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  • Hub Arkush's preview of Super Bowl LI: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

    HOUSTON – Of all the game previews I’ve written this season, this matchup between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI is by ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • High school cheerleading: Crystal Lake Central takes 7th in Medium Team division

    BLOOMINGTON – With the stage set and the lights shining bright Saturday at Bloomington’s U.S. Cellular Coliseum, the Crystal Lake Central cheerleading ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 2A Woodstock North Regional

    WOODSTOCK – Brock Montford’s gnarly left index finger – with the 1-inch scar and the still-swollen lower knuckle – is covered with a protective wrap w ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: McHenry, Huntley, Prairie Ridge win FVC games

    McHenry’s Madi Kaempf celebrated her senior day with 20 points Saturday as the Warriors defeated Jacobs, 48-35, in their Fox Valley Conference girls b ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Van Riemsdyk scores late, Blackhawks beat Stars

    DALLAS – Trevor van Riemsdyk put in a rebound with 4:03 left to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Saturday night.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 10:22 pm
  • High school girls bowling roundup: Marengo's Secor, Anthony advance to Belvidere Sectional

    Marengo’s Leah Secor and Megan Anthony advanced as individuals from the IHSA Boylan Bowling Regional on Saturday to next week’s Belvidere Sectional.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Cary-Grove tops Hampshire to keep FVC title up for grabs

    HAMPSHIRE – Cary-Grove girls basketball coach Rod Saffert stomped his feet and pumped his fists as the final seconds ticked away, and the Trojans hand ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 7:50 pm
  • ​High school wrestling: Huntley wins 1st regional team title

    ALGONQUIN – It has been a year of firsts for the Huntley wrestling team.After capturing its first Fo ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 6:53 pm
  • High school wrestling: McHenry 3rd in regional with 3 champs; Dundee-Crown, Crystal Lake South each have a champion

    FOX LAKE – It's easy to understand why McHenry freshman Jaden Glauser oozes confidence when he's on the wrestling mat.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 6:42 pm
  • High school boys basketball: McHenry hands Prairie Ridge first FVC loss

    McHENRY – McHenry sensed what could be coming from Prairie Ridge.As well as the Warriors had played ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • High school hockey: D155 Predators defeat Evanston

    Four players scored for the D155 Predators in a 4-1 win Friday at Evanston. Nick Michelsen (Crystal Lake Central), Cory Zordan (Prairie Ridge), Dylan ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs rolls past Hampshire

    Jacobs' 6-foot-9 center Cameron Krutwig tossed in 16 points to lead the Golden Eagles to a 66-25 victory over Hampshire in their Fox Valley Conference ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg wins KRC; Marengo beats Richmond-Burton

    The Johnsburg girls basketball team defeated Woodstock North, 58-44, Friday to finish the first season of the Kishwaukee River Conference as league ch ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Benet defeats Marian Central with big 2nd half

    WOODSTOCK – As hot as Marian Central was in the first half Friday night, connecting on better than 60 percent of its field goal attempts, Benet was eq ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:13 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Cary-Grove outlasts Crystal Lake Central in double overtime

    CARY – With his team trailing by one point in the final seconds of regulation, Cary-Grove forward Matt McCumber drove the lane and drew a foul. The Tr ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:08 pm
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