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  • High school softball: Crystal Lake South's Carly Chovanec commits to Bradley

    The fit at Bradley University, both on and off the softball field, felt natural for Crystal Lake South's Carly Chovanec.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Prep softball: Hampshire’s Delaney Rummell commits to Illinois

    Two ACL surgeries in a span of two-plus years weren’t enough to keep Hampshire’s Delaney Rummell away from the sport she has loved since she was a lit ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 7:02 pm
  • High school softball: Huntley's Tiffany Giese commits to UW-Green Bay

    Huntley junior Tiffany Giese was devastated when she heard the news that college softball coach Scott Wachholz was leaving Division II University of W ...
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • High school softball: Marian Central's Maggie Finnegan commits to Penn State

    Maggie Finnegan's desire to play softball in the Big Ten Conference started at an early age after attending camps at Northwestern University in Evanst ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Softball: McHenry's Alex Martens, Huntley's Jessica Shields MaxPreps All-Americans

    Recent graduates Alex Martens (McHenry) and Jessica Shields (Huntley) were named to the MaxPreps 2016 Softball All-American Team, released Friday at m ...
    July 15, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • MCC names former Johnsburg coach Wally Warner head softball coach

    McHenry County College named former Johnsburg softball coach Wally Warner its head softball coach on Thursday.
    June 30, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Huntley, with 6 FVC titles, claims All-Sports plaque

    Huntley’s initiation to the Fox Valley Conference back in the 2003-04 school year was akin to freshman hazing.Huntley’s initiation to the Fox Valley C ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • 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 Softball Player of the Year: McHenry's Alex Martens

    Alex Martens finished her four-year varsity softball career with 226 hits and 55 doubles, leading McHenry to three Class 4A regional championships and ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • High school softball: Northwest Herald 2016 All-Area teams

    2016 Northwest Herald All-Area Softball teamsFirst teamP–Hailey Baker, Prairie Ridge, jr.Baker led t ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:48 pm
  • Northwest Herald 2016 Softball Coach of the Year: Huntley's Mark Petryniec

    The Huntley girls softball team captured its second straight Class 4A regional championship and first Fox Valley Conference Valley Division championsh ...
    June 20, 2016 - 8:16 pm
  • High school softball: McHenry's Martens, Huntley's Shields and Marengo's Dionne named first-team all-state by ICA

    Huntley senior Jessica Shields and McHenry senior Alex Martens were named to the Class 4A Illinois Coaches Association All-State Softball first team, ...
    June 27, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • High school softball: All-Conference Teams

    Fox Valley Conference All-Conference SelectionsFox Division Ellie Thurow, Woodstock North, fr., PAmy ...
    June 8, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • High school softball: Sterling again stops Marengo short of supersectional

    GENOA – The Marengo softball team started Friday's Class 3A Genoa-Kingston Sectional final in encouraging fashion, working a leadoff walk, sacrificing ...
    June 3, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake Central's season ends in sectional semis

    BELVIDERE – With the tying run at the plate with one out in the bottom of the seventh, the Crystal Lake Central softball team had a chance late in a C ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • Congratulations Aannah Interrante, January Athlete of the Month!