – With two outs and the score tied in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday against Johnsburg, Jacobs third basemen Emily Pena just want ...
    March 23, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Richmond-Burton defeats Johnsburg in KRC

    JOHNSBURG – With a weeklong break ahead, Richmond-Burton girls soccer coach Casey DeCaluwe wanted his team to feel positive about its play early in th ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:28 pm
  • Nancy Fahey, former Johnsburg girls basketball coach, hired as Illini women's basketball coach

    When University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman introduced Nancy Fahey as the new Illini women’s basketball coach, Whitman was hiring a win ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • 2017 Northwest Herald Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Johnsburg's Aannah Interrante

    Johnsburg's Aannah Interrante helped lead the Skyhawks to their second straight Class 3A girls basketball regional championship and a perfect season i ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:04 am
  • High school softball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Huntley, Woodstock North pick up wins

    Dundee-Crown scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to beat Belvidere, 2-1, in the Chargers' softball season opener Tuesday in Car ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • 2017 Northwest Herald All-Area Girls Basketball Team

    First teamLiz AlsotMcHenry, jr., FAlsot paced the Warriors with 13 points and 11.7 rebounds a game a ...
    March 21, 2017 - 7:55 pm
  • PHOTOS: 2017 Northwest Herald All-Area Girls Basketball Team

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    March 21, 2017 - 6:49 pm
  • High school baseball: 2017 team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Don Sutherland (30th season)Last year’s record: 22-11, 12-5 FV ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:21 am
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge hopeful it finally can end regional drought in 2017

    Prairie Ridge starting pitcher Hailey Baker remembers the details of every softball game she has played in.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:16 am
  • High school softball: 2017 team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Cary-GroveCoach: Tammy Olson (24th season)Last year’s record: 11-19 overall, 2 ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:31 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Marian Central, Huntley begin post-state seasons in different states of mind

    Two local girls soccer programs found themselves playing on the final days of the 2016 season, as Marian Central reached the Class 1A state final and ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • High school boys basketball: Krutwig, Volkening earn second-team All-State

    Jacobs’ Cameron Krutwig and Marengo’s Mike Volkening were named to The Associated Press All-State second teams in their respective classes Thursday.
    March 17, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • High school girls soccer: 2017 team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Ray Kristol (11th season)Last year: 9-6-1 overall, lost in reg ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • High school boys tennis: 2017 team preview capsules

    FOX VALLEY CONFERENCE Cary-Grove Coach: Amanda Schuetzle (7th season) Last year: 19-2 (10-2 FVC) ...
    March 15, 2017 - 8:31 pm
  • High school basketball: McHenry County Area All-Star Game rosters announced

    Jacobs’ most successful boys basketball season in school history will end this week, one way or another.
    March 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg's Brad Frey resigns as head coach

    Brad Frey made up his mind a long time ago.That didn’t make Tuesday any easier for Johnsburg's girls ...
    March 8, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo, Richmond-Burton clinch spots in regional championship bout

    RICHMOND – That Marengo was provided precious little room for error as Woodstock hung close in the fourth quarter was fine with the Indians.
    March 1, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock, Johnsburg advance at Class 3A Richmond-Burton Regional

    RICHMOND – Woodstock and Johnsburg faced the challenge of beating a team for the third time in a season Monday night. The two boys basketball teams to ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • High school girls basketball: All-Kishwaukee River Conference team announced

    Johnsburg's girls basketball team – which finished 25-9 overall and in first place at 12-0 in the inaugural season of the Kishwaukee River Conference ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg bows out in sectional championship loss to Antioch

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg's girls basketball team played most of the season in the lead and as the aggressor, but the Class 3A Johnsburg Sectional champio ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • PHOTOS: High school girls basketball power rankings

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    Feb. 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes

    NORTHWEST HERALD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKAllison MichalskiDundee-Crown, sr., FMichalski routinely beat Bo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg holds off Carmel to reach sectional championship game

