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  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake Central defeats Hampshire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – RIch Czeslawski has been looking for belief.Throughout his Crystal Lake Central boys ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:08 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Richmond-Burton falls at Genoa-Kingston

    GENOA – Richmond-Burton girls basketball coach Todd Severns equated Genoa-Kingston to a buzz saw after the Cogs' 53-22 nonconference win Tuesday.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:02 pm
  • High school competitive dance: Huntley varsity just misses finals, JV 5th at Walt Disney World

    After taking second in the IHSA Competitive Dance State Finals, Huntley’s team headed to Walt Disney World.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:04 pm
  • College football: McHenry East grad Robert Tonyan of Indiana State hopes to impress NFL scouts

    Robert Tonyan completely embraced the learning opportunity last summer.Tonyan returned from Indiana ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Girls basketball: Dundee-Crown gets key FVC win over Hampshire

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Allison Michalski’s gutsy play in the fourth quarter Monday against Hampshire garnered her this compliment from a Dundee-Crown girls ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 7:17 am
  • Boys High School Basketball: C-G's McCumber is Player of the Week; Jacobs stays No. 1

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Matt McCumber Cary-Grove, sr., F McCumber is better known for his work on the ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Girls basketball roundup: Marengo loses heartbreaker at buzzer

    Marengo thought it had things taken care of as Round Lake scrambled on its final possession, trailing by two points.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Arkush: New England Patriots' defense deserves credit for comeback Super Bowl win

    HOUSTON – I was in NRG Stadium Sunday night for Super Bowl LI, in the press box, in the interview rooms with the players and coaches afterwards and ye ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Girls basketball: Johnsburg shakes of slow start, downs Marian Central

    JOHNSBURG – When the Johnsburg girls basketball team fell behind Marian Central by 12 points to open Monday's nonconference game, there was no panic.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • High school softball: Crystal Lake South's Carly Chovanec commits to Bradley

    The fit at Bradley University, both on and off the softball field, felt natural for Crystal Lake South's Carly Chovanec.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Tom Brady leads New England Patriots in greatest Super Bowl ever

    HOUSTON – The New England Patriots’ 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons certainly is now the greatest Super Bowl ever played, but, man, it was one ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Streaks rolling with Shook back from hand injury

    Woodstock point guard Matt Shook has one primary goal for himself in the last month of the season. “ ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 5:46 pm
  • Hub Arkush's preview of Super Bowl LI: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

    HOUSTON – Of all the game previews I’ve written this season, this matchup between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI is by ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • High school cheerleading: Crystal Lake Central takes 7th in Medium Team division

    BLOOMINGTON – With the stage set and the lights shining bright Saturday at Bloomington’s U.S. Cellular Coliseum, the Crystal Lake Central cheerleading ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins Class 2A Woodstock North Regional

    WOODSTOCK – Brock Montford’s gnarly left index finger – with the 1-inch scar and the still-swollen lower knuckle – is covered with a protective wrap w ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:31 pm
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