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  • Styf: Bruce Miles aboard for Chicago Cubs coverage

    You might have noticed something new in the Cubs coverage in our sports pages since pitchers and catchers reported for spring training.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge adjusts without leading scorer Kyle Loeding

    Brian Dorn always has stood out to Prairie Ridge boys basketball coach Corky Card as a player who belongs at the top of Wolves’ full-court press. 
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central not afraid of shot at No. 1 Washington

    Throughout the season, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr liked to joke that his team was the state’s “notable loss leaders,” referring ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op relay and senior Ethan Hare hope to improve at state

    Last year, the Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming relay teams seemed to give everything they had to reach the state meet. They accomplished that feat, get ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg bows out in sectional championship loss to Antioch

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg's girls basketball team played most of the season in the lead and as the aggressor, but the Class 3A Johnsburg Sectional champio ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Patrick Kane's hat trick leads Chicago Blackhawks past Arizona Coyotes

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes, 6-3, Thursday night ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. shows high baseball IQ

    MESA, Ariz. – Call it what you will: baseball acumen, baseball IQ or baseball sense.Some players are ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:15 pm
  • Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago ju ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marist spoils senior night for Marian Central, wins ESCC title

    WOODSTOCK — Marist waited 20 years between conference championships and the RedHawks didn’t let Marian Central stand in their way Wednesday. 
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Maddon, Bryant weigh in on changes to speed up game

    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon is the kind of guy who goes by the axiom of, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. 
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Cary-Grove bests Hampshire for Fox Valley win

    Zach Beaugureau scored a team-high 17 points Wednesday to lead Cary-Grove to its second victory over Fox Valley Conference foe Hampshire this season w ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Shields still going, hits re-set button for White Sox

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – No one in White Sox camp is happier for a new season than James Shields.The right- ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Cubs Notes: Cubs make time to make young fans’ day

    MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs made Wednesday a pretty special day for nine kids and their families. Think of those nine kids as representing each position on ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:41 pm
  • PHOTOS: High school girls basketball power rankings

    Feb. 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
  • More fishing guides to check out

    Let’s continue on with the list of fishing guides I started last week. I present the names in no particular order. These are the next batch of guides ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:45 am
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