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg girls basketball coach Brad Frey wiped his forehead and let out a giant sigh of relief after battling Carmel Tuesday in a Class ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown, Johnsburg gear up for sectional action

    Dundee-Crown’s girls basketball players raised up both hands – showing all 10 fingers – after Thursday’s Class 4A McHenry Regional championship victor ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Inside high school girls basketball: Richmond-Burton's K.C. Davids is athlete of the week; power rankings

    NORTHWEST HERALD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKK.C. DavidsRichmond-Burton, sr., GDavids ended a dramatic comeba ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Dundee-Crown's Taylor Gonio 16th at sectional; no locals make state

    Dundee-Crown bowler Taylor Gonio finished 16th at the Belvidere Sectional, five spots short of qualifying for state. The D-C senior was the top finish ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 8:56 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton holds off Johnsburg

    RICHMOND – When things got tight in the fourth quarter, Richmond-Burton’s players never lost their composure.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • On Campus: Johnsburg grad Bruce Carpenter named QBs coach at St. Thomas in Minnesota

    Moving is a necessary evil for college football coaches. Bruce Carpenter and his family have experienced plenty of that.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    NORTHWEST HERALD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKMorgan MadsenJohnsburg, so., G/FMadsen had a monster game in a 5 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:50 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Crystal Lake Central's Brock Montford is Athlete of the Week; Power Ranking; notes and sectional sites

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKBrock MontfordCrystal Lake Central, so., 113 poundsMontford returned to the mat f ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Marengo, Johnsburg, Jacobs, Prairie Ridge all win

    Despite the absence of leading scorer Mike Volkening, Marengo's boys basketball team defeated Woodstock North, 45-42, in Kishwaukee River Conference a ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 2A Woodstock North Regional

    WOODSTOCK – Brock Montford’s gnarly left index finger – with the 1-inch scar and the still-swollen lower knuckle – is covered with a protective wrap w ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Marengo's Secor, Anthony advance to Belvidere Sectional

    Marengo’s Leah Secor and Megan Anthony advanced as individuals from the IHSA Boylan Bowling Regional on Saturday to next week’s Belvidere Sectional.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg wins KRC; Marengo beats Richmond-Burton

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team defeated Woodstock North, 58-44, Friday to finish the first season of the Kishwaukee River Conference as league ch ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo tops Johnsburg behind Volkening's 35 points

    JOHNSBURG – Marengo’s Mike Volkening did what star players do when their teams are in a funk: He dragged them out of it.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • PHOTOS: Marengo vs. Johnsburg boys basketball

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    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • High school wrestling: Harvard's Brandon Most is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and regional assignments

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Brandon Most, Harvard, sr., 285 pounds Most had the Hornets’ only pin in a dec ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg beats Harvard; Cary-Grove loses to St. Charles North

    Aannah Interrante scored 16 points in Johnsburg’s 62-18 victory over Harvard on Tuesday in Harvard. Interrante scored all 16 points in the first quart ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • High school football: McHenry RB Gio Purpura, other local athletes ready to sign

    Gio Purpura had a strong résumé with some eye-catching highlights to sell to prospective colleges. ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Bayer scores 32, Richmond-Burton beats Marengo; Johnsburg, Hampshire win

    Blaine Bayer shot 19 for 22 from the free-throw line and scored 32 points in Richmond-Burton’s 57-40 Kishwaukee River Conference boys basketball win F ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Johnsburg, Woodstock North, McHenry all win dual meets

    It came down to the final bout at heavyweight between Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton on Friday in Richmond. Johnsburg’s Dyllan Hess earned the deciding ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • High school dance: Huntley advances at Class 3A dance finals; Cary-Grove advances in 2A

    The Huntley dance team finished fourth in the preliminary round at the IHSA Class 3A dance state finals Friday in Bloomington. Huntley’s 91.12 was not ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:07 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Basketball: Richmond-Burton's Brooke Legnaioli is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKBrooke LegnaioliRichmond-Burton, sr., G Legnaioli drained eight 3-pointers for th ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg clinches KRC title with win over Burlington Central

