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  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake South edges Prairie Ridge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Much earlier in the season, the Crystal Lake South girls basketball team might have found a way to lose a tight game in the closing min ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • High school wrestling insider: Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and postseason schedule

    Athlete of the WeekTravis Piotrowski, Prairie Ridge, Sr. 126The senior needed just 2:10 total to win ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Alden-Hebron's Emily Webber Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the Week Emily Webber Alden-Hebron, jr., F Webber was the leading scorer in both of Al ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins Schaumburg Sectional; Maddie Solka earns all-around title

    SCHAUMBURG – Prairie Ridge gymnast Maddie Solka bounced back just like her coach said she would at Monday’s Schaumburg Girls Gymnastics Sectional.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley defeats Dundee-Crown to finish undefeated in FVC Valley again

    The Huntley girls basketball team defeated Dundee-Crown, 49-37, to complete its third straight undefeated Fox Valley Conference Valley Division season ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins 2A Harvard regional behind 3 champions and eight sectional qualifiers

    HARVARD – Crystal Lake Central's mantra over the past couple weeks, coach Justen Lehr said, was to "make your own luck."HARVARD – Crystal Lake Central ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Prairie Ridge defeats Woodstock North, stays perfect in FVC Fox

    The Prairie Ridge boys basketball team pulled away in the second half Friday to defeat Woodstock North, 67-45, in Fox Valley Conference Fox Division p ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • High school cheerleading: Hampshire embraces role of hunted at state

    Going into last year's IHSA cheerleading state meet, Hampshire was not seen as a potential threat for a top-three finish, let alone a state title.Goin ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op tops McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry and Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming teams had seen enough of each other to know what was coming in Thursday night's Fox Valley Co ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • High school boys swimming insider: Cary-Grove's Ethan Hare Athlete of the Week; power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekEthan HareCary-Grove co-op (Cary-Grove), jr.Hare was one of three Trojans to win ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock edges Woodstock North on Gabriella Scolio's game-winning shot

    Gabriella Scolio hit the game-winning basket with 2 seconds left in the game to lead the Woodstock girls basketball team to a 52-51 win over Woodstock ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins Conant Regional

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Prairie Ridge freshman Kira Karlblom took coach Lee Battaglia’s reassuring words before her floor exercise routine to heart.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of the week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekMichael VolkeningMarengo, Junior, GuardVolkening scored 30 points in a pair of In ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake Central with pressure defense

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Prairie Ridge boys basketball team is known for its aggressive three-quarters court pressure defense and, when it is running at ful ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Huntley's Gannon Kosowski is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and regional events to watch

    Athlete of the weekGannon Kosowski, Huntley, Fr. 106Kosowski won the 106-pound title at the Fox Vall ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekBrecken Overly, Woodstock, sr., G/FOverly scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebo ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley beats McHenry, clinches at least share of FVC Valley title

    The Huntley girls basketball team clinched at least a share of the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division title Saturday with a 65-31 win over McHenry ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove wins Hoffman Estates Triangular

    The Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming team remained undefeated on the season by winning all but one event at the Hoffman Estates Triangular in Hoffman Es ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • High school cheerleading: Huntley, Crystal Lake Central, Hampshire, Prairie Ridge make state from DeKalb Sectional

    DeKALB – All season, the Huntley cheerleading team has been looking for that one flawless routine. H ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge and Hampshire pick up wins

    The Prairie Ridge boys basketball team defeated Grayslake Central, 68-58, in Fox Valley Conference Fox Division play Friday at Grayslake.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: McHenry's Kevin Braun Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes, events to watch

    Athlete of the weekKevin BraunMcHenry, sr.Braun won two individual events (the 100-yard breaststroke ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of week, rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekZach GeskeCrystal Lake South, Senior, GuardGeske scored 38 points combined in the ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Alden-Hebron's Colten Cashmore is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and conference championship events to watch

    Athlete of the week Colten Cashmore Alden-Hebron, sr., 170 pounds Cashmore went 3-0 with a pin, m ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • High school girls basketball: Player of week, power rankings, notes

    Athlete of the WeekKatie Sowa, Cary-Grove, so., GSowa scored 19 points to lead the Trojans to an ups ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge closing in on FVC Fox title with offensive balance, depth

    Before Tuesday’s game with Prairie Ridge, Woodstock basketball coach Al Baker prepared a scouting report on the Wolves, an extensive look at tendencie ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • High school competitive dance: Five qualify for state finals from Huntley Sectional

    HUNTLEY – An inconsistent season left the Cary-Grove dance team somewhat pessimistic entering Saturday's competitive dance Huntley Sectional.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins Niles West Invite

