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  • 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. 8, 2016 - 10:26 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
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Marian Central beats Benet, wins East Suburban Catholic title

    Marian Central captured the East Suburban Catholic Conference girls volleyball championship Tuesday with an 18-25, 25-23, 25-23 victory over Benet in ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school football: It's all on the line for Woodstock in Week 9

    Amari Wade took a handoff, spun off a defender, crossed the end zone and fell on top of one of his linemen. The Woodstock running back pushed himself ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • High school football notes: Collins keeps Cary-Grove offense rolling

    For a quarterback, Bobby Collins doesn’t throw the ball much. But in Cary-Grove’s triple-option offense, he doesn’t need to. 
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school boys cross country roundup: R-B's Hommowun wins KRC Meet

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

    Woodstock’s Kate Jacobs finished second overall at the Kishwaukee River Conference Girls Cross Country Meet on Saturday to lead the Blue Streaks to th ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Woodstock North's Vela, Cullotta advance to state

    Woodstock North junior Faith Vela and freshman Aly Cullotta finished second in doubles Saturday at the Class 1A Antioch Sectional to qualify for state ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • High school girls golf: R-B's Hahn finishes 2nd in Class 1A state tourney

    Richmond-Burton’s Mackenzie Hahn has improved every year at the Class 1A girls golf state tournament at Red Tail Run in Decatur since making her debut ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • High School Football: Northwest Herald Player of the Week nominees

    Here are the Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week nominees. Voting ends at 7 p.m. Tuesday.Wy ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 8:36 pm
  • High school football: Coverage, photos and more from Week 8

    Woodstock 34, Woodstock North 6PHOTOS: Woodstock North vs. WoodstockMcHenry 34, Hampshire 22PHOTOS: ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • High school football: Woodstock beats Woodstock North for 1st time since 2009

    WOODSTOCK — After the final horn had sounded and the Blue Streaks had been given the rivalry trophy for their 34-6 victory over Woodstock North, there ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • High school girls tennis: Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Prairie Ridge, Huntley, Woodstock and Marian Central have state qualifiers

    Crystal Lake South will be sending two doubles teams to state while Jacobs will send a doubles and singles team after the first game of the Class 2A C ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • High school girls golf: Richmond-Burton's Mackenzie Hahn second at Class 1A state

    Richmond-Burton's Mackenzie Hahn shot a 3-over-par 75 at Red Tail Run in Decatur to finish the first round in second place in the Class 1A state tourn ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Johnsburg spoils Harvard's perfect KRC record

    Will Conroy, Dean Wiersum and Logan Anderson each scored for Johnsburg on Thursday, as the Skyhawks handed Harvard a 3-2 Kishwaukee River Conference b ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton clinches Kishwaukee River Conference title share

    Addie Halverson had eight kills and six digs Thursday to lead Richmond-Burton to a 25-21, 25-15, Kishwaukee River Conference girls volleyball sweep ov ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Live updates: High school football results from Week 8 in McHenry County

    Live updates from the area's Week 8 high school football games ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • High school football Week 8 preview capsules

    Friday's gamesFox Valley ConferencePrairie Ridge (7-0, 6-0) at Jacobs (4-3, 3-3)When: 7 p.m.About th ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Prep sports insider: Molly Lyne of Crystal Lake co-op girls golf is Athlete of the Week; notes; postseason events to watch

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKMolly LyneCrystal Lake Central co-op (Cary-Grove), fr., girls golfLyne has seemed ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • High school boys soccer insider: Woodstock's Will Maidment is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, more

    Athlete of the week Will Maidment Woodstock, sr. F The senior scored four goals in two games, inc ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Huntley, Cary-Grove, Hampshire, Woodstock, Harvard win; Richmond-Burton ties

    Junior defender Adam Kaster scored in the 34th minute Tuesday to lead Huntley to a 1-0 Fox Valley Conference boys soccer victory over Prairie Ridge in ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake South tops Crystal Lake Central