    JOHNSBURG – When asked how long it had been since the Skyhawks last won a conference title, Johnsburg girls basketball coach Brad Frey spun toward the ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Prairie Ridge tops Huntley, but Kyle Loeding hurt; McHenry, Jacobs, Alden-Hebron win

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge had to get past Huntley without one of its leading scorers, when 6-foot-2 forward Kyle Loeding injured a knee in the firs ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg, Jacobs, Alden-Hebron win

    Aannah Interrante scored 20 points and hit three 3-pointers as Johnsburg remained unbeaten in Kishwaukee River Conference girls basketball action with ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Marengo's Barton 21st in Vernon Hills Sectional

    Marengo's Jake Barton rolled a 1,281 six-game series Saturday to finish 21st overall at the IHSA Vernon Hills Sectional, falling short of state qualif ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 9:23 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Marengo wins 2 duals; Harvard goes 1-1

    Marengo won a pair of wrestling duals Friday at Johnsburg, beating nonconference opponent Aurora Christian and topping Kishwaukee River Conference riv ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg runs past Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Johnsburg’s Cortland Sommerfeldt laid on the court for 10 seconds after rolling her ankle late in the second quarter of Thursday’s Kishwau ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:38 am
  • Girls basketball: Johnsburg's Interrante is Northwest Herald's ahtlete of the week

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the WeekAannah InterranteJohnsburg, jr., GInterrante's six-game streak o ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central edges Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – Marian Central faced a risk either way it went concerning point guard Jack Moscinski’s three fouls to start the second half.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marengo's Marissa Knobloch hits school-record 8 3s in win over Belvidere

    Belvidere had scouted Marengo sophomore Marissa Knobloch and came out with a special defense for the Indians on Monday night in Belvidere.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: McHenry finishes 4th at Burlington MLK tourney; Woodstock wins in final seconds

    McHenry led for most of three quarters, but Genoa-Kingston's hot-shooting fourth quarter proved enough to give the Cogs third place at the Burlington ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • High school football: Johnsburg RB Alex Peete commits to UW-Whitewater

    After three years of varsity football in which he helped build Johnsburg into a winner, it was important to Skyhawks senior running back Alex Peete to ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg drops pair, finishes 8th in DeKalb MLK Tournament

    DeKALB – Playing multiple basketball games in one day can have a couple of different impacts.While i ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 9:51 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Dundee-Crown 2nd in Jacobs Invitational; Huntley 6th; Marengo 7th; Johnsburg 8th; McHenry 10th; Jacobs 12th

    Dundee-Crown's girls bowling team finished second Saturday in the 20-team Jacobs Invitational at Liberty Lanes in Carpentersville with 5,308 pins. Fre ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Marengo reaches final of Burlington Central MLK tourney

    Marengo won a pair of close games Saturday to advance to the championship game of the Burlington Central MLK Classic. 
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg, Huntley each start 1-1 in DeKalb MLK tourney

    DeKALB – Johnsburg never felt out of place in a come-from-behind victory over Lincoln-Way East, 65-59, on Saturday morning to start the DeKalb Martin ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:05 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Joey Brown's perfect game helps Woodstock reach sectional

    Woodstock's Joey Brown rolled a 300 in his fifth game of Saturday's Guilford Regional at Don Carter Lanes. The perfect game helped Brown to a 1,299 se ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 8:43 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Dundee-Crown upsets Huntley; Hampshire, Johnsburg, Woodstock North win

    Dundee-Crown's Paige Gieseke scored 12 points and Allison Michalski added 10 to help the Chargers top first-place Huntley in a Fox Valley Conference g ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Zach Toussaint's 33 points help Johnsburg top Richmond-Burton

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg sophomore Zach Toussaint has experienced a taste of the Skyhawks’ rivalry with Richmond-Burton and enjoys it.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 6:43 am
  • High school boys bowling: Murtaugh leads Johnsburg past Westminster Christian