    Maddy Kim won two events to lead the Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team to the win at the 17-team Niles West Invite on Saturday at Niles.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge dominates Hampshire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prior to the start of the boys basketball season, the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division looked to be a competitive division with four ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • On Campus: Huntley grad Colin Lyman, Louisville baseball honored for community service

    Whether it’s across campus or more than 1,000 miles from home, University of Louisville baseball player Colin Lyman enjoys lending a hand.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central tops Prairie Ridge for FVC Fox title

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To beat a crosstown rival is special, but to beat that rival in a championship setting is more gratifying, something Crystal Lake Centr ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • High school boys swimming insider: Harold Ogaban is athlete of the week, power rankings and events to watch

    Athlete of the weekHarold Ogaban, Jacobs co-op (Hampshire), Fr.The freshman turned in a second place ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins Barrington triangular

    The Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team finished first at the Barrington triangular with a team score of 148.35 Wednesday in Barrington.   
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of week, rankings, notes and more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKZach KnoblochMarengo, sr., GKnobloch scored 130 points in five games and raised h ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge takes down Marengo

    The Prairie Ridge wrestling team earned a 49-18 nonconference win Tuesday over Marengo in Marengo.Tr ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Jacobs' Michael Bujacz Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the weekMichael BujaczJacobs, sr., 195 poundsThe Jacobs senior pinned his way to big wins ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Woodstock North's Haley Ahr Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekHaley Ahr,Woodstock North, sr., FAhr scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins Neuqua Valley Invitational

    The Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team won the Neuqua Valley Invitational on Saturday in Naperville.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Jacobs wins Urbana Invitational behind 5 individual titles

    The Jacobs wrestling team earned five individual titles to help win the Urbana Invitational on Saturday in Urbana.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 8:48 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Cary-Grove co-op 2nd at Jefferson Relays

    The Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming team finished in second place Saturday at the 14-team Jefferson Relays at Rockford.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 8:41 pm
  • High school soccer: Prairie Ridge adds boys and girls coaches

    Prairie Ridge is set to officially have new boys and girls soccer coaches after the District 155 school board meets Tuesday.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • High School Girls Basketball: Prairie Ridge coach Rob Baker resigns

    Prairie Ridge girls basketball coach Rob Baker, whose team was in the thick of the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division race, resigned his position Thur ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge, McHenry and Crystal Lake Central win FVC duals; Marengo 2-0 at Auburn

    The Prairie Ridge wrestling team defeated Hampshire, 49-24, in a Fox Valley Conference Fox Division dual Thursday at Hampshire.
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • High school competitive dance: Crystal Lake Central and Jacobs win FVC titles

    GRAYSLAKE — The Crystal Lake Central and Jacobs dance teams are Fox Valley Conference champions … again. 
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: Cary-Grove co-op's Nick Jasinski is athlete of the week; power rankings; notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the WeekNick JasinskiCary-Grove co-op (Crystal Lake Central), so.Jasinski won two events ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op, defending state champ, has strong team again

    The Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team was so talented last season that it overcame the injury loss of Riley Mahoney, one of the state’s best c ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of week, rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekVannis SmithWoodstock, Senior, GuardSmith scored 35 points in the Blue Streaks’ t ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge beats previously undefeated Grayslake North

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Early in the second half, Prairie Ridge senior guard Christopher Bradshaw spotted up deep behind the 3-point line. Not just deep. Like ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op beats Jacobs co-op

    MCHENRY – Cary-Grove co-op boys swim coach Rick Schaefer was worried about Cooper Langanis' most recent times in the 500-yard freestyle.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 8:48 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Dundee-Crown's Christian Brunner is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the weekChristian BrunnerDundee-Crown, Sr. 195 poundsBrunner remained undefeated – extend ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op defeats Neuqua Valley

    GIRLS GYMNASTICSPrairie Ridge 141.44, Neuqua Valley 127.85: At Naperville, Becca Ruff won the all-ar ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • Inside high school girls basketball: Marian Central's Vannessa Garrelts Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekVannessa GarreltsMarian Central, so., GGarrelts started the week with 25 points a ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge trio of freshmen starters playing beyond their years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As the public address announcer at Prairie Ridge High School introduced the starters for the home team Friday night, a noticeable patte ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg rallies to beat Rockford Christian

    The Johnsburg boys basketball team came back from a first-half deficit to defeat Rockford Christian, 72-64, in Big Northern Conference East Division p ...
    Jan. 9, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Prairie Ridge, McHenry and Harvard win two matches apiece

