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  • Samardzija can't hold on, White Sox lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – Jeff Samardzija struck out Miguel Cabrera with the bases loaded in the eighth inning — but as big as that moment seemed, there was another p ...
    June 28, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Around Town: Local swimmers take to open waters

    Down and back, down and back, is a routine that competitive swimmers experience countless times during pool workouts.
    June 28, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Marengo's Ben Volkening itching to get back on the basketball court

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ben Volkening sat on Marengo's bench Friday at Gator Alley, cheering on his teammates at the Crystal Lake South-Gary Collins Shootout a ...
    June 28, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Nate Roberts’ long road back

    Richmond-Burton graduate Nate Roberts went from star athlete in high school, to big league prospect, to an injury-riddled stint in the minor leagues. ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Northwest Herald All-Area Baseball Team

    Northwest Herald All-Area First Team P–Danny Denz, Dundee-Crown, Jr. Denz is a tough lefty, who was ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs' Jamie Murray is Northwest Herald Coach of the Year

    The group of participants in the Class 4A baseball state tournament was like a visual test given in school asking: “Which one does not belong?”
    June 27, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • White Sox-Tigers game postponed by rain

    DETROIT – Robin Ventura and the White Sox were trying to figure out a way to stop Miguel Cabrera.The ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Cardinals beat Chicago Cubs to become first team to 50 wins

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cubs 8-1 on Saturday night to become the first major le ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake South's Garrett Bright is the Northwest Herald Player of the Year

    Crystal Lake South baseball coach Brian Bogda made some personnel moves late in the season with the long-term future in mind.
    June 27, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Northwest Herald senior sports reporter Joe Stevenson sits down with three local high school athletes in this week's Prep Zone Pop Quiz.
    June 27, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • Take 2: Prep predictions for 2015-16

    Last week, we talked about who the best teams were of last year. This week, Northwest Herald sports editor Jon Styf and assistant sports editor Tom Cl ...
    June 29, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • I'm Just Saying with Harvard grad, NBA associate Zach Fiegel

    After graduating from Northern Illinois University in May, Harvard native Zach Fiegel began a year-long associate program with the NBA. The experience ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Cardinals beat Cubs on error in 10th

    ST. LOUIS – Peter Bourjos scored the winning run from third on a throwing error by Mike Baxter in the 10th inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • On Campus: Huntley grad Mark Skonieczny learns during Illinois' 50-win baseball season

    Mark Skonieczny’s freshman baseball season at the University of Illinois included appearances in 13 games with nine at-bats.
    June 26, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • High school girls softball: Dundee-Crown's Tracy Beatty Northwest Herald Coach of the Year

    The excitement – and the results – started early for the Dundee-Crown softball team. After going win ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:21 pm
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