    Tony Murtaugh’s 607 series led Johnsburg past Westminster Christian, 2,869-2,404, Thursday at Raymond’s Bowl in Johnsburg. Murtaugh bowled games of 19 ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:16 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Basketball: Marengo's Marissa Knobloch is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week Marissa KnoblochMarengo, so., GKnobloch scored a career-high 26 ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:13 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Crystal Lake South, Hampshire, Huntley, Prairie Ridge win in FVC play

    Crystal Lake South dug out of a hole to beat McHenry, 46-38, on Tuesday in Crystal Lake. The Gators trailed, 16-2, after the first quarter. Taylor Joz ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:23 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Marian Central loses; Johnsburg beats Harvard

    Marian Central lost to Lake Forest Academy, 53-47, on Friday in Woodstock despite Sam Ohlrich’s 17 points. A.J. Golembiewski scored 12 points on four ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg tops Marengo; Interrante surpasses 1,000 points

    JOHNSBURG – After scoring 30, 23 and 26 points in her previous three games, it was a matter of when and not if for Johnsburg’s Aannah Interrante.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Goessele leads McHenry past Johnsburg

    Hunter Goessele’s 569 series led McHenry to a 3,129-2,662 victory over Johnsburg on Thursday at Raymond’s Bowl in Johnsburg. Goessele rolled games of ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Johnsburg edges McHenry; Marengo loses to Belvidere North

    Johnsburg girls bowling narrowly edged McHenry, 2,292-2,272, Thursday at Raymond's Bowl in Johnsburg. Johnsburg’s Skyler Malcolm led the Skyhawks with ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Basketball: Huntley's Morgan Clausen is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKMorgan ClausenHuntley, sr., FClausen averaged 14.8 points and eight rebounds a ga ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 6:45 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Johnsburg beats Rockford Lutheran

    The Johnsburg boys bowling beat Rockford Lutheran, 3,219-2,991, Wednesday at Park Lanes in Loves Park. Jacob Smith bowled a team-best 603 series for t ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg, Woodstock North, Woodstock win

    Junior guard Aannah Interrante scored 30 points Tuesday to lead Johnsburg's girls basketball team to a 65-53 nonconference victory against Wilmot Unio ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Johnsburg rallies to support family of former Skyhawks athlete Nick Pascente with GoFundMe page

    The Johnsburg community rallied over the past week in support of a former Skyhawks baseball and boys basketball player and his family, raising more th ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg's Zach Toussaint gains confidence as sophomore

    Johnsburg’s Zach Toussaint skittered down the lane and tossed up a shot before getting knocked to the floor, a fairly regular occurrence for the sopho ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Prep zone: 2016 in their own words

    At the end of each calendar year, some of the area’s athletes and coaches who provided us sports highlights are asked to provide their favorite person ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Basketball: Hampshire's Rachel Dumoulin is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the WeekRachel DumoulinHampshire, sr., G-FDumoulin had 17 points against ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Prairie Ridge football, Evan Jager's silver medal top McHenry County sports stories of 2016

    Top Local Sports Stories of 2016No. Story Votes1. Prairie Ridge football 492. Evan Jager silver meda ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg falls to Streamwood in Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Johnsburg sophomore Zach Toussaint scored 28 points, but the Skyhawks fell to Streamwood, 67-62, in the Consolation B championship in Jaco ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake South winners at Jacobs’ Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Johnsburg sophomore guard Zach Toussaint fired in a career-high 37 points as the Skyhawks defeated Marian Central, 75-67, in their Consola ...
    Dec. 26, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge, Johnsburg, Marian Central win in Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge grabbed control early and held on the entire game in a 70-58 victory over Chicago Clark on Friday at Jacobs’ Hinkle Holiday ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Crystal Lake South finishes 4th in Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

    Crystal Lake South senior forward Annika Sevcik led all scorers with 19 points, but Lakes came all the way back from a 17-2 deficit after the first qu ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge, Jacobs win at Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge turned in another tough defensive performance as it defeated Lakes, 49-29, in Pool II of Jacobs’ Hinkle Holiday Classic on T ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Basketball: McHenry's Izzy Gscheidle is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the WeekIzzy GscheidleMcHenry, so., GGscheidle has been on fire at the N ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marian Central, Johnsburg, Woodstock North win at Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

