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  • Severson: Struggling to win at home not exclusive to Huskies

    DeKALB – It’s been home, not-so-sweet home for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team this season.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Prep roundup: Kolberg takes 41st at state; Lohse qualifies in two events

    Alexis Kolberg rolled an 1,172 on the second day of the girls bowling state tournament, finishing in 41st place Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Boys basketball: Ottawa holds off Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Ottawa came into Sycamore with a stronger record, but narrowly escaped with the 48-41 boys basketball victory over the Spartans.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Prep wrestling: Lopez takes second at state; five Knights, Sycamore's Cunningham also medal

    CHAMPAIGN – Whenever DeKalb wrestling has been mentioned over the past several weeks, the conversation often has promised to include freshman Fabian L ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Kane leads Blackhawks to 5-1 win in Buffalo homecoming

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Patrick Kane felt a little sheepish for being a little too emotional during a fist-pumping celebration after extending the Blackhawks' ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East, 192-182

    NEW ORLEANS – Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took c ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Gymnastics: Leman wins two titles, Barbs take second at state

    PALATINE – Nothing like two individual state titles and a second-place showing as a team to erase any lingering regrets.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Photos: DeKalb-Sycamore finishes 2nd at IHSA gymnastics finals

    The DeKalb-Sycamore gymnastics co-op finished in second place with Aleah Leman placing first in two events on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Palatine High ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 7:01 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies blow late lead again for fourth straight loss

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive game, the Northern Illinois men's basketball team led in the final minute.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 6:54 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies struggle near basket in loss to Ball State

    DeKALB – For the second time this season, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team erased a double-digit deficit against Ball State.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • Holland seeks a fresh start with White Sox

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Derek Holland is pitching for a major league team other than the Texas Rangers for the first time. He also is trying to rebound from ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • For Lester, Contreras, it’s all about repetition

    MESA, Ariz. – Left-hander Jon Lester comes to Cubs spring training with a lot of credibility.He won ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Russell adjusts to being famous

    MESA, Ariz. – Not many 22-year-olds get handed the key to their home city.That happened this offseas ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Gymnastics: Barbs have firm grip on second after first day at state

    PALATINE – The state title Andy Morreale was hoping for likely is not going to happen.But the DeKalb ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Wrestling: DeKalb freshman Lopez going for state title

    The first time in the semifinals was a charm for DeKalb freshman Fabian Lopez.Lopez knocked off Mari ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:38 pm
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