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  • High school wrestling: State tournament day two live updates

    Championship Semifinal matchups(Scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Friday)2A 106: Landen Pfeiffer (Marengo ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • High school wrestling: 17 local wrestlers win opening bouts at IHSA state championships

    CHAMPAIGN — Seventeen local wrestlers won their first bout at the IHSA wrestling finals at State Farm Center in Champaign. Crystal Lake Central's Lenn ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:36 am
  • High school girls gymnastics: Prairie Ridge eyes 3rd straight state championship

    There are a couple of things Prairie Ridge knows heading into the IHSA Girls Gymnastics State Meet on Friday and Saturday at Palatine High School.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:36 am
  • Butler lifts Bulls to victory over Celtics

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler and Isaiah Thomas should have plenty to talk about when they see each other in New Orleans this weekend.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:10 am
  • High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown rides 10th straight win to regional crown

    McHENRY – Crystal Lake South learned firsthand Thursday just how far Dundee-Crown's girls basketball team has come.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • Cubs embrace the benefits of a little ‘swagger’

    MESA, Ariz. – Anthony Rizzo is a ground-floor guy with the Cubs’ rebuilding program, so he knows of humble beginnings.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North falls to Carmel in 3A regional final

    CHICAGO – If the Woodstock North girls basketball team's season was going to end in Thursday's regional final, as it seemed it was going to, the Thund ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Cubs notes: Confident Contreras ready to work with ace Jon Lester

    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs ace Jon Lester is expected to meet the media Friday. One of the things he no doubt will be asked is working with a new catcher.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 7:17 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op's Babakhani aims for state 3 years after middle school attack

    “Hey Persian,” the boy yelled. Omid Babakhani tried to do the right thing. In Feb. 2014, as an eight ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Free agency brings mix of emotions for Cubs’ Arrieta

    MESA, Ariz. – Jake Arrieta is entering the point in his career that every athlete looks at with a flood of emotions and thoughts: the free-agent year, ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's regional title streak comes to an end with loss to Hononegah

    MACHESNEY PARK – Huntley's start to Wednesday's Class 4A Harlem Regional semifinal against Hononegah felt encouraging to 18-year coach Steve Raethz an ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:11 pm
  • High school wrestling: Individual state preview capsules

    Thirty-five local wrestlers qualified for the 2017 state tournament, which runs Thursday through Saturday in Champaign. Here is some information on ho ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:15 pm
  • No Cubs drama on deck for Maddon or Montero

    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon insists there is no problem between him and veteran catcher Miguel Montero.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:10 pm
  • High school wrestling: 35 from the area headed to state tournament

    Lenny Petersen came into high school wanting to be a four-time state champion. The dream of that feat, which has only been accomplished 15 times in st ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Huntley's David Ferrante is Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekDavid Ferrante, Huntley, Fr. 152Ferrante was the only local freshman to win a sec ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:27 pm
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