The Prairie Ridge softball team scored four runs in the top of the 13th inning to beat Marengo, 5-2, on in a nonconference game Saturday in Marengo.
CARY – It was a season of firsts for many area boys tennis players in the Cary-Grove Sectional on Saturday.
CHARLESTON – Two months ago, Huntley’s Omo Tseumah felt some trepidation that her promising senior track and field season might not get off the ground.
CHARLESTON – Woodstock’s Maura Beattie utilized a different strategy against Marengo’s Katie Adams, her rival, for their fourth meeting in the 3,200 meters this season.
CHICAGO – Mike Babcock looked like a walking advertisement for Sprite as he strolled out of the Detroit Red Wings’ victorious locker room Saturday and entered a room filled with reporters.
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CHICAGO – Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews absorbed all kinds of physical punishment Saturday during a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
CHICAGO – Cubs right-hander Scott Feldman could not have timed his turn around much better.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, and the Angels beat the White Sox, 12-9, Saturday to end the Sox’s four-game winning streak.
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While many of us have been caught up in the Blackhawks’ playoff run, baseball season quietly has reached its one-quarter mark. Assistant sports editor Tom Clegg and columnist Tom Musick discuss:
CHICAGO – Opposing pitchers aren’t winning many battles lately against Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. – Chris Sale stifled the Los Angeles Angels' bats for the second time in six days, scattering three hits over 7 2/3 innings with a season-high 12 strikeouts Friday night to lead the White Sox to a 3-0 victory.
CHICAGO – David DeJesus singled sharply to right field in the eighth inning and Darwin Barney sprinted from second base.
CHICAGO – Let’s say you play for the Blackhawks.
CHICAGO – Dave Bolland chuckled at the question about his gruff leader.
Jordan Hook hit a walk-off double to right center to score Sara Finn in the 12th inning for the Hampshire softball team in a, 4-3, Fox Valley Conference Fox Division win against Woodstock North on Friday.
Zach Siegmeier wasn’t about to let a little wind ruin his day Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
HUNTLEY – When Huntley 4x200-meter relay anchor Mike Dollar grabbed the baton from Connor Boos on Friday, he was a few meters behind Jefferson’s DeRontae Craig, but that didn’t seem to bother the senior, as he found another gear.
VERNON HILLS – One week ago, Johnsburg junior Sandro Magradze set a personal best and a new school record in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.
ROCKFORD – The Huntley girls soccer team had the revenge factor in its favor.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Clearly the most interesting one-on-one battle was between Crystal Lake South's midfielder Amy Sulikowski and Cary-Grove defender Brittany Loehner.
MARENGO – Prairie Ridge just kept taking from Woodstock on Friday.
GENOA – If the Johnsburg girls soccer team was to advance to a supersectional for the first time in school history, the Skyhawks figured they'd have to adhere to a specific game plan.
CHARLESTON – Jacobs sophomore Lauren Van Vlierbergen took the baton in the Class 3A 4x800-meter relay about 25 meters behind Palatine’s Taylor Tenca and was thinking strategically.
CHARLESTON – Marengo junior Allie Sprague mastered the idea of a closing kick Friday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Meet.
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BALTIMORE – Fiftyshadesofhay made a late move to overtake Marathon Lady and win the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan on Friday at Pimlico Race Course.
BALTIMORE – Everything's a go for Orb.
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CHICAGO (AP) — If you want to stop a Pavel Datsyuk, Jonathan Toews or Patrice Bergeron, it helps to have a Pavel Datsyuk, Jonathan Toews or Patrice Bergeron.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run – his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season – and the White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-4, o ...
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BALTIMORE – Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
BOSTON – Good things happen for the Bruins in overtime. Even for Brad Marchand.
LONDON – David Beckham, whose curling free kicks, rugged good looks and celebrity marriage made him one of the most famous athletes in the world, is retiring from soccer.
Tim Stirneman tried keeping the real purpose of his project a secret for as long as possible.
The McHenry baseball team defeated Huntley, 2-1, on Thursday at McHenry, spoiling the Red Raiders’ chance for an outright Fox Valley Conference Valley Division title.
Huntley baseball coach Andy Jakubowski was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol with a breath alcohol over the legal limit and speeding, Northwest Herald learned ...
CRYSTAL LAKE – Maybe it was the pregame bubble gum that Michelle O'Keefe's mother gave the Crystal Lake Central softball team, or maybe it was the loud, energetic music heard from the adjacent baseball field during warmups.
McHenry junior Evan Hying considered the Geneva Track and Field Invitational as an eye-opening experience.
CHICAGO – In 446 career games that have included more than 8,500 minutes of ice time, Patrick Kane has been tempted to drop his gloves and pound an opponent with bare fists.
CHICAGO – Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and his teammates are doing plenty of things right to maintain a perfect record on the penalty kill during the playoffs.
DEERFIELD – The next time he suits up for a game, there's a good chance Derrick Rose will actually be in a uniform and not in a jacket and slacks.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Cary-Grove goalkeeper Krystal Felderman told herself she wasn’t going to allow a goal, and with 8:08 remaining in the Class 3A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinals against third-seeded Jacobs, she would be put to the test.
CHICAGO – Jeff Samardzija mixed a strong start with an impressive performance at the plate.
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CHICAGO – After the Blackhawks seized a two-goal lead late in the third period Wednesday, 21,000-plus fans were ready to lose their voices for the remainder of the work week.