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  • Hampshire grad Goebbert hits 1st MLB homer

    DENVER — Hampshire graduate Jake Goebbert hit his first major league home run in the fourth inning on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Hampshire's Miller clutch in MCJGA Blackstone Open win

    Myles Miller had a feeling that his 20-foot putt on his final hole of the day at the Blackstone Open in Marengo was going to be important.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • MCJGA Blackstone Open

    MCJGA Blackstone Open Wednesday in Marengo. ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Blackhawks, Toews, Kane agree to 8-year extensions

    CHICAGO — The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain Jonathan Toews and star forward Patrick Kane.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Bears' Lynch part of battle in the backfield

    This is the second in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp July 25 in Bourbonn ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Local grads head to European Global Challenge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For many athletes, playing professionally is the realization of a long-held dream. Securing the exposure necessary to make that dream a ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Bruce homers again, Reds beat Cubs 4-2

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce returned to right field and hit another two-run homer on Tuesday afternoon, and Johnny Cueto extended his winning streak a ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • 2nd IHSA hearing before state lawmakers canceled

    CHICAGO – A second Illinois legislative committee hearing has been canceled involving the not-for-profit association that's in charge of high school s ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Battle to back up Cutler worth watching

    This is the first in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp July 25 in Bourbonna ...
    July 8, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Cubs strand runners, lose to Reds

    CINCINNATI – The Cubs had a runner in scoring position in each of the first six innings and managed only one unearned run on Jay Bruce's error at firs ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Carroll stymies Red Sox in White Sox's win

    BOSTON – So much for Boston's mini surge of offense.The Red Sox managed just two hits and were beate ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Trade costs Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

    NEW YORK – The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.
    July 6, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Crystal Lake bowler Frank Clay going strong at 84

    When Crystal Lake resident Frank Clay began competing in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championship, the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn, Dwi ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Magee's goal gives Fire draw with Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Mike Magee scored in the 40th minute to give the Fire a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.
    July 6, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Cubs waste another Arrieta gem

    WASHINGTON – Ryan Zimmerman's eighth inning single drove in the go-ahead run as the surging Washington Nationals capped a strong weekend with a 2-1 wi ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:27 pm
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