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  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Eric BaroneCrystal Lake SouthSeniorWrestling1. What are three sports movies you can watch over and o ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • I’m Just Saying: Hampshire graduate Jake Goebbert

    Jake Goebbert returned to the ballpark last month, hoping to crack a major league roster. Goebbert is a nonroster invitee to spring training in Peoria ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Take 2: High school basketball season down to last 2 minutes

    The Class 3A and 4A boys basketball playoffs begin Monday with a full slate of games. Sports editor Jon Styf and sports reporter Mike DeFabo discuss. ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • On Campus: Crystal Lake South grad Bittenbender shows surprising power at UW-Parkside

    When he played baseball at Crystal Lake South, hitting home runs was not Troy Bittenbender’s forte.“ ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • White Sox pitching ace Chris Sale has foot fracture

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale has a fracture in his right foot and may miss opening day.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton beats Genoa-Kingston to win BNC East title

    GENOA – Richmond-Burton sophomore guard Jake Kaufman experienced a strong week of practice shooting leading up to Friday’s game at Genoa-Kingston.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Cary-Grove tops Grayslake Central

    CARY GROVE – Back and forth. Back and forth: only two points separated Cary-Grove and Grayslake Central at the start of the fourth quarter of their Fo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South downs Grayslake North

    CRYSTAL LAKE— As time wound down Friday and it became clear Crystal Lake South would walk away with an easy, 54-40, win over Grayslake North, a buzz s ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Dundee-Crown tops Crystal Lake Central

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The Dundee-Crown boys basketball team came into Friday's Fox Valley Conference crossover game against Crystal Lake Central without a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry's Braun qualifies for two consolation finals at state

    WINNETKA – Swimmers do everything they can, from tapering workouts to shaving heads and legs, to make sure their bodies are ready to perform in the mo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Prairie Ridge for unofficial FVC title

    ALGONQUIN — After a three-point loss to Zion-Benton on Dec. 27, Jacobs boys basketball coach Jimmy Roberts issued a simple, yet stiff challenge to his ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Hampshire tops McHenry

    HAMPSHIRE – Friday’s game against McHenry was the first for Hampshire since coach Bob Barnett announced he was retiring at the end of the season. If F ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Bishop, Stamkos key Lightning's win over Hawks

    TAMPA, Fla. – Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawk ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Butler leads Bulls past Timberwolves

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls got a positive update on Derrick Rose, and then used another big night by Jimmy Butler to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Game called after water pipe bursts

    HUNTLEY – After a 35-minute halftime delay of Friday’s Fox Valley Conference boys basketball crossover game between Huntley and Woodstock after a wate ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:42 pm
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