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  • Johnsburg confident heading back into BNC East

    JOHNSBURG – Nick Brengman remembers what it felt like two years ago as a starry-eyed sophomore playing quarterback for Johnsburg’s varsity team.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Navy SEAL trying out for Northwestern football

    EVANSTON — A 32-year-old father of three who is an active Navy SEAL is trying to earn a spot on Northwestern University's football team.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • I'm Just Saying: Huntley athletic director Chris Rozanski

    The fall sports season begins Monday, and so it comes as little surprise that Huntley athletic director Chris Rozanski carries around a lengthy to-do ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bears' Bennett rejoins from suspension

    BOURBONNAIS – Martellus Bennett’s suspension is over, as the Bears’ tight end Sunday was back on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University, and on the ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McIlroy wins in thrilling show

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rory McIlroy stood over a 10-inch putt in gathering darkness to win the PGA Championship as flashes from thousands of camera lit up ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • As probe begins, Stewart steps away from the track

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopp ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Cubs avoid sweep with victory over Rays

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Mariners beat White Sox

    SEATTLE – Even though they no longer play in the same division, Chicago White Sox starter John Danks is still being haunted by Austin Jackson.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Bears confident in Conte, who returned Sunday

    BOURBONNAIS – As Chris Conte works to regain any confidence lost after last season, he can look to the support from his head coach.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 7:35 pm
  • Kicking a mental skill as much as a physical one

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    Aug. 11, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • TAKE 2: Say goodbye to summer, hello to fall high school sports

    The summer is closing down and fall high school sports practices are set to begin on Monday. Sports editor Jon Styf and reporter Mike DeFabo discuss:
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Kiley BrittenCrystal Lake SouthSeniorCross country and track and field1. What TV game show would you ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Football helps Marengo senior cope with multiple mental disorders

    MARENGO – The first punch came out of nowhere – an unexpected jab that landed on Carrie Taylor’s ear. The next one hit her squarely on the jaw and sen ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Odorizzi dominates as Rays beat Cubs 4-0

    CHICAGO – Jake Odorizzi struck out nine in six scoreless innings and combined with two relievers on a five-hitter to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • White Sox beat Mariners 2-1 in 10 innings

    SEATTLE – Conor Gillespie’s RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning helped the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sat ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:03 am
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