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  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock beats Marengo; Alden-Hebron wins

    Woodstock’s Diana Spokas led the Blue Streaks with nine points in a 40-24 Kishwaukee River Conference win over Marengo on Tuesday at Marengo. Emma Bra ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Huntley, Marengo fall short

    Shaelyn O'Rilley led Huntley with a 559 series, but it was Belvidere North that came out on top, 2,697-2,540, on Tuesday at Bowl-Hi Lanes in Huntley. ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • High school wrestling: Marengo tops Prairie Ridge in regional preview

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Marengo's Joe Mier knew that sitting out the recent Sycamore tournament was a good idea for his health, to rest up and heal some injuri ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:12 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: Marengo falls to tourney host in Burlington Central MLK Classic final

    BURLINGTON – Marengo displayed a mood that was practically upbeat after its championship loss at the Burlington Central MLK Classic to the host Rocket ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Inside High School Boys Basketball: Prairie Ridge's Kyle Loeding is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    Athlete of the WeekKyle LoedingPrairie Ridge, sr., FLoeding had team highs of 18 points and eight re ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:23 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 bowling: Marengo's Megan Anthony 4th at Jacobs Invitational

    GIRLS BOWLINGJacobs Invitational: Marengo's Megan Anthony took fourth with a 1,212 series, including ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:24 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: McHenry 2nd in Batavia Tournament with 3 individual champs

    McHenry finished second at the 17-team Batavia Tournament on Saturday with three individual champions and nine place winners.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:24 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 boys basketball: Marengo beats McHenry; Volkening surpasses 1,000 points

    BURLINGTON – Mike Volkening was quick to get the formalities out of the way. Marengo’s senior guard entered Friday’s boys basketball game against McHe ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:50 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo loses to Genoa-Kingston despite 22 from Knobloch

    Marissa Knobloch scored 22 points in Marengo’s 61-54 nonconference loss to Genoa-Kingston on Thursday at Marengo. Knobloch made three 3-pointers and w ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:48 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 wrestling roundup: Woodstock North, Marengo pick up victories

    Five pins propelled Woodstock North wrestling past Belvidere, 58-6, Wednesday at Woodstock North. Sean Jaco (275 pounds), Brian Kline (182), Jake Finc ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Huntley's David Ferrante is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and event to watch

    Athlete of the Week DAVID FERRANTEHuntley, fr. 152 Ferrante won the 152-pound title at the Sycamore ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo tops Genoa-Kingston; Mike Volkening at 999 points

    MARENGO – With the outcome well in hand, Marengo tried to expedite the inevitable late in Tuesday’s game against Genoa-Kingston.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • High school girls bowling: Marengo beats Rockford Lutheran

    Leah Secor’s 633 series led Marengo past Rockford Lutheran, 2,901-1,799, at Park Lanes in Loves Park. Secor bowled games of 225, 188 and 220. 
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Inside High School Boys Basketball: McHenry's Gavin Markgraff is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Athlete of the WeekGavin MarkgraffMcHenry, Junior, ForwardMarkgraff scored 20 points and hit four 3- ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:13 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Volkening proves steady scorer for Marengo

    Mike Volkening tries to make it to the gym twice a day during the offseason. On days when he can’t make it at all, he often drags his mom outside to r ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Huntley 2nd at Sycamore Tournament with two champions

    The Huntley wrestling team finished second overall at the 26-team Sycamore Invitational, led by first-place finishes from Luke Loprieno (138 pounds) a ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 10:17 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo holds off Woodstock North in KRC opener

    WOODSTOCK – Marengo’s Aidan Kirchner’s first 3-point attempt did not find iron.Kirchner’s next three ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • On Campus: Marengo grad Zach Knobloch helps UW-Whitewater shoot to No. 11 in D-III basketball poll

