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  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Sarah Le Beau makes impact for Auburn soccer

    Sarah Le Beau’s first glimpse of college soccer last fall seemed a bit like NASCAR.Sarah Le Beau’s first glimpse of college soccer last fall seemed a ...
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • High school girls golf: Prairie Ridge and Johnsburg win

    Lindsey Wallen shot a 52 to lead Prairie Ridge to a 219-225 nonconference win against Marengo at Marengo Ridge on Thursday.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school boys golf: Cary-Grove, Marengo, Hampshire, Dundee-Crown and Prairie Ridge win

    Kyle Irlbacker shot a 1-under 35 at Foxford Hills in Cary on Thursday to lead Cary-Grove to a, 155-177, Fox Valley Conference boys golf win. 
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Crystal Lake South ties Prairie Ridge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As Crystal Lake South lined up a second-half corner kick, Prairie Ridge coach Dan Riskind was calling to his team, trying to get their ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge vs. Cary-Grove like a Bill Mack Bowl

    The football matchup between Prairie Ridge and Cary-Grove could be dubbed the Bill Mack Bowl.The tea ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • High school football: Previewing Friday's Week 1 games

    Northeastern Athletic ConferenceRockford Christian Life (10-1) at Alden-Hebron (5-5)When: 7 p.m. Fri ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge's 'Professor' Tieman helps lead defense

    Jon Tieman’s Prairie Ridge football teammates respectfully call him “The Professor,” a nickname given to the senior safety by Wolves defensive coordin ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • High school girls golf: Dundee-Crown tops Prairie Ridge

    Kylie Kost shot a 48 to take medalist honors and lead Dundee-Crown to a 222-231 victory over Prairie Ridge in Fox Valley Conference play at Prairie Is ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: McHenry tops Huntley; Prairie Ridge flirts with school record

    The McHenry boys golf team defeated Huntley, 167-177, in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play Tuesday at McHenry Country Club.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • High school volleyball: Prairie Ridge defeats Lake Zurich in season opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE - With Prairie Ridge looking to close out its third set and earn a victory over Lake Zurich on Tuesday night, sophomore Erin McNeil was a ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • High school football: Preseason all-area first team

    OFFENSE Quarterback Anthony Binetti, senior, Huntley Running backs Tyler Pennington, junior, Cary-Gr ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Scott Lattyak (sixth season)Last year: Sixth at FVC MeetTop re ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Five to watch

    Five to WatchTess DevingerWoodstock, sr.Devinger went under the state cut in the 100 breaststroke ea ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Plenty of state qualifiers return

    Crystal Lake co-op girls swimming coach Stephanie Wozny dipped her toe in the water at the Woodstock High School pool on Monday and said it felt like ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • High school football 2015 preview: Prairie Ridge

    Quick hits Coach: Chris Schremp (14th season, 95-48) Last year’s record: 6-4 overall, 5-1 (co-champi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • High school football: FVC Fox preview

    Players to watch Wyatt Blake, Crystal Lake Central, OL-DL, so. Blake (6-4, 280) started the last six ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • High school boys golf: Jacobs defeats host Barrington for 3rd straight tournament win

    NORTH BARRINGTON – Ten strokes and four teams stood between the Jacobs boys golf team and state a year ago.NORTH BARRINGTON – Ten strokes and four tea ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • High school football: Player-coach relationships key to winning

    Although the Prairie Ridge football team was officially on break in the two weeks leading up to the start of fall practice, Chris Schremp wasn’t exact ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • High school football: Staff predictions for 2015

    JOE STEVENSONSenior sports writerFVC Valley champ: HuntleyFVC Valley MVP: Tyler Pennington, Cary-Gro ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Prairie Ridge high school football preview 2015

    Prairie Ridge high school football preview 2015 ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:03 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Traditional FVC powers look for more success

    As the Fox Valley Conference enters its final year with 13 teams and two divisions, local powerhouses such as Crystal Lake Central, Cary Grove and Cry ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: 2015 team preview capsules

    FOX VALLEY CONFERENCE Fox Division Crystal Lake Central Coach: Lisa Brunstrum, fifth season Last yea ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • High school boys golf: Jacobs wins 9-team Boulder Ridge Invitational

