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  • High school football: Prairie Ridge sophomores have always stood out

    Sometimes, a football coach’s job is to scout the opposition in order to game plan against strengths or weaknesses.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Chicago Bears must be ready for Rams' 'D's different blend of physicality

    LAKE FOREST – Every team in the NFL is physical. It’s a descriptor we use because players and coaches use it. Bears coach John Fox calls football a “p ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • High school boys bowling: Johnsburg loses to Rockford Christian

    The Johnsburg boys bowling team lost to Rockford Christian, 3,257-3,160, in Big Northern Conference play Thursday at Raymond's Bowl in Johnsburg.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Marian Central's confidence soaring heading into state semifinal

    On its face, it was only one win. It didn’t clinch a conference title. It didn’t result in a tournam ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge players selfless in triple-option offense

    For Prairie Ridge’s Austen Ferbet, the Wolves’ triple-option attack took some getting used to.Ferbet ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Cary-Grove sends team to state tournament in style

    CARY – Cary-Grove High School sent off its volleyball team to the state tournament in style Thursday.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Anderson looks to quash rookie label

    LAKE FOREST – Once a touted draft prospect and always a dreamer, Jonathan Anderson expected so much of what happened Monday, from making plays to bein ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's Ali Andrews signs with Illinois

    HUNTLEY – When Huntley’s Ali Andrews first visited the University of Illinois campus two summers ago, she felt completely at home.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • High school volleyball: Cary-Grove success a family tradition

    As the final points unfolded in the Grayslake Central Supersectional and the Cary-Grove volleyball team inched closer to an appearance in the state to ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Steve Sarley: Wonder Lake's Tim Dusthimer shows talent for wildlife carving

    Being someone who cannot draw a straight line without the aid of a ruler, I have the ultimate respect for people with artistic ability.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • High school football: Q&A with Cary-Grove's Tyler Pennington, player of week

    Tyler Pennington, Cary-Grove, Jr., FB/LBHeight: 5-foot-11Weight: 210 poundsCary-Grove’s Tyler Pennin ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • Hub Arkush: High grades for Jay Cutler, Alshon Jeffery after Monday night win

    In trying to arrive at grades on individual Bears and the different units on each side of the ball for the Bears' 22-19 win over the Chargers Monday n ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Houston’s sacks help Bears finish Chargers

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The theme was simple and obvious. Back-to-back collapses on defense led to back-to-back divisional losses. And there the Bears’ de ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • High school boys bowling: McHenry tops Johnsburg

    The McHenry boys bowling team opened its season Tuesday with a 2,731-2,641 win over Johnsburg in nonconference play at Raymond's Bowl in Johnsburg.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • High school sports: Five area D-I pitchers highlight start of fall signing period

    Dundee-Crown’s Danny Denz decided 15 months ago he would do his college pitching with Memphis.Jacobs ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:19 am
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