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  • 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 ...
    NEW: Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • 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. 
    NEW: Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • 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 ...
    NEW: Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:36 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. 24, 2017 - 8:09 pm
  • 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
  • Patrick Kane's hat trick leads Chicago Blackhawks past Arizona Coyotes

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes, 6-3, Thursday night ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. shows high baseball IQ

    MESA, Ariz. – Call it what you will: baseball acumen, baseball IQ or baseball sense.Some players are ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:15 pm
  • Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago ju ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:11 pm
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