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  • 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 - 5:01 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
  • Cubs score 2 in 11th and blank slumping Mets again

    NEW YORK – Starlin Castro and the Chicago Cubs aren't scoring much lately. No need to against the New York Mets.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Golf: Jacobs' Coakley, McHenry's Ogden and Huntley's Gordus at RedTail Open

    LAKEWOOD – Riley Coakley practiced immediately after his round Tuesday and even got in some extra work the morning before Day 2 of the McHenry County ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Sarley: Live baits can save a fishing trip

    I’d like to continue our discussion of live bait. I believe that it is pretty much a matter of preference, but there are certain situations that dicta ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • U.S. heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

    MONTREAL – Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.
    July 1, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Blackhawks trade Saad to Blue Jackets

    CHICAGO – The Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season.Right up until T ...
    July 1, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Sale ties strikeout record, White Sox edge Cardinals in 11th

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Sale forced another avalanche of swings and misses. Helping at the bat, was an unexpected bonus.
    July 1, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Junior golf: Prairie Ridge's Ethan Farnam first alternate at U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier

    Prairie Ridge junior Ethan Farnam finished in a tie for fourth place Tuesday and earned the first alternate spot at the U.S. Junior Amateur qualifying ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Junior golf: Woodstock's Jared Zientz leads senior boys in MCJGA Red Tail Open

    Woodstock's Jared Zientz shot a 5-over-par 77 to lead the boys senior division after the first round of the McHenry County Junior Golf Association's R ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Jacobs' Lauren Van Vlierbergen female athlete of year

    Lauren Van Vlierbergen recognized early in her athletic career what her strengths were in every sport she played.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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