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  • SARLEY: Fox River catfish "fish of a lifetime" for LITH fisherman

    When you hear someone refer to a swimming creature as a “fish of a lifetime,” I’ll bet your mind immediately starts to envision a 10-pound bass or wal ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • High school girls soccer insider: Marian Central's Erika Dacanay is athlete of the week, power rankings, playoff notes and games to watch

    Athlete of the weekErika Dacanay, Marian Central, Jr. Fwd.After missing postseason play the past two ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Barrington Hills crash kills man, injures former Bears players

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Police have identified the Barrington Hills man who died after a crash Monday, as well as the two former Chicago Bears players who ...
    May 18, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • High school baseball: Hampshire, Prairie Ridge, Johnsburg and Harvard win

    Cary-Grove missed its shot to clinch a share of the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division baseball championship for the second consecutive day.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs girls soccer falls to Hononegah, 0-2

    Jacobs girls soccer falls to Hononegah, 0-2 ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • PHOTOS: Huntley girls soccer defeats Dundee-Crown, 7-0

    Huntley will play Hononegah on Friday for the Class 3A Huntley Regional final ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Crystal Lake South and Cary-Grove advance to regional final

    CARY – Crystal Lake South and Cary-Grove didn't show any signs of looking past their regional semifinals Tuesday, winning in identically dominant fash ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Richmond-Burton shuts out Belvidere to advance to regional title

    HAMPSHIRE – There were parts of Tuesday's Class 2A Hampshire Regional semifinal that were familiar, but also presented a scenario that the Richmond-Bu ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Cary-Grove tops Deerfield

    Tyler Forney had six goals and four assists on Tuesday to lead the Cary-Grove boys lacrosse team to a 19-7 nonconference win over Deerfield in Cary.Ty ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Jacobs grad Bret Mooney will transfer from Colgate football

    Former Jacobs quarterback Bret Mooney has left Colgate and is looking for another school at which to play football.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Crystal Lake Central falls to Vernon Hills in regional

    The Crystal Lake Central girls soccer team let a one-goal lead at halftime slip away Tuesday in a 2-1 defeat to Vernon Hills in a Class 2A Vernon Hill ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • High school softball: Alden-Hebron, Richmond-Burton, Cary-Grove, Jacobs, Huntley, Dundee-Crown and Woodstock North win

    The Alden-Hebron softball team came back from a two-run deficit in the first inning Tuesday to win a Class 1A Westminster Christian Regional semifinal ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Huntley headed to regional final, Jacobs falls

    HUNTLEY – Although they led 2-0 heading into halftime, the message coach Kris Grabner conveyed to his team was simple, 2-0 is a dangerous lead.
    May 17, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake Central tops Marian Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central was unable to produce a run with the bases loaded in the bottom of the first on Tuesday, but the way the Tigers ha ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • 2016 Buzzer Beater of the Year

    The Northwest Herald will be hosting the 2015-16 Most Valuable Athletes award show at the Woodstock Opera House on the evening of June 7.
    May 17, 2016 - 6:56 pm
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