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  • Golf: Huntley's Mendonca, Cary-Grove's Reid, Marian Central's Mercurio and Dundee-Crown's Anderson win

    LAKEWOOD – Andrew Mendonca was hoping to complete 18 holes in the McHenry County Junior Golf Association Turnberry Open, but, instead, he had to settl ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's 3-putt

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson.
    June 21, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Arrieta pitches shutout, Fowler hits slam, Cubs beat Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – After botching an easy comebacker to the mound in the third inning, Jake Arrieta made certain he never lost control of the game.
    June 21, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Gordon Beckham's HR gives White Sox win over Texas in 11

    CHICAGO – Along with many of the White Sox hitters, Gordon Beckham hasn't been pleased with his lack of offensive production.
    June 21, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake's Shannon Schroeder wins women's title in Illinois Championship Triathlon

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 500 athletes participated in the second annual Illinois Championship Triathlon on Sunday at Three Oaks Recreation Center. Nine di ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Around Town: Crush Tidal Waves 15uJS softball team proud of comeback, 2nd-place state finish

    Despite losing in the finals of the USSSA Heritage Classic State Championship June 13 and 14 in Joliet, the Crush Tidal Waves 15uJS girls fastpitch so ...
    June 21, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Jones, 19, makes history with win in Joliet

    JOLIET – It was a good week to be Erik Jones.Tuesday, you win a short-track race in Berlin, Michigan ...
    June 21, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • High school boys basketball: College interest in Richmond-Burton's Joey St. Pierre grows

    Joey St. Pierre’s phone started buzzing Monday morning at 4:20 a.m. with numbers he had never seen and area codes hardly recognized – 615; 208; 734; 7 ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Freeman to represent SIU at USA Outdoor Championships

    Having success on a national stage has allowed Southern Illinois University shot putter Josh Freeman to get to know one of track and field’s legendary ...
    June 21, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Castro lifts Cubs in 10 innings

    MINNEAPOLIS – Starlin Castro atoned for a costly error the previous night with a two-run single in the in the 10th inning Saturday, helping the Cubs t ...
    June 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • White Sox end 8-game skid, beat Rangers

    CHICAGO – The White Sox mustered just enough offense, and their bullpen hung on for the team's first victory in 10 days.
    June 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Northwest Herald 2015 Spring Prep Athletes of the Year

    Meet the 2015 spring Northwest Herald Prep Athletes of the Year. ...
    July 2, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Take 2: Looking back on the high school sports school year

    Another school year of prep sports is over, and we have begun our series of spring athlete of the year stories. Northwest Herald sports editor Jon Sty ...
    June 20, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • High school boys track and field: McHenry's Jesse Reiser Northwest Herald athlete of the year

    Jesse Reiser’s reaction to losing his final high school race – the only loss he incurred in cross country or track as a senior – probably was not the ...
    June 20, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Chris KatrenickYear: JuniorSchool: JacobsSport: Football1. If you had the Stanley Cup for a day, wha ...
    June 20, 2015 - 7:59 pm
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