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – After the scorecards were signed and the final scores tallied, Crystal Lake South golf coach Curt Wadlington held the silver Bould ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • High school boys soccer preview: Team capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceFox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Nathan Smith (1st season)Last year: 9-11 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • High school boys golf: Prairie Ridge, Farnam win at Cary-Grove Invitational

    CARY – Ethan Farnam was up at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday so he could drive an hour and 45 minutes to Olympia Fields for the one-hole conclusion of his U.S. A ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • High school boys cross country: 2015 team capsules

    Cary-Grove Coach: Layne Holter (17th season). Last year's finish: Eighth in FVC Meet. Top returning ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Five to watch

    Northwest Herald Boys Cross CountryFive to WatchLuke Beattie, Woodstock, seniorBeattie finished thir ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Huntley's Keagan Smith hopes to be area's top runner

    Keagan Smith found little consolation in his finish, remarkable as it was, last November in Peoria.F ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • High school girls tennis: 2015 preview

    Six girls tennis players return to competition after qualifying for state last season, three for the first time.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Five to watch: Girls tennis 2015

    Maddie FoxCrystal Lake Central, sr.Fox has been to state in doubles the past two seasons but will ge ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox Division Crystal Lake Central Coach: Amanda Schuetzle (second season) Last ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Golf: Crystal Lake's Ethan Farnam struggles on first day of U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields

    OLYMPIA FIELDS – Crystal Lake’s Ethan Farnam pointed to the white wooden sign across the way on the par-4, No. 9 at Olympia Fields Country Club.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 8:06 pm
  • High school girls golf: Season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCrystal Lake Central co-op(with Cary-Grove and Crystal Lake South)Coach: Kyle M ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • High school girls golf: High expectations for Crystal Lake Central co-op in new season

    Kyle McCaughn doesn’t want to mess up a good thing.When the former Crystal Lake South girls basketba ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski picks Illinois

    Travis Piotrowski’s travel plans just got a lot less complicated.The Prairie Ridge senior wrestler f ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Youth football: Family, friends remember Jr. Wolves president Steve Drain as 'big teddy bear'

    Steve Drain could strike an imposing figure just with his 6-foot-4, 280-pound frame, although that impression belied his personality.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • On Campus: McHenry West grads excited to play in new Quincy University football stadium

    When the Quincy University football team takes the field for its home opener Sept. 19 against Lincoln University, the game will truly be at home.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • High school boys golf: Individuals become teammates as season begins

    Prairie Ridge senior Kevin Karney felt bad after beating his brother, sophomore Cameron Karney, by two strokes in the J. Patrick Lawler Crystal Woods ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • High school boys golf: 5 to watch

    Ethan FarnamPrairie Ridge, jr.Farnam finished 17th at the Class 3A state tournament as a sophomore a ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • High school boys golf: Season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Chris Gotsch (second season)Top returners: Kyle Irlbacker, sr. ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Practice begins around area

    The end of summer is not only accompanied by students’ excitement to get back into the routine of school, but also the hard work that fall sport athle ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Junior golf: Dundee-Crown's J.P. Anderson wins MCJGA tournament, season titles

    WOODSTOCK – J.P. Anderson got a sneak peak at Woodstock Country Club two weeks ago when Dundee-Crown boys golf coach Bob Sweeney took him on a tour of ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • High school football: Kickers live lonely existence

    The Richmond-Burton football team is scattered across two fields at a practice earlier this summer. Linemen are working on run blocking, while running ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • High school football: Northwest Herald position rankings – Quarterbacks

    1. CHRIS KATRENICK Jacobs, jr. (6-foot-2, 195 pounds) Katrenick has drawn interest from several Divi ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Junior golf: Ace for McHenry's Brendan Wasmund; Prairie Ridge's Kevin Karney wins MCJGA McHenry Open

    McHENRY – Brendan Wasmund had never made one.McHenry assistant boys golf coach Jim Anderson had neve ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • High school football: Good problem for Prairie Ridge at quarterback

    Prairie Ridge football coach Chris Schremp said a year ago that gifted Samson Evans eventually would quarterback the Wolves’ option attack.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • High school football: Players know nutrition fuels success

    Prairie Ridge’s Jeff Jenkins decided to cut out junk food not long after his first varsity football practice last summer left him feeling a little win ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • I'm Just Saying with NIU football player, Prairie Ridge graduate Sean Folliard

    Northern Illinois University opened camp earlier this week. Several football athletes with ties to the area are looking to earn playing time, includin ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 2:53 am
  • High school football: Northwest Herald position rankings – Running backs

