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  • High school football: IHSA schools will vote on new playoff system

    In late October, the Illinois High School Association announced 16 bylaw amendment proposals. On Mon ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Big Northern East preview

    Big Northern Conference East DivisionHarvardCoach: Donnie Nolen (third season).Last year’s record: 1 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Fox Valley Conference Valley Division preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Valley DivisionCary-GroveCoach: Ralph Schuetzle (11th season).Last year’s reco ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Fox Valley Conference Fox Division preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Rich Czeslawski (ninth season).Last yea ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs brings back talented team

    The list of needs for Jacobs boys basketball team is short.The Golden Eagles have experience, with t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Bears win more, play worse

    Yes, the Bears’ two-game winning streak that’s moved their record to 5-6 has pushed them back into legitimate mathematical consideration for a playoff ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Hansen, Miller lift Canucks over Blackhawks

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jannik Hansen scored the first hat trick of his career Sunday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Blackhawks, 4-1 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago Bears' Stephen Paea stands out with 2 sacks

    CHICAGO – There are times Stephen Paea feels underappreciated – not by his Bears teammates, but instead, by the opposing offensive linemen Paea spends ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Crystal Lake's Jauch sets record at World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships

    Crystal Lake's Erin Jauch not only won the women’s double mini trampoline gold medal at the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, but she also ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears winning more but getting worse

    Yes, the Bears' two-game winning streak that’s moved their record to 5-6 has pushed them back into legitimate mathematical consideration for a playoff ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Lovie Smith makes return as Buccaneers visit Bears

    LAKE FOREST – The previous time Lovie Smith coached in Chicago, the Bears came away with a loss.He w ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Lovie’s return could spell trouble for Chicago

    If Sunday’s meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers comes down to Lovie Smith and/or Josh McCown, the Bears could be in trouble.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Girls basketball roundup: Huntley edges St. Viator at Dundee-Crown tourney

    The Huntley girls basketball team stayed undefeated with a 47-46 victory over St. Viator on Saturday at the Dundee-Crown Thanksgiving Tournament in Ca ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Take 2: The blowouts continue for Cary-Grove, but would state title game loss ruin it?

    Cary-Grove defeated Libertyville on Saturday, 41-7, advancing to the state title game for the third time in six years. It sets up a rematch of the 200 ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op's Tarazi 5th at IHSA final in 200 IM

    EVANSTON – It was not the result Crystal Lake co-op’s Valerie Tarazi wanted or dreamed about, but taking fifth in the 200-yard individual medley and n ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:28 am
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