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  • Inside high school baseball: Athlete of the week, power rankings and more in this week's notebook

    Athlete of the WeekQuinn PriesterCary-Grove, Sophomore, Pitcher-OutfielderPriester was outstanding i ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:51 pm
  • High school wrestling: 2017 Northwest Herald All-Area teams

    FIRST TEAMSam Spencer, Huntley, Fr., 106The younger Spencer brother came in as a freshman and led th ...
    March 27, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • High school track and field: Crystal Lake South's Sam Peschke 2nd in pole vault at Illinois Prep Top Times

    Crystal Lake South senior Sam Peschke is taking up this track and field season where he left off last year.
    March 25, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Prairie Ridge, Huntley, Jacobs, Woodstock pick up wins

    Crystal Lake Central got solid pitching throughout the game and scored when it mattered most to defeat Wauconda, 3-2, in a nonconference baseball game ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:54 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Northwest Herald statistical leaders

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

    Northwest Herald All-Area TeamFirst TeamBlaine BayerRichmond-Burton, 5-9, sr., GBayer averaged 17 po ...
    March 24, 2017 - 6:05 pm
  • High school baseball: Woodstock shuts out Elgin; Joey Brown strikes out 16

    WOODSTOCK – The first inning against Elgin confirmed what Woodstock starter Joey Brown and catcher Blake Waterson already suspected.
    March 24, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Marengo beats Woodstock North in PKs; Woodstock, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs win

    Marengo edged Woodstock North, 2-1 (4-3 PKs), in a shootout Thursday in a Kishwaukee River Conference girls soccer match in Woodstock.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Secor leads Marengo in win; Richmond-Burton, Crystal Lake Central, Hampshire win

    A four-hit day from leadoff batter Leah Secor led Marengo to a 5-3 nonconference win over Belvidere North on Thursday. Secor hit a home run and two do ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:35 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Boylan Catholic; Woodstock tops Alden-Hebron

    Emily Sulikowski recorded four hits for the Crystal Lake South in a 19-5 win over Boylan Catholic in six innings in Rockford. Sulikowski hit two tripl ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:42 pm
  • High school baseball: Woodstock comes from behind to win; Prairie Ridge loses to Palatine

    Woodstock scored eight runs in the final two innings to come from behind and beat Guilford, 10-3, on Wednesday in Rockford. The Blue Streaks (2-0) sco ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Woodstock, Cary-Grove earn late-inning wins

    Woodstock’s Joey Brown scored from third base on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh inning and then came in to earn the save in the bottom half in ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Richmond-Burton tops Woodstock in PKs; Crystal Lake South wins

    Richmond-Burton defeated Woodstock 4-3 on penalty kicks in the teams' season and Kishwaukee River Conference opener.
    March 22, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • High school softball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Huntley, Woodstock North pick up wins

    Dundee-Crown scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to beat Belvidere, 2-1, in the Chargers' softball season opener Tuesday in Car ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • High school baseball: 2017 team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Don Sutherland (30th season)Last year’s record: 22-11, 12-5 FV ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:21 am
  • High School Girls Track and Field: Cary-Grove wins Whitewater meet

    Cary-Grove’s Paige Groves threw 37-5 1/2 to take second in the shot put and help the Trojans to first place at the Nelson-Daniel Classic Indoor Track ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • High school softball: 2017 team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Cary-GroveCoach: Tammy Olson (24th season)Last year’s record: 11-19 overall, 2 ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:31 pm
  • Girls soccer: Woodstock falls to Guilford to open season

    Emma Dorn scored for Woodstock's girls soccer team Friday in the Blue Streaks' 5-1 season-opening loss to Guilford in Rockford.
    March 17, 2017 - 10:09 pm
  • PHOTOS: Five girls soccer players to watch this season

    Samantha Heustis, Huntley, sr., DHeustis was a second-team Northwest Herald All-Area pick last year ...
    March 16, 2017 - 8:17 pm
  • High school girls soccer: 2017 team preview capsules

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

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

    Jacobs’ most successful boys basketball season in school history will end this week, one way or another.
    March 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Rowing: Woodstock's Diana Spokas to row at Eastern Michigan

