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  • On Campus: Johnsburg grad Bruce Carpenter named QBs coach at St. Thomas in Minnesota

    Moving is a necessary evil for college football coaches. Bruce Carpenter and his family have experienced plenty of that.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Meet Hub Arkush and the Pro Football Weekly team on Wednesday at Crystal Lake Rib House

    Pro Football Weekly and the Crystal Lake Rib House invite you to meet Pro Football Weekly's Hub Arkush and team as they discuss the upcoming NFL draft ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • High school girls basketball: Marengo sinks Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Marengo sophomore Erin Haeflinger had only three points at halftime, but it wasn’t her offense that Indians coach Nick Rode praised after ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • High School Football: Former Cary-Grove star Alex Kube dies at 29

    The football programs of Cary-Grove and Rockford East were shaken Thursday morning with the news that Alex Kube was dead at age 29.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North falls to Burlington Central

    WOODSTOCK – Mike Lewis had to like where his team was at halftime.A seven-point halftime lead over B ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Richmond-Burton tops Harvard

    KC Davids scored 10 points and led the Richmond-Burton girls basketball team past Harvard, 48-15, Thursday in Richmond. Brooke Legnaioli shot 3 for 3 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:13 pm
  • High school wrestling: Locals prepare for sectionals with state tournament in sight

    In the grand scheme of things, sectionals are just another round of the wrestling state series, but as the final step on the road to the state tournam ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 8:26 pm
  • High School Football: Former Cary-Grove star Alex Kube dies at 29

    The local sports world was shaken Thursday with news that former Cary-Grove and Northern Illinois University football star Alex Kube had died.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:03 am
  • PHOTOS: Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, remembered in pictures

    Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • High school girls basketball insider: Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen is Athlete of the Week; Power Rankings; more

    NORTHWEST HERALD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKMorgan MadsenJohnsburg, so., G/FMadsen had a monster game in a 5 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:50 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks beat Minnesota Wild on Toews' goal in OT

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sure, no game is a must-win this time of year. Still, the Blackhawks couldn't afford to slip much further behind the Minnesota ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Golden State Warriors beat Chicago Bulls

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant responded from his worst game since joining the Warriors with 22 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and three stea ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • High school girls basketball: Marian Central falls to Benet, honors senior

    WOODSTOCK – Wednesday night for Marian Central was mostly about focusing on what it needs to work on and honoring its seniors in their final home game ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • PHOTOS: Marian Central vs. Benet girls basketball

    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • High school wrestling insider: Crystal Lake Central's Brock Montford is Athlete of the Week; Power Ranking; notes and sectional sites

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEKBrock MontfordCrystal Lake Central, so., 113 poundsMontford returned to the mat f ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:29 pm
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