    Marian Central’s Vannessa Garrelts scored 28 points to lead the Hurricanes past Woodstock, 60-40, in a consolation game at the Northern Illinois Holid ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • High school wrestling roundup: Prairie Ridge finishes 3rd at Harvard tournament; McHenry goes 2-1 at home quad

    Prairie Ridge had four first-place finishers and took third place overall Saturday in the Sciacca/Holtfreter Wrestling Tournament at Harvard. Antioch’ ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: McHenry, Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge advance to Northern Holiday Classic semifinals; complete tournament results

    Izzy Gscheidle scored 29 points Saturday in the McHenry girls basketball team's 50-39 win over Belvidere in the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic at M ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Marian Central; Johnsburg, Cary-Grove fall at Jacobs tourney

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs forward Ryan Phillips fired in a career-high 30 points Saturday as the Golden Eagles defeated Marian Central, 62-37, in their Pool ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg, Richmond-Burton, Crystal Lake South, McHenry, Prairie Ridge and Woodstock win tournament openers

    Richmond-Burton's KC Davids scored a game-high 23 points, and Brooke Leganaioli hit four 3-pointers to add 17 points, leading the Rockets to a win ove ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Inside high school girls basketball: Cary-Grove's Katie Sowa is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the WeekKatie SowaCary-Grove, jr., FSowa led the Trojans in two victorie ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg tops Burlington Central, ends Rockets' 54-game conference winning streak

    BURLINGTON – Johnsburg's Cortland Sommerfeldt and Aannah Interrante knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the third quarter, and whateve ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Marengo edges Johnsburg

    Tuesday's late resultMarengo 2,241, Johnsburg 2,141: At Glo-Bowl in Marengo, the Indians edged the S ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • High school boys soccer: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    FIRST TEAM Jake King McHenry, sr., GK King again was the area's best shot stopper, filling up th ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • High school wrestling insider: McHenry's Jaden Glauser is Athlete of the week; power rankings; more

    Athlete of the Week Jaden Glauser McHenry, fr., 170 pounds Glauser continued the impressive start ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marengo, Jacobs, Hampshire, Dundee-Crown, Cary-Grove and Richmond-Burton win

    Marengo freshman Jordan Parker scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Indians to a Kishwaukee River Conference girls basketball win over Harvard, 71 ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Marengo tops Johnsburg

    Marengo's Megan Anthony rolled a 214 in her third game to complete a 214 three-game series and lead the Indians girls bowling team to a Kishwaukee Riv ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Toussaint's 28 leads Johnsburg to win over North Boone

    Johnsburg's Zach Toussaint hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points to lead the Skyhawks to a 95-59 nonconference win over North Boone on Tuesday in J ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Marengo tops Johnsburg, McHenry falls to Grant

    Marengo's Jake Barton rolled a match-high 225 in his first game and went on to bowl a 656 three-game series to lead the Indians to a Kishwaukee River ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Johnsburg loses to Grayslake Central

    Grayslake Central edged the Johnsburg boys bowling team, 2,738-2,609, Monday at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn Lanes in Vernon Hills. 
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • High school boys golf: Johnsburg senior Ryan Muehlfelder earns Evans Scholarship

    When Ryan Muehlfelder’s brother Kyle helped land him a job as a caddie at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, Ryan couldn’t have guessed what it would ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 8:46 pm
  • High school football: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    First TeamOffenseQB-Samson Evans, Prairie Ridge, jr.Evans (6-foot-1, 205 pounds) repeats as the Nort ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • 2016 Northwest Herald Football Coach of the Year: Johnsburg's Dan DeBoeuf

    Johnsburg football coach Dan DeBoeuf knew he was stepping into a good situation with the Skyhawks in the spring of 2015. Johnsburg was 9-2 the season ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • High school wrestling: McHenry ties for 5th at the Mudge/McMorrow Prospect Invitational