    Jordan Proszenyak had six kills, three aces, 12 digs and two blocks Tuesday to lead Crystal Lake South to a 25-23, 25-23 Fox Valley Conference girls v ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Prep roundup: Marian Central wins Class 1A Pontiac Sectional

    Marian Central senior Sophia Archos shot 89 to lead the Hurricanes girls golf team to a championship at the Class 1A Pontiac Sectional played Monday a ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • High school volleyball insider: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekMcKayla WuenschMarian Central, sr., SWuensch helped lead the Hurricanes to a 6-0 ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Johnsburg wins first Kishwaukee River Conference Tournament

    Johnsburg won the inaugural Kishwaukee River Conference Girls Tennis Tournament hosted by Woodstock and Woodstock North on Saturday. 
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • High school football: Week 7 stories, photos and coverage

    New power rankingsStyf: Breaking down the playoff chances for area teamsRichmond-Burton 39, Marengo ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • High school football: Johnsburg dominates Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK - The 2016 version of the Johnsburg football team is simply bigger, faster and stronger than the opponents that they have faced this year. 
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Styf: McHenry County high school football playoff outlook after Week 7 games

    ClinchedPrairie Ridge (7-0, 6-0), Class 6A - The Wolves remain the favorite to be the top seed in th ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 7 games

    Updates from the 10 high school football games around the area in Week 7. ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • High school football: Week 7 preview capsules

    FRIDAY'S GAMESFox Valley ConferenceCary-Grove (5-1, 4-1) at Crystal Lake South (2-4, 2-4)When: 7 p.m ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • High school boys soccer: Harvard takes first loss; Woodstock wins; Marian Central loses

    Harvard conceded two first-half goals and couldn't recover Wednesday, losing a nonconference game, 2-0, at Lakes. It was the first loss of the year fo ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • High school girls golf: Marian Central wins regional title; Richmond-Burton's Hahn wins medalist crown

    BULL VALLEY – For the second day in a row, Marian Central brought home a regional title.After the bo ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton defeats Marengo

    Richmond-Burton's Addie Halverson had 15 kills to lead the Rockets to a Kishwaukee River Conference girls volleyball win, 25-15, 25-16, over Marengo o ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg, Woodstock win dual meets

    Jacobs finished an undefeated conference season with a 7-0 sweep of Dundee-Crown in a Fox Valley Conference match in Carpentersville. 
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Huntley beats McHenry in OT; Crystal Lake Central, Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, Woodstock and Marengo win

    Aaron Ruffner was involved in both goals as Huntley came from behind to beat McHenry, 2-1, in overtime Tuesday in a Fox Valley Conference boys soccer ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Huntley tops Woodstock co-op

    Huntley's Allison Cravens and Katelyn Carlson won two individual events apiece to lead the way as the Red Raiders won nine of 11 varsity events Tuesda ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • High school boys golf: Prairie Ridge, Ethan Farnam take regional titles

    HUNTLEY – Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam shot an even-par 72 Tuesday at Pinecrest in Huntley to claim his second straight individual regional championsh ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Podcast: Week 7 high school football preview

    The Northwest Herald Week 7 high school football preview podcast with sports reporter Joe Stevenson and sports editor Jon Styf features picks and prev ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Prairie Ridge 5th in Harland Invitational

    Prairie Ridge's Chloe Gale finished second Saturday at the Harland Invitational at Fox River Park in Burlington, Wisconsin, running the 3-mile course ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • High school boys cross country roundup: Crystal Lake Central wins Harland Invitational

    Crystal Lake Central's Cole Barkocy, Weston Sterchi and Brandon Tomasello finished third through fifth Saturday, leading the Tigers to a team win in t ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • High school boy golf: Grant Fisher and Johnsburg win Antioch Quad

    Johnsburg’s Grant Fischer shot a 77 to win the Antioch quad and lead the Skyhawks to an overall team victory Saturday at Antioch Golf Club. The Skyhaw ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op takes second at Conant Invite; McHenry wins Rockford Jefferson Invite