    Ranking the top local running backs entering the 2015 season: 1. TYLER PENNINGTON Cary-Grove, jr. (5 ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Junior golf: Crystal Lake Central's Zach Tuszynski wins senior boys title in MCJGA event at Crystal Woods

    WOODSTOCK – Even after firing a 1-over-par 73 at Crystal Woods on Wednesday, Zach Tuszynski wasn’t sure whether he would have enough left to win his f ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Prep golf: Prairie Ridge’s Cameron Karney leads MCJGA's Patrick Lawler Open

    Prairie Ridge’s Cameron Karney leads the senior boys division after Day 1 of the McHenry County Junior Golf Association’s J. Patrick Lawler Open on Tu ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • High school football: Northwest Herald position rankings – Defensive backs

    Ranking the top local defensive backs entering the 2015 season:1. JON TIEMANPrairie Ridge, jr. (6-1, ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Around Town: Prairie Ridge grad Marissa Barton leads local swimmers at Senior Championships

    CHICAGO – Two Northwest Herald swimmers of the year, one current and one former, placed in the A finals of the Illinois Long Course Meters Senior Cham ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • I’m Just Saying: Prairie Ridge graduate Shane Evans

    Football season is rapidly approaching. On Wednesday, Northern Illinois University will open camp. Prairie Ridge graduate Shane Evans is one of severa ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • PHOTOS: Prairie Ridge high school football practice

    Sarah Nader photographs of the Prairie Ridge Wolves from summer football practice ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Kirsten Stevens transferring to Wisconsin

    When she was young, Kirsten Stevens had a strong connection to one Big Ten Conference school in particular.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Golf: Huntley's Gordus and Bowser, Cary-Grove's Reid and Jacobs' Tighe win at MCJGA Foxford Hills

    CARY – After a nine-hole round that lasted nearly two and a half hours in hot and sticky conditions, Huntley’s Nicole Gordus and Woodstock North’s Dan ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz with McHenry's Kevin Szamlewski, D-C's Freddy Martinez, PR's Ethan Farnam

    Kevin SzamlewskiSeniorMcHenry football, track and field1. What celebrity would you most like to hang ...
    July 25, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Girls Swimming Prairie Ridge's Valerie Tarazi closing in on Olympic Trials times

    It is common for an elite athlete to obey a specific ritual before competing. For Prairie Ridge’s Valerie Tarazi, she knows it is important to eat at ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Amateur golf: Prairie Ridge's Cameron Karney loses in quarterfinals of Chick Evans

    ITASCA - Following his six-hole defeat at the hands of Kyle Slattery, Prairie Ridge sophomore Cameron Karney went off by himself to the putting green ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • High school soccer: Prairie Ridge names new soccer coaches

    Prairie Ridge has selected the two coaches who will take over the Wolves' soccer programs in the upcoming school year. Daniel Riskind is expected to b ...
    July 20, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Cary-Grove grad Larisa Luloff holds share of lead at Chick Evans

    ITASCA – Larisa Luloff went into Monday's opening round of the Chick Evans Junior Amateur Tournament trying to shoot par for the first time.
    July 20, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz with Jacobs' Kyle Ross, Prairie Ridge's Savannah Sheridan, CLS' Mike Woeste

    Kyle RossSeniorJacobs cross country, basketball, track and field1. If you could live anywhere, where ...
    July 18, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • High school sports: Technology helps coaches teach, save time

    When Rich Czeslawski used to watch film to record his team’s statistics, his coaching instincts often made an already tedious process even more time-c ...
    July 20, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • High school tennis: McHenry County Classic 18 doubles winners crowned

    ALGONQUIN – Former, current and future high school players competed in the boys and girls 18-and-under doubles finals of the McHenry County Classic te ...
    July 18, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Amateur golf: Crystal Lake’s Ethan Farnam ties for 5th at Midwest Junior Players Championship

    ROMEOVILLE – As Ethan Farnam stepped off the green at the 18th hole, he turned to his mother and shook his head, saying, “Not a good day.”
    July 16, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Amateur golf: Crystal Lake’s Ethan Farnam 4th at Midwest Junior Players Championship

    ROMEOVILLE – Round 2 of the American Junior Golf Association’s 54-hole Midwest Junior Players Championship at Mistwood saw Crystal Lake’s Ethan Farnam ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • Golf: Jacobs' Coakley wins at McHenry County Junior Amateur