    The McHenry wrestling team tied for fifth place overall at the 57th annual Mudge/McMorrow Prospect Invitational on Saturday in Mount Prospect.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Hampshire, Johnsburg, Cary-Grove, Woodstock North pick up wins; Marengo loses to Burlington Central

    Hampshire edged Huntley, 34-30, in a Fox Valley Conference girls basketball game Friday night in Hampshire behind 11 points from Rachel Dumoulin. 
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • High school girls golf: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    Northwest Herald Girls Golf All-Area teamFirst teamSophia ArchosMarian Central, sr.Archos maintained ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo tops Johnsburg in KRC opener

    Michael Volkening and Blaine Borhart each knocked down five 3-pointers for Marengo in an 82-60 Kishwaukee River Conference victory against Johnsburg i ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Johnsburg defeats Woodstock in KRC dual

    The Johnsburg wrestling team overcame three forfeits Thursday to defeat Woodstock, 41-30, in a Kishwaukee River Conference dual in Johnsburg, losing o ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 6:50 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Woodstock tops Westminster Christian; Johnsburg falls to Grant

    The Woodstock boys bowling team improved to 8-3 on the season Thursday with a 2,744-1,995 victory over Westminster Christian at Elgin Lanes in Elgin.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Johnsburg defeats Dundee-Crown

    Skyler Malcolm rolled a match-high 503 series Thursday to lead the Johnsburg girls bowling team to a 2,200-2,033 victory over Dundee-Crown at Raymond' ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: McHenry's Liz Alsot is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week Liz AlsotMcHenry, jr., FAlsot is giving opposing teams major fi ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Johnsburg loses to Grayslake Central

    Johnsburg's Emily Owen had a team-high game of 208 and a team-best series of 557, leading the Skyhawks girls bowling team in a nonconference dual loss ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg defeats Richmond-Burton

    RICHMOND – Johnsburg girls basketball coach Brad Frey estimated that Megan and Morgan Madsen had "somewhere between two and 100 rebounds" against Rich ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • High school girls tennis: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    First teamSinglesSkylar Olsen Crystal Lake South, so.Olsen was the Gators' No. 1 singles player and ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 7:14 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Johnsburg 6th at Oregon Invitational; McHenry 15th at Vernon Hills tourney

    The Johnsburg boys bowling team finished sixth out of eight teams Saturday at the Oregon Invitational at Plum Hollow in Dixon. 
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Johnsburg 5th, Faith Lutheran 9th at Oregon Invitational

    Skyler Malcolm finished 14th with a 1,006 six-game series Saturday to lead the Johnsburg girls bowling team to a fifth-place result at the Oregon Invi ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: McHenry, Crystal Lake South go 3-0 at quads

    Jaden Glauser and Jake Leske each went 3-0 Saturday at the Niles West Quad to lead the McHenry wrestling team to a sweep in Skokie.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 9:48 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
  • Inside Girls Basketball: Woodstock's Tafoya the Player of the Week, power rankings and notes

    Northwest Herald Player of the Week Camryn Tafoya, Woodstock, jr., GTafoya, a 5-foot-3 guard, tied t ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Johnsburg's Tony Murtaugh almost perfect in win over Woodstock

    Johnsburg's Tony Murtaugh rolled a 299 game and a 697 series to lead all bowlers, but Woodstock defeated the Skyhawks, 2,662-2,586, Wednesday at Wayne ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • High school football: All-Kishwaukee River Conference team announced

    Here is the All-Kishwaukee River Conference football team: All-Kishwaukee River Conference Team Of ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 9:08 am
  • 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: Crystal Lake South, Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge, Richmond-Burton, Alden-Hebron and Woodstock North win nonconference games

    Four Crystal Lake South players scored in double digits as the Gators beat Carmel, 61-54, Tuesday in a nonconference game in Crystal Lake.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • High school football notes: Prairie Ridge loaded with talented juniors; Johnsburg, Cary-Grove players rise on record lists