    When the coaching staff of Eastern Michigan's women's rowing team contacted Diana Spokas by email last March, the Woodstock girls basketball player wa ...
    March 7, 2017 - 6:01 pm
  • On Campus: Former Prairie Ridge standout Kirsten Stevens off to quick start in senior season with Wisconsin softball

    Pitching last season in the Big Ten Conference made Kirsten Stevens sure of one thing. She wanted her second season for Wisconsin’s softball team to b ...
    March 3, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Hampshire's Rachel Dumoulin advances to IHSA Three-Point Showdown finals

    Hampshire senior Rachel Dumoulin advanced to the IHSA Class 4A Three-Point Showdown finals after knocking down nine of 15 3-point attempts Thursday at ...
    March 2, 2017 - 8:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock, Johnsburg advance at Class 3A Richmond-Burton Regional

    RICHMOND – Woodstock and Johnsburg faced the challenge of beating a team for the third time in a season Monday night. The two boys basketball teams to ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • PHOTOS: Woodstock battles rival Woodstock North in postseason opener

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    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • High school girls basketball: All-Kishwaukee River Conference team announced

    Johnsburg's girls basketball team – which finished 25-9 overall and in first place at 12-0 in the inaugural season of the Kishwaukee River Conference ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Athlete of the week; power rankings; news and notes

    Athlete of the WeekEvan BridgesWoodstock, Sophomore, GuardBridges demonstrated why Blue Streaks coac ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op's 200 freestyle relay, Ethan Hare in 200 free make state

    BARRINGTON – All Cary-Grove co-op junior Cameron Castro could think about since last week's Fox Valley Conference Invitational was the Trojans' upcomi ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock once again turns away Woodstock North in rivalry matchup

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock's Evan Bridges walked up to coach Al Baker in a pivotal moment against Woodstock North in the fourth quarter on Friday and offer ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock North, Huntley advance in regionals

    Class 3A Chicago Northside Prep Regional: Abby Hartmann scored 14 and three other Woodstock North players hit double digits as the Thunder (13-15) def ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op wins 10th straight FVC Invitational

    WOODSTOCK – Two of Ethan Hare's teammates lifted the Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming captain onto their shoulders inside the Woodstock North High Schoo ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 6:02 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock falls to Burlington Central; Notre Dame tops Marian Central

    BOYS BASKETBALLBurlington Central 83, Woodstock 73: At Burlington, Matt Shook led five Woodstock pla ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo sinks Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Marengo sophomore Erin Haeflinger had only three points at halftime, but it wasn’t her offense that Indians coach Nick Rode praised after ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • High school wrestling insider: Crystal Lake Central's Brock Montford is Athlete of the Week; Power Ranking; notes and sectional sites

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKBrock MontfordCrystal Lake Central, so., 113 poundsMontford returned to the mat f ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:29 pm
  • Streaks rolling with Shook back from hand injury

    Woodstock point guard Matt Shook has one primary goal for himself in the last month of the season. “ ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 5:46 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 2A Woodstock North Regional

    WOODSTOCK – Brock Montford’s gnarly left index finger – with the 1-inch scar and the still-swollen lower knuckle – is covered with a protective wrap w ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: McHenry, Huntley, Prairie Ridge win FVC games

    McHenry’s Madi Kaempf celebrated her senior day with 20 points Saturday as the Warriors defeated Jacobs, 48-35, in their Fox Valley Conference girls b ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Jacobs, Woodstock pick up wins

    The Dundee-Crown girls basketball team picked up a 52-25 win over Crystal Lake Central on Wednesday in Carpentersville to remain in second place in th ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • High school wrestling: Harvard's Brandon Most is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and regional assignments

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Brandon Most, Harvard, sr., 285 pounds Most had the Hornets’ only pin in a dec ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock knocks off Marengo; Richmond-Burton, Prairie Ridge win

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock's Mikey Gardner scored 22 points as the Blue Streaks knocked Marengo out of a tie for first place in the Kishwaukee River Confer ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Woodstock beats Harlem in dual meet

