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  • Crystal Lake Central's 'Fat Five' knows how to eat

    CRYSTAL LAKE— On Monday evening, Crystal Lake Central left guard Bradley Carter walked up to the counter at Culver’s in Crystal Lake and began placing ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Watch The Huddle, Week 4 picks

    Who did Joe Stevenson and Les Johnson pick in this week's prep football games? Watch to find out. Pr ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Who has the edge? Bears vs. Jets

    Bears running game vs. Jets run defense ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Sarley: Send your outdoors questions to governor candidates Quinn, Rauner

    Sometimes readers email with questions, other times with complaints.And sometimes, it’s just funny.R ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Royals rough up Sale, White Sox

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Perhaps the Royals are rousing from their offensive slumber at just the right time.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Hendricks wins again, pitches Cubs past Reds

    CHICAGO – The Cubs' young hitters have received virtually all the attention late this summer. But it's been the organization's pitching prospects, led ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Harvard wins first match

    The Harvard girls volleyball team picked up its first win of the season in two sets over North Boone, 25-15, 25-16, in Big Northern Conference East di ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Girls tennis: Belvidere edges Marengo

    Belvidere 4, Marengo 3: At Belvidere, Mati Kissack and Abbie Varble won at No. 1 doubles, 6-4, 6-4 in the Indians nonconference loss. Sarah Van Valken ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Marengo, Marian Central win

    Jorge Herrera and Kenny Reed each scored two goals to lead the Marengo boys soccer team to the 5-0 win over North Boone in Big Northern East division ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Swimming: Crystal Lake Central co-op tops Jacobs co-op

    At Algonquin, the Crystal Lake co-op girls swimming team defeated Jacobs co-op, 92-78, in Fox Valley Conference meet.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Golf roundup: Richmond-Burton girls clinch BNC East again

    The Richmond-Burton girls golf team clinched its second straight Big Northern Conference East division title with the 177-247 victory over Harvard at ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Football player of the week: Q&A with Brad "The Hammer" Boelkow

    Richmond-Burton running back Brad Boelkow rushed the ball 21 times for 243 yards and all five of the Rockets' touchdowns in a 34-21 victory over Harva ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Why did it take so long for teams, NFL to act?

    The Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers have gotten it right now by placing Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy on the commissioner’s exempt list, a sp ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • House committee IHSA hearing scheduled for Oct. 3

    In May, officials from the Illinois High School Association sat in front of state lawmakers in Springfield. Next month, they’re expected to do the sam ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Volleyball insider: Crystal Lake Central still the team to beat

    Athlete of the WeekFrankie CavallaroDundee-Crown, jr.The Chargers took the title in Saturday’s Pass, ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:13 pm
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