    The Crystal Lake High School co-op relay team of Tessa Shorten, Jamie Gindorf, Rhiannon Wozny and Valerie Tarazi won the Class A 200-yard freestyle re ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 8:10 pm
  • High school football: Woodstock falls to Burlington Central

    BURLINGTON – Woodstock entered Friday’s game against winless Burlington Central hoping to get its fourth win and move one step closer to playoff eligi ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • High school football: Week 6 results, coverage and photos

    New power rankings Styf: Breaking down area team's playoff chances Johnsburg 56, Woodstock North 0 ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • Styf: High school football playoff chances for area teams after Week 6

    Clinched berth - Six winsPrairie Ridge (6-0, 5-0 FVC), Class 6A - One of the first two area teams gu ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • LIVE: Updates from Week 6 of high school football

    Live updates from all of the area Week 6 football games. ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • High school football: Week 6 preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceMcHenry (4-1, 3-1) at Prairie Ridge (5-0, 4-0)When: 7 p.m. FridayAbout the Warr ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Woodstock North edges Woodstock

    The Woodstock North girls tennis team defeated Woodstock, 4-3, Thursday in a Kishwaukee River Conference dual meet at Woodstock.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Woodstock beats Burlington Central in penalty kicks

    The Woodstock boys soccer team beat Burlington Central, 3-2 on penalty kicks, Wednesday on the road. 
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Jacobs, McHenry, Huntley, Dundee-Crown, Harvard, Woodstock win

    Goals by Noah Melick and Ryan Blanchard led Jacobs to a 2-1 win over Crystal Lake South in a Fox Valley Conference boys soccer game Tuesday in Algonqu ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Huntley, Prairie Ridge, Woodstock North and Crystal Lake Central win conference matches

    Addie Halverson had a team-high nine kills and six aces to lead Richmond-Burton to a three-set Kishwaukee River Conference win over Woodstock on Tuesd ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Crystal Lake South tops Huntley; Cary-Grove, Jacobs, Johnsburg and Woodstock North win

    Crystal Lake South's Skylar Olsen and Rachel Anklam won their singles matches Tuesday to help the Gators edge Huntley, 4-3, in a Fox Valley Conference ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • High school girls golf: Mackenzie Hahn takes 1st, leads Richmond-Burton to KRC Tournament title; Prairie Ridge tops Crystal Lake Central co-op

    Richmond-Burton golfers Mackenzie Hahn and Lauryn Davis finished first and second, respectively, to lead the Rockets to a first-place finish at the Ki ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Podcast: Week 6 McHenry County high school football preview

    The Northwest Herald Week 6 high school football preview podcast with sports reporters Joe Stevenson and Sean Hammond and sports editor Jon Styf featu ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • Chris Foat Memorial Softball Tournament raises funds for Woodstock athlete scholarships

    The ninth annual Chris Foat Memorial Softball Tournament took place Saturday at Emricson Park to raise money for scholarships that will be given to tw ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Prairie Ridge wins Crystal Lake Central Invitational

    The Prairie Ridge girls tennis team won the Crystal Lake Central Invitational on Saturday in Crystal Lake.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • High school girls cross country roundup: Crystal Lake South's Caitlin Bruzzini wins Bartlett Flyin' Hawk Invite

    Crystal Lake South's Caitlin Bruzzini finished first, and Huntley was third Saturday at the Bartlett Flyin' Hawk Girls Cross Country Invitational at S ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • High school boys cross country roundup: Crystal Lake South's Jack Becker wins Grant's James Taylor Invite

    Crystal Lake South's Jack Becker finished first and Richmond-Burton placed second Saturday at Grant's James Taylor Boys Cross Country Invitational at ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Styf: Breaking down the area high school football team's playoff chances after Week 5

    Five wins (playoff eligible)Prairie Ridge (5-0, 4-0), Class 6A - The Wolves continue to roll toward ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • High school football: Week 5 coverage, stories and photos

    New high school football power rankingsStyf: Breaking down the area team's playoff chances after Wee ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • High school football: Woodstock falls at Dixon

