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  • Benoit’s free throw seals win for Hamphire girls

    HAMPSHIRE – As Emma Benoit stepped to the free-throw line, she looked up at the scoreboard to see a scenario that basketball players dream about. Ther ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo beats Rockford Christian

    MARENGO – Marengo junior Zach Knobloch darted around a screen on the right baseline, caught a pass and let fly with a fadeaway 3-pointer, while pickin ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Jake Goebbert's 'dream comes true' as jersey unveiled at Hampshire

    HAMPSHIRE – As Jake Goebbert pulled the banner off of his No. 4 San Diego Padres jersey Saturday night at Hampshire, the 27-year-old was overcome with ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg win

    Cameron Krutwig had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Jacobs boys basketball team to the 58-37 win over Elgin in nonconference play at Elgin.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Huntley, Woodstock, Woodstock North and Alden-Hebron win

    Ali Andrews scored 23 points, going 8 of 8 from the free-throw line, to lead the Huntley girls basketball team to a 58-34 Fox Valley Conference Valley ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Huntley, Dundee-Crown go 3-0 at Mega Duals

    The Huntley wrestling team went 3-0 with wins over Johnsburg, Antioch and Wauconda at the Dundee-Crown Mega Duals Saturday in Carpentersville.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Cary-Grove co-op wins Bison Invitational

    The Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming team won the 13-team Fred Palffy Bison Invitational at Buffalo Grove Saturday afternoon.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Marengo 10th at invitational

    The Marengo girls bowling team finished in 10th place at the the Viking Girls Invitational at the Cherry Bowl in Rockford.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo headed back to state

    Jacobs' Brandon Biondo finished in fourth place overall, and first among individuals not on a qualifying team, to advance to the boys bowling state fi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry wins Mary Landa Invitational

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry won the boys swimming Mary Landa Invitational at Woodstock North on Saturday but are looking ahead to bigger team goals.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • High school competitive dance: D-155 schools dominate 2A

    DEKALB— The dance teams sat on the hardwood floor at DeKalb High School in tight circles holding hands, hoping.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Anna FoxJohnsburgSeniorCross country, basketball, soccer1. If you were stranded on a deserted island ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • I’m Just Saying with Jacobs graduate Bret Mooney

    When Bret Mooney, the 2013 Northwest Herald football Player of the Year, was being recruited by Colgate, he sensed he had a chance to get on the field ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Take 2: Bears need help in many places

    The Bears had a busy week reassembling their coaching staff. Former Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase will call the plays on offense. Vic Fangio ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Ernie Banks, the man I dreamt of being

    The saddest thing about Ernie Banks leaving us is so many of you who mourn his passing never really knew him at all.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:11 pm
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