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  • High school boys basketball insider: Alden-Hebron's Jacob Heaver Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekJacob HeaverAlden-Hebron, sr., FHeaver celebrated his 18th birthday Monday by sco ...
    March 1, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley knows Andrews can't do it all

    Huntley's Ali Andrews extended her record-setting junior season Thursday by scoring 13 points in the final five minutes against Boylan, leading the Re ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • College football: Marian Central grad Budmayr, Chryst together again at Wisconsin

    Jon Budmayr always has held Paul Chryst in the highest regard, from the time Chryst was recruiting the former Marian Central quarterback to when he co ...
    March 1, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs rides 14-game win streak into regional

    Jacobs needs one more line to properly complete its boys basketball season résumé – a regional title.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Players say mentality doesn't change for playoffs

    Zach Knobloch’s mind shot straight back to last season. This year’s regional pairings came out, and, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Around Town: Woodstock Dolphins swim club on rise

    The Woodstock Dolphins swim team is enjoying some unprecedented recent success and looking forward to an even brighter future.
    March 1, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • High school basketball: Shot clock's time yet to arrive in Illinois

    Brandon Creason laughs about it now.In 2006, Creason, the Richmond-Burton boys basketball coach, hea ...
    March 1, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Chicago White Sox great Minnie Minoso dies

    CHICAGO - Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central takes 4th at dual team state

    BLOOMINGTON – With a 41-23 win against Lemont in the quarterfinals of the dual team state tournament at US Cellular Coliseum, Crystal Lake Central was ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Richmond-Burton graduate Nate Roberts hopes health catches up with hitting prowess

    The swing looks like something ideal for a “How to Hit” baseball video – fluid, efficient, accurate with the bottom hand on the bat and a high finish.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry's Braun finishes 8th, 11th at state

    WINNETKA – Kevin Braun's second trip to the boys swimming state meet didn't end with the times he would have liked, but it was a step forward for the ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Prep Zone: Marengo cross country's Kitty Allen All-State Academic honorable mention

    Marengo senior Kitty Allen separated herself as a runner by taking fourth place in the IHSA Class 2A Girls Cross Country State Meet last fall.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 7:10 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Eric BaroneCrystal Lake SouthSeniorWrestling1. What are three sports movies you can watch over and o ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • I’m Just Saying: Hampshire graduate Jake Goebbert

    Jake Goebbert returned to the ballpark last month, hoping to crack a major league roster. Goebbert is a nonroster invitee to spring training in Peoria ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Take 2: High school basketball season down to last 2 minutes

    The Class 3A and 4A boys basketball playoffs begin Monday with a full slate of games. Sports editor Jon Styf and sports reporter Mike DeFabo discuss. ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:15 pm
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