    Prairie Ridge fullback Manny Ebirim looked up and down the table at his five teammates, four of whom are juniors, and smiled.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • PHOTOS: Johnsburg football team honored

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    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • High school football: Johnsburg honors Class 4A runner-up finish with pep rally

    JOHNSBURG – Complete with a fireworks show, Johnsburg did what it has done throughout the fall Monday evening: support the Skyhawks football team.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • 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
  • Hammond: Johnsburg's historic football season falls 1 win short

    CHAMPAIGN – The Rockets’ offense was a blur in the first half. Their receivers caught the ball and t ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • High school football: Rochester stops Johnsburg in Class 4A state title game

    CHAMPAIGN – The tears on the faces of Johnsburg’s football players were not the type they wanted.Nei ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Photos: Johnsburg football leaves for Champaign for state title game

    The Johnsburg football team left Johnsburg High School on Friday morning to head to Champaign for the Class 4A state title game.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge football teams take shots at greatness

    Joe Moore soaked in the moment last Friday while standing on Johnsburg Athletic Field with what seemed like most of the town’s population after the Sk ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Father, Son coaches both reach championship

    Ken and Derek Leonard almost didn’t know what to do the week of Thanksgiving last year.Ken Leonard, ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:43 am
  • High school football: State championship in sight, Johnsburg prepares for Rochester

    It doesn’t get any easier.The Skyhawks gave it all they had in last week’s 23-20 overtime win over t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:13 am
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg defeats Lakes at Lake Zurich tournament

    LAKE ZURICH – A quick start was exactly what the Johnsburg girls basketball team needed Wednesday afternoon on the final day of the Thanksgiving Turke ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • 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 football journal: Johnsburg's Blake Lemcke reflects on fun season, 'Fergie Wednesdays'

    Football players from Johnsburg and Prairie Ridge have been asked to share some thoughts on their season as they head into the biggest game of their c ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • High school football: Johnsburg finds unlikely anthem to 2016 season in Will Ferrell movie

    When the bass drum hits the first beat, their eyes light up. By the second bass note, their hands ar ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo, McHenry, Johnsburg, Marian Central win

    Marissa Knobloch hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points to lead the Marengo girls basketball team in a 36-31 win over Woodstock on Tuesday a ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central, Cary-Grove, Woodstock, Marengo, Crystal Lake South win tournament games

    Marian Central's Sam Ohlrich scored 31 points and Jack Moscinski added 19 as the Hurricanes boys basketball team beat Antioch, 62-50, Tuesday at Woods ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • 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 football: Safety Blake Lemcke anchors Johnsburg secondary, special teams

    Game-saving tackles don’t often come in the second quarter.In Friday’s Class 4A state semifinal game ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:10 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 football: Prairie Ridge, Johnsburg prepare for state finals

    In the thrill of the moment, two of Prairie Ridge’s leaders maintained their focus on the bigger picture.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • 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 football: Johnsburg defeats Phillips, advances to Class 4A final

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg defensive end Joe Moore grabbed Chicago Phillips quarterback J’Bore Gibbs by the shoulders and pulled as hard as he could while ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Hammond: Johnsburg never stopped believing, will play for championship

    JOHNSBURG – When Chicago Phillips quarterback J’Bore Gibbs’ knee touched the grass, everything went silent for Johnsburg linebacker Jack Kegel. The Sk ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • High school football: Johnsburg, Phillips square off in Class 4A playoffs for 3rd consecutive year

    Shortly after vanquishing Genoa-Kingston in an Class 4A quarterfinal game, Johnsburg running back Alex Peete was asked whether he and his teammates wa ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • High school girls basketball: Richmond-Burton, Alden-Hebron win tournament games

    Senior K.C. Davids led the Richmond-Burton girls basketball team to a season-opening victory over Round Lake, 46-33, with 15 points and a 7-of-8 perfo ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Congratulations Gavin Sutton, February Athlete of the Month!