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  • High school softball roundup: Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake Central and Marian Central win

    The Prairie Ridge softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead and defeat Grayslake Central 7-5 in Fox Valley Conf ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Marian Central, McHenry, Crystal Lake Central and Johnsburg win

    The Marian Central boys tennis team defeated Lakes in nonconference play 5-2 at Lake Villa.The Hurri ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • High school baseball: McHenry, Richmond-Burton and Prairie Ridge win

    Mikie Borst homered and drove in two runs for McHenry which defeated Grant, 9-5, in a nonconference baseball game at McHenry on Tuesday. 
    April 21, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Dundee-Crown, Cary-Grove, Huntley, Marian Central, Jacobs and Crystal Lake South win

    Albert Dziedrowiec won at No. 1 singles for Dundee-Crown, which defeated Woodstock, 5-2, in a Fox Valley Conference crossover match in Carpentersville ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake Central, Marengo, Richmond-Burton, Johnsburg and Alden-Hebron win

    Isabel Rodriguez hit two homers and drove in four runs for Dundee-Crown which scored a run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Jacobs, 9-8, in A ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Celebration for former Marian Central coach Ed Brucker on Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – A retirement celebration will be held for former Marian Central and Woodstock football coach Ed Brucker on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the ...
    April 20, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs' Chrishawn Orange named MVP for Home team

    HEBRON – Jacobs guard Chrishawn Orange said the strategy for the final five minutes of the first half was fairly straightforward – play fast.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Prep Zone: Marian Central's Rachel Giustino to play volleyball at Murray State

    The first impression Murray State’s volleyball program made with Marian Central junior Rachel Giustino meant everything.
    April 19, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Crystal Lake South, Alden-Hebron, Marian Central and Marengo win

    The Crystal Lake South baseball team defeated Hampshire 2-1 in 11 innings as they finished a previously suspended game in Fox Valley Conference play a ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Hampshire, Prairie Ridge and Crystal Lake Central win

    Haley Widmayer pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Hampshire softball team to a 5-0 win over Woodstock North in Fox Valley Fox Division play i ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Marian Central wins 1st game, Cary-Grove tops Jacobs

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central’s lacrosse team won its first game in the program’s history Tuesday night with a 12-7 triumph over Arlington Heights.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Woodstock North, Marian Central and Prairie Ridge win

    Jordan Plummer won at No. 1 singles for Woodstock North, which defeated Marengo, 4-1, on Monday.Also ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Huntley, Alden-Hebron, Jacobs, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, McHenry

    Hayley O’Mara hit two home runs for Huntley in a 13-7 Fox Valley Conference crossover win against Hampshire on Monday. 
    April 13, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • High school girls track and field roundup: Cary-Grove wins at Buffalo Grove

    Cary-Grove's Nicole Robins took two second-place finishes and one third to help the Trojans win the Buffalo Grove Track and Field Invitational on Satu ...
    April 11, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs' grand slam beats Marian Central

    ALGONQUIN – In softball, sometimes it takes just one inning, one at-bat, or even just one pitch. Wednesday it was one pitch that proved to be the diff ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Marian Central girls soccer team rallies around DiGangi, who had liver transplant Sunday

    They stood silently in a circle on the soccer field at Crystal Lake South. Marian Central players and coaches clenched hands with girls on the South t ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • High school boys track roundup: Cary-Grove wins triangular

    Cary-Grove's Ricky Hurley threw 179-9 to win the discus and help the Trojans to first in their quadrangular meet Tuesday at Al Bohrer Field with 122 p ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • High school girls track: Johnsburg wins triangular meet

    The Johnsburg girls track team held on to defeat Harvard and Marian Central at the triangular meet at Johnsburg.
    April 7, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • High school softball insider: Marian Central's Mic Faunce Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekMIC FAUNCEMarian Central, so., CFaunce helped lead the Hurricanes to a doublehead ...
    April 7, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs and Alden-Hebron win