    BULL VALLEY – It took Riley Coakley’s best round of the summer – and the last hole of the day – to outlast J.P. Anderson in the McHenry County Junior ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Amateur golf: Crystal Lake’s Ethan Farnam tied for 4th after Day 1 of Midwest Junior Players Championship

    ROMEOVILLE – It has been a productive summer for Crystal Lake's Ethan Farnam, and he is not letting up.
    July 15, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • I'm Just Saying: Prairie Ridge graduate and St. Louis Cardinals prospect Nick Martini

    Prairie Ridge grad Nick Martini, 25, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2011 MLB Draft. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound right ...
    July 11, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Amateur golf: Crystal Lake's Ethan Farnam qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

    LONG GROVE – After making eight birdies and shooting a 6-under-par 66 in the second round of U.S. Amateur qualifying Thursday at The Grove Country Clu ...
    July 9, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam wins 40th Illinois Junior PGA Championship

    Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam finished with a 3-under-par 139 to win the 40th Illinois Junior PGA Championship by one stroke Monday at the Mauh-Nah-Tee ...
    July 7, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Take 2: D-155 swimmers left high and dry

    District 155 schools seem to have a slight problem on their hands in that they might not have anywhere for their girls swimming teams to practice or h ...
    July 21, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Junior golf: Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam first alternate at U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier

    Prairie Ridge junior Ethan Farnam finished in a tie for fourth place Tuesday and earned the first alternate spot at the U.S. Junior Amateur qualifying ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Northwest Herald senior sports reporter Joe Stevenson sits down with three local high school athletes in this week's Prep Zone Pop Quiz.
    June 27, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • High school softball: Northwest Herald All-Area team

    2015 Northwest Herald All-Area Softball team First team Mariah Dionne Marengo, so., P Dionne, the N ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Amateur golf: Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam wins State Junior Amateur Championship

    BARRINGTON – Crystal Lake's Ethan Farnam said he wasn't really keeping track of where his lead stood through the first nine holes of Thursday's final ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Amateur golf: Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam takes lead at State Junior Amateur Championship

    BARRINGTON – The way he was playing on the second day of the IJGA State Junior Amateur Championship, it was more surprising when Ethan Farnam didn't m ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • High school baseball: Fox Valley Conference teams

    All-Fox Valley Conference Fox Division    Crystal Lake Central: Robby Cormier, 2B-1B, sr.; Blake Gle ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Golf: Dundee-Crown's Anderson, Cary-Grove's May, Huntley's Gordus and McHenry's Ogden win at MCJGA event

    CARY – With a new driver in hand, J.P. Anderson wasn’t expecting to shoot in the 70s at Chalet Hills Golf Club on Wednesday.
    June 24, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Amateur golf: Spring Grove's Jordan Hahn leading IJGA State Junior Amateur, five locals in the hunt

    BARRINGTON – Jordan Hahn was 2-under when he got to his final hole Tuesday, the par-four ninth at Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington. Misjudging ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Golf: Huntley's Mendonca, Cary-Grove's Reid, Marian Central's Mercurio and Dundee-Crown's Anderson win

    LAKEWOOD – Andrew Mendonca was hoping to complete 18 holes in the McHenry County Junior Golf Association Turnberry Open, but, instead, he had to settl ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Freeman to represent SIU at USA Outdoor Championships

    Having success on a national stage has allowed Southern Illinois University shot putter Josh Freeman to get to know one of track and field’s legendary ...
    June 21, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Junior golf: Cameron Karney, Brittany Reid win MCJGA Blackstone Open senior divisions

    MARENGO – The way his short game was working Tuesday, Cameron Karney felt confident in just about any putt, but especially those, like his tournament- ...
    June 17, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry girls volleyball, CLC baseball coaches hired

    McHenry hired Lexi Disselhorst to be its girls volleyball coach, according to athletic director Barry Burmeister.
    June 13, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Prep Zone: Prairie Ridge grad Hall leads St. Francis to state finals

    Nick Hall scarcely knew anything about St. Francis in October, other than its baseball head coaching position was open and he was interested.
    June 10, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Kirsten Stevens sets softball records at Mercer

    Kirsten Stevens is planning on a post-college career as a teacher.A Spanish major and a standout sof ...
    June 10, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Prairie Ridge grad Kaczmarski drafted by New York Mets