    DIXON – Woodstock hoped that running back Jacob Sumner’s 57-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was a sign of more good things to come.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • PHOTOS: Woodstock vs. Dixon

    Woodstock played at Dixon on Friday night. ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: McHenry defeats Harlem; Woodstock ties Wauconda

    McHenry's boys soccer team posted its ninth consecutive shutout Friday, beating Harlem, 4-0, in the 25th annual McHenry Classic in McHenry.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • High school football: Week 5 capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Huntley (3-1, 3-1) vs. Cary-Grove (3-1, 3-1) When: 7:15 p.m. Friday, Al Bohr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • High school boys golf roundup: McHenry, Prairie Ridge and Huntley win duals

    McHenry's Ben Prisching shot an even-par 35 and Truman Keppy shot a 39 lead the Warriors in a nonconference win over the Blue Streaks, 162-181, at McH ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Dundee-Crown beats Cary-Grove in OT, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Hampshire, Harvard and Woodstock North win

    Dundee-Crown's Ivan Aviles scored in the second period of overtime to help the Chargers pull out a 2-1 Fox Valley Conference win at Cary-Grove on Thur ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Woodstock North, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake South, Dundee-Crown and Woodstock win

    Woodstock North's Emily Haynes recorded a school record 35 digs to lead the Thunder (5-12, 2-3) in a Kishwaukee River Conference win, 23-25, 25-17, 25 ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Cary-Grove beats Woodstock co-op

    Five Cary-Grove swimmers won individual events and the Trojans swept the relays in a 107-39 dual victory against Woodstock co-op on Thursday at Woodst ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • High school football: Live updates from Week 5 games

    Updates from our coverage of the McHenry County area's 11 high school football games ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: Crystal Lake South and Hampshire win, Richmond-Burton losses on tiebreaker

    Crystal Lake South's John Lishchynsky shot a 4-over-par 39 on Wednesday at Crystal Lake Country Club and breaking 40 proved to be the difference as he ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Woodstock, McHenry, Alden-Hebron, Johnsburg, Jacobs and Richmond-Burton win

    Autumn Overly and Patience McKenzie each had 11 assists to drive the Woodstock offense in a Kishwaukee River conference win over Marengo, 25-21, 25-15 ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Dundee-Crown, McHenry, Crystal Lake Central, Woodstock and Jacobs win

    Julian Ajroja scored twice and assisted on another, while Jeremy Jareckyj had a goal and two assists, leading Dundee-Crown in a 4-0 Fox Valley Confere ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Podcast: Previewing Week 5 of high school football in McHenry County

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    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op wins Woodstock Invite

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    Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Huntley 2nd at Woodstock-Ryan Byrne Cross Country Festival

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    Sept. 17, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • High School Football: Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week nominees

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  • High school football: Sumner scores five TDs in Woodstock's win over Harvard

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    Sept. 17, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • High school football: Week 4 coverage, photos and more

    Updated football power rankingsStyf: Breaking down area team's playoff chancesWoodstock North 46, Ma ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Styf: Breaking down the playoff chances of the McHenry County area football teams

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    Sept. 17, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • High school football: Week 4 live updates

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  • High school boys soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South and Huntley headed to PepsiCo Showdown finals

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    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • High school girls tennis: Jacobs, Huntley, Crystal Lake Central, Johnsburg and Woodstock win

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    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • High school volleyball roundup: Johnsburg, Woodstock, Cary-Grove, McHenry and Huntley win

    Johnsburg 2, Marengo 0: At Johnsburg, Alex Arber had five kills to lead the Skyhawks in a 25-20, 25-21 Kishwaukee River Conference win. Johnsburg's Ki ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school football: Week 4 game capsules

    East Suburban Catholic ConferenceMarian Central (2-1, 0-1) at Chicago Marist (2-1, 1-0)When: 7:30 p. ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • High school boys golf roundup: Hampshire, Woodstock co-op and Marian Central win

