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  • High school football: Prairie Ridge vs. Cary-Grove like a Bill Mack Bowl

    The football matchup between Prairie Ridge and Cary-Grove could be dubbed the Bill Mack Bowl.The tea ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • High school football: Previewing Friday's Week 1 games

    Northeastern Athletic ConferenceRockford Christian Life (10-1) at Alden-Hebron (5-5)When: 7 p.m. Fri ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge's 'Professor' Tieman helps lead defense

    Jon Tieman’s Prairie Ridge football teammates respectfully call him “The Professor,” a nickname given to the senior safety by Wolves defensive coordin ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Jake Peavy shuts down Cubs; Giants earn 1st win in season series

    SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey followed Brandon Belt's leadoff triple in the sixth with a go-ahead double, Jake Peavy won for the second time in six sta ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Bears QB Jay Cutler gets to know new receivers as injuries mount

    LAKE FOREST – If Saturday’s regular-season tune-up in Cincinnati is anything like Wednesday’s practice, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s top three wideo ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • High school boys soccer: Hampshire tops Marian Central 2-1 in physical match

    HAMPSHIRE – It may be the first week of the season, but Wednesday night's boys soccer match between Hampshire and Marian Central had a level of intens ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • High school girls golf: Dundee-Crown tops Prairie Ridge

    Kylie Kost shot a 48 to take medalist honors and lead Dundee-Crown to a 222-231 victory over Prairie Ridge in Fox Valley Conference play at Prairie Is ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • High school boys soccer: McHenry, Grayslake Central win

    Josh Burr scored two goals and had an assist to lead the McHenry boys soccer team to a 6-1 win over Belvidere in nonconference play at Belvidere.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • High school boys golf: Crystal Lake Central, Jacobs win

    The Crystal Lake Central boys golf team defeated Woodstock co-op 180-192 in Fox Valley Conference Fox Division play at Oak Grove Golf Course in Harvar ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Boys soccer: Hampshire vs Marian Central

    Hampshire takes on Marian Central during their boys soccer game on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Hampshire High School in Hampshire.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • High school girls tennis: Marengo, Woodstock tie

    MARENGO – If the girls tennis dual between Marengo and Woodstock on Wednesday was soccer, it might have been called a friendly.MARENGO – If the girls ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Jacobs boys 2nd at EIU Showdown

    The Jacobs boys cross country team finished in second place at the Eastern Illinois Showdown at Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Jacobs third at EIU Showdown

    Chloe Walsh finished in fourth place to lead the Jacobs girls cross country team to a third place finish at the Eastern Illinois Showdown at Greene Va ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • High school volleyball: Alden-Hebron tops Elgin Academy

    The Alden-Hebron girls volleyball team defeated Elgin Academy in three sets, 17-25, 25-23, 15-12, in nonconference play at Elgin.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Steve Sarley: Muskie fishing success ends with figure eight

    I can remember when I was being taught how to drive a car as a youth. OK, you can stop it right there. Don’t bother sending me your emails busting my ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:57 pm
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