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  • Chicago Blackhawks acquire F Tomas Jurco in trade with Red Wings

    CHICAGO – The Blackhawks acquired forward Tomas Jurco in a trade with the Detroit Red Wings.The Hawk ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Chicago Bulls beat Phoenix Suns in overtime behind Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler

    CHICAGO – To Dwyane Wade, it felt like an otherworldly experience.There he was showing some of his o ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • High school boys basketball roundup: McHenry tops Hampshire to continue hot streak

    McHenry rode a big night from Gavin Markgraff to its fifth win in its past six games Friday with a 63-55 victory over Fox Valley Conference basketball ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge tops Huntley to clinch second place in FVC

    HUNTLEY – Closing posed no problem for Prairie Ridge, which adeptly handled the ball late against Huntley and scored its final 13 points either on lay ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Dundee-Crown, wins 3rd consecutive FVC title

    ALGONQUIN – Six-foot-nine Jacobs center Cameron Krutwig felt he started slowly in Tuesday’s one-point win over McHenry. 
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo uses suffocating defense to exact revenge on Woodstock

    MARENGO – What an enormous difference a month made for the Marengo boys basketball team.During the f ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op relay wins prelim heat, comes up short of advancing at state meet

    WINNETKA – The Cary-Grove co-op 200-yard freestyle relay team ran the gamut of emotions on the pool deck Friday evening at New Trier: confidence, exub ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:01 pm
  • Cubs' Heyward has hunger to keep learning, improving

    MESA, Ariz. – Jason Heyward returned to his locker Friday morning and peeled off his batting gloves after an early morning hitting session. 
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Cubs notes: Cubs, Strop agree to contract extension

    MESA, Ariz. – Pedro Strop’s career took a turn for the better when he was traded to the Cubs from the Baltimore Orioles in July 2013. 
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 7:52 pm
  • High school girls basketball: All-Kishwaukee River Conference team announced

    Johnsburg's girls basketball team – which finished 25-9 overall and in first place at 12-0 in the inaugural season of the Kishwaukee River Conference ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • Styf: Bruce Miles aboard for Chicago Cubs coverage

    You might have noticed something new in the Cubs coverage in our sports pages since pitchers and catchers reported for spring training.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge adjusts without leading scorer Kyle Loeding

    Brian Dorn always has stood out to Prairie Ridge boys basketball coach Corky Card as a player who belongs at the top of Wolves’ full-court press. 
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central not afraid of shot at No. 1 Washington

    Throughout the season, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr liked to joke that his team was the state’s “notable loss leaders,” referring ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op relay and senior Ethan Hare hope to improve at state

    Last year, the Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming relay teams seemed to give everything they had to reach the state meet. They accomplished that feat, get ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg bows out in sectional championship loss to Antioch

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg's girls basketball team played most of the season in the lead and as the aggressor, but the Class 3A Johnsburg Sectional champio ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:29 am
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