    When freshman athletes arrive at Wisconsin-Whitewater, men’s basketball coach Pat Miller isn’t sure what to expect.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:25 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
  • High school wrestling insider: Cary-Grove's Cadin Koeppel is Athlete of the Week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the WeekCadin Koeppel, Cary-Grove, Jr., 195 poundsKoeppel took second place at the Whitew ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • Inside High School Boys Basketball: Jacobs' Cameron Krutwig is Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKCameron KrutwigJacobs, sr., CKrutwig was excited about keeping the Jacobs Hinkle ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 5:45 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
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central's Seamus O'Donnell is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes, event to watch

    Athlete of the weekSeamus O’DonnellCrystal Lake Central, jr., 195O’Donnell reached the finals of the ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo tops Antioch for 5th place at E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic

    MARENGO – Marengo’s game plan against Antioch on Wednesday was to force the Sequoits to make long-range shots. During a stretch in the second and thir ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo defeats Sycamore in E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic

    Mike Volkening had a game-high 20 points with three 3-pointers Tuesday to lead Marengo's boys basketball team to a 49-33 victory over Sycamore at the ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball insider: Richmond-Burton's Joey St. Pierre is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKJoey St. PierreRichmond-Burton, sr., CSt. Pierre had two of his best games, scori ...
    Dec. 26, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Woodstock North win at E.C. Nichols tourney

    In the E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament at Marengo, Crystal Lake Central beat Wauconda, 67-47, Friday in a consolation bracket ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton, Marengo advance to E.C. Nichols tournament quarterfinals

    Marengo's Michael Volkening scored a team-high 23 points, and Blaine Borhart added 16 to lead the host Indians to an opening-round win over Round Lake ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 10:49 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 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 boys basketball insider: Johnsburg's Zach Toussaint is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    Athlete of the WeekZach ToussaintJohnsburg, so., GToussaint continued his scoring tear for the Skyha ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 9:33 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 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
  • High school boys basketball: Markgraff leads McHenry past Huntley, Crystal Lake Central tops Marengo

    McHenry's Gavin Markgraff scored a game-high 26 points, hitting four 3-pointers and going 10 of 11 at the free-throw line, to lead the Warriors to a 6 ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo, Woodstock win

    Marengo 85, North Boone 36: At Marengo, Mike Volkening scored 26 points with three 3s to lead the Indians to a nonconference win. Blaine Borhart (18 p ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg seeks to defend Northern Illinois Holiday Classic title

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team will look to defend its Northern Illinois Holiday Classic title starting Friday when the 16-team tournament tips o ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo tops North Boone

    Marengo 44, North Boone 36: At North Boone, the Indians overcame North Boone with the help of hot-shooting sophomore guard Marissa Knobloch in a nonco ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 10:38 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 wrestling roundup: Woodstock North tops Prairie Ridge, Marengo sweeps triangular

    The Prairie Ridge wrestling team won six bouts, but forfeited six others, allowing Woodstock North to win Tuesday's nonconference dual, 45-25, in Crys ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:55 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 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 girls bowling roundup: Marengo beats Woodstock; Huntley tops Kaneland

    The Marengo girls bowling team topped Woodstock, 2,361-1,592, Monday at Glo-Bowl Fun Center in Marengo. Leah Secor rolled the top two scores of the da ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 10:08 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
  • High school boys basketball insider: Marengo's Mike Volkening is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    Athlete of the WeekMike VolkeningMarengo, sr., GVolkening fired in a career-high 39 points in Tuesda ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Dundee-Crown pick up dual wins; Marengo wins twice at Sterling

    Crystal Lake Central's wrestling team beat McHenry, 42-27, in a Fox Valley Conference dual meet behind five Tigers pins on Friday in Crystal Lake. 
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 11:20 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 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 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 boys basketball roundup: Michael Volkening scores career-high 39 in Marengo loss

    Marengo's Michael Volkening had the third-best scoring night in school history Tuesday, tallying a career-high 39 points (two shy of the single-game s ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • High school boys bowling: McHenry tops Marengo

