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  • Wrestling: Jacobo wins regional title, Barbs take fourth

    DeKALB – Last year, Gannon Kosowski kept Tyler Scarbrough from a spot in the finals of the middle school state championships.
    NEW: Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:41 pm
  • NIU men's hoops: Huskies drop fourth straight, lose at Ohio

    The Ohio men's basketball team shot better than 60 percent from the floor in the first half and build a big enough lead to hold onto an 80-69 victory ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Huskies make nine 3s, but get blown out at Ohio

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team was hot from beyond the arc, but fell 95-70 at Ohio on Saturday afternoon.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Sycamore wrestling wins regional, four Knights take first

    ROCHELLE – Only three Sycamore wrestlers competed in a championship match at the Class 2A Rochelle Regional on Saturday afternoon.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Jake Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M, AP source says

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs found a number that worked in the canyon between their arbitration proposals.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Hub Arkush: Denver Broncos must find way to run on Carolina Panthers

    SAN FRANCISCO – When trying to pick a Super Bowl winner, one of the strongest trends in recent years has been to find the hot team.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

    DENVER – Danilo Gallinari scored 33 points Friday night, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 115-110 victory against Chicago after the Bulls lost All ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Boys basketball: Newark surges past Indian Creek for LTC title

    Coming out of the locker room at halftime, Indian Creek took the floor looking like a different team than the first half.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Boys basketball: Without Bemis, Sycamore falls to Kaneland

    SYCAMORE – With Brett Bemis on the bench, the Sycamore boys basketball team was missing not only a 6-foot-6 presence inside, but a ball-handling optio ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Girls basketball: Yorkville jumps out early, takes season series against Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – The rubber match goes to Yorkville.After splitting the first two meetings against the K ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • NIU football: Huskies announce signing of former Oregon State QB

    The Northern Illinois football team announced on Thursday that quarterback Seth Collins, who started seven games for Oregon State as a true freshman i ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • Bond with late brother provides heartbreak, inspiration for Michael Orris

    DeKALB – An adjustable toy basketball hoop stood in the unfinished basement of the Orris house. The ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Hub Arkush: Reason for Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera's success no secret

    Ron Rivera’s résumé includes nine years as a linebacker with the Bears from 1984 to ’92, two stints as a Bears assistant coach from 1997 to ’98 and 20 ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Jonathan Toews scores 2nd goal in OT, Blackhawks beat Coyotes

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Jonathan Toews scored his second goal of the night in overtime in his return from a one-game suspension, lifting the Chicago Blackha ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Prep wrestling: Sycamore, Kaneland, G-K wrestlers look to start postseason runs

    Some Sycamore wrestlers are going to get a chance for revenge in a big way. The Spartans compete Sa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is