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  • Q&A with Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein

    MESA, Ariz. – Theo Epstein is fresh off presiding over his third World Series championship. Epstein won two with the Boston Red Sox, breaking an 86-ye ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • Russell adjusts to newfound fame

    MESA, Ariz. – Not many 22-year-olds get handed the key to their home city.That happened this offseas ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County high school wrestlers compete at state meet

    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • PHOTOS: Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics on Day 1 of state meet

    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • For Lester, Contreras, it’s all about repetition

    MESA, Ariz. – Left-hander Jon Lester comes to Cubs spring training with a lot of credibility.He won ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • High school wrestling: Four advance to state final matches

    CHAMPAIGN – Marian Central junior Anthony Randazzo’s first trip to the state tournament, as a freshman two years ago, ended after one match: a narrow ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs downs Prairie Ridge, grabs hold of FVC lead

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Maybe a loss wasn’t such a bad thing after all.That’s what Jacobs boys basketball coa ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Woodstock once again turns away Woodstock North in rivalry matchup

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock's Evan Bridges walked up to coach Al Baker in a pivotal moment against Woodstock North in the fourth quarter on Friday and offer ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:23 pm
  • Prairie Ridge to rehire Kelly MacDonald as girls cross country coach; Crystal Lake co-op girls swim coach resigns

    Prairie Ridge is set to hire Kelly MacDonald as the head girls cross country coach, pending District 155 school board approval at its monthly meeting ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:08 pm
  • 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
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