    McHenry's Ryan Hicks was better than 200 in all three games Tuesday, finishing with a 641 series to lead the Warriors past Marengo, 3,135-3,039, in a ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:57 pm
  • High school wrestling: Marengo wins Richmond-Burton's Tom DuBois Classic for 2nd straight season

    RICHMOND – The 106-pound championship final of Saturday's Tom DuBois Wrestling Classic at Richmond-Burton took almost everything out of Marengo's Land ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 7:23 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
  • On Campus: Richmond-Burton grad John Flood of UW-Whitewater semifinalist for D-III football's Gagliardi Trophy

    On Saturdays in the fall, John Flood’s goal is to help the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team chase another national championship.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:49 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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
  • College women's volleyball: McHenry County College drops opener at nationals

    The McHenry County College women's volleyball team dropped its first-round match at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on Thursday, losing to N ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:56 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 boys basketball: 5 players to watch

    Blaine BayerRichmond-Burton, sr., GNot many schools have a point guard who starts for four years, bu ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • 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 football: Johnsburg scores win over Marengo in Class 4A playoff opener

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg receiver Connor Bell took the quick pass on the left side and saw a line of blockers providing an alley toward the middle of the ...
    Oct. 30, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • High school football: First-round playoff preview capsules

    Class 4ANo. 15 Marengo (5-4) at No. 2 Johnsburg (9-0)When: 6 p.m. SaturdayAbout the Indians: Marengo ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • 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: Kaneland ends Marengo's season in regional semifinal

    BURLINGTON – The Kaneland volleyball team showed there's a reason it's the top seed in the Class 3A Burlington Regional.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Marengo edges Harvard to reach Burlington Central Regional semifinals

    BURLINGTON – Marengo didn’t have much of a problem when it faced Harvard twice in Kishwaukee River Conference girls volleyball action this season, but ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • High school football notes: Johnsburg poised for playoff run

    Johnsburg football players huddled around coach Dan DeBoeuf after beating Marengo in the regular-season finale Friday. The Skyhawks had just completed ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • High school football playoffs: Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge on target to meet in Class 6A semifinals

    The area’s top two football teams started the season playing one another, with Prairie Ridge beating Cary-Grove, 26-14.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • High school football: 2016 IHSA playoff pairings

    *Any times listed are tentativeClass 8A32. O’Fallon (5-4) at 1. Loyola Academy (9-0)17. Curie (8-1) ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • 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: Johnsburg moves to 9-0, Alex Peete surpasses 5,000 rushing yards

    JOHNSBURG — The 2016 regular season has been one to remember for Johnsburg, and the Skyhawks capped it off with another lopsided victory in Week 9.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:05 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
  • High school volleyball roundup: Marengo beats North Boone

    The Marengo girls volleyball beat North Boone, 25-22, 14-25, 25-19, Wednesday night. Keridan Velasqu ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:10 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 cross country roundup: R-B's Hommowun wins KRC Meet

    Richmond-Burton's Ryan Hommowun won the Kishwaukee River Conference Boys Cross Country Meet Saturday to lead the Rockets to the conference championshi ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Woodstock's Jacobs 2nd in KRC Meet

    Woodstock’s Kate Jacobs finished second overall at the Kishwaukee River Conference Girls Cross Country Meet on Saturday to lead the Blue Streaks to th ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • 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 boys soccer: Woodstock North, Cary-Grove advance at regionals

    The Woodstock North and Cary-Grove boys soccer teams won and advanced in their regional openers on Friday.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school football: Burlington Central knocks off Marengo

    MARENGO – On paper, Marengo looked like it should cruise to its sixth victory of the season Friday, clinch a playoff berth, and let its seniors enjoy ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Johnsburg spoils Harvard's perfect KRC record

    Will Conroy, Dean Wiersum and Logan Anderson each scored for Johnsburg on Thursday, as the Skyhawks handed Harvard a 3-2 Kishwaukee River Conference b ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • High school boys golf: Locals come up short at Class 3A St. Viator Sectional

