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  • High school softball: Dundee-Crown falls to DeKalb in regional semifinal

    DeKALB – Through three innings, the No. 3-seeded Dundee-Crown softball team allowed one baserunner.T ...
    NEW: May 28, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Banner day for Jacobs players at state

    PALATINE – It was a very good day for the Jacobs boys tennis team at the state finals.The Golden Eag ...
    NEW: May 28, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Lakewood's Doug Bauman repeats in Illinois PGA Senior Match Play Championship

    Doug Bauman of Lakewood, 58, won his second consecutive Illinois PGA Senior Match Play Championship on Thursday at Shoreacres in Lake Bluff.
    May 28, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • High school boys track and field: McHenry's Jesse Reiser takes run at rare state triple

    Distance runners from the Fox Valley Conference –and across the state for that matter – may offer McHenry senior Jesse Reiser a big “Thank You” after ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs ...
    May 28, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Steve Sarley: Slamming the fish on Lake Erie

    Let me finish the story I began last week, if you please. Marengo’s Herb Franks, Gurnee’s Bob Needles and I were off for a fast trip to Lake Erie’s le ...
    May 28, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • High school baseball: Marian Central beats Fenton, makes regional final

    BENSENVILLE – Marian Central right-hander Brant Gates knew he felt good while warming up for Wednesday night's Class 3A Fenton Regional semifinal, but ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Blackhawks beat Ducks to force Game 7 in West final

    CHICAGO – Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks, 5-2, Wednesday night to forc ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • High school baseball: Belvidere North edges Marengo in regional opener

    BELVIDERE – Marengo came back from two two-run deficits, twice scoring on two-out hits and once sacrificing a runner around the bases. The Indians tur ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs defeats Dundee-Crown in 12-inning regional semifinal

    ALGONQUIN — On any other stage, Ryan Sargent's ground ball to third would have been a routine, inning-ending play.
    May 28, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • High school boys lacrosse: Cary-Grove drops Deerfield to reach state B-Class semifinals

    CARY – As if a quarterfinal playoff game against Deerfield wasn’t enough motivation, the Cary-Grove boys lacrosse team also wanted to avenge a 17-11 l ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • High school baseball: Tieman, Prairie Ridge stop Grant, reach regional final

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The way Prairie Ridge’s baseball coaches viewed it, any of four pitchers to start their postseason opener would have been a good choice ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • High school softball: Woodstock knocks out Woodstock North

    WOODSTOCK – After frustrating rainouts of the Class 3A Woodstock North Regional first-round game Monday and Tuesday, the Woodstock softball team arriv ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • High school softball: Koepke perfect; McHenry tops Round Lake in 5 innings to advance

    GRAYSLAKE – While heading to the Class 4A Grayslake North Regional semifinal Wednesday, McHenry softball coach John DiFrancesca stressed to his team t ...
    May 27, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • High school baseball: Grayslake Central ends Woodstock North's season

    WOODSTOCK –A pitching machine wasn’t enough to prepare Woodstock North’s baseball team for the increased velocity of Grayslake Central junior Sam Ruh ...
    May 27, 2015 - 8:29 pm
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