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  • High school girls swimming: Crystal Lake co-op's Tarazi makes state with two pool record swims

    ST. CHARLES – With a banged up knee, Crystal Lake co-op’s Valerie Tarazi and her coach Stephanie Wozny were a little nervous heading into the St. Char ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • High school football: Marian Central falls to Montini in playoffs for sixth straight year

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central coach Ed Brucker did not want his last game to be against Montini. His team had been knocked out of the Class 5A playoffs b ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • High school football: Niemeyer kept Marian Central in game against Montini

    WOODSTOCK – Nearly halfway through Saturday’s Class 5A quarterfinal football matchup, Montini held a 17-0 lead over Marian Central. Heads were hanging ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove beats Geneva in 7A quarterfinal

    CARY – Cary-Grove’s offense was thrilled to get the ball back as defensive back Zach McQuade thwarted Geneva’s drive with his third interception.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • DeFabo: Cary-Grove responds to first adversity of season

    CARY— Cary-Grove entered the grey brick alumni building for halftime Saturday in an unfamiliar situation: a football game.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove's McQuade has become key defensive specialist

    CARY –At the halfway mark of the regular season, Cary-Grove's Zach McQuade switched from a two-way threat to a defensive specialist.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Kaufman: Marian Central's best bet is hiring Dirk Stanger

    WOODSTOCK — Another Marian Central playoff clash with Montini began bursting with optimism.The sun p ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Marian Central grad Streveler in viral ice cream bar photo

    Marian Central grad Chris Streveler, a quarterback at Minnesota, was caught by the ABC camera on Saturday next to a Minnesota staffer who was eating a ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • High school football: Montini beats Marian Central 23-13

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central's season ended the same way that the past five had ended, with a loss to Montini.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove beats Geneva 44-26

    CARY – Geneva took the momentum into halftime. But Cary-Grove struck first in the second half. Matt ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • Franzen, Tatar lift Red Wings over Blackhawks

    DETROIT – Even though the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks are now in different conferences, there is still a lot of energy left in the Origin ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:50 am
  • Hub Arkush: Minnesota Vikings should be solution to Chicago Bears' problems

    On the face of it, the Minnesota Vikings should be tailor made for these Chicago Bears.While they’ve ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Boys bowling: McHenry rallies past Libertyville

    McHenry dropped the first game in boys bowling against Libertyville on Friday, 898-882, but rallied back to earn a nonconference win, 2,857-2,715, at ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:11 pm
  • High school baseball: McHenry sophomore Miller commits to Louisville

    McHenry sophomore Bobby Miller had plenty of time to visit schools and entertain other offers for baseball scholarships.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • High school football: Cary-Grove has fought to stop Geneva QB Santacaterina for years

    CARY— This week, No. 1 Cary-Grove (11-0) was scouting No. 4 Geneva (10-1) for Saturday’s 1 p.m. quarterfinal matchup when some of the Trojans noticed ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:42 pm
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