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  • Davis brings heat, calmness as closer

    The same caution that applies to financial services applies to major league bullpens: Past performance is no guarantee of future success.
    March 20, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Woodstock North shuts out Harvard in KRC

    Woodstock North sophomore Taylor Prerost scored three goals, and senior Daniela Miranda added a goal and an assist as the Thunder defeated Harvard, 5- ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • High school boys baseball roundup: McHenry's Bobby Miller fans 9 in 4 innings, beats Antioch

    McHenry right-hander Bobby Miller struck out nine batters over four innings Monday as the Warriors won their baseball season opener, 10-0, over host A ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Woodstock North's Ellie Thurow throws no-hitter vs. Round Lake

    Woodstock North pitcher Ellie Thurow threw a no-hitter in an 8-0 nonconference win over Round Lake on Monday in Woodstock. Thurow struck out 15 and wa ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake South tops Palatine with run in 7th

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South baseball coach Brian Bogda thought about a squeeze bunt in the bottom of the seventh inning with the score tied and ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake Central loses to Belvidere; tying run thrown out at home in 7th

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central catcher Jess Cruz hit a hot grounder up the middle, and coach Brian Strombom waved outfielder Mickey Helm around t ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:23 pm
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake South edges Richmond-Burton in 8 innings

    RICHMOND – Crystal Lake South softball coach Scott Busam stopped to catch his breath after his team's season-opening nonconference softball game again ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Lake South Wins Home Opener

    Crystal Lake South wins hHome opener over Palatine 3-2. ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • At University of Illinois, Brad Underwood already feels at home

    CHAMPAIGN – Brad Underwood is back home.Although the 53-year-old was born in McPherson, Kansas, Illi ...
    March 20, 2017 - 7:12 pm
  • Blackhawks strike fast in third, rally past Avs

    CHICAGO – After a sluggish start, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks stormed back late with a rapid-fire rally to strengthen their grip on firs ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • How his blue-collar roots help Kyle Schwarber stay connected to Middletown, Ohio, and grounded in Chicago

    Few things can evoke images of middle America as a city called Middletown. Middletown, Ohio, nestled in southwest Ohio between Cincinnati and Dayton, ...
    March 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Kyle Schwarber's hometown connection to Babe Ruth

    Two home runs. Two common threads. In October 2015, Kyle Schwarber hit a mammoth home run to help th ...
    March 19, 2017 - 9:06 pm
  • Men's basketball: Prairie Ridge alum Michael Bradshaw thrives as Cornerstone's sixth man

    Michael Bradshaw’s basketball season didn’t start exactly as he had planned.“Coming into this year, ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:25 am
  • High school baseball: McHenry's Bobby Miller focusing on final high school season, not MLB dreams

    The attention is coming, whether McHenry senior Bobby Miller is ready or not. Every time he steps o ...
    March 22, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • PHOTOS: Five baseball players to watch

    Mike Addante, Jacobs, sr., CFThe left-handed-hitting leadoff man wreaked havoc with his speed for th ...
    March 19, 2017 - 5:46 pm
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