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  • High school softball: Huntley defeats Cary-Grove

    CARY – Huntley senior Megan Larson entered the batter’s box four times Monday with a runner in scoring position.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Crystal Lake South beats Providence in playoff opener

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Crystal Lake South got what it wanted against No. 39 seed Providence on Monday in the first round of the postseason.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • High school softball: Koepke, McHenry shut out Crystal Lake South

    McHENRY – Not even being hit on the wrist by a pitch could stop senior pitcher Kristin Koepke from dominating in the circle Monday in the Warriors' 6- ...
    May 18, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Marian Central baseball coach suspended for post-game gun comment

    Marian Central baseball coach Benji Winkelman was suspended beginning Friday after his comments to players following a 4-1 loss to Carmel on Wednesday ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • High school baseball: McHenry routs Crystal Lake South

    McHENRY – Monday’s baseball game between Crystal Lake South and McHenry was not the most meaningful those two teams will play this month. That won’t c ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • High school baseball notes: Hampshire thinks about Algonquin girl with cancer

    Hampshire’s baseball team earned a 2-0 victory on the field Saturday against Woodstock North, but even more important was what the Whip-Purs did off t ...
    May 18, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Inside High School Baseball: Richmond-Burton's Jake Rosing Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekJake RosingRichmond-Burton, fr., PRosing struck out 18 batters as the Rockets bea ...
    May 18, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Start of playoffs provide tests and second-chances

    After a girls soccer regular season that saw conference titles decided by overtime goals, penalty kicks and last-minute regulation winners, the openin ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Cubs LHP Wood ready to help team in bullpen role

    CHICAGO – The ball from Travis Wood's first career save was thrown into the stands at Wrigley Field, and the veteran left-hander insisted it was no bi ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Blackhawks can't solve Ducks' Andersen, lose Game 1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Blackhawks headed into the Western Conference finals with a wealth of playoff experience and ample rest.
    May 17, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Garcia, Ramirez each drive in 2 runs as White Sox beat A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Jeff Samardzija spent the first two days of the series catching up with old friends. He spent the last day making trouble for them.
    May 17, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Cubs shut down by Burnett in loss to Pirates

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta's first loss against Pittsburgh also was one of his best starts against the Pirates.
    May 17, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • On Campus: NIU's Nelle Youel sticking around after record-breaking season

    Becoming a better tennis player wasn’t about lifting more weights or taking hundreds more backhand repetitions this season for Nelle Youel.
    May 17, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • On Campus: Mikaela Mitsch part of Heidelberg's dream season

    Mikaela Mitsch’s freshman softball season at Heidelberg University was one she won’t soon forget.Ami ...
    May 17, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Ladewig is player of the week, power rankings, playoff info

    PLAYER OF THE WEEKJake LadewigCary-Grove, Sr., Mid.Ladewig had 10 points in two games this week, sco ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:53 pm
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