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  • High school football: First-round playoff preview capsules

    Class 4ANo. 15 Marengo (5-4) at No. 2 Johnsburg (9-0)When: 6 p.m. SaturdayAbout the Indians: Marengo ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • High school football: Marian Central receiver Patsy Ricciardi makes impact as freshman

    That Patsy Ricciardi has thrived as a varsity football player as a 15-year-old freshman is not all that surprising, considering his background.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Prairie Ridge holds off Crystal Lake South in South Regional final

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge did not have anything easy this time.Crystal Lake South was determined ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • World Series spotlight shifts to Chicago and Wrigley Field

    A woman in a Cubs jersey climbed onto a man’s shoulders to pose for – what else? – a selfie in front of the cherry-red marquee at Wrigley Field, the s ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Cary-Grove falls in 3 sets to DeKalb in 4A Larkin Regional final

    ELGIN – No. 4 seed Cary-Grove did everything it could to try to win its third consecutive regional title by giving No. 5 DeKalb all it could handle Th ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Huntley survives 3 match points, tops McHenry in regional final

    MACHESNEY PARK – As the final points played out in the Class 4A Harlem Regional final Thursday, Huntley starters and seniors Ally Dion and Caitlin Tho ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Faith Lutheran wins program's first regional championship

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Faith Lutheran coach Ramon Borrero had seen enough. With his team trailing, 13-5, in the second set Thursday, Borrero didn’t want a rep ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 4A Rockford East regional

    ROCKFORD – The players thought they won. The Crystal Lake Central girls volleyball bench rushed the court to celebrate. 
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:50 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Resurrection outlasts Richmond-Burton in regional final

    WOODSTOCK – It was easy to understand why tears were trickling down the cheek of Richmond-Burton's Addie Halverson on Thursday.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:42 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Marian Central wins 12th straight regional title

    VERNON HILLS – All it took was one.When Marian Central surrendered six straight points and went down ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs top Cleveland Indians to even World Series in Game 2

    CLEVELAND – Jake Arietta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • High school football: McHenry manager overcame brain tumor 10 years ago

    When the music is blaring, sometimes Steven Hensley will bob his head to the beat. Sitting atop the McHenry football bleachers filming practice, he mi ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • High school football: Q&A with Cary-Grove's Zack Underwood, player of the week

    Zack UnderwoodHeight: 5-foot-10Weight: 170 poundsThe senior safety snagged three interceptions in Ca ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Prep sports insider: Marian Central's Caroline and Cate Yuk are Athletes of the Week, plus cross country and tennis postseason notes

    Athletes of the WeekCaroline Yuk and Cate Yuk, Marian Central, sr., girls tennisThe sisters marked t ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • World Series Game 1: Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians beat Chicago Cubs 6-0

    CLEVELAND – Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez put away Chicago in the Cubs' first World Series game sin ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
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