    Haley Barnes hit a three-run double in the top of the seventh inning to break the tie and lead Prairie Ridge softball to the 8-3 win over Belvidere No ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Crystal Lake South win streak grows to four in win over Marian Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South has been looking for consistency from the beginning of the season.CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South has been looking ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • High school softball: Marian Central sweeps Johnsburg

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central catcher Michaela Faunce provided the go-ahead, two-run home run for the Hurricanes in a 7-2 nonconference win over Johnsbur ...
    April 4, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz: Marian Central's Sal Rodriguez, Crystal Lake South's Kathleen Pencak, Crystal Lake Central's Cole Barkocy

    Sal RodriguezMarian CentralSeniorBaseball1. What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you in ...
    April 4, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake South comes back to beat Marian Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Once Andrew Swiatly’s Crystal Lake South teammates set him up for a memorable moment, he grabbed the opportunity and squeezed until it ...
    April 4, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • High school girls soccer: McHenry beats Marian Central

    WOODSTOCK – After a loss in its last game to Mundelein, the McHenry girls soccer team and coach Greg Eiserman knew that kind of effort could not happe ...
    April 2, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs, McHenry, Dundee-Crown and Woodstock North win

    Ryan George and Johnny Rohde combined to give up two hits for the Jacobs baseball team in its 3-1 win over Woodstock in FVC crossover play in Algonqui ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • High school girls soccer notes: Richmond-Burton looking for first win

    The Rockets (0-2-2, 0-1-2 BNC East) have started the season without a win in their first four games. Despite having some of the better talent and skil ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • High school softball: Marian Central tops Hampshire

    ROSEMONT – Marian Central's hitters started Tuesday's softball game against Hampshire with three consecutive strikeouts against senior pitcher Haley W ...
    March 24, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • High school baseball: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Dan Badgley (seventh season).Last year’ ...
    March 24, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • High school softball: Marengo again has high expectations

    Marengo softball coach Dwain Nance isn’t concerned with last season or the year before.In a season i ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Hampshire, Johnsburg, Woodstock win

    The Dundee-Crown baseball team scored seven runs in the first four innings to take a lead and hang on to win 7-5 in six innings against Buffalo Grove ...
    March 19, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • 2015 Northwest Herald Boys Basketball All-Area team

    First teamJason Gregoire, Cary-Grove, sr., G, 6-4Gregoire averaged 15.6 points a game and became the ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Marian Central grad Bulaga 'fired up' about re-signing with Packers

    Bryan Bulaga doesn't like to talk about it, but the year and a half when he was out of football with injuries was a grind.
    March 12, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • I'm Just Saying with Marian Central graduate Chris Streveler

    Minnesota opened spring football practice Tuesday. For Marian Central grad Chris Streveler, it marked his third spring with the Golden Gophers as he e ...
    March 7, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • College football: Marian Central grad Budmayr, Chryst together again at Wisconsin

    Jon Budmayr always has held Paul Chryst in the highest regard, from the time Chryst was recruiting the former Marian Central quarterback to when he co ...
    March 1, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Players say mentality doesn't change for playoffs

    Zach Knobloch’s mind shot straight back to last season. This year’s regional pairings came out, and, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Notre Dame too much for Marian Central

    NILES – Marian Central did Notre Dame a favor Friday. The Hurricanes beat the second-place team, Benet, in the East Suburban Catholic Conference to gi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Boys hoops: Marian Central's Lindell player of the week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekWyatt LindellMarian Central, Sr., GuardFor the second Friday in a row, Lindell hi ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • High school wrestling: 5 win place matches at state

    CHAMPAIGN - Wrestling in a third- or fifth-place match at the state finals is a significant accomplishment but it is always tinged with regret at not ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock apologizes for photo at Marian Central

    Woodstock High School issued an apology on Friday to Marian Central for actions by the girls basketball team following its Class 3A Marian Central Reg ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Lindell's 3-pointer leads Marian Central to win