    Matt Zinnen and Jeremy Wolf each won two events in Woodstock co-op’s 90-80 victory over Harlem in a dual meet Tuesday in Woodstock. Woodstock won seve ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 7:40 pm
  • On Campus: Crystal Lake South grad Chanel Fanter helps St. Xavier women's basketball team soar

    Chanel Fanter remembers her first taste of college basketball a few months ago quite well.The freshm ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Johnsburg, Woodstock North, McHenry all win dual meets

    It came down to the final bout at heavyweight between Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton on Friday in Richmond. Johnsburg’s Dyllan Hess earned the deciding ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock tops Woodstock North in cross-town showdown

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock’s dominant stretch of offense in the second quarter and the final moments against Woodstock North showed how much progress the B ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Huntley beats Woodstock co-op

    The Huntley boys swimming team won eight of 11 events and beat Woodstock co-op, 99-82, Wednesday in Woodstock. Huntley’s Evan Tocmo won two individual ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 9:27 pm
  • Highs school boys basketball: Evan Bridges leads Woodstock past Woodstock North

    WOODSTOCK – Evan Bridges doesn't appear a threat in stature.Woodstock's 5-foot-8 sophomore guard was ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • High School Boys Basketball Insider: Marian Central's Sam Ohlrich is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKSam OhlrichMarian Central, sr., FOhlrich tossed in 28 points and 22 rebounds as t ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: CL South, Dundee-Crown, Marian Central and Hampshire win

    Crystal Lake South 49, Prairie Ridge 37: At Prairie Ridge, South's Taylor Jozefowicz scored 18 points and Annika Sevcik scored 12 to lead the Gators ( ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Marengo's Barton 21st in Vernon Hills Sectional

    Marengo's Jake Barton rolled a 1,281 six-game series Saturday to finish 21st overall at the IHSA Vernon Hills Sectional, falling short of state qualif ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 9:23 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry wins Mary Landa Invite at Woodstock North

    The McHenry boys swim team won the Mary Landa Invite on Saturday at Woodstock North. The Warriors won with a score of 597.5, beating out second-place ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:58 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Huntley beats Prairie Ridge, sets up FVC title match with Crystal Lake Central

    Huntley defeated Prairie Ridge, 59-7, in a dual meet in Crystal Lake to set up a Fox Valley Conference title match between the Red Raiders and Crystal ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:42 am
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Jacobs co-op beats McHenry, Woodstock co-op

    Jacobs co-op boys swimming defeated McHenry and Woodstock co-op in a meet at Woodstock North on Thursday. Jacobs’ 85 total points beat McHenry’s 62 an ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:41 am
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg runs past Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Johnsburg’s Cortland Sommerfeldt laid on the court for 10 seconds after rolling her ankle late in the second quarter of Thursday’s Kishwau ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:38 am
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Bousk leads Huntley past Woodstock

    Marissa Bousk’s 563 series led the Huntley girls bowling team past Woodstock, 2,568-1,952, Wednesday at Bowl-Hi Lanes in Huntley. Bousk bowled games o ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • McHenry County College Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes 5 new members

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Rafael Arellano remembers how frustrating it was at Woodstock High School in the early 1990s.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock beats Marengo; Alden-Hebron wins

    Woodstock’s Diana Spokas led the Blue Streaks with nine points in a 40-24 Kishwaukee River Conference win over Marengo on Tuesday at Marengo. Emma Bra ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: McHenry finishes 4th at Burlington MLK tourney; Woodstock wins in final seconds

    McHenry led for most of three quarters, but Genoa-Kingston's hot-shooting fourth quarter proved enough to give the Cogs third place at the Burlington ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock falls to Genoa-Kingston

    Woodstock's Autumn Overly scored nine points and Gabriella Scolio had eight, but the Blue Streaks lost, 56-33, to Genoa-Kingston in a nonconference ga ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Joey Brown's perfect game helps Woodstock reach sectional

    Woodstock's Joey Brown rolled a 300 in his fifth game of Saturday's Guilford Regional at Don Carter Lanes. The perfect game helped Brown to a 1,299 se ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 8:43 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op wins Jefferson Invite; McHenry 4th; Woodstock has individual champion