    In the year since he watched 40 rounds of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft pass by without hearing his name called, pretty much every ...
    June 9, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • High school soccer: Prairie Ridge coach J.C. Brown resigns

    Prairie Ridge boys and girls soccer coach J.C. Brown has resigned from both positions, he confirmed Friday. He is staying at the school in his job as ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • College baseball: Prairie Ridge grad Kaczmarski leads nation in hitting for Evansville

    For almost 10 years, Wes Carroll has coached college baseball. Before that, he played five seasons of minor-league ball in the Philadelphia, Montreal ...
    June 4, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Seven local players suit up for All-Star Game

    LISLE – Wednesday's Illinois High School Lacrosse Association B-Class All-Star Game provided seven local seniors an opportunity to reunite with Fox Va ...
    June 3, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • High school softball: All-conference lists

    Here are the All-Conference girls softball lists for the Fox Valley Conference, Big Northern Conference, East Suburban Catholic Conference and Northea ...
    June 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • High school baseball: Dazzling defense lifts McHenry over Prairie Ridge for regional title

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If fielding, like hitting, can be contagious, McHenry suffered a full-fledged outbreak in the fifth inning.
    June 2, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Boys lacrosse: All-Fox Valley Conference teams announced

    The All-Fox Valley Conference Boys Lacrosse teams recently were announced. They are as follows:First ...
    June 1, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • High school softball: McHenry blanks Prairie Ridge to reach sectional

    GRAYSLAKE – McHenry’s Dana Walsh sent a deep fly ball to straightaway center in the bottom of the first inning Friday, just missing a home run as Prai ...
    May 30, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • High school softball: Baker pitches Prairie Ridge past Grant, into regional final

    GRAYSLAKE – In high school softball, if a team is going to have any success in the postseason, it starts and ends with the performance it gets in the ...
    May 28, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Banner day for Jacobs players at state

    PALATINE – It was a very good day for the Jacobs boys tennis team at the state finals.The Golden Eag ...
    May 28, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • High school baseball: Tieman, Prairie Ridge stop Grant, reach regional final

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The way Prairie Ridge’s baseball coaches viewed it, any of four pitchers to start their postseason opener would have been a good choice ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Inside high school boys tennis: Panchapakesan Athlete of the Week; state preview

    Athlete of the WeekKAILASH PANCHAPAKESANJacobs, jr.Panchapakesan won the Huntley Sectional on Saturd ...
    May 27, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge's season ends in sectional loss to Kaneland

    ROCKFORD – In the first half of Tuesday’s Class 2A Rockford Sectional semifinal, each team hit the crossbar once. Prairie Ridge’s opportunity bounced ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Insider Prep Softball: Huntley's Tiffany Giese the Athlete of the Week

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKTiffany GieseHuntley, freshman, pitcherGiese improved to 11-5 in the circle with ...
    May 26, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Prep baseball Insider: McHenry's Jack Glosson the Athlete of the Week

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKJack GlossonMcHenry, SeniorGlosson hit a pair of home runs and drove in six runs ...
    May 25, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Prairie Ridge strikes late to beat Lincoln-Way North

    Prairie Ridge came through with four runs in the seventh inning to defeat Lincoln-Way North, 7-3, in nonconference baseball action Saturday in Frankfo ...
    May 23, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Hampshire outslugs Johnsburg

    Hampshire outlasted Johnsburg for a 15-9 nonconference softball victory Saturday in Johnsburg, collecting 19 hits. Peyton DeChant and Joslyn Nelson ea ...
    May 23, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Prairie Ridge sends 2 singles players, doubles team to state

    CARY – The addition of Barrington to the Cary-Grove Sectional lineup had a big impact on area players qualifying for state.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Prep zone pop quiz

    Brianna Verbeeck Woodstock Sophomore Track and Field 1. What sport are you just not good at? Soccer. ...
    May 23, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Six singles, six doubles teams from area into QFs at Cary-Grove

    Cary-Grove Sectional: At Cary, six singles players and six doubles are still alive from area teams heading into the state qualifying quarterfinal roun ...
    May 22, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge beats Crystal Lake Central for regional title

    WOODSTOCK – Even though Prairie Ridge had spent the past 30 minutes on its heels, J.C. Brown felt good about his team’s chances against Crystal Lake C ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Baker set for D-III nationals

