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  • Golf Roundup: Johnsburg girls open with victory

    The Johnsburg girls golf team opened the season with a victory on Monday at Timber Pointe in Poplar Grove, beating Rockford Lutheran 206-211.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Les Johnson takes Ice Bucket Challenge at Jacobs

    He didn't plan on it when he went to Jacobs High School on Monday, but Northwest Herald videographer Les Johnson took an impromptu ALS Ice Bucket Chal ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Streveler ready to prove he can throw along with run

    It’s been established that Chris Streveler can run.In 2012, as a senior at Marian Central, the quart ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Video: Woodstock coach takes the #IceBucketChallenge

    Woodstock boys basketball coach Al Baker does the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research. Who did he challenge? Watch to find out, and send your Ice Bu ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Around Town: Cary's Becky Koch helps Eclipse win another national soccer title

    A repeat national championship for the Eclipse Select 16-and-under girls soccer team wasn’t exactly resting on Becky Koch’s shoulders. It was more lik ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf ready for 'Life without Lexi'

    The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team will be without a familiar face this season. Lexi Har ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Girls golf team capsules

    Fox Valley Conference CL Central co-op (with Cary-Grove and CL South) Coach: Kathy Speaker (9th seas ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Just how close are Bears and Packers?

    There is an interesting perception prevalent among Bears fans and a fair number of NFL analysts around the country that the difference between the Pac ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:25 am
  • Photos: McHenry football preview

    McHenry high school football practice on Wednesday, August 13, and Thursday, August 14, 2014. ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Rose hears cheers as U.S. beats Brazil

    CHICAGO – Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Blue Jays rally past White Sox in Buehrle's return

    CHICAGO – Melky Cabrera's two-run double in the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Flores leads Niese, Mets past Cubs

    NEW YORK – Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs on Satur ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Draughn surprisingly in prime position to be No. 2 RB

    CHICAGO – The April 23 signing seemed like nothing more than the addition of a veteran body to a competition at running back behind Matt Forte.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • TAKE 2: Bears' preseason isn't all that it's cracked up to be

    The Bears are 2-0 in the preseason after beating the Jaguars, 20-19, Thursday, halfway to a perfect preseason. Sports editor Jon Styf and reporter Mik ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Jacobs football coach Bill Mitz

    For Bill Mitz, retirement never lasted long. After stepping down as the head football coach at Stevenson after the 2009 season, Mitz took the same p ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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