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  • On Campus: Crystal Lake Central High School grad Nelle Youel makes Northern Illinois University tennis history

    As an 8-year-old, Nelle Youel wanted to be like her big brothers, Ben and Gabe.As an 8-year-old, Nelle Youel wanted to be like her big brothers, Ben a ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers wins 2nd NFL Most Valuable Player award

    PHOENIX (AP) — Aaron Rodgers has won his second Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in somewhat surprisingly easy fashion.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Sons represent late Junior Seau at Hall of Fame announcement

    PHOENIX – One by one, the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stepped onto the stage as their names were called. When the eighth man elect ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Game for the Ages won't be easy to pick

    PHOENIX – How hard is Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks to predict?
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Marengo rallies past Harvard

    The Marengo boys basketball team needed a big fourth quarter Saturday to defeat Harvard, 48-37, in a Big Northern Conference East Division win at Mare ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: Alden-Hebron's Cashmore wins title in Rockford

    Alden-Hebron's Colten Cashmore won the 170-pound title with three impressive victories Friday at the Rockford Lutheran Midnight Rumble at Rockford,.   ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo slips past Harvard in OT

    The Marengo girls basketball team lost a fourth-quarter lead but managed to come back and defeat Harvard, 52-51, in overtime in Big Northern Conferenc ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Cary-Grove's Gregoire reaches 1,000 points in win over Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Jason Gregoire took his time to autograph two pieces of yellow loose-leaf paper for a pair of young fans after Cary-Grove’s Fox Valley Confe ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Jacobs co-op fifth at Conant

    Francis Ogaban won the 200-meter individual medley and the 100 backstroke to lead the Jacobs co-op boys swimming team to a fifth-place finish at the C ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • High school competitive dance: Crystal Lake Central finishes 6th

    The Crystal Lake Central girls dance team completed a highly successful season with a sixth-place finish Saturday at the state finals at U.S. Cellular ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake Central gets revenge, beats Hampshire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After a 41-point loss to Hampshire back in December, Crystal Lake Central wanted payback Saturday night as the Whip-Purs came to the Ti ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo finishes 10th in state

    Jacobs' Brandon Biondo bowled a six-game series of 1,301 on the second day of the boys bowling state finals to finish in 10th place at the St. Clair B ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • High school wrestling: Jacobs wins team FVC title despite no flight champions

    McHENRY – Jacobs placed all 14 of its wrestlers in the top six to win the school’s first championship in the Fox Valley Conference Tournament on Satur ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock falls at Grayslake North

    GRAYSLAKE – Every time Woodstock threatened Grayslake North on Saturday afternoon, the hosts responded with just enough to keep the Blue Streaks at ba ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • High school cheerleading: Crystal Lake Central wins, Huntley runner-up and Hampshire advances at DeKalb Sectional

    DEKALB — The cheerleaders sat in silence, huddled in circles across the blue mat that was placed across the hardwood floor of DeKalb High’s Chuck Dayt ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 5:35 pm
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