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  • High school football: Marengo alum Derek Caskey, 20, dies

    Derek Caskey, a 2015 graduate of Marengo High School, died Tuesday at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin after battle with cancer.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:24 pm
  • High school football: Johnsburg RB Alex Peete commits to UW-Whitewater

    After three years of varsity football in which he helped build Johnsburg into a winner, it was important to Skyhawks senior running back Alex Peete to ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • High school football: Hampshire QB Jake Vincent, WR Jared Hornbeck bound for Robert Morris

    Hampshire quarterback Jake Vincent felt a connection with Robert Morris University football coach Jared Williamson and appreciates what the Eagles hav ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:23 pm
  • High school football: Fox Valley Conference eliminates sophomore level, creates frosh-soph levels

    The decreasing number of players in most Fox Valley Conference football programs has led to a format switch for next season.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:07 pm
  • High school football: Richmond-Burton's Wagner joins in Arkansas' bowl preparations

    Dalton Wagner was busier over the holiday break than most of the other students at Richmond-Burton.W ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Prep zone: 2016 in their own words

    At the end of each calendar year, some of the area’s athletes and coaches who provided us sports highlights are asked to provide their favorite person ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge's Samson Evans adds 4 more offers since state championship game

    Samson Evans’ popularity has grown in the five weeks since he and Prairie Ridge won the Class 6A football state championship.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Prairie Ridge football, Evan Jager's silver medal top McHenry County sports stories of 2016

    Top Local Sports Stories of 2016No. Story Votes1. Prairie Ridge football 492. Evan Jager silver meda ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • On Campus: Marian Central grad Chris Streveler earns accolades as South Dakota QB

    Chris Streveler’s college football career began as a quarterback at the University of Minnesota.Whil ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • College football: 3 Crystal Lake South graduates to play for D-III title with UW-Oshkosh on Friday

    For three former Gators, Friday night presents a shot at a championship.A trio of former Crystal La ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • High school football: R-B's Dalton Wagner, Jacobs' Chris Katrenick sign; both will enroll early

    Two area football players signed to play at Power Five conference schools Wednesday and will enroll early for the spring semester after graduating fro ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 6:52 pm
  • High school football: Rob Fontana officially hired as Crystal Lake South head coach

    Rob Fontana knows it’s an uphill battle in the loaded Fox Valley Conference, but he’s willing to take on the challenge.
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • 2016 Northwest Herald Football Player of the Year: Prairie Ridge's Samson Evans

    Prairie Ridge quarterback Samson Evans had a tough act to follow after a sophomore season in which he was selected as the 2015 Northwest Herald Footba ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 11:36 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
  • 2016 Northwest Herald Football Coach of the Year: Johnsburg's Dan DeBoeuf

    Johnsburg football coach Dan DeBoeuf knew he was stepping into a good situation with the Skyhawks in the spring of 2015. Johnsburg was 9-2 the season ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Congratulations Zach Toussaint, December Athlete of the Month!