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  • NFL: Former Crystal Lake South standout Fahn Cooper signs with Indianapolis Colts

    Fahn Cooper, a 2011 Crystal Lake South graduate, signed an NFL contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Football: Cary-Grove grad Alex Kube's toxicology report likely to take 2 weeks

    Alex Kube left a legacy as a top-flight athlete and sports trainer, along with one as a person who enjoyed life and wanted others to do the same.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • On Campus: Johnsburg grad Bruce Carpenter named QBs coach at St. Thomas in Minnesota

    Moving is a necessary evil for college football coaches. Bruce Carpenter and his family have experienced plenty of that.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • High School Football: Former Cary-Grove star Alex Kube dies at 29

    The football programs of Cary-Grove and Rockford East were shaken Thursday morning with the news that Alex Kube was dead at age 29.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • High School Football: Former Cary-Grove star Alex Kube dies at 29

    The local sports world was shaken Thursday with news that former Cary-Grove and Northern Illinois University football star Alex Kube had died.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:03 am
  • College football: McHenry East grad Robert Tonyan of Indiana State hopes to impress NFL scouts

    Robert Tonyan completely embraced the learning opportunity last summer.Tonyan returned from Indiana ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • High school football: McHenry's Colton Folliard gets jump on college career at Concordia-St. Paul

    Colton Folliard naturally looked up to his cousin Sean Folliard as a role model in his own football career.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 6:20 pm
  • High school football: Oladipo signs with Illinois; area athletes make commitments official on Signing Day

    HUNTLEY – When Illinois football coach Lovie Smith came to Huntley in late November, just days after the Illini’s final game of the season, he and Ler ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • High school football: McHenry RB Gio Purpura, other local athletes ready to sign

    Gio Purpura had a strong résumé with some eye-catching highlights to sell to prospective colleges. ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Prep Zone: Marengo community celebrates life of Derek Caskey

    MARENGO – The speech was one Matt Lynch never wanted to make. It also may have been the most eloquent words the Marengo football coach has ever spoken ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • College football: Marengo to host celebration of 2015 grad Derek Caskey's life Sunday

    There will be a celebration of Derek Caskey’s life at 3 p.m. Sunday at Marengo’s Homer “Bill” Barry Gymnasium.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge's Jenkins chooses Iowa

    Iowa’s football coaches needed to see only one play of the IHSA Class 6A football state championship game to know how badly they wanted Prairie Ridge ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:05 am
  • Prep Zone: Cary-Grove's Pennington should be getting a D-I offer

    Tyler Pennington never doubted his ability on a football field before and will not start now.The Car ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:55 am
  • 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
  • Congratulations Aannah Interrante, January Athlete of the Month!