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  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

    CHICAGO – Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art

    CHICAGO – Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball's most revered shrines.
    UPDATED: April 23, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO – During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Hammel, Olt lead Cubs past D'backs

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel is certain the Cubs are better than their record so far.Hammel pitched seven ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:49 am
  • Leesman struggles, White Sox lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – What was supposed to be a matchup of AL Central aces instead turned into a rough night for the Chicago White Sox.
    April 23, 2014 - 12:48 am
  • Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 lead

    CHICAGO – Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards be ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry soccer breaks streak, beats Cary-Grove

    MCHENRY – The McHenry soccer team did something Tuesday they hadn’t done since George W. Bush was president, the White Sox had just won the World Seri ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Girls prep roundup: Woodstock soccer beats Johnsburg

    The Woodstock girls soccer team scored with three seconds left in regulation to tie Johnsburg and then won on a golden goal in overtime 2-1 in Fox Val ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Boys prep roundup: R-B baseball edges G-K

    Joe Dittmar hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead the Richmond-Burton baseball team to a 3-2 win over Genoa Kingston in Bi ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Huntley coach Manning moving on

    Huntley is about to lose its most successful boys basketball coach in school history.Red Raiders pla ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Jacobs' Peltier triumphs in pitcher's duel

    ALGONQUIN –After throwing 107 pitches, all Reilly Peltier wanted to do was finish what he started. ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Huntley soccer outduels Prairie Ridge in shootout

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Not too many people would have imagined that Huntley or Prairie Ridge’s conference season would start the way it did Tuesday night. The ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Prairie Ridge softball beats Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge freshman pitcher Hailey Baker kept pounding the strike zone Tuesday against Crystal Lake South.
    April 22, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • R-B softball holds off G-K

    GENOA —Against Genoa-Kingston, the Richmond-Burton softball team didn’t reach base in only one inning.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • Softball Insider: Prairie Ridge's Hailey Baker player of week

    Athlete of the WeekHailey BakerPrairie Ridge, fr., POnly a freshman, Baker has pitched like an exper ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:27 pm
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