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  • Crystal Lake South football player Alex Gardeck flown to hospital

    Crystal Lake South linebacker Alex Gardeck was flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for tests on his trachea after the Gators lost Saturda ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • 49ers look for win against Bears in Levi's opener

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – If somewhat unknown before as a backup, Colin Kaepernick's breakout performance against the Bears two years ago helped make him ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • No. 11 Notre Dame holds off Purdue for 30-14 win

    INDIANAPOLIS – Everett Golson was quick on his feet Saturday night.He had to be. With Amir Carlisle ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Turnovers doom Illini in 44-19 loss to Huskies

    SEATTLE – Illinois hoped a road trip to Washington would cap a 3-0 start to the season for just the fifth time in the past 25 years.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • White Sox sweep doubleheader from Twins

    CHICAGO – Dayan Viciedo hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 win over the Minnesota Twins and a sweep of the ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Baez homers as Cubs beat Pirates

    PITTSBURGH – Javier Baez is learning, and Saturday was another good day for the touted prospect.Baez ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: Marian Central edges Marian Catholic in ESCC

    Marian Central was missing several key players in Saturday's East Suburban Catholic Conference boys soccer match against Marian Catholic, but the Hurr ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Girls volleyball roundup: Dundee-Crown wins West Chicago tournament

    The Dundee-Crown girls volleyball team took first place at West Chicago's Pass, Set and Spike Tournament on Saturday, going undefeated en route to the ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Huntley girls swim to 3rd at St. Viator Invite, set school records

    The Huntley girls swimming team finished third Saturday in the 10-team St. Viator Invitational in Arlington Heights, setting multiple school records a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central sweeps to Prairie Ridge volleyball tourney title

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Prairie Ridge girls volleyball team hosted a six-team tournament Saturday, but it was another Fox Valley Conference team that stole ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Mistakes haunt Crystal Lake South football team in loss to Bloom Township

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS – Saturday's nonconference football game between Crystal Lake South and Bloom Township at Bloom Trail High School was not an offensive ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week nominees

    Brad Boelkow, Richmond-Burton, RB: With a nickname like “The Hammer” its easy to come to the conclusion that Richmond-Burton running back Brad Boelkow ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Cary-Grove's Morgan Schulz runs to victory at Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz enjoyed a different view at Saturday’s Wauconda Cross Country Invitational, the one with nothing in front of her ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 6:09 pm
  • Vote for your all-sport Athlete of the Week

    Each week we will give you five athletes to chose from and you vote for your favorite for our all-sport Athlete of the Week. Voting starts on Saturday ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Bears must prepare for heavyweight fight

    Understand this Bears fans, study the San Francisco roster from 1 to 53 and they may be the most talented and deepest team in the NFL. If they’re not ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:37 am
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