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  • Cubs' slump gets critical in 2nd straight NLCS shutout loss

    LOS ANGELES – The Cubs' powerful lineup is getting silenced in the NL Championship Series.With every ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Jacobs advances to regional final with win over Cary-Grove

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jacobs' Noah Melick couldn’t see the ball. Teammate Noah Perrone crossed a ball from the right side of the box, and Melick was sandwich ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County resident hosts parties, fundraisers in Cubs man cave

    Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair.“I ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Marian Central beats Benet, wins East Suburban Catholic title

    Marian Central captured the East Suburban Catholic Conference girls volleyball championship Tuesday with an 18-25, 25-23, 25-23 victory over Benet in ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Dundee-Crown upsets top-seeded Streamwood in regional semifinal

    Junior midfielder Mario Solano scored the go-ahead goal Tuesday to lead Dundee-Crown to a 4-3 upset victory against No. 1 Streamwood in a Class 3A Str ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Crystal Lake Central tops Sterling in regional semifinal

    STERLING – Crystal Lake Central’s Gustavo Costa went down in the penalty box in the 52nd minute, and Ryan Nottoli turned that into the winning goal Tu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Johnsburg falls in regional semifinal; Eastland steps down as boys coach

    ANTIOCH – Shortly after his team dropped a 4-0 decision to Grayslake Central in a Class 2A Antioch boys soccer regional semifinal Tuesday, Johnsburg c ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:51 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Huntley wins regional semifinal over Rockford Auburn

    ROCKFORD – For the first 20 minutes of Tuesday's Class 3A Guilford Regional semifinal, Huntley missed chance after clear chance in front of goal: a sh ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:39 pm
  • High School Football: PR, C-G, Johnsburg hold spots high in state polls

    Class 8ASchool W-L Pts. Prev.1. Loyola (9) 8-0 90 12. Brother Rice 8-0 81 23. Homewood-Flossmoor 8-0 ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • High school boys soccer insider: Johnsburg' Logan Andersen is athlete of the week; power rankings; more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKLogan AndersenJohnsburg, sr. MAnderson scored a pair of crucial game-winning goal ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • High School Football Podcast: Week 9 game-by-game breakdown and picks

    We've made it to the final week of the regular season in McHenry County high school football. In this week's podcast, Northwest Herald sports reporter ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • High school baseball: Dundee-Crown's Erik Hedmark commits to Northern Illinois as junior

    What Dundee-Crown baseball coach Jon Anderson observed two years ago with Erik Hedmark was poise belying his age.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears show flashes of good, lots of inconsistency in review of Jacksonville Jaguars game

    There are weeks when watching the tape of the Bears’ most recent game three or four times to write this column feels like a punishment of some kind.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • High school football: Ahsmann will step down as CL South coach

    One of the toughest guys who will ever coach in the Fox Valley Conference is stepping down.Crystal L ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • High school football: It's all on the line for Woodstock in Week 9

    Amari Wade took a handoff, spun off a defender, crossed the end zone and fell on top of one of his linemen. The Woodstock running back pushed himself ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:28 pm
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