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  • Around Town: Johnsburg teen Molidor aims for spot on national taekwondo team

    Jon Molidor won the Illinois State Taekwondo Championship on March 14 at North Central College in Naperville and has his sights set on making the nati ...
    March 29, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Marengo's speedy Jackson works on endurance

    Marengo junior Jarrell Jackson is eager to see the benefits of his offseason work on the track.Jacks ...
    March 29, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Layne Holter (21st season)Last year's finish: Fourth in FVC Me ...
    March 29, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Michigan State Final Four-bound after OT win over Louisville

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.
    March 29, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Five athletes to watch in 2015

    Connor BoosHuntley, sr,Boos qualified for last year's state meet in four Class 3A events (100, 200, ...
    March 29, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Bulls hand Knicks franchise-record 60th loss in 111-80 romp

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Bulls handed the Knicks their franchise-record 60th loss ...
    March 29, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Notre Dame's upset bid falls short in 68-66 loss to Kentucky

    CLEVELAND – Pat Connaughton stood motionless in the lane, trying to delay the inevitable. Half a court away Kentucky players rushed onto the floor, th ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Prep Boys Track and Field: Undaunted Sam Blankenship runs past Cahokia

    BLOOMINGTON – Everywhere Johnsburg senior Sam Blankenship looked in his heat of the Class 2A 400 meters, he saw runners from state power Cahokia.
    March 28, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Prep Girls Track and Field: Anxiety runs high for Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz, Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen

    BLOOMINGTON – Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz and Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen both experienced some anxious moments regarding the Illinois Prep Top Time ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Mark Anderson (15th season)Last year's finish: FVC Meet champi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • High school baseball: Richmond-Burton falls at Vernon Hills in 13 innings

    VERNON HILLS – A game that lasted almost four hours Saturday ended with a split-second play.VERNON HILLS – A game that lasted almost four hours Saturd ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Grayslake Central stops Huntley

    The Huntley boys lacrosse team opened its season Saturday with a 7-3 loss to Grayslake Central in Huntey.
    March 28, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • High school baseball: Alden-Hebron splits nonconference games

    At Brownstown, Alden-Hebron's baseball team defeated Brownstown, 12-2, in five innings Saturday in nonconference play behind the arm and bat of Alec O ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again."Fr ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:04 pm
  • Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies

    MESA, Ariz. – Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Cubs routed the Colorado R ...
    March 28, 2015 - 7:19 pm
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