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  • High school football: Crystal Lake South coach Ahsmann's sons reflect on dad's coaching years

    Joey Ahsmann remembers the week during his senior year of high school when his dad and coach, Chuck Ahsmann, found out he needed treatment again. 
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • 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
  • Prep football: Jacobs "excited" for playoff opportunity

    Jacobs guard Jimmy Wormsley remembers the feeling all too well from his freshman season.The Golden E ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • High school football: Q&A with McHenry running back Gio Purpura, player of the week

    Gio Purpura Height: 6-foot-1Weight: 180 poundsGio Purpura rushed for 262 yards and two touchdowns on ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • High School Football: PR, C-G, Johnsburg hold spots high in state polls

    Class 8ASchool W-L Pts. Prev.1. Loyola (9) 8-0 90 12. Brother Rice 8-0 81 23. Homewood-Flossmoor 8-0 ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • High School Football Podcast: Week 9 game-by-game breakdown and picks

    We've made it to the final week of the regular season in McHenry County high school football. In this week's podcast, Northwest Herald sports reporter ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • High school football: Ahsmann will step down as CL South coach

    One of the toughest guys who will ever coach in the Fox Valley Conference is stepping down.Crystal L ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 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: Officiating goes beyond game day

    There is more for high school football officials to do each week than simply grabbing their uniform and driving to games Friday afternoon.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Illinois High School Football Podcast: Who is in and who is out entering Week 9?

    With one week before the IHSA playoffs, who is in and who is out? The Kankakee Daily Journal sports writer and IHSA football bracket expert Steve Souc ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:31 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
  • College football: Streveler, Tonyan meet up as South Dakota beats Indiana State

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Chris Streveler walked the South Dakota sideline after halftime without shoulder pads or a helmet, a white towel in his left hand ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 8:46 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: Alden-Hebron wallops River Valley

    HEBRON – Forget that Alden-Hebron had only two wins entering its Saturday afternoon Northeastern Athletic Conference home game against River Valley.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove scores 30 in 1st quarter, routs South Elgin

    CARY – South Elgin picked up a first down on its second play from scrimmage, but the Storm didn’t pick up another one for more than a quarter. 
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Congratulations Jake King, October Athlete of the Month!