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  • High school baseball: Kozlak’s big postseason helped lead Jacobs to best finish in school history

    JOLIET - Despite a two-inning called game following a lightning delay, the Jacobs baseball team was in good spirits following the Class 4A third-place ...
    June 13, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Video: Jacobs-OPRF baseball dance-off

    What do you do during a rain delay? A dance-off, of course. Before the Class 4A third-place baseball ...
    June 13, 2015 - 7:22 pm
  • Training in McHenry County: Selling the dream

    On the evening of the eighth grade dance, Val Tarazi laid her black and white dress across her bed and ran a straightening iron through her curly brow ...
    June 13, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • High school softball: Marengo seniors hope tradition will go on

    EAST PEORIA – The Marengo girls softball team stood in a line between first and second base on an adjacent field to the one where it had just fallen t ...
    June 13, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • High school softball: Marengo falls to Washington in state final, keeps up aggressive play

    EAST PEORIA – Marengo’s Veronica Ruelius didn’t hold back, aggressively making the turn around first base and  – after a very brief hesitation  – raci ...
    June 13, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeFabo: Marengo softball's unofficial official scorekeeper always has a good seat

    EAST PEORIA — “Is this seat taken,” the woman with the white hair asked, pointing to the folding chair directly behind home plate. 
    June 13, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Training in McHenry County: Changing how athletes evolve

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    June 17, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Training in McHenry County: What to eat, When to eat it

    On New Years Eve of 2012, Hinsdale Central’s Josh Feldman set out on what was supposed to be a brisk nine and a half mile run at the Glen Forest Prese ...
    June 13, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Training in McHenry County: The booming business

    As Chris Leathers drove to work on a cold, January morning, he pulled out his cell phone to record a message for Facebook.
    June 13, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Former UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia

    Tim Sylvia, 41, won six-straight UFC heavyweight titles in the mid-2000s and was twice the undisputed heavyweight champion. The 6-foot-8 fighter who w ...
    June 13, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • On Campus: Richmond-Burton grad Trapino enjoyed season with successful Wright State baseball program

    After a season that left Wright State’s University’s baseball team one victory from an NCAA regional title, Richmond-Burton grad E.J. Trapino savored ...
    June 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Leah SecorMarengoSophomoreBasketball, Softball1. What would be your dream job?Veterinarian for large ...
    June 13, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Take 2: What will change with new leader of IHSA?

    The IHSA recently announced that IHSA Assistant Executive Director Craig Anderson will be the new executive director after Marty Hickman steps into re ...
    June 13, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • High School Baseball: Rain threatens state tournament

    JOLIET – The IHSA made a lineup change for the final day of the baseball season, including shortening the third-place games to five innings, at the Cl ...
    June 13, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks' stars hope to be difference makers in Game 5

    TAMPA, Fla. – The tightest Stanley Cup Final in 47 years is coming down to the wire.The Chicago Blac ...
    June 13, 2015 - 2:21 pm
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