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  • High school wrestling: Dundee-Crown's Isiah Ziegler makes weight, makes comeback

    When Isiah Ziegler and his Dundee-Crown wrestling teammates left Carpentersville for Whitewater, Wisconsin, in December, the junior knew exactly how m ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Red Raiders get back to winning ways

    McHENRY – It was a weird feeling.Huntley came into Wednesday’s Fox Valley Conference girls basketbal ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Jacobs, Woodstock pick up wins

    The Dundee-Crown girls basketball team picked up a 52-25 win over Crystal Lake Central on Wednesday in Carpentersville to remain in second place in th ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Hampshire tops Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hampshire's Rachel Dumoulin jumped the passing lane, tipped the ball into the air, turned around and joined a scrum of teammates on the ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:20 pm
  • High school football: Oladipo signs with Illinois; area athletes make commitments official on Signing Day

    HUNTLEY – When Illinois football coach Lovie Smith came to Huntley in late November, just days after the Illini’s final game of the season, he and Ler ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • High school wrestling: Harvard's Brandon Most is Athlete of the Week, power rankings, notes and regional assignments

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Brandon Most, Harvard, sr., 285 pounds Most had the Hornets’ only pin in a dec ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Cary-Grove slips past McHenry

    McHENRY – Cary-Grove guard Zach Beaugureau was silent most of the game on offense, yet still managed to have the last word.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs pulls away from Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At this point, Jacobs believes it's going to get everyone's best shot. As the Golden Eagles have gained success as a boys basketball pr ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock knocks off Marengo; Richmond-Burton, Prairie Ridge win

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock's Mikey Gardner scored 22 points as the Blue Streaks knocked Marengo out of a tie for first place in the Kishwaukee River Confer ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Johnsburg beats Harvard; Cary-Grove loses to St. Charles North

    Aannah Interrante scored 16 points in Johnsburg’s 62-18 victory over Harvard on Tuesday in Harvard. Interrante scored all 16 points in the first quart ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Huntley tops Dundee-Crown, ends skid

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Trailing by four points, and playing catch-up most of the game, Huntley needed someone to step up offensively. On Tuesday that would ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Women's college basketball: McHenry County College loses to Waubonsee Community College

    Quixmia Washington scored 19 points for McHenry County College in a 76-55 loss to Waubonsee Community College on Tuesday in Sugar Grove. Harvard High ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Woodstock beats Harlem in dual meet

    Matt Zinnen and Jeremy Wolf each won two events in Woodstock co-op’s 90-80 victory over Harlem in a dual meet Tuesday in Woodstock. Woodstock won seve ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 7:40 pm
  • High school football: McHenry RB Gio Purpura, other local athletes ready to sign

    Gio Purpura had a strong résumé with some eye-catching highlights to sell to prospective colleges. ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Northwest Herald Boys Basketball Power Rankings: Jan. 31

    Check out the top five boys hoops teams in the area ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:09 am
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