    When Lina Baker threw the hammer 182 feet, 9 inches last month – a school record at NCAA Division III North Central College – she was underwhelmed.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Nirva set to compete in D-II nationals

    The start to Samantha Nirva’s outdoor track season at Indiana’s St. Joseph’s College included some leftover frustration from the indoor season.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Hampshire and Prairie Ridge win

    The Dundee-Crown baseball team scored seven runs in the second inning, then held off a late Huntley comeback attempt in its 9-8 win in Fox Valley Conf ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Inside High School Boys Tennis: Prairie Ridge doubles team Athletes of the Week

    Athletes of the WeekJARED PRIESZPrairie Ridge, sr.GIL ANOZIEPrairie Ridge, sr.Priesz and Anozie won ...
    May 21, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge and Woodstock North win

    The Prairie Ridge baseball team held off a late comeback attempt by Woodstock to win, 6-4, in Fox Valley Conference Fox Division play at Crystal Lake.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake Central, Richmond-Burton, Crystal Lake South, Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge, Huntley and McHenry win

    Monica Menas hit a home run in the top of the ninth inning to give the Crystal Lake Central softball team to the 7-6 win over Jacobs in Fox Valley Con ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge's Kaleigh O'Brien player of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekKaleigh O’BrienPrairie Ridge, sophomore, third baseO’Brien hit a two-run home run ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Prairie Ridge, Marengo win

    Megan Mahaffy struck out 11 in a complete-game win and homered for Crystal Lake Central in a 5-4 Fox Valley Conference Fox Division win Monday in Hamp ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Inside High School Baseball: Richmond-Burton's Jake Rosing Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekJake RosingRichmond-Burton, fr., PRosing struck out 18 batters as the Rockets bea ...
    May 18, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Start of playoffs provide tests and second-chances

    After a girls soccer regular season that saw conference titles decided by overtime goals, penalty kicks and last-minute regulation winners, the openin ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • High school baseball: Behind Cilano, Prairie Ridge finishes sweep of CLC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Glen Pecoraro always feels good when he sends Ben Cilano to the mound. On Saturday morning, after a long Friday evening slugfest and tw ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Jacobs rallies past Dundee-Crown in 7th

    The Jacobs softball team scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to come from behind and defeat Dundee-Crown, 10-4, in Fox Valley Conferenc ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Prairie Ridge clips Jacobs for FVC Tournament title

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge and Jacobs were the two best boys tennis teams in the Fox Valley Conference during the regular season, and that showed Fr ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge outslugs Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Friday's baseball game between Prairie Ridge and host Crystal Lake Central was not for lovers of pitching and defense. Neither team's b ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake Central, Marengo, Richmond-Burton and Johnsburg win

    The Crystal Lake Central baseball team scored six runs in the second inning to pull away and defeat Woodstock North 8-4 in Fox Valley Conference Valle ...
    May 14, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake Central as O'Brien lets go on home run

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Kaleigh O'Brien stepped up to the plate in the first inning of Prairie Ridge's 3-0 win against Crystal Lake Central on Thursday, s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Prairie Ridge's Joey Hanley pitches complete-game winner

    Cal Aldridge homered and scored two runs for Prairie Ridge which defeated St. Francis, 4-0, at home on Tuesday in a nonconference baseball game. 
    May 13, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Crystal Lake Central's Katie Beck is player of the week, new power rankings

    Player of the weekKatie Beck, Crystal Lake Central, Sr. Fwd.The senior scored two goals and assisted ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge tops Dundee-Crown in wacky game

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Prairie Ridge baseball coach Glen Pecoraro stood face-to-face with the home plate umpire, arguing his case.
    May 12, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • High school softball notes: Huntley's Giese making impact, A-H's streak ends at 16

    Huntley is the only team to knock off McHenry in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division so far, and one of the Red Raiders’ biggest contributors ha ...
    May 12, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • High school softball: McHenry's Koepke player of week

    Athlete of the WeekKristin KoepkeMcHenry, Senior, PitcherKoepke improved to 12-2 with a pair of shut ...
    May 12, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge beats Grayslake North in OT for outright title

    GRAYSLAKE – Megan Walsh, laying on the turf in front of the Grayslake North goal, didn't know she had scored until her Prairie Ridge teammates started ...
    May 11, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • High school baseball notes: McHenry's Borst excelling, Prairie Ridge putting pressure on defenses

