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  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Matt Byrne back on diamond, healthy again

    Matt Byrne treated a ground ball to the shortstop in February like any other at bat.“I always run ev ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Cary's Aimee Suyko throws ceremonial first pitch at Cubs game

    CHICAGO – Before she stepped onto the grass at Wrigley Field to throw a ceremonial first pitch Friday afternoon, Aimee Suyko’s son Parker had some wor ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Cary's Kyle Irlbacker wins MCJGA's Cary Open in playoff

    CARY – With pressure mounting as the sudden-death playoff went on Friday at Cary Country Club, Kyle Irlbacker remained unfazed.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • MCYSA baseball tourney going strong in 22nd season

    If you happen to notice a large increase in young baseball players walking around the Crystal Lake area in the coming weeks, don’t be alarmed.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Notebook: Defense strong, music playing at Bears' first practice

    BOURBONNAIS – At 9:52 a.m. Friday, the Bears broke a huddle and began team drills, 11-on-11s, what the fans want to see, and a giant roar came from th ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Bostic ready to do whatever Bears tell him to

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • First Wrigley Field hit a relief for Hampshire's Goebbert

    CHICAGO – San Diego manager Bud Black sat in the visitors’ dugout at Wrigley Field wearing a Padres cap and a black eye.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Padres' Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

    CHICAGO – Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Goebbert tries to be more than Padres farmhand

    Jake Goebbert stood in the cramped Wrigley Field visitors’ clubhouse Thursday afternoon before the final game of the San Diego Padres’ 3-game series w ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Houston, Mundy already impressed

    BOURBONNAIS – If training camp is like going back to school for the veterans and the first day of school for the rookies, it’s a mix of the two for ve ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Johnsburg native Clay Guida to fight Saturday on UFC on Fox 12

    No. 7-ranked UFC featherweight and Johnsburg native Clay Guida will take on Dennis Bermudez (No. 12) as part of the UFC on Fox 12 main card at 7 p.m. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Algonquin's Ramsett, Cary's DePrey fall in Chick Evans Junior Am quarterfinals

    ITASCA – The 18th hole in the 34th Chick Evans Junior Amateur Championship had given Jack Ramsett fits throughout the first three days of competition ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Raue Center’s President’s Golf Classic Sold-out event makes 3 in a row!

    Raue Center for the Arts scored a hole in one for record-setting at the 3rd Annual President’s Golf Classic July 14. This year’s Classic garnered a ne ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Palmer enters camp as No. 2 QB ahead of Clausen

    BOURBONNAIS – One year ago in the same room we sat in on Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University, Phil Emery put his trust in Josh McCown to be the Be ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:35 am
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