    The Prairie Ridge wrestling team went 3-0 at the Carmel Quad with wins over Carmel, St. Viator and Lake Forest at Mundelein Friday night.
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Hampshire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge's Kirsten Voel-Pel called Friday night's Fox Valley Conference Fox Division girls basketball game against Hampshire “the ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: McHenry's Kevin Braun athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the weekKevin Braun, McHenry, Sr.Braun set one pool record and tied another this week, he ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge tops Marian Central

    WOODSTOCK – The lineup stretch of Joe Herff at 152 pounds, Elias Edmondson at 160 and Thomas Welch at 170 pounds is typically Marian Central's "murder ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • High school boys basketball insider: Athlete of week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekBrian DornPrairie Ridge, Junior, ForwardDorn scored 13 points and hit one 3-point ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Woodstock

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After a tough loss to Grayslake North in the third-place game of the Mundelein Holiday tournament, Prairie Ridge needed a quick start T ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Cary-Grove's Adam Pinter is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and events of the week

    Athlete of the weekAdam Pinter, Cary-Grove, Soph. 113The underclassman had a strong week, going 3-0 ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Player of week, notes & more

    Athlete of the WeekMelissa Barker, Dundee-Crown, sr., GBarker scored 25 points and hit seven 3-point ...
    Jan. 4, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge handles Grant

    Late in the fourth quarter, Prairie Ridge 6-foot-7 forward Andrew Eschweiler grabbed the ball in the low post, jumped off both feet and slammed the ba ...
    Jan. 2, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: Woodstock's Jeremy Wolf is Athlete of the Week, power rankings and upcoming events

    Athlete of the weekJeremy WolfWoodstock co-op (Woodstock), jr.Tuesday's Boylan Bash wasn't Wolf's be ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Prep Zone: High school athletes, coaches reflect on 2015

    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 ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • High school boys basketball insider: McHenry's Colton Klein Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekColton KleinMcHenry, sr., FKlein led the Warriors in points in their first three ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Athlete of the Week, Power Rankings, notes, more

    Athlete of the WeekKaleigh JohnsonMcHenry, sr., GJohnson led the Warriors in the championship bracke ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Huntley wins Consolation C bracket at Jacobs' Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Huntley followed a tough loss in its final day of pool play at Jacobs’ Hinkle Holiday Classic with a pair of victories to take the Consola ...
    Dec. 26, 2015 - 6:04 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: Athlete of the week, notes, meet to watch

    Athletes of the weekTrey Schopen, McHenry, SeniorSchopen was part of a McHenry team that won four ev ...
    Dec. 24, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Prairie Ridge grad Michael Heesch has new opportunity in Cardinals organization

    Prairie Ridge graduate Michael Heesch strained to listen to the buffering feed from his phone while he sat at his desk in Lexington, Kentucky, doing t ...
    Dec. 24, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South holds off Prairie Ridge

    ALGONQUIN – Crystal Lake South senior Tim Siesennop found his way out of a shooting slump and sparked one of the Gators’ best quarters of basketball a ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekPayton OttoPrairie Ridge, Senior, GuardOtto helped the Wolves reach the Consolati ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge advances to Mundelein Tournament semifinals with overtime win

    Sam Lockwood made the game-winning basket as time expired to give the Prairie Ridge girls basketball team a 57-55 overtime win over Rockford Auburn on ...
    Dec. 22, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge sinks Huntley in overtime in Jacobs' Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – After chasing Huntley most of the afternoon, all Prairie Ridge wanted was a chance to keep playing.
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Prairie Ridge wins at Mundelein

    The Prairie Ridge girls basketball team opened up play at the Mundelein Holiday Tournament with a 28-22 win over the hosts at Mundelein. 
    Dec. 21, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs beats Johnsburg; roundup of Day 2 of Hinkle Classic

    ALGONQUIN – The Jacobs boys basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat Johnsburg 50-35 in the second game for both teams at the Jacobs' ...
    Dec. 21, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Player of week, power rankings, notes and tournaments

    Northwest Herald Athlete of the WeekAannah Interrante, Johnsburg, so., GInterrante led the Skyhawks ...
    Dec. 21, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Boylan beats Prairie Ridge in Jacobs' Hinkle Holiday Classic

    ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge committed five turnovers before forward Brian Dorn nailed a 3-pointer against Boylan.
    Dec. 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg downs Dundee-Crown in Northern Illinois Classic

    Aannah Interrante scored 18 points to lead the Johnsburg girls basketball team to a 61-55 win over Dundee-Crown in the opening round of the Woodstock ...
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Team preview capsules

