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  • High school girls soccer: Local teams kick off Random Acts of Kindness Week, as boys teams did in fall

    Those 2,500 girls wearing capes this weekend aren’t superheroes. Well, for a day they will be. On Su ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 3:50 pm
  • Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

    DETROIT – Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, died on Friday, according ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton holds off Johnsburg

    RICHMOND – When things got tight in the fourth quarter, Richmond-Burton’s players never lost their composure.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Woodstock falls to Burlington Central; Notre Dame tops Marian Central

    BOYS BASKETBALLBurlington Central 83, Woodstock 73: At Burlington, Matt Shook led five Woodstock pla ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Vic Ortiz scores record 45, leads Woodstock North past Harvard

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock North’s Vic Ortiz failed to make any 3-pointers in a loss to Marengo on Tuesday. He made up for it Friday, draining eight 3s and ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley defeats Crystal Lake South to earn share of 4th straight FVC title

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley girls basketball team figured its chance for a fourth straight Fox Valley Conference title had slipped away after consecutive lo ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs rallies to beat Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Jacobs boys basketball team showed Friday why it is having such a successful season and seems poised for a long postseason run. The ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Football: Cary-Grove grad Alex Kube's toxicology report likely to take 2 weeks

    Alex Kube left a legacy as a top-flight athlete and sports trainer, along with one as a person who enjoyed life and wanted others to do the same.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • Baseball: Hampshire grad Jake Goebbert starts anew with Arizona Diamondbacks

    Jake Goebbert described his 2016 baseball season as “tumultuous.”Goebbert went through spring traini ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:37 pm
  • On Campus: Johnsburg grad Bruce Carpenter named QBs coach at St. Thomas in Minnesota

    Moving is a necessary evil for college football coaches. Bruce Carpenter and his family have experienced plenty of that.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Meet Hub Arkush and the Pro Football Weekly team on Wednesday at Crystal Lake Rib House

    Pro Football Weekly and the Crystal Lake Rib House invite you to meet Pro Football Weekly's Hub Arkush and team as they discuss the upcoming NFL draft ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo sinks Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Marengo sophomore Erin Haeflinger had only three points at halftime, but it wasn’t her offense that Indians coach Nick Rode praised after ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • High School Football: Former Cary-Grove star Alex Kube dies at 29

    The football programs of Cary-Grove and Rockford East were shaken Thursday morning with the news that Alex Kube was dead at age 29.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North falls to Burlington Central

    WOODSTOCK – Mike Lewis had to like where his team was at halftime.A seven-point halftime lead over B ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Richmond-Burton tops Harvard

    KC Davids scored 10 points and led the Richmond-Burton girls basketball team past Harvard, 48-15, Thursday in Richmond. Brooke Legnaioli shot 3 for 3 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:13 pm
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