    Myles Miller and Mark Spitzer both shot a 2-over-par 38 Wednesday to earn co-medalist honors for the Hampshire boys golf team and lead the Whip-Purs t ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Prep sports insider: Athlete of the week, notes, events to watch

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    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • High school girls tennis roundup: Jacobs, Prairie Ridge, Woodstock, Johnsburg and Cary-Grove win

    Jacobs got singles wins from Haley Steinkamp and Lindsay Cunningham, plus a sweep of the doubles matches, to hand Huntley its first loss of the season ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Johnsburg, Crystal Lake Central, Huntley, Hampshire, Richmond-Burton, Prairie Ridge and Marian Central win

    After dropping the first set on the road, Johnsburg came from behind to beat Woodstock North, 23-25, 26-24, 25-23, in a Kishwaukee River Conference ma ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • High school boys soccer insider: Harvard's Alonzo Carrillo is athlete of the week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the weekAlonzo Carrillo, Harvard, sr.Carrillo scored five goals and added an assist in a ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • Podcast: Preview high school football Week 4 in McHenry County

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    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • High school boys golf: Crystal Lake South and Woodstock win

    Crystal Lake South's Casey Hunter shot a 3-over 38 and Nate Zacher a 39 to lead the Gators in a 159-180 Fox Valley Conference win over Huntley at Crys ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Cary-Grove's Allison Drage 2nd at Wauconda Invitational

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    Sept. 10, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • High school football: Week 3 results, stories, photos and more

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    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • High school football: Marengo pulls away from Woodstock

    MARENGO - Marengo has developed its identity three games into the football season as a team that may start slow, but knows how to finish with big play ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • High school football: Week 3 game capsules

    Fox Valley ConferencePrairie Ridge (2-0, 2-0) at Crystal Lake Central (2-0, 2-0)When: 7 p.m. Friday, ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Dundee-Crown rallies past McHenry

    Emma Brant had 10 kills and two blocks and Ali Buckley registered 11 assists to help Dundee-Crown come from behind for a Fox Valley Conference victory ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: Jacobs downs Cary-Grove with Wreszcz's 35 leading the way

    Jacobs junior Ryan Wreszcz shot a 1-under-par 35 to lead the Golden Eagles in a Fox Valley Conference win over Cary-Grove, 151-160, Thursday at Foxfor ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Marengo wins in PKs, Johnsburg and Woodstock North win, Harvard, Jacobs and CL South tie

    Marengo’s Dylan Trainor, Coby Steffen, Landen Pfeiffer and Kenny Reed made their kicks in a penalty shootout to help the Indians beat Richmond-Burton, ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Live updates: Week 3 high school football games

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    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Podcast: Breaking down the area's 10 Week 3 high school football games

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    Sept. 7, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: McHenry, Woodstock North, Huntley, Harvard, Crystal Lake South and Woodstock win

    McHenry scored five second-half goals, from five different scorers, to beat Grant, 5-0, in a nonconference match Tuesday in Fox Lake. 
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Marian Central, Crystal Lake Central, Prairie Ridge, Richmond-Burton, Woodstock and Crystal Lake South win

    Marian Central dropped the first set on the road at Marist Tuesday, but came from behind for a 17-25, 25-21, 25-22 East Suburban Catholic Conference v ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • High school boys golf roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Marengo and Marian Central win

    Crystal Lake Central 170, McHenry 174: At Turnberry Country Club, Maverick Edwards shot a 38 to lead the Tigers (2-2) in a Fox Valley Conference dual ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Football: Crystal Lake South grad Fahn Cooper signed to 49ers practice squad

    Two local offensive linemen were cut from their prospective NFL teams Saturday as teams made their final cuts to 53 players.
    Sept. 4, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Team preview capsules

    Cary-GroveCoach: Scott Lattyak (7th season)Last year: Fifth at FVC MeetTop returners: Ashlynn Baker, ...
    Sept. 4, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • High School Girls Cross Country: Bruzzini third at CL South Invite

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    Sept. 3, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Congratulations McKayla Wuensch, November Athlete of the Month!