    Jacobs co-op (Jacobs, Dundee-Crown, Hampshire)Coach: Rick Andresen (11th season)Last season: 2-3 dua ...
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge’s players wanted to accommodate their coach’s wish that they would pick up the pace.
    Dec. 16, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Player of week, notes, upcoming tournaments

    Athlete of the WeekJoe BeinJohnsburg, sr., FBein scored 18 points and played tough defense on Mareng ...
    Dec. 16, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Hampshire in OT

    HAMPSHIRE – Prairie Ridge girls basketball coach Rob Baker didn’t want a repeat of the last time his Wolves played at Hampshire.
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge tops Woodstock North

    The Prairie Ridge wrestling team earned four pins in its 39-31 win over Woodstock North in the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division dual at Woodstock.
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and matches of the week

    Athlete of the weekTravis Piotrowski, Prairie Ridge, Sr. 126 poundsPiotrowski won the 126-pound divi ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Athlete of week, rankings, notes

    Athlete of the weekAli AndrewsHuntley, sr., FThe Illinois signee topped 2,000 career points in a 55- ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op wins season opener

    The Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team won its opening meet of the season Friday at the DeKalb Invite.
    Dec. 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge's Samson Evans, Northwest Herald Player of the Year

    Samson Evans knew his first season as a varsity quarterback would be challenging. The Prairie Ridge ...
    Dec. 13, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • High school football: Northwest Herald All-Area Team

    FIRST TEAMOffenseQB – Samson Evans, Prairie Ridge, so.Evans (6-foot-1, 190 pounds) ran for 1,966 yar ...
    Dec. 12, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Huntley, Prairie Ridge earn FVC division wins

    Ali Andrews had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead the Huntley girls basketball team to a 69-39 win over McHenry in Fox Valley Conference Valley Div ...
    Dec. 11, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Dundee-Crown defeats Cary-Grove; Prairie Ridge beats Grayslake North

    The Dundee-Crown wrestling team defeated Cary-Grove, 37-32, in a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division dual meet Thursday at Cary.
    Dec. 10, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • High school wrestling: Team preview capsules

    FOX VALLEY CONFERENCEVALLEY DIVISIONCary-GroveCoach: Mike Buhr (1st season)Last season: 8-15 overall ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • High school wrestling: Five wrestlers to watch

    Travis PiotrowskiPrairie Ridge, sr., 120 poundsAfter finishing third at state as a freshman and qual ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school wrestling: Near misses fuel McHenry County athletes' desire for state titles

    Dundee-Crown's Christian Brunner watched the film from his 2015 Class 3A semifinal loss just once."I ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of week, notes and games to watch

    Athlete of the Week Cameron Krutwig Jacobs, jr., C Krutwig was instrumental in two Golden Eagles ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Player of the week, power ranking and Ali Andrews closing in on 2,000 points

    Athlete of the WeekEmma BenoitHampshire, sr., FBenoit is averaging 19.1 points a game for the Whip-P ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock, Prairie Ridge win in FVC Fox

    Vannis Smith scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Woodstock boys basketball team to a 59-44 Fox Valley Conference Fox Division victory over Crysta ...
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • On Campus: Dundee-Crown, Richmond-Burton grads anchor UW-Whitewater women's soccer defense

    Payton DeLuga and Lauren Otto have spent so much time next to each other on soccer fields that it often causes confusion.
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Prairie Ridge defeats Rockford Lutheran

    The Prairie Ridge boys basketball team defeated Rockford Lutheran, 71-63, in nonconference play Friday at Crystal Lake. 
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school boys cross country: 2015 All-Area team

    Northwest Herald All-Area Boys Cross Country TeamFirst TeamLuke Beattie, Woodstock, SeniorBeattie to ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Prairie Ridge's Filip Pajak, runner of the year

    Filip Pajak had spent almost all the season finishing among the top few runners in each cross country race and figured his last competition should be ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Hampshire, Prairie Ridge win in FVC Fox

    Nikki Dumoulin scored 22 points to lead the Hampshire girls basketball team to a 46-40 Fox Valley Conference Fox Division victory over Grayslake North ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • High school girls cross country: 2015 All-Area team

    Northwest Herald All-Area Cross Country TeamFirst TeamCaitlin Bruzzini, Crystal Lake South, JuniorBr ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 5:43 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake South behind Bradshaw's shooting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge’s coaches and players have been treated to Christopher Bradshaw’s impressive shooting displays before.
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school boys golf: Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam, Northwest Herald Boys Golfer of the Year

    Prairie Ridge boys golf coach Jonathan Powell searched for the right words, but, ultimately, didn’t say anything.  
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • High school boys golf: 2015 Northwest Herald All-Area Team

