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  • On Campus: Crystal Lake South's Dennis Gardeck excels at West Virginia State

    As a freshman athlete with an injured knee, Dennis Gardeck spent the fall of 2013 as a redshirt, yearning to play any role possible with the West Virg ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • College soccer: McHenry County College blanks Trinity Christian

    The McHenry County men's soccer team scored five second-half goals to defeat Trinity Christian 6-0 in nonconference play at Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • College women's volleyball: McHenry County College sweeps PrairieState

    Crystal Lake Central graduate Maddy Cysewski had 14 kills for McHenry County College's women's volleyball team Tuesday in a 25-22, 25-20, 25-21 win ag ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • College women's volleyball: MCC goes 2-0 at Grand Rapids tournament

    McHenry County College went 2-0 Sunday at the Grand Rapids (Michigan) women's volleyball tournament with wins against Vincennes (Indiana) and Lakeland ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • No. 17 Northwestern rallies to beat Ball State

    EVANSTON – Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes, Justin Jackson ran for a career-high 184 yards and No. 17 Northwestern overcame a sluggish fi ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • MCC volleyball splits Saturday's matches

    McHenry County College split two matches at the Grand Rapids (Michigan) Tournament, beating Cuyahoga Community College (Cleveland), 25-9, 28-26, 25-22 ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • No. 6 Notre Dame overcomes slow start, beats UMass

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – No. 6 Notre Dame was struggling with winless Massachusetts until an electrifying 50-yard punt return by C.J. Sanders.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Offense stalls for NIU football again, Huskies fall to Boston College

    CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS – For the second consecutive game, the Northern Illinois offense struggled to move the ball as the Huskies lost, 17-14, a ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Illinois survives Blue Raiders with late field goal

    CHAMPAIGN – Taylor Zalewksi kicked a 51-yard field goal with just over two minutes left on Saturday to deliver Illinois a come-from-behind 27-25 win o ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • College football: Former Crystal Lake South teammates Fahn Cooper, Jake Bernstein meet again in Ole Miss/Vanderbilt

    Five years ago, Jake Bernstein and Fahn Cooper were high school kids with a dream.Between sets in th ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Devon Vance and Platteville teammates completed big comeback against North Central

    Trailing by 21 points early in the fourth quarter last weekend did little to faze Devon Vance and his University of Wisconsin-Platteville football tea ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • College women's volleyball: MCC defeats Kankakee in 4 sets

    The McHenry County College women's volleyball team defeated Kankakee Community College on Thursday, 25-16, 14-25, 25-17, 25-22, at Crystal Lake.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • ECC defeats MCC in Skyway men's soccer

    Ivan Alanis scored a first-half goal Tuesday for McHenry County College in a 3-1 men's soccer loss to Elgin Community College in Illinois Skyway Colle ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • DeKALB – For the second time in as many weeks, the Northern Illinois football team had to overcome a slow start.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Notre Dame edges Virginia on late TD, loses QB Malik Zaire

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Quarterback DeShone Kizer came in for the injured Malik Zaire and threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Will Fuller with 12 seconds ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Northwestern routs Eastern Illinois

    EVANSTON – Redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson threw his first career touchdown pass and ran one in himself for the second straight game to lead Northwe ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Illinois shuts out Western Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – A season ago, Illinois games against Youngstown State, Texas State and others that Big Ten teams are expected to coast through turned into ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: With Richmond-Burton grad Tim Clary of Illinois

    Richmond-Burton graduate Tim Clary had to fight just to get on Illinois’ football roster. After enrolling at Division III Dubuque his freshman year, h ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • College football: Crystal Lake South grad Jason Enos part of Western Illinois football staff

    When it comes to playing difficult schedules, the Western Illinois University football program has few peers.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • On Campus: Jacobs grad Alyssa Ehrhardt finds success with UIC volleyball team

    The second chapter of Alyssa Ehrhardt’s college volleyball career has proved to be a page-turning success.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Women's college tennis: Fetzner, Hauck lead MCC past ECC

    Crystal Lake South graduate Kylee Fetzner and Dundee-Crown grad Courtney Hauck won at No. 4 and 5 singles, respectively, for McHenry County College in ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • Huskies' mascot Diesel dies after NIU football opener; Harvard rescue dog was 13

    DeKALB – Diesel, Northern Illinois University's beloved Siberian husky mascot , got to spend his last full day of life doing what he enjoyed most – h ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Retired NIU mascot Diesel dies day after season opener

    DeKALB – Diesel, Northern Illinois University's beloved Siberian husky mascot, got to spend his last full day of life doing what he enjoyed most – han ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Kent State-Illinois postponed until Saturday by lightning

    CHAMPAIGN – An Illinois football team eager to put months of turmoil aside and play football will have to wait an extra day after Friday's opener agai ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • On Campus: Crystal Lake South grad Carly Nolan helps Cincinnati volleyball team as freshman

    Amid the prematch intensity of an important rivalry, Carly Nolan found a familiar face.The Crystal L ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:38 pm