    MOUNT PROSPECT – Johnsburg senior Grant Fisher had played the course at Old Orchard Country Club two or three times before Monday's Class 3A St. Viato ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Johnsburg wins first Kishwaukee River Conference Tournament

    Johnsburg won the inaugural Kishwaukee River Conference Girls Tennis Tournament hosted by Woodstock and Woodstock North on Saturday. 
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • High School Football: Northwest Herald Player of the Week nominees

    Here are the nominees for Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week. Voting runs until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • 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: Richmond-Burton tops Marengo to become playoff-eligible

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton made sure its final regular-season home game of the year was one to remember.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:30 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 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
  • 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: Marian Central wins regional title; Richmond-Burton's Hahn wins medalist crown

    BULL VALLEY – For the second day in a row, Marian Central brought home a regional title.After the bo ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:56 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: Marian Central wins first boys golf regional since 2008

    ELGIN — Marian Central senior golfer Wyatt Wagner was talking, but his eyes kept gravitating toward the Class 2A regional championship plaque in his l ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 6:38 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 football: Illinois AP statewide poll, Week 7

    Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Johnsburg tops Woodstock North

    Todd Dombrowski celebrated senior night with a hat trick Monday to lead Johnsburg to a 4-1 Kishwaukee River Conference boys soccer victory against Woo ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Statewide podcast: How does Johnsburg stack up statewide and can a 4-win team make playoffs?

    If there's a Chicago Public Schools teacher strike still going on when the IHSA playoff brackets are announced, what happens?
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:49 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 Football: Northwest Herald Player of the Week nominees

    Here are the nominees for Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week. Voting runs until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 6:19 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: Marengo tops Mendota

    MARENGO – It was a true battle of different styles as the triple option running Mendota Trojans visited Rod Pope Field, the home of the high powered s ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • 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
  • 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: Jack Moscinski all-conference, leads Marian Central to 8th in ESCC tourney

    East Suburban Catholic Conference Championship: At Pine Meadow in Mundelein, Marian Central’s Jack M ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:56 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: Alyssa Pfaff leads Marengo over Grayslake North; Dundee-Crown wins

    Alyssa Pfaff shot a 44 to earn medalist honors and lead the Marengo girls golf team to a 191-230 nonconference victory over Grayslake North on Thursda ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 9:38 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 girls tennis: Crystal Lake South tops Huntley; Cary-Grove, Jacobs, Johnsburg and Woodstock North win

    Crystal Lake South's Skylar Olsen and Rachel Anklam won their singles matches Tuesday to help the Gators edge Huntley, 4-3, in a Fox Valley Conference ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • HIgh school girls cross country: Richmond-Burton wins Genoa-Kingston Matt Walter Invite, Hampshire comes in second

    Richmond-Burton had four top-10 finishers, most of any team at the Genoa-Kingston Matt Walter Invite, helping the Rockets take home the overall title ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Hampshire wins Genoa-Kingston Matt Walter Invite, Richmond-Burton second

    Hampshire's Jacob Oury finished second at the Genoa-Kingston Matt Walter Invitational on Tuesday at Walcamp in Kingston, leading the Whip-Purs to a te ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:18 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
  • 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 football: Illinois state poll, Week 6

    Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: Cary-Grove tops Huntley; Harvard, Marengo win

    Cary-Grove's Colin Baily and Zach Beaugureau each shot 39s Monday to lead the Trojans to a 166-181 Fox Valley Conference boys golf victory over Huntle ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Woodstock North, Prairie Ridge, Marian Central win

    Woodstock North's Edder Tapia scored two goals and assisted on another Monday to lead the Thunder to a 5-1 Kishwaukee River Conference win over Mareng ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:21 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: Marengo tops Harvard

    HARVARD – Seems nothing makes sense for this season's Harvard Hornets.As improbable as it may seem, ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • 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 football: Jarren Jackson carrying the load for Marengo

    As the carries pile up, so do the hits on Jarren Jackson’s body and the effort he puts forth on each rushing attempt with his legs pumping and cutting ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Congratulations Zach Toussaint, December Athlete of the Month!