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  • High school: Jacobs wins all-sports award

    Gary Conrad enjoys conversing with fellow Jacobs coaches throughout the year about their teams. “We ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Jacobs grad Evan Jager breaks own U.S. steeplechase record despite fall

    Heartbreak, U.S. record for Jacobs grad JagerAlgonquin native and 2007 Jacobs High School graduate E ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Bryant's grand slam, 2 homers lead Cubs over Marlins

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant hit two early home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Cubs over the Miami Marlins, 7-2, Saturday night.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Connection with Jared Boll helps Kenny McCudden land coaching job with Columbus Blue Jackets

    When Jared Boll first met Kenny McCudden as a 10-year-old at a hockey camp in Crystal Lake, he wasn’t a huge fan.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Garcia robs Davis in 9th, White Sox hold off Orioles

    CHICAGO – The last-place White Sox got the big hit. Then they got the big catch. Now they've won four straight.
    July 4, 2015 - 8:06 pm
  • Take 2: D-155 swimmers left high and dry

    District 155 schools seem to have a slight problem on their hands in that they might not have anywhere for their girls swimming teams to practice or h ...
    July 4, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Jacobs grad, Toledo football player Adam Kulon

    Jacobs graduate Adam Kulon will be entering his redshirt sophomore season for the Toledo football team this fall. He will do so in a new position. Aft ...
    July 4, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz: With Josh Mosley, Michael Gomez, Rachel Giustino

    Josh MosleySchool: Dundee-CrownYear: SeniorSport: Football1. What song is on your iPod people would ...
    July 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Danks, Abreu lead White Sox over Orioles

    CHICAGO – John Danks pitched his best baseball after a low point in his career.Danks pitched seven s ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Offense can't support Hammel in Cubs' loss to Marlins

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel knows that quality pitching is one reason why the Chicago Cubs continue to play meaningful baseball.
    July 3, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Michael Vilardo rediscovers power swing

    In three seasons of NCAA Division I baseball, Michael Vilardo has hit four home runs.“I really haven ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Prep Zone: Richmond-Burton's Celena Kanagin makes steep climb to D-I scholarship

    Celena Kanagin’s route to an NCAA Division I volleyball scholarship was vastly different than most players.
    July 3, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs' Cameron Krutwig earns AAU honor

    Upon finding out he had been named to the third team of the 16U All-Under Armour Association, Cameron Krutwig was glad he was being recognized for his ...
    July 3, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • High school: McHenry's Jesse Reiser male athlete of the year

    There was a time when Jesse Reiser’s first love was basketball. Reiser excelled on the court as much ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Herrera leads Cubs over feeble Mets for season sweep

    NEW YORK – By the time Jonathan Herrera and Miguel Montero homered, the Chicago Cubs didn't really need the extra runs.
    July 2, 2015 - 6:45 pm
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