    Wyatt Lindell hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left for the Marian Central boys basketball team in its 67-64 win over Benet Academy in ES ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • High school wrestling: Five headed to state final matches

    CHAMPAIGN - For five local wrestlers, the dream of winning a state title is still alive.For Crystal ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • High school wrestling: 22 win 1st round matches

    Local wrestlers fared well Thursday on the first day of the wrestling state finals at the State Farm Center in Champaign, with 22 of 36 advancing to t ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: State wrestling capsules

    Thirty five local wrestlers qualified for the state finals tournament beginning Thursday in Champaign.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • High school wrestling: 35 from area, 13 first-timers, head to state

    Thirteen local wrestlers will be making their first appearance at the state finals beginning Thursday at the State Farm Center on the University of Il ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock tops Marian Central to reach regional final

    The Blue Streaks controlled most of the first game of the night, beating the Hurricanes to set up the in-town battle at Marian Central Thursday night.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marian Central, Woodstock North advance in 3A Marian Regional

    WOODSTOCK – The Marian Central girls basketball team has a privilege that most teams do not get to experience. The Hurricanes get to play their region ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball Insider: Prairie Ridge's Otto Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekPayton OttoPrairie Ridge, jr., GOtto scored 29 points in two games as the Wolves ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • On Campus: Hampshire grad Heine helps Saint Xavier women's basketball as grad assistant

    On most days, Chrissy Heine enjoys two of her passions. The Hampshire graduate begins her workday at ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central's Marsden, 17 other locals qualify for state at Antioch

    ANTIOCH – As the defending state champion, Andrew Marsden began spotting a trend. “A lot of people ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Live updates from sectional wrestling

    We'll have live updates from around the area in sectional wrestling on Saturday. You can watch the C ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central edges Carmel on Lindell's 3

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central guard Adam Pischke appeared to be stuck – under the basket, in the lane, nowhere to go and his dribble used up and no timeo ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Freshman leads Marian Central past McHenry

    WOODSTOCK – On a night when Marian Central said goodbye to three seniors, it was a glimpse to the future that lifted the Hurricanes. If freshman Vanne ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Hampshire shares FVC Fox title, playoff brackets for 3A/4A

    Hampshire earned a share of the FVC Fox championship by beating Prairie Ridge on Friday, although the Whips lost to Woodstock in their final division ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • High school wrestling: Live regional updates

    We will have updates all day from Class 3A, 2A and 1A wrestling regionals. At Class 2A Hampshire, Cr ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central, Alden-Hebron win

    Adam Pischke scored 27 points to lead the Marian Central boys basketball team to the 70-51 victory over Nazareth Academy in ESCC play at Woodstock.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school football: Area trio set to try walk-on role at NIU

    Neither Cary-Grove’s Scotty Topole nor Hampshire’s Mason Fleury signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, but eventually they hope to be NCAA D ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • High school football: 3 walk on at NIU

    Three area players chose to walk on and become part of Northern Illinois' 2015 recruiting class.Cary ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • High school football: Five Marian Central players sign

    Four of Billy Bahl's Marian teammates also signed with schools on Wednesday — offensive tackle Karl Rude with NCAA Division II St. Cloud State, offens ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • High school football: Miami (Ohio) coach excited about Marian's Billy Bahl

    Miami (Ohio) coach Chuck Martin was a little anxious.On June 15, 2014, Martin received a verbal comm ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central's Bahl, set to sign with Miami (Ohio), becoming a mentor

    Former Marian Central quarterback Billy Bahl has not graduated from high school, yet has reached the point of mentoring others.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • High school football: Marian Central's Gavin Dineen visits Miami (Ohio) for Junior Day

    Gavin Dineen, a 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive tackle from Marian Central, visited Miami (Ohio) last weekend as a part of the Redhawks’ Junior Day.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Prep Zone: Marian Central football's Gatz commits to Southwest Minnesota State