    Cary-Grove co-op did not win an individual event and won only one relay but earned the team championship Saturday at the boys swimming J-Hawk Invitati ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 8:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock gives undefeated Geneva scare; Woodstock North tops Harvard

    Woodstock's boys basketball team led at halftime and kept it close in a 49-38 loss to undefeated Geneva on Thursday at the Lake Zurich MLK Tournament. ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:20 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Woodstock beats McHenry; Huntley tops Elgin

    Eddie Zurawski’s 675 series led Woodstock boys bowling past McHenry, 2,673 to 2,417, on Wednesday at Raymond’s Bowl in Johnsburg. Zurawski bowled game ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Huntley, Jacobs win in FVC play; Woodstock loses to Burlington Central

    Huntley boys basketball erased a 14-point second-half deficit to beat Hampshire, 60-57, Wednesday at Hampshire. Mathew Seng scored 19 points for the R ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock edges Richmond-Burton in KRC

    RICHMOND – Woodstock's Autumn Overly crossed half court, hesitated slightly and then made her move.T ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:33 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock, Woodstock North win nonconference contests

    Woodstock 49, Indian Creek 25: At Indian Creek, Woodstock's Camryn Tafoya hit four 3-pointers to lead the Blue Streaks with 12 points in a nonconferen ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 10:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge and Jacobs win in FVC action

    Cary-Grove's Zach Beaugureau scored 13 points, and Matt McCumber added 10 to lead the Trojans boys basketball team in a 44-41 Fox Valley Conference wi ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 9:23 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Woodstock 10th at Belvidere Invite

    Woodstock took 10th overall Saturday at the Belvidere Invite, led by a 1,363 series from Ed Zurawski. Joey Brown rolled a 1,155, and Ryan Baier put up ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 9:21 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Harvard beats Woodstock; Prairie Ridge wins 2 duals

    Five Hornets pins led Harvard over Woodstock, 60-24, at the Woodstock wrestling triangular Friday. Harvard pins came from Blake Bischke (106 pounds), ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton tops Woodstock; Bayer surpasses 1,000 points

    RICHMOND – In the span of a minute Friday, Richmond-Burton's Blaine Bayer hit three 3-pointers, each important for its own reason.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • High school wrestling: Woodstock defeats Elgin

    Woodstock beat Elgin, 53-18, in a wrestling dual at the Richmond-Burton triangular on Thursday in Richmond. The Blue Streaks got pins from Gaby Eaton ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Woodstock North, Marian Central lose; Woodstock beats Harvard

    Woodstock North's girls basketball team fell short against the defending Class 2A state champion, losing to Byron, 61-36, in nonconference play Thursd ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Woodstock co-op beats Byron; McHenry barely loses to DeKalb-Sycamore

    Jeremy Wolf contributed in four of Woodstock co-op’s five race victories in an 89-81 win over Byron co-op Thursday at Woodstock North. 
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 8:45 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock defeats South Beloit

    Late result from TuesdayMikey Gardner tossed in 21 points, with three 3s, as the Woodstock boys bask ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 10:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg, Woodstock North, Woodstock win

    Junior guard Aannah Interrante scored 30 points Tuesday to lead Johnsburg's girls basketball team to a 65-53 nonconference victory against Wilmot Unio ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Boys swimming: Team preview capsules

    CARY-GROVE CO-OP Coach: Scott Lattyak (first season) Last year: First at FVC meet, two-state quali ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:23 pm
  • Five swimmers to watch

    Harold OgabanHampshire, so.Ogaban won the FVC title in the 100 breaststroke last year as a freshman ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • High school boys swimming preview: Cary-Grove and McHenry aiming to stay on top after changing of the guard

    The start of the 2016-17 season arrived with some big changes for two of the area’s top teams, in the pool and on the deck. Cary-Grove co-op and McHen ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Dundee-Crown and Alden-Hebron win; E.C. Nichols Classic wraps up

    Dundee-Crown’s Tariq Burns scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Chargers to a 51-43 win over Clemente on Wednesday at the Wheeling Har ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo defeats Sycamore in E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic

    Mike Volkening had a game-high 20 points with three 3-pointers Tuesday to lead Marengo's boys basketball team to a 49-33 victory over Sycamore at the ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • McHenry County College to induct 5 into Hall of Fame in January

    Rick Peterson’s collegiate basketball career rated high by any standards.The fact that Peterson did ...
    Dec. 24, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Woodstock North win at E.C. Nichols tourney

    In the E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament at Marengo, Crystal Lake Central beat Wauconda, 67-47, Friday in a consolation bracket ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Harvard goes 2-1 at own quad; R-B tops host Woodstock in quad

    Harvard's wrestling team went 2-1 at its own quad Friday with wins against Marian Central, 38-33, and Winnebago, 58-3. The Hornets' lone loss was to R ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Crystal Lake South finishes 4th in Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

    Crystal Lake South senior forward Annika Sevcik led all scorers with 19 points, but Lakes came all the way back from a 17-2 deficit after the first qu ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock drops E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic opener to Genoa-Kingston

    MARENGO – Woodstock played Thursday’s opening round of the 67th annual E.C. Nichols Holiday Classic without two key players. Unfortunately for the Blu ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 7:11 pm
  • Woodstock High School Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The best girls runner in Illinois state history is among the members of the Woodstock High School Hall of Fame induction class for 2016-17.
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marian Central, Johnsburg, Woodstock North win at Northern Illinois Holiday Classic

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

    Prairie Ridge had four first-place finishers and took third place overall Saturday in the Sciacca/Holtfreter Wrestling Tournament at Harvard. Antioch’ ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: McHenry finishes 2nd at Vito Lopin Relays, Woodstock co-op sixth

    McHenry's boys swimming team placed second Saturday in the Vito Lopin Relays at Rockford East with 157 points, behind Moline’s 167. Woodstock co-op fi ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: McHenry, Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge advance to Northern Holiday Classic semifinals; complete tournament results

    Izzy Gscheidle scored 29 points Saturday in the McHenry girls basketball team's 50-39 win over Belvidere in the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic at M ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg, Richmond-Burton, Crystal Lake South, McHenry, Prairie Ridge and Woodstock win tournament openers

    Richmond-Burton's KC Davids scored a game-high 23 points, and Brooke Leganaioli hit four 3-pointers to add 17 points, leading the Rockets to a win ove ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge tops Woodstock; McHenry, Huntley win

    Sophomores Jace Sparks (120 pounds) and Trey Piotrowski (138) each recorded pins for Prairie Ridge on Thursday in a 39-24 nonconference wrestling vict ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo, Woodstock win

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

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team will look to defend its Northern Illinois Holiday Classic title starting Friday when the 16-team tournament tips o ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • High school boys soccer: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

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

    Athlete of the Week Jaden Glauser McHenry, fr., 170 pounds Glauser continued the impressive start ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North defeats Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A slow start against Woodstock on Tuesday was all too familiar for the Woodstock North girls basketball team.
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • High school girls cross country: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    Northwest Herald All-Area TeamFirst TeamCaitlin Bruzzini, Crystal Lake South, sr.Bruzzini repeats as ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Marengo beats Woodstock; Huntley tops Kaneland

    The Marengo girls bowling team topped Woodstock, 2,361-1,592, Monday at Glo-Bowl Fun Center in Marengo. Leah Secor rolled the top two scores of the da ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • High school football: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    First TeamOffenseQB-Samson Evans, Prairie Ridge, jr.Evans (6-foot-1, 205 pounds) repeats as the Nort ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • High school volleyball: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    Northwest Herald Volleyball All-Area teamFirst teamAlly DionHuntley, sr., OHDion, the Northwest Hera ...
    Dec. 11, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • High school wrestling: McHenry ties for 5th at the Mudge/McMorrow Prospect Invitational

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

    Hampshire edged Huntley, 34-30, in a Fox Valley Conference girls basketball game Friday night in Hampshire behind 11 points from Rachel Dumoulin. 
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Cary-Grove tops Woodstock co-op

    Cole Seeger, Ethan Hare and Noah Siegmeier each picked up twp victories for the Trojans on Friday as the Cary-Grove boys swimming team beat the Woodst ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton holds off Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Richmond-Burton found the best way to quell Woodstock’s late rally was one, prolonged, productive possession.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • High school wrestling roundup: Johnsburg defeats Woodstock in KRC dual

