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  • McHenry baseball edges Crystal Lake Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry scored six runs in the fifth inning and held on for an 8-7 Fox Valley Conference crossover victory Tuesday over Crystal Lake Ce ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • Girls Prep Roundup: Drain's two homers lead Prairie Ridge to win

    Maddie Drain hit a three-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Prairie Ridge softball team to an 8-5 victory over Palatine in ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Boys Prep Roundup: Chargers can't hold big lead, fall to Lake Park

    At Lake Park, The Chargers (3-6) had a 10-0 lead in the third inning, but allowed Lake Park 12 straight runs, including seven in the bottom half of th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Cary-Grove baseball beats Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Cary-Grove senior Dean Christakes embraces the leadoff role because he can see a lot of pitches, which in turn can help his teammates get ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Huntley soccer beats Crystal Lake Central

    HUNTLEY – Every time Huntley and Crystal Lake Central face each other in girls soccer, it ends up being a well-played, low-scoring affair.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Softball Insider: Marian Central's Giesey athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekMarian CentralJenny GieseyFreshman, pitcherGiesey helped the Hurricanes go 3-0 at ...
    April 8, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • Marengo's Rogutich ready to fly

    Regardless of what Adam Rogutich is doing, fighting gravity likely is involved.On the basketball cou ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • McHenry girls basketball coach Morris resigns

    McHenry girls basketball coach Scott Morris has resigned, leaving the Warriors program he ran for the past seven years.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Connecticut wins NCAA title over Kentucky

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away.The guys who stuck aro ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Prep Roundup: Brian Wells, Richmond-Burton shut out North Boone

    Brian Wells pitched a seven-inning shutout for Richmond-Burton in a 10-0 win over Big Northern Conference East Division opponent North Boone.
    April 8, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Mark Skonieczny's 3-run HR sends Huntley past Boylan

    HUNTLEY – Huntley’s baseball team has grown to expect special things from catcher Mark Skonieczny.An ...
    April 8, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Cary-Grove girls soccer team blanks Johnsburg, wins 3rd straight

    CARY – The Cary-Grove girls soccer team has erased any doubts it had after starting the season 0-3-1. The Trojans' philosophy since then has been simp ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Senn-Raemont leads McHenry past Wauconda

    MCHENRY – If Wauconda had any question as to who the Division I recruit on McHenry was Monday, she introduced herself just over three minutes into the ...
    April 7, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Prairie Ridge softball tops Belvidere North

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge was down to its final out Monday afternoon against Belvidere North and looked like it would go down quietly in defeat.
    April 7, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • HR 895 legislation on IHSA endorsed by House

    A House resolution seeking more transparency from the IHSA continued to gain traction Monday when legislators called a roll call vote to allow State R ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:15 am
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