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  • Prep roundup: DeKalb-Sycamore swimming co-op wins again

    The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim team had a tough battle to keep its undefeated season, edging Illinois Math and Science Academy 89-81 on Tuesday.
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Boys soccer: Genoa-Kingston wins regional semifinal with early goals by Damen Tijerina

    The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team got two early goals by Damen Tijerina, and the Cogs beat Elgin Westminster Christian, 3-1, in a Class 1A Genoa-Kin ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Boys soccer: Indian Creek falls to Hinckley-Big Rock in regional semifinal

    HINCKLEY – The Indian Creek boys soccer team played a much-improved game from its previous match against Hinckley-Big Rock, in which it lost by five g ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Boys soccer: Sycamore, DeKalb play to tie

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore boys soccer team looked out of character Tuesday night against rival DeKalb, but after a late second-half goal, it escaped wit ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Cubs win NL Division Series, beat Cardinals in Game 4

    CHICAGO – Joe Maddon posed for a selfie on the field with his wife. Jon Lester sprayed champagne with his young son. Rocker Eddie Vedder partied on th ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • NIU football coach Rod Carey not taking RedHawks lightly despite 5-game losing streak

    DeKALB – It’s been a rough stretch for the Miami (Ohio) football team. After opening the season wit ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Prep boys golf: Kaneland leads way with two state qualifiers

    DeKalb’s Austin Freeman and Sycamore’s Trent Scott were two of the six area golfers to qualify Monday for the IHSA state golf championships.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago Cubs hit 6 home runs, top St. Louis Cardinals for 2-1 lead in NLDS

    CHICAGO – The young sluggers of the Chicago Cubs are making themselves at home in the playoffs.On a ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Prep soccer: Hinckley-Big Rock, with chip on shoulder, heading into regionals

    Heading into its regional semifinal match against Indian Creek, the Hinckley-Big Rock boys soccer team will have a small chip on its shoulder after fi ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Next Level: Lyndsie Long recognized for record-setting hoops career

    Lyndsie Long wrapped up her women’s basketball career as Elmhurst’s all-time leading scorer and the College’s most decorated player in school history.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • 13 photos of NIU's victory against Ball St.

    Images from the NIU Huskies' win on Saturday ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs ready for St. Louis Cardinals with NLDS tied at 1

    CHICAGO – Wearing a sleeveless T-shirt with "WE ARE GOOD" in big block lettering across the front, Jake Arrieta looked at ease while he made himself a ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Kaneland takes care of Morris

    MORRIS – When you watch your opponent fumble the ball and then see it bounce right back to one of his sprinting teammate’s hands – who then runs it in ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Sycamore boys cross country takes seventh at tourney

    STERLING – It took a literal photo finish to decide on Saturday, but Stephen Poorten had to settle for second place as his Sycamore boys cross country ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Hub Arkush: Bears' rebuilding a bit ahead of schedule right now

    It was Stephen Stills who wrote and Buffalo Springfield that sang, “There’s something happening here, what it is aint exactly clear.”
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:39 am
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