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

    The Woodstock boys bowling team improved to 8-3 on the season Thursday with a 2,744-1,995 victory over Westminster Christian at Elgin Lanes in Elgin.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Marian Central loses ESCC opener; Woodstock falls to Burlington Central

    Marian Central's girls basketball team lost its East Suburban Catholic Conference opener Wednesday at Chicago Marist, 74-44. Junior guard Vannessa Gar ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Michael Volkening scores career-high 39 in Marengo loss

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

    Jake Maher and Jeremy Wolf each won a pair of individual events to lead the Woodstock co-op boys swimming team past Elgin, 93-72, in a nonconference d ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Dundee-Crown, Woodstock hire new coaches

    Dundee-Crown and Woodstock have filled their head baseball coaching positions.D-C athletic director ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • High school girls tennis: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area team

    First teamSinglesSkylar Olsen Crystal Lake South, so.Olsen was the Gators' No. 1 singles player and ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 7:14 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: McHenry defeats Woodstock North

    Liz Alsot recorded her third straight double-double Saturday with 17 points and 15 rebounds for McHenry in a 59-37 nonconference girls basketball win ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 7:26 pm
  • High school wrestling: Marengo wins Richmond-Burton's Tom DuBois Classic for 2nd straight season

    RICHMOND – The 106-pound championship final of Saturday's Tom DuBois Wrestling Classic at Richmond-Burton took almost everything out of Marengo's Land ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 7:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock beats Richmond-Burton behind Overly's 17 points

    WOODSTOCK – The free-throw line was kind to Autumn Overly on Friday night.The Woodstock junior was a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • High school girls bowling: McHenry tops Woodstock

    McHenry girls bowling topped Woodstock, 2,169-1,665,Thursday evening at Wayne’s Lanes in Woodstock. Warriors sophomore Destiny Draheim led the team wi ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Inside Girls Basketball: Woodstock's Tafoya the Player of the Week, power rankings and notes

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

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

    Here is the All-Kishwaukee River Conference football team: All-Kishwaukee River Conference Team Of ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 9:08 am
  • High school wrestling insider: Marian Central's Anthony Randazzo is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and events to watch

    Athlete of the WeekAnthony RandazzoMarian Central, jr., 132 poundsRandazzo, a two-time returning sta ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake South, Johnsburg, Woodstock, Cary-Grove and Marian Central win

    Crystal Lake South's Annika Sevcik scored 11 points, while Maddie Bush and Taylor Keegan each chipped in nine to lead the Gators to a 46-42 win agains ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South, Crystal Lake Central, Cary-Grove, Marian Central, Jacobs win tourney games

    Crystal Lake South's Jon Holloway and Tyler Haskin each scored 20 points Wednesday as the Gators defeated Johnsburg, 73-67, in their Johnsburg/Richmon ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo, McHenry, Johnsburg, Marian Central win

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

    Marian Central's Sam Ohlrich scored 31 points and Jack Moscinski added 19 as the Hurricanes boys basketball team beat Antioch, 62-50, Tuesday at Woods ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg, Cary-Grove, Woodstock, Huntley, Richmond-Burton win tournament games

    Zach Beaugureau hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead Cary-Grove to a 52-49 win over Marian Central in the Woodstock Hoops for Heali ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • High school wrestling preview: 2016-17 team capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: William Petersen (First year)Last season: 4-13 dual recordTop ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • High school wrestling preview: Crystal Lake Central's Lenny Petersen tries to re-create state-title success

    Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr planted the seed of this year’s motivation early for Tigers senior Lenny Petersen.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North, Alden-Hebron, Hampshire, Huntley win tournament games

    Maddie Busch scored 18 points Saturday to lead the Woodstock North girls basketball team to a 42-34 win against Rockford Jefferson in the fifth-place ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marian Central, Woodstock North, Richmond-Burton win tournament games

