Prep Sports

  • Prep roundup: Beattie, Van Vlierbergen win titles at Illinois Prep Top Times

    Woodstock’s Maura Beattie and Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen are definitely ready for the outdoor track and field season.
    March 29, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Marian Central prepares for move to East Suburban Catholic Conference

    Marian Central’s athletes and fans may need some time to adjust and learn about fellow members in its new conference for the 2014-15 school year.
    March 31, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Austin ButtsWoodstockJuniorBaseball1. Who’s your favorite professional athlete?Paul Konerko. I like ...
    March 29, 2014 - 6:49 pm
  • When high school coaches don’t win, they get canned

    Michelle Russell sat in her boss' office last March, stunned, having just been informed she had been fired as Dundee-Crown's girls basketball coach.
    March 29, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Huntley soccer shuts out Hersey

    HUNTLEY — The Huntley girls soccer team used a combination of constant offensive pressure and strong defense to get past nonconference opponent Hersey ...
    March 28, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Cilano shines in Prairie Ridge loss to Fremd

    Prairie Ridge’s Ben Cilano had never made a start on varsity before Friday afternoon. He showed why he deserved one and much more, striking out batter ...
    March 28, 2014 - 6:34 pm
  • Jacobs softball sweeps Marian Central

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time this spring, Jacobs and Marian Central finally had an opportunity to play on a softball diamond.
    March 29, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Prep roundup: Hampshire softball wins over Elgin

    Sara Finn went 2 for 4 including a double and a triple to lead Hampshire to a 15-4 five-inning win over Elgin at the Dome in Rosemont.
    March 27, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Marian Central ready to race for Kay

    Marian Central will pay tribute to former teacher and coach Kay Hansen with its inaugural 5K for Kay race at 8 a.m. on May 17 at the high school.Maria ...
    March 27, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Jacobs soccer falls to Hononegah in opener

    ALGONQUIN – The weather conditions didn’t suit what either team had in mind for their season opener Thursday.
    March 28, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Prep roundup: Hampshire's Widmayer throws 1-hitter

    Hampshire softball pitcher Haley Widmayer took a no-hitter into the bottom of the sixth inning against St. Edward before allowing a hit into the left- ...
    March 26, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Prairie Ridge baseball falls to Palatine in extra innings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge’s Danny Pecoraro let out a “Whoop!” as he scampered home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh to tie the score wi ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Huntley baseball opens season with win over Conant

    ELMHURST – Huntley junior Brandon Altergott’s main goals early in Wednesday’s game against Conant were to keep warm and pay attention.
    March 26, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Huntley softball rallies past Freeport

    ROSEMONT – The Huntley softball team's philosophy for its game Wednesday against Freeport at the Dome in Rosemont was to score in every inning.
    March 27, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Wilkening, Hetherington lead Crystal Lake South to opening game win

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South baseball coach Brian Bogda plans on using his team’s early season games to see “what they have” as they prepare for ...
    March 26, 2014 - 6:18 pm
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