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  • McHenry County youth football at a crossroads

    CRYSTAL LAKE – They huddled up in a classroom on the top floor of the Crystal Lake Central High School building. It was a July evening, on the eve of ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs

    ST. LOUIS – Matt Holliday long has been a thorn in the side of Cubs starter Travis Wood.Holliday hit ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Sox trade Dunn to A's, beat Tigers

    CHICAGO – The White Sox traded Adam Dunn and picked up a rare victory afterward.Jose Quintana allowe ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Hub Arkush: New Bears same as old Bears?

    The last time we saw the Bears on an NFL field they were an 8-8 football team.Are these guys better? ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: The Ultimate Fighter's Felice Herrig

    At last, Felice Herrig got her break. Beginning next month, Fox Sports 1 will air season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” which features Herrig, a Crysta ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 7:19 pm
  • Cary-Grove grad Carone continues to fight pancreatic cancer

    Rick Carone continues to smile. He continues to fight. And he continues to help others. Carone alrea ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Prep Football Insider: Cary-Grove debuts atop power rankings

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings 1. Cary-Grove (1-0): Powerful Trojans opened with solid victory agai ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 6:36 am
  • Who is your football player of the week? Vote now

    Ryan Williams, Crystal Lake Central After his team’s dominant 42-6 victory over Grant, Crystal Lake ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Fever hold off Sky, 77-70 to start series

    INDIANAPOLIS – Briann January scored 19 points and Shavonte Zellous added 18 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Sky, 77-70, on Saturday night in the o ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • 4 RBs kept after final cuts

    The Bears used the majority of their allotted time Saturday to get their roster down to 53 players, waiving 14 players and terminating the contracts o ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Pajak kicks way to runner-up at county meet

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge sophomore Filip Pajak realized, like the other competitors, coaches and fans, that second place would be about as good as ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Cubs, Cardinals split doubleheader

    ST. LOUIS – Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cubs, 13-2, Saturday night to earn a split of a doublehe ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Cary-Grove sticks to game plan, beats Wheaton North

    CARY – When it comes to football bucket lists, Cary-Grove’s Tyler Pennington has experienced just about everything a player could ask for. Playoff vic ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Tigers split doubleheader with Sox, but Cabrera hurt

    CHICAGO – Kyle Ryan pitched six scoreless innings in his major league debut, and the Detroit Tigers salvaged a split of Saturday's doubleheader agains ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Dundee-Crown beats Elgin in Steinhaus' coaching debut

    ELGIN – Nearly 24 hours earlier, the Dundee-Crown Chargers stood on Memorial Field ready to receive the opening kickoff and start its season under fir ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:07 pm
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