    FIRST TEAMEthan FarnamPrairie Ridge, jr.The Northwest Herald Boys Golfer of the Year almost caught t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge beats Hononegah, takes 3rd at Crystal Lake Central tournament

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge whipped passes around the floor to consistently find quality 3-point opportunities against Hononegah’s zone defense.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski wins Moore/Prettyman title at Barrington

    Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski took home the championship at 126 pounds Saturday at the 25th Annual Moore/Prettyman Wrestling Invitational at Barri ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Prairie Ridge upbeat despite losing to Geneva

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Prairie Ridge boys basketball struggled through some stretches that were not pretty while falling behind Geneva by 31 points in the ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • High School Wrestling Roundup: Prairie Ridge's Piotrowski in semifinals

    Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski went 3-0 at the 25th Moore/Perryman Wrestling Invitational on Friday in Barrington to advance to the semifinals.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball Roundup: Prairie Ridge rallies to beat Huntley

    The Prairie Ridge boys basketball came from behind and defeated Huntley, 53-51, at the Crystal Lake Central Thanksgiving Tournament in Crystal Lake on ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg advances to Lake Zurich tourney final

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Lake Zurich Thanksgiving Thriller Tournament with a 35-31 win over Lake Z ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge cruises past Belvidere North

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To play on Prairie Ridge coach Corky Card’s basketball team, it requires the ability to do several different things well, especially on ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • High school football: Notes on Cary-Grove and Prairie Ridge

    Cary-Grove played in its sixth semifinal game in school history Saturday, although it marked the first time the Trojans played in back-to-back semis.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • High School Football: All-FVC Fox and Valley teams announced

    FOOTBALL All-Fox Valley Conference Fox Division Team Crystal Lake Central Shawn Kyska, sr., RB-LB ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 5 to watch

    Five local boys basketball players to watch this season:Zach GeskeCrystal Lake South, sr., GGeske (6 ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Season preview team capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox Division Crystal Lake Central Coach: Rich Czeslawski (10th season) Las ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
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  • High school girls swimming: Valerie Tarazi wins state title

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  • High school girls swimming: Prairie Ridge soph Valerie Tarazi makes 2 championship finals at state

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  • High school football: Prairie Ridge at Montini state semifinal preview capsule

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  • High school girls basketball: Prairie Ridge stops Crystal Lake South

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    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock North rallies past Glenbrook North at Vernon Hills tourney

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  • High school football insider: Three area teams in semis for 1st time since 2009

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  • High school football notes: Marengo coach Matt Lynch's risks show faith in his players

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  • High school football: Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge and Marengo on to semifinals

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  • High school football: Prairie Ridge beats Riverside-Brookfield to reach 6A semifinals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Unable to move the ball for most of the first half against Riverside-Brookfield on Saturday, Prairie Ridge, for the second week in a ro ...
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  • High school girls basketball: Team preview capsules

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  • High school girls basketball: Five to watch

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  • High school girls basketball: Huntley driven to get back to state

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  • High school football: No. 3 Riverside-Brookfield (10-1) at No. 2 Prairie Ridge (10-1) in Class 6A quarterfinal

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  • High school football: Prairie Ridge players selfless in triple-option offense

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    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • High school sports: Five area D-I pitchers highlight start of fall signing period

    Dundee-Crown’s Danny Denz decided 15 months ago he would do his college pitching with Memphis.Jacobs ...
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  • High school boys soccer: Dan Riskind out as Prairie Ridge coach

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    Nov. 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • High school football insider: Rankings, notes, playoff schedule

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  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge's Joey Hanley battles, helps fight epilepsy

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  • High school cross country: Prairie Ridge's Filip Pajak, Johnsburg's Matt Stelmasek finish top 5 at state

    Prairie Ridge’s Filip Pajak and Johnsburg’s Matt Stelmasek finished with just what they wanted at the IHSA Cross Country State Meet.
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge beats Lake Forest to reach quarterfinals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge's players soaked in another winning atmosphere, chatting with friends and family and doing the "Nae Nae."
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge wingback Cole Brown has biggest game at big time

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    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Styf: Prairie Ridge defense shows it can excel, too

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Every week, we write their names.Samson Evans with four, five or six touchdowns. Nath ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Huntley's Keagan Smith Athlete of the Week

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    Nov. 6, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • High school cross country: Area runners have high hopes for state

    Huntley senior Keagan Smith doesn’t want to change much heading into Saturday’s state cross country meet.
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  • Congratulations Dominic Swanson, January Athlete of the Month!