    Joe Gatz has a plan regarding his football career at Southwest Minnesota State.The Marian Central se ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Marian Central grad RJ Carvis

    RJ Carvis hoped he was beginning a lengthy baseball career when he graduated from Marian Central in 2008 as one of the area’s top pitchers. But as he ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central falls to St. Viator

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Marian Central senior Nick Waytula wasn’t exactly sure what to say Thursday night after his team lost, 81-36, to St. Viator in an ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock tops Alden-Hebron

    Jenifer Crain scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers to lead the Woodstock girls basketball team to the 53-30 win over Alden-Hebron in nonconfere ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg win

    Cameron Krutwig had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Jacobs boys basketball team to the 58-37 win over Elgin in nonconference play at Elgin. 
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock holds off Crystal Lake Central

    Nick Kubiak and Vannis Smith both converted free throws in the final 27 seconds of the game to lead the Woodstock boys basketball team to a 48-46 FVC ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central beats Crystal Lake South in comeback

    WOODSTOCK— Trailing Crystal Lake South by 19 points early in the second quarter, Marian Central coach Curtis Price expressed complete optimism during ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Jacobs beats Marian Central; Marengo falls to Genoa-Kingston

    The Jacobs girls basketball team used a big third quarter to pull away and defeat Marian Central 58-38 in nonconference play in Algonquin. 
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Pischke hits 1,000 points, but Marian loses 2 at Lake Zurich

    Marian Central's Adam Pischke scored his 1,000th career point Monday at the Lake Zurich Martin Luther King Tournament, but the Hurricanes lost twice.M ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Inside high school boys basketball: Jacobs' Orange Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the WeekChrishawn Orange,Jacobs, sr., GThe Golden Eagles’ 6-foot-2 guard scored 24 points ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton runs past Romeoville at Joliet Central

    JOLIET – As one of only two seniors on a young Richmond-Burton boys basketball team, Sam Kaufman knows he needs to balance the duties of helping the t ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lindell sparks Marian Central to win over Streamwood

    LAKE ZURICH – Marian Central senior Wyatt Lindell relishes his role as a player who brings energy to the Hurricanes.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central wins at Joliet Catholic

    JOLIET – Wyatt Lindell came off the bench for the first time this season Friday night, and as soon as he entered the game, the energetic senior guard ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg win

    Cory Boeckh scored 16 points, including four of Jacobs' eight 3-pointers to lead his team to the 55-23 win over Waukegan in nonconference play at Algo ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • High school football: Stanger disappointed he didn't get Marian job

    Dirk Stanger had hoped for years that he would succeed Ed Brucker as head football coach at Marian Central.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • High school football: Maloney says goodbye to Johnsburg

    WOODSTOCK – Mike Maloney experienced the gamut of emotions on Friday as he bid difficult goodbye to one football program on the rise and said hello to ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central hires Johnsburg's Mike Maloney

    Johnsburg coach Mike Maloney will be introduced as Marian Central's next football coach on Friday, according to several sources.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marengo beats Harvard for first win

    The Marengo girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday in a 63-43 victory over Harvard in Big Northern Conference East Divisi ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marist too much for Marian Central

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central girls basketball coach Jackie Budmayr knew the switch to the East Suburban Catholic Conference would not be easy.   
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • Inside high school wrestling: Richmond-Burton's Grant Sutton Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the weekGRANT SUTTONRichmond-Burton, sr.Sutton won Palatine's Berman Holiday Classic on T ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Inside Girls Basketball: Cary-Grove's Katie Barker Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekKatie BarkerCary-Grove, sr., GThe 5-foot-10 guard scored her 1,000th career point ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Prep Zone: Athletes, coaches look back on memorable 2014

    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. 30, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Boys basketball: CL South rallies to beat Prairie Ridge at Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Crystal Lake South guard Tyler Baker scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Gators came from behind to defeat Prairie Rid ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Northwest Herald's top 10 local sports stories in 2014

