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  • High school girls basketball: Crystal Lake Central coach Derek Crabill wants players to love game

    Derek Crabill remembers playing pickup basketball as a kid, shooting hoops in the driveway and learning fundamentals at the park through trial and err ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Basketball: Johnsburg grad Melissa Dixon continuing her career in Australia

    Melissa Dixon ended her college basketball career at Iowa as the school’s all-time leader in career 3-pointers (334), 3-pointers made in a season (124 ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's Morgan Clausen sees stock soar

    When AAU Illinois Hoop Dreams girls basketball coach Paul Collins answers his phone or checks his voicemail, there’s more than a good chance it’s a co ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • PHOTOS: Spring 2016 Athletes of the Year

    Photos of our Athletes of the Year overall for males and females and from the individual spring sports in 2016.
    June 28, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Northwest Herald 2016 Female Athlete of the Year: Huntley's Ali Andrews

    Huntley senior Ali Andrews finished her high school basketball career with 2,548 points, more than any other boys or girls player in history.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • 2016 Female Athlete of the Year finalists

    The Northwest Herald will be hosting the 2015-16 Most Valuable Athletes award show at the Woodstock Opera House on the evening of June 7.
    May 17, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Mike DeFabo: Northwest Herald's Joe Stevenson to join IBCA Hall of Fame

    The first time I went to a game with Joe Stevenson was two years ago at Crystal Lake Central. As we approached the ticket window, Joe reached for his ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:52 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg, Crystal Lake South and Huntley coaches honored by IBCA

    Three local basketball coaches – Johnsburg’s Brad Frey, Crystal Lake South’s Mark Mucha and Huntley’s Steve Raethz – will be honored by the Illinois B ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North’s Haley Ahr leads Away team in McHenry County Area All-Star Basketball Extravaganza

    HEBRON – Woodstock North’s Haley Ahr scored the first time she touched the ball, and again on the ensuing trip, and on almost every other shot she att ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • High school basketball: All-star games set to entertain Sunday at Alden-Hebron

    Anyone who has seen what Adam Pischke and Zach Knobloch can do with a basketball could imagine the competitiveness in workouts two years ago.
    April 15, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • High school basketball: New coaches for Cary-Grove boys, Crystal Lake Central girls

    Crystal Lake Central has named Derek Crabill its new girls basketball coach while Rick Lima, who took over as interim head coach during the season, wi ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • High school girls basketball: All-area teams

    FIRST TEAM Haley AhrWoodstock North, sr., FAhr became Woodstock North's all-time leading scorer and ...
    March 25, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg’s Brad Frey coach of year

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team won its first regional championship since 2011 and first sectional championship since 2010, tying the school recor ...
    March 25, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's Ali Andrews 2016 Player of Year

    Huntley senior Ali Andrews became McHenry County's all-time leading scorer in basketball history (girls or boys), finishing her four-year varsity care ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's Ali Andrews third in Ms. Basketball voting

    Huntley’s Ali Andrews was caught off guard when she was announced as the only unanimous selection to the Associated Press Class 4A All-State first-tea ...
    March 22, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Congratulations Jake King, October Athlete of the Month!