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  • Hub Arkush: Is Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler the culprit or victim?

    I began covering the NFL in 1977 and started to focus on the Bears in 1979. Over those 38 seasons, I’ve seen some inept football operations, teams tha ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:49 am
  • Penn State volleyball: Richmond-Burton grad Ali Frantti leads Nittany Lions to NCAA final

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Richmond-Burton grad Ali Frantti had 16 kills and Megan Courtney had 23 kills as defending champion Penn State beat top-seeded St ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • High school wrestling: McHenry beats Cary-Grove

    McHENRY – With six wrestlers out of the lineup due to injury, things did not look good for McHenry in a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division dual aga ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo beats North Boone

    The Marengo girls basketball team fell to North Boone 48-41 in Big Northern Conference East division play at Marengo.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Woodstock co-op falls to Zion-Benton

    Jake Maher won both the 200-yard freestyle (2:17.16) and the 500 freestyle (6:11.44) to lead the Woodstock co-op boys swimming team in its loss to Zio ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central, Hampshire and Woodstock win

    The Crystal Lake Central wrestling had six pin victories as it defeated Grayslake North 48-19 in FVC Fox Division play at Grayslake Thursday night.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Woodstock co-op, Grayslake Central win

    The Jacobs girls bowling team defeated Woodstock co-op in Fox Valley Conference play 2,434-2,244 at Wayne's Lanes in Woodstock.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • High school wrestling: Jacobs holds off Crystal Lake South

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs knew its match Thursday night against Crystal Lake South going to be tough and needed to get off to a fast start.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Huntley coaches resigned after bus disagreement

    Former Huntley boys swimming and diving coach George Keenan and assistant coach Michelle Bradford resigned on Dec. 9 due to a disagreement with athlet ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marian Central guards have team thinking big

    WOODSTOCK – They play for the same travel basketball program, work out with the same skills coach and constantly partner up for drills in practice.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: McHenry's Sikula player of week

    Athlete of the WeekBritches SikulaMcHenry, sr.Sikula won the Mudge/McMorrow Wrestling Invitational a ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Marc Trestman announces Jimmy Clausen as Chicago Bears starting QB

    LAKE FOREST — Jimmy Clausen took the first-team reps in the portion of practice open to the media, and Marc Trestman confirmed Thursday that Clausen ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg defeats Richmond-Burton

    JOHNSBURG – Two days after losing to McHenry, Johnsburg's girls basketball team was eager to step back on its home court against longtime rival Richmo ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op nips Hoffman Estates

    The Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming team defeated Hoffman Estates, 96-86, Tuesday in Hoffman Estates.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake South edges Marian Central

    The Crystal Lake South wrestling team defeated Marian Central, 42-34, in nonconference action Wednesday in Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm
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