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  • College wrestling: 4 locals, including 3 first-timers, prepare for NCAA tournament

    A little more than a year ago, Prairie Ridge’s Travis Piotrowski and Dundee-Crown’s Christian Brunner ended their respective high school wrestling car ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central falls to Washington in Class 2A dual team state quarterfinals

    BLOOMINGTON – In the final post-match team huddle of the 2016-17 season, Crystal Lake Central coach Justen Lehr challenged his team.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central not afraid of shot at No. 1 Washington

    Throughout the season, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr liked to joke that his team was the state’s “notable loss leaders,” referring ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • High school wrestling: Richmond-Burton's Gavin Sutton is Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the weekGavin SuttonRichmond-Burton, sr.Sutton won his first state championship this past ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central beats Fenton in 2A sectional for third consecutive trip to state

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central coach Justen Lehr assumes that at this point everyone in the state knows what they're getting against the Tigers, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • High school wrestling: Huntley falls to Wheeling in Rockford East Dual Team Sectional

    ROCKFORD – There were several Huntley wrestlers who wanted to make up for disappointments at last weekend's IHSA Individual State Meet in Champaign.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:59 pm
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County wrestlers compete for high school wrestling state titles

    Two McHenry County-area wrestlers won state titles Saturday at the IHSA Class 2A state wrestling championship at the University of Illinois in Champai ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central's Lenny Petersen, Richmond-Burton's Gavin Sutton win state titles

    CHAMPAIGN – Gavin Sutton had waited long enough. The Richmond-Burton senior had waited through three years of near misses at the state tournament – th ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • High school wrestling: Harvard's Fiegel, Prairie Ridge's Fetzner finish 3rd; 10 locals on podium through consolation brackets

    CHAMPAIGN – Harvard wrestler Josh Fiegel wanted to bring a new perspective to his senior season. After placing fourth at state as a sophomore, Fiegel ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:26 pm
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County high school wrestlers compete at state meet

    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • High school wrestling: Four advance to state final matches

    CHAMPAIGN – Marian Central junior Anthony Randazzo’s first trip to the state tournament, as a freshman two years ago, ended after one match: a narrow ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • High school wrestling: State tournament day two live updates

    Championship Semifinal matchups(Scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Friday)2A 106: Landen Pfeiffer (Marengo ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • High school wrestling: 17 local wrestlers win opening bouts at IHSA state championships

    CHAMPAIGN — Seventeen local wrestlers won their first bout at the IHSA wrestling finals at State Farm Center in Champaign. Crystal Lake Central's Lenn ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:36 am
  • High school wrestling: Individual state preview capsules

    Thirty-five local wrestlers qualified for the 2017 state tournament, which runs Thursday through Saturday in Champaign. Here is some information on ho ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:15 pm
  • High school wrestling: 35 from the area headed to state tournament

    Lenny Petersen came into high school wanting to be a four-time state champion. The dream of that feat, which has only been accomplished 15 times in st ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • Congratulations Gavin Sutton, February Athlete of the Month!