    The list of top local sports stories for 2014 was particularly strong because of its historical significance.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • High school boys basketball Hinkle Holiday Classic roundup: Jacobs falls to Carmel in OT

    ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge had leads slip away in regulation and in overtime before losing to Carmel, 71-66, in double overtime in their Consolation A ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central falls as Pischke scores 38

    ALGONQUIN – Marian Central guard Adam Pischke brought out everything he had with a dazzling array of drives to the basket and bank shots from every an ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg, Woodstock North, Woodstock, Richmond-Burton and Harvard win at Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team defeated Lakes 56-42 to finish in fifth place and win the 2nd-place bracket at the Northern Illinois Holiday Class ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge win at Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Crystal Lake South jumped out early with a 10-point first-quarter lead and maintained control to beat Lakes, 67-52, in their Pool IV game ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Northern Illinois Holiday Classic results

    At Northern Illinois Holiday ClassicJohnsburg 54, Wauconda 42: At Richmond, the Skyhawks (9-7) won t ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marian Central beats Richmond-Burton at Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

    RICHMOND— Through three back and forth quarters, Richmond-Burton and Marian Central traded the lead.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central beats Huntley at Hinkle Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Marian Central looked a step slow and out of sync for a good portion of its game against Huntley.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central's Brucker selected for IHSFCA Hall of Fame

    Former Marian Central football coach Ed Brucker got a surprise on Saturday – a letter notifying him that he would be inducted into the Illinois High S ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central falls to Marist

    WOODSTOCK – Marist forward Chamar Hawkins, who sliced and diced Marian Central’s defense for 13 consecutive points, had been rendered a non-factor wit ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central guards have team thinking big

    WOODSTOCK – They play for the same travel basketball program, work out with the same skills coach and constantly partner up for drills in practice.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake South edges Marian Central

    The Crystal Lake South wrestling team defeated Marian Central, 42-34, in nonconference action Wednesday in Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Harvard gets 1st win, Huntley beats Crystal Lake Central

    Senior guard Kaylee Bischke scored a game-high 28 points on 12 of 28 shooting to lead the Harvard girls basketball team to their first win of the seas ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Marian Central freshman has promising strongman future after quitting soccer because of concussions

    The concussion Rachel Stone suffered in September did not, by itself, immediately jeopardize her health.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central tops Marian Catholic; Marengo beats Rock Falls

    Adam Pischke scored a team-high 30 points and Wyatt Lindell had 27 to lead the Marian Central boys basketball team to a 75-66 win over Marian Catholic ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge beats Marian Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge girls basketball coach Rob Baker believes his team’s recent success comes from its ability to beat you with multiple play ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: McHenry, Huntley, Alden-Hebron win

    Deshawn Wilson knocked down two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help propel the McHenry boys basketball team to a 55-50 Fox Valley Conference cros ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • 2014 Northwest Herald Girls Volleyball All-Area team

    FIRST TEAM Frankie Cavallaro Dundee-Crown, jr., S With two years’ experience as a varsity captain t ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • High school boys basketball insider: Woodstock North's Jandron player of week

    Athlete of the WeekJosh JandronWoodstock North, Senior, GuardJandron scored 85 points in three games ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Barry on Campus: Marian Central grad Kyle Thompson excelling at Ferris State

    When Kyle Thompson walked onto Ferris State University’s campus in Big Rapids, Mich., two years ago, he wasn’t the only newcomer to the football progr ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central, Woodstock win at Hoops for Healing

    At the Hoops for Healing Tournament in Woodstock, Marian Central's Adam Pischke led all scorers with 26 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead the ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • High school wrestling: Marian Central preview

    Marian CentralCoach: Chris Taylor (second season)Last season: Sixth at Hampshire RegionalTop returne ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central beats Cary-Grove

    WOODSTOCK – Following a first half that Marian Central boys basketball coach Curtis Price said “lacked a little energy,” the Hurricanes responded.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 5 to watch