    Junior guard Vannessa Garrelts, who picked up an offer from NCAA Division I Bradley this week, scored 22 points to lead the Marian Central girls baske ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 2016-17 season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Adam McCloud (first season)Last year’s record: 6-21 overall, 3 ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 8:13 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Team capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-Grove Coach: Rod Saffert (11th season)Last season’s record: 12-17, 4-6 FVC ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school girls swimming roundup: McHenry and Marian Central swimmers heading to state

    Five McHenry swimmers (three individuals and two relays) and one from Marian Central qualified for state at the Lake Forest Sectional on Saturday.
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • High school sports insider: Hampshire cross country runner Jake Oury Athlete of the Week; girls swimming updates

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKJake OuryHampshire, sr.Oury ran 14:49 to take ninth in the Class 2A boys race at ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Boys bowling roundup: Johnsburg defeats Woodstock: McHenry falls to Grayslake Central

    NORTHWEST HERALDJacob Smith bowled a 676 series, and Tony Murtaugh bowled a 613 to lead Johnsburg to ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school cross country: Richmond-Burton boys 3rd in state in Class 1A, girls 4th; CL Central girls 4th in 2A, boys 5th

    Running against some of the best Class 1A competition in the postseason paid dividends for Richmond-Burton’s boys cross country team Saturday.
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • High school girls swimming: McHenry wins Fox Valley Conference Championship meet

    WOODSTOCK – By the end of the Fox Valley Conference Championship girls swimming meet, McHenry senior Hannah Lange's voice was starting to go hoarse, b ...
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Dundee-Crown's Anthony Hurgoi is the Athlete of the Week, plus cross country and girls swimming notes

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKAnthony HurgoiDundee-Crown, jr.Hurgoi ran the best race of his life at the Class ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Marian Central's Caroline and Cate Yuk are Athletes of the Week, plus cross country and tennis postseason notes

    Athletes of the WeekCaroline Yuk and Cate Yuk, Marian Central, sr., girls tennisThe sisters marked t ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • High school boys soccer insider: Jacobs' Noah Melick is Athlete of the Week; postseason notes; more

    Athlete of the weekNoah MelickJacobs, jr., FMelick scored five goals in two games the past week, hel ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Woodstock ends historic season with loss to Boylan in regional final

    Woodstock's boys soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Boylan on Saturday in the final of the Class 2A Rockford Keith Country Day Regional.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Huntley, Richmond-Burton win regional titles

    Huntley's girls cross country team won the IHSA Class 3A Rockford Guilford Regional on Saturday with a team score of 41, beating out nine other teams. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Huntley, Crystal Lake Central win regionals

    Huntley's boys cross country team won the Class 3A Rockford Guilford Regional on Saturday behind sophomore Jeremy Roe’s first-place finish. 
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school football: Richmond-Burton keeps Woodstock out of playoffs

    WOODSTOCK - The regular-season finale between Richmond-Burton and Woodstock had plenty riding on it for both teams.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 9 games

    Live updates from Friday's Week 9 high school football games. ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Huntley tops Prairie Ridge, wins first Fox Valley Conference title

    Huntley captured its first Fox Valley Conference girls volleyball championship in school history Thursday with a 25-20, 25-19 sweep against Prairie Ri ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • High school football: Week 9 preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Jacobs (4-4, 3-4) at Hampshire (3-5, 2-5) When: 7:15 p.m. Friday About the ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • High school girls tennis: 2 local doubles teams, 2 singles players advance to Day 2 of state tournament

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – When Huntley and Crystal Lake South met almost a month ago in a late-September Fox Valley Conference dual meet, the Red Raiders' No. ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Woodstock beats Keith Country Day in 2A regional semifinal

    The Woodstock boys soccer team advanced past Keith Country Day with a 2-1 victory in double overtime in the Class 2A regional semifinal hosted by Keit ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Crystal Lake Central's Cole Barkocy is Athlete of the Week, plus notes and state tennis pairings

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKCole BarkocyCrystal Lake Central, sr., cross countryBarkocy had an opportunity to ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Who is your pick for this month's Athlete of the Month?

    Joey Brown, Woodstock, Baseball
    Blaine Borhart, Marengo, Basketball
    Mike Volkening, Marengo, Basketball