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  • Steve Sarley: Independent bait and tackle dealers deserve support

    It’s what I call “between seasons” right now. Deer and waterfowl hunting are long passed. It doesn’t look like the ice will be off our waterways until ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Northwest Herald Updated Statistics

    BOYS BASKETBALLArea LeadersThrough games of March 3Scoring(Minimum 12 games)Player, School Games Pts ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Chicago Bears free-agent spotlight: D.J. Williams

    With free agency set to open March 10, we'll shine the spotlight on several Bears free agents and examine each player's likelihood to return to Chic ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • No Rose, no Butler, short-handed Chicago Bulls beat Wizards

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • High school boys basketball: Huntley falls to Jefferson

    HUNTLEY – Everywhere Huntley looked in the fourth quarter, it saw Jefferson guard M.L. Moore.The J-H ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South tops Prairie Ridge

    HUNTLEY – Crystal Lake South displayed an out-of-synch offense for three quarters, clanging away at 23.3 percent from the field while wondering if and ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo's Knobloch sets state 3-point record in win

    MARENGO — Zach Knobloch ran down the sideline, threw his hands into the air and looked up as if to yell at the heavens.  MARENGO — Zach Knobloch ran d ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Dundee-Crown falls to top seed Barrington

    ROLLING MEADOWS – Dundee-Crown came into Tuesday's 4A regional semifinal with a plan of how to compete against top-seeded Barrington and its towering ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Johnsburg falls to St. Pat's

    JOHNSBURG- After Monday night’s victory against Elmwood Park, Johnsburg coach Mike Touissaint expressed that sometimes you need a little luck on your ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball: R-B cruises into regional final with win over Austin

    LAKE VILLA – Come postseason time, Richmond-Burton coach Brandon Creason wanted to take no team for granted. The Rockets showed that very clearly in T ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears should target these eight free agents

    The National Football League’s annual game of tag ended abruptly at 3 p.m. Chicago time Monday, Now, the Bears can complete their 2015 shopping list a ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:15 am
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge stops Crystal Lake Central; Huntley advances

    HUNTLEY – Crystal Lake Central had a lot of things going in its favor: a loud student section, a career shooting night from forward Ian Koch and the r ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • DeFABO: Loss stings, but expect Huntley to come back stronger

    HOFFMAN ESTATES — Last Thursday, a grey-haired woman stood by center court watching the Huntley girls basketball team pose for photographs with the Gu ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley falls to Fremd in supersectional

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The Huntley girls basketball team grew visibly frustrated early in the second quarter against Fremd, when the fouls started to pile ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Dundee-Crown wins regional opener

    ROLLING MEADOWS – When Dundee-Crown sprinted out to a 20-point halftime lead Monday, it looked like the Chargers were going to cruise through the open ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:39 pm
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