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  • Football Preview: Marian Central

    Quick hitsCoach: Ed Brucker(12th season, 94-31)2013 record: 8-3 overall, 3-2 Suburban Christian Blue ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Football preview: Alden-Hebron

    Quick hitsCoach: John Lalor (12th season, 80-38)2013 record: 6-4, 6-3 NAC (fourth place)Fast fact: A ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Football Preview: Breaking down the East Suburban Catholic Conference

    Players to watchNick Borgra, Joliet Catholic, RB, sr.Borgra (5-foot-11, 195) ran for 982 yards on 12 ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:04 pm
  • Football Preview: Marengo

    Quick hitsCoach: Matt Lynch (eighth season, 11-52)2013 record: 1-8 overall, 1-5 BNC East (sixth plac ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Girls cross country preview: Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen set for big season

    Lauren Van Vlierbergen won most of her cross country races as a junior, earned her second Fox Valley Conference individual title and finished fourth i ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Girls cross country: 5 to watch

    Kitty Allen, Marengo, SeniorAllen led the Indians to their fourth consecutive Big Northern Conferenc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Girls cross country preview: Team capsules

    Cary-GroveCoach: Mark Anderson (14th season).Last year's conference finish: Third in FVC.Top returni ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Football Preview: Harvard

    Quick hitsCoach: Sean Saylor (first season).2013 record: 11-1 overall, 6-0 BNC East.Fast fact: Forme ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Football preview: Big Northern East

    Players to watchChristian Kramer, Harvard, RB, sr.Kramer (5-foot-6, 150), a three-year starter for t ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • QB Palmer among 12 cut by Bears

    Jimmy Clausen has won the competition to be Jay Cutler’s backup quarterback.The Bears released Jorda ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Wada throws 6 1/3 hitless innings as Cubs beat O's

    CHICAGO – Tsuyoshi Wada was disappointed he didn't pitch better when he was in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Sale squanders lead, White Sox lose to Yanks in 10

    NEW YORK – Chris Sale was in complete control at Yankee Stadium, all set to end Chicago's losing streak. And then the ball glanced off Dayan Viciedo's ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Predictions for the 2014 football season

    Consensus Offensive Player of Year: Billy Bahl, Marian Central Defensive Player of the Year: Michael ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Preseason Northwest Herald All-Area football team

    QuarterbackBilly Bahl, senior, Marian CentralRunning backJosh Walker, senior, JacobsRyan Williams, s ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Boys Golf: Season preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Chris Gotsch (1st season)Top returners: Kyle Irlbacker, jr., P ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:54 pm
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