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  • Healthy Porter provides glimpses of old self

    BOURBONNAIS – Tracy Porter will have plays in training camp that make him feel like he’s almost back to who he was.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Rizzo homers in 4th straight game, Cubs beat Brewers

    MILWAUKEE – Anthony Rizzo is on a roll and he's bringing his Cubs along for the ride.The first basem ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Cabrera, Ramirez homer as White Sox beat Yankees

    CHICAGO – The White Sox offense is coming around.So is pitcher John Danks.Melky Cabrera and Alexei R ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Take 2: What’s contributing to the decline in youth sports participation?

    Earlier this week, Northwest Herald reporters Lindsay Efflandt and Alex Ortiz reported on how the national decline in participation in youth sports is ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • I’m Just Saying: Prairie Ridge graduate Shane Evans

    Football season is rapidly approaching. On Wednesday, Northern Illinois University will open camp. Prairie Ridge graduate Shane Evans is one of severa ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • High school football: FVC enters final season before departures

    Jeff Schroeder has coached underdog football teams his entire career, so yes, he’s certainly looking forward to Woodstock North moving to the new Kish ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • High school football: Northwest Herald position rankings – Offensive linemen

    Ranking the top local offensive linemen entering the 2015 season:1. Fred Bush Richmond-Burton, sr. ( ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Youth baseball: Huntley takes 3rd after loss to Puerto Rico in 11U division of MCYSA tourney

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Facing one another for the second time in three days at the McHenry County Youth Sports Association Summer International Championships, ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Hammel, Rizzo lead Cubs past Brewers

    MILWAUKEE – Jason Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Teixeira homers from both sides as Yanks rout White Sox

    CHICAGO – Mark Teixeira homered from both sides of the plate for the record 14th time, hitting his 10th grand slam and a two-run homer that led the Ne ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Trio annual safety battle

    BOURBONNAIS – Vic Fangio has enough to sort out as he tries to put together the front seven of his 3-4 defense, but the safety position isn’t set in s ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Energy, hitting come and go as Lake In The Hills Thunder 15U eliminated at MCYSA

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Throughout the McHenry County Youth Sports Association Summer International Championships, Lake In The Hills Thunder 15U’s hitters live ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Royal goes high, Jenkins and Long go hard

    BOURBONNAIS – Not every NFL training camp is the same. Different teams bring their own nuance to camp, but there is a rhythm to these camps that is co ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • LITH Thunder plays ITB Chill in MCYSA Baseball

    LITH Thunder plays ITB Chill in MCYSA Baseball on Friday, July 31, 2015 at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake.
    July 31, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • On Campus: Johnsburg grad Bruce Carpenter now at Chadron State

    When Bruce Carpenter reported to work this week at NCAA Division II Chadron State College, the surroundings were quite familiar.
    July 31, 2015 - 7:49 pm
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