    McHenry left fielder Mikie Borst was a Northwest Herald All-Area first-team selection last season and is having another strong year for the Warriors.
    May 11, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • High school baseball: Cary-Grove's Wyatt Mascarella player of week, new power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekWyatt MascarellaCary-Grove, Senior, CatcherMascarella had some big hits for the T ...
    May 11, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Jacobs' Brian Ta Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekBrian TaJacobs, sr., MTa was influential in the Golden Eagles’ three wins the pas ...
    May 10, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • High school recruiting notes: Richmond-Burton golfer Blake Betke to Central Missouri State

    When Richmond-Burton senior Blake Betke toured Central Missouri State’s campus as a prospective student and golfer, Jennies coach Chris Port reminded ...
    May 10, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South, Glenbard West draw

    Crystal Lake South's Katherine Siavelis scored with two seconds remaining in the first half Saturday against Glenbard West in a 1-1 nonconference girl ...
    May 9, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • On Campus: Marengo grads Carlson, Kissack help Rock Valley softball team

    The first season of college softball for Marengo graduates Taylor Carlson and Abby Kissack has involved a major adjustment.The first season of college ...
    May 9, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Boys lacrosse: Jacobs drops Prairie Ridge

    Brandon Ferencz, Shriyans Lenkala and Brian Ta scored four goals apiece for Jacobs, which defeated Prairie Ridge, 19-4, in Fox Valley Conference boys ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Johnsburg, Marengo and Prairie Ridge win

    Morgan Post struck out five and gave up two runs in eight innings to earn the completegame win for Johnsburg in a 3-2 Big Northern Conference East Div ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Prairie Ridge, Cary-Grove and Woodstock win

    The Prairie Ridge girls soccer team defeated Crystal Lake Central 1-0 (4-3 in penalties) to clinch a share of the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division t ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge beats Wauconda

    The Prairie Ridge girls soccer team defeated Wauconda 1-0 in nonconference play at Wauconda.Larissa ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • High school boys tennis: McHenry and Prairie Ridge win

    Will Doepker won at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-2, to lead the McHenry boys tennis team in its 5-2 win over Woodstock North in FVC crossover play in McHenry ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge tops Hampshire as Schramm leaves early with injury

    HAMPSHIRE – The pitching matchup between Prairie Ridge’s Ben Cilano and Hampshire’s Trey Schramm, a pair of NCAA Division I-bound right-handers, seeme ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • High school girls soccer notes: Prairie Ridge set to host first night game, Class 1A postseason begins

    Thursday night’s meeting between Prairie Ridge and Crystal Lake Central has plenty of importance, with the Wolves coming into the game 4-0 in the Fox ...
    May 6, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Huntley's Jakubowski athlete of the week, new power rankings

    Athlete of the weekTaryn Jakubowski, Huntley, Jr. MF.The creative midfielder scored four goals and a ...
    May 6, 2015 - 7:23 pm
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Cary-Grove and Crystal Lake South win

    Jacob Sigmund and Sam Lundgren won at No. 1 doubles to lead the Crystal Lake Central boys tennis team to a, 4-3, Fox Valley Conference Fox Division vi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • High school baseball: Prairie Ridge beats Hampshire

    HAMPSHIRE – On an ugly, windy day, with both starting pitchers looking dominant at times and shaky at others, Tuesday's Fox Valley Conference Fox Divi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • High school softball notes: Richmond-Burton hits tough patch, Marian Central wins 1st ESCC game, McHenry's Mattson earned regional honor

    Richmond-Burton hit a rough patch earlier this month, losing six of seven, but has since been on a tear with six straight victories. The Rockets have ...
    May 5, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake Central's Mahaffy player of week, new power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekMegan MahaffyCrystal Lake Central, sr., PMahaffy tied a career high with 17 strik ...
    May 5, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • High school girls track roundup: McHenry, Woodstock win own triangular meets

    Juniors Amelia Murray and Devon Marunde each won two events to lead the McHenry girls track team to a win Monday in a triangular meet at McHenry.Junio ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Johnsburg, Richmond-Burton win in 8 innings

    The Johnsburg softball team scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning Monday to defeat Burlington Central, 7-2, in Big Northern Conference East ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Congratulations Halley Havlicek, May Athlete of the Month!