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  • High school wrestling: Richmond-Burton's Gavin Sutton is Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the weekGavin SuttonRichmond-Burton, sr.Sutton won his first state championship this past ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • High school girls basketball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes

    NORTHWEST HERALD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKAllison MichalskiDundee-Crown, sr., FMichalski routinely beat Bo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Johnsburg holds off Carmel to reach sectional championship game

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg girls basketball coach Brad Frey wiped his forehead and let out a giant sigh of relief after battling Carmel Tuesday in a Class ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central beats Fenton in 2A sectional for third consecutive trip to state

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central coach Justen Lehr assumes that at this point everyone in the state knows what they're getting against the Tigers, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, manager Joe Maddon on same page

    MESA, Ariz. – There’s nothing quite like a nice Italian dinner and a bottle of red to make things right.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs escapes with 42-41 win over McHenry

    ALGONQUIN — At the end of every practice, Jacobs boys basketball does a drill coach Jimmy Roberts calls the “80 percent drill.” The team shoots 25 fre ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo plays spoiler by handing Richmond-Burton critical KRC loss

    RICHMOND – Marengo realized its shot at the Kishwaukee River Conference title greatly faded a week earlier with a loss to Burlington Central.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks beat Minnesota Wild; Jonathan Toews scores hat trick

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their s ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • High school wrestling: Huntley falls to Wheeling in Rockford East Dual Team Sectional

    ROCKFORD – There were several Huntley wrestlers who wanted to make up for disappointments at last weekend's IHSA Individual State Meet in Champaign.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:59 pm
  • Ferrari drives home point in Chicago Cubs camp

    MESA, Ariz. – Another day, another wacky start to the Cubs’ daily workout.Once again, the star was T ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:32 pm
  • Sarley: Start planning your guided fishing trips

    I guess the best thing we can do during this period of no ice fishing and no open-water fishing is to start planning our outings for the upcoming seas ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • Big hit for Chicago Bulls, 'Benny's Day Off' connects online

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dancing on the roof, microphone in hand as he lip-synched to "Twist and Shout," Benny the Bull was putting on quite a performance as hi ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • PHOTOS: Boys basketball power rankings

    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • High school boys basketball: Defense lifts Alden-Hebron to victory in postseason opener

    ELGIN – "A win is a win."Alden-Hebron boys basketball coach Todd Mathis summed up his team's effort ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown's sectional upset bid falls short against Rockford Boylan

    HAMPSHIRE – Dundee-Crown's Allison Michalski walked off the court at Hampshire High School with reddened eyes, but her head held high after a dominati ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:52 pm
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