    Northwest Herald Boys Basketball Five to WatchJason Gregoire, Cary-Grove, Sr., Guard, 6-4Gregoire wa ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central preview

    East Suburban Catholic ConferenceMarian CentralCoach: Curtis Price (eighth season).Last year’s recor ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • High school girls golf: 2014 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    Northwest Herald Girls Golf All-Area team First team Blake Betke, Richmond-Burton, seniorBetke led t ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marian Central preview capsule

    East Suburban Catholic ConferenceMarian CentralCoach: Jackie Budmayr, fourth seasonLast year’s recor ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • High School Football: Northwest Herald Player of the Week nominations

    Zach McQuade, Cary-Grove, DB, Sr.McQuade had three interceptions, recovered an onside kick and saved ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central falls to Montini in playoffs for sixth straight year

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central coach Ed Brucker did not want his last game to be against Montini. His team had been knocked out of the Class 5A playoffs b ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • High school football: Niemeyer kept Marian Central in game against Montini

    WOODSTOCK – Nearly halfway through Saturday’s Class 5A quarterfinal football matchup, Montini held a 17-0 lead over Marian Central. Heads were hanging ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Kaufman: Marian Central's best bet is hiring Dirk Stanger

    WOODSTOCK — Another Marian Central playoff clash with Montini began bursting with optimism.The sun p ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • High school football: Montini beats Marian Central 23-13

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central's season ended the same way that the past five had ended, with a loss to Montini.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central vs. Montini breakdown

    Class 5ANo. 6 Montini (8-3) at No. 15 Marian Central (7-4)When: 1 p.m. Saturday, George Harding Fiel ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Take 2: Confident in Cary-Grove win, but Marian Central is underdog

    The high school football playoffs are coming down to the home stretch. In Class 7A, No. 1 Cary-Grove (11-0) hosts No. 4 Geneva (10-1) Saturday at 1 p. ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Marian Central football team hopes to limit big plays by Montini

    WOODSTOCK – To date, the blemish on Marian Central’s résumé is easy to spot.Over 11 football games t ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Watch: The Huddle interviews Marian Central's Billy Bahl

    Northwest Herald reporter Joe Stevenson interviews Marian Central QB Billy Bahl in the latest edition of The Huddle.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central hopes to end Montini's 5-game postseason head-to-head win streak

    The celebration never had the chance to begin.With about two minutes left during Marian Central’s se ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Northwest Herald Player of the Week candidates

    Billy Bahl, Marian Central, QBBahl averaged 15.7 yards a pass as he threw for 220 yards and ran for ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Illinois high school girls cross country finals: Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen 2nd, Marengo's Allen 4th

    PEORIA – Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen knew two things that were not going to happen in the final mile of the Class 3A girls race.PEORIA – Jacobs’ La ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 6:28 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central beats Sterling, gets Montini next

    STERLING – Dirk Stanger issued the marching orders.With the Marian Central football team in a 17-all ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 6:25 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central falls to St. Francis in supersectional

    BELVIDERE – Spike after spike, the Marian Central girls volleyball team sent warning shots in the direction of a St. Francis team huddled tightly agai ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central vs. Sterling breakdown

    Class 5ANo. 15 Marian Central (6-4) at No. 10 Sterling (7-3)When: 1 p.m. Saturday.About the Hurrican ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central gets two-time defending champs St. Francis

    After securing its second straight Class 3A sectional volleyball title on Thursday, Marian Central posed for a team picture while junior libero Alex K ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central beats Dixon for sectional title

    ROCHELLE – Seeing Dixon upset a 31-win Burlington Central team Tuesday night after surviving its own three-setter against Rosary in a Class 3A Rochell ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • High school football: Battle-tested Marian Central hopes ESCC strength leads to long playoff run

    The Marian Central football team knew that joining the East Suburban Catholic Conference would bring a higher level of competition, and although there ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • High school cross country: McHenry County state qualifiers

    State Schedule Class 1A girls, 9 a.m.Class 1A boys, 10 a.m.Class 2A girls, 11 a.m.Class 2A boys, noo ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Marian Central senior Emma Baumert honored by IHSA

    Marian Central senior Emma Baumert didn’t consider her act of helping a fallen runner as anything extraordinary.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central headed to sectional final after beating Rosary

    ROCHELLE – The Marian Central girls volleyball team knew Rosary would make a stand after making quick work of the Royals in the first set of Tuesday’s ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Cross country: Reiser wins, McHenry boys headed to state from Class 3A Schaumburg Sectional

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – McHenry’s Jesse Reiser picked up another Class 3A Schaumburg Sectional cross country championship, a Busse Woods course record and ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Marian Central falls in sectional title game

    GRAYSLAKE – In what Marian Central boys soccer coach Jim Colvin called “the potential state championship game,” Marian Central and St. Viator fought f ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central rolls past Solorio Academy

    CHICAGO – No. 15 Marian Central Catholic, with the whipping wind at its back, jumped on No. 2 Solorio Academy early, scoring four touchdowns in the fi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • On Campus: No. 1 Minnesota St. women's soccer has McHenry County flavor

    Long before Crystal Lake South graduate Jessica Taldone became a graduate assistant coach for Minnesota State University’s women soccer program, she k ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central wins 10th straight regional title

    HARVARD – After going back and forth with Belvidere at the start of Thursday’s Class 3A Harvard Regional final, the Marian Central girls volleyball te ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • High school football: Friday playoff capsules

    Class 5ANo. 15 Marian Central (5-4) at No. 2 Chicago Solorio (8-1)When: 7:30 p.m. FridayAbout the Hu ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Marian Central makes sectional final

    GRAYSLAKE – The Marian Central boys soccer team came into Wednesday's Class 2A Grayslake Central Sectional semifinal determined to avoid a repeat of h ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Inside Girls Volleyball: Johnsburg's Abby Majercik Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the WeekAbby MajercikJohnsburg, jr., SMajercik led the Skyhawks to a three-game upset of ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 7:47 pm
  • High School Football: Cary-Grove remains No. 1 in 7A

    Cary-Grove remained at No. 1 in Class 7A and three other local schools picked up votes in their respective classes as The Associated Press released it ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • High school volleyball: Marian Central sweeps Woodstock

    HARVARD – The Marian Central girls volleyball team couldn’t wait to set foot on Harvard’s hardwood floors Tuesday in a Class 3A Harvard Regional semif ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • High School Soccer: Huntley's Mario Vergara is Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekMario Vergara, jr., M, HuntleyVergara was a big part of a Huntley team that won a ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Inside Prep Football: Cary-Grove stays atop power rankings

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings1. Cary-Grove (9-0): The Trojans rolled to an unbeaten regular season ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove leads 8 McHenry County teams into playoffs; Jacobs left out

    As Cary-Grove’s football coaches saw results from Friday night and crunched numbers, they realized the Trojans likely would remain in Class 7A as the ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Boys and girls cross country roundup: Marian Central girls surprise, win regional

    WINNEBAGO – Marian Central’s girls cross country team was hoping to grab second place in the Class 1A Winnebago Regional.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central (5-4) at Chicago Solorio (8-1)

    No. 15 Marian Central (5-4) at No. 2 Solorio (8-1) When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Class: 5A Record: 5-4, 3-4 ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Marian Central goes 2-3 at Lyons Township Invitational

    The Marian Central girls volleyball team finished 2-3 in the Lyons Township Invitational on Saturday in La Grange with wins against Glenbrook North, 2 ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Marian Central wins regional title

    VERNON HILLS – Though the game ended, Hunter Labas kept his helmet on. It symbolized how he and his defense had battled for 80 minutes.VERNON HILLS – ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Congratulations Danny Denz, March Athlete of the Month!