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  • Prep football: Barbs face high-scoring Prairie Ridge in 6A semifinal

    DeKALB – For the past two weeks, the DeKalb football team has seen an option offense and vanquished it.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Prep football: Sycamore, Vernon Hills clash for first trip to state title in school history

    SYCAMORE – Two teams have the chance to make school history.Only one will get to play for the big pr ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Student sections enjoying DeKalb, Sycamore football runs

    It’s not just players on the field who relish a deep playoff run.Also excited are the hundreds of st ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 1:31 am
  • Girls State Swimming Preliminaries: 26 photos

    The IHSA Girls State Swimming Championship preliminary meet was held Nov. 18 at Evanston Township High School.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies hosting MAC Tournament, look for first title since 2001

    DeKALB – Last year’s Northern Illinois volleyball team got the 2016 Mid-American Conference tournament to DeKalb.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Butler scores 20 as Bulls beat Jazz on the road

    SALT LAKE CITY – Jimmy Butler scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz 85-77 on Thursday night.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Class 6A semifinal: No. 7 DeKalb Barbs at No. 1 Prairie Ridge Wolves

    Tale of the tapeCategory DeKalb Prairie RidgeConference Northern Illinois Big 12 East Fox ValleyReco ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Class 5A semifinal: No. 7 Vernon Hills Cougars at No. 13 Sycamore Spartans

    DeKalb Prairie RidgeN. Illinois Big 12 East Conference Fox Valley10-2 Record 12-0452 Points for 5992 ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Prep roundup: Sycamore girls hoops wins 2nd straight to start season

    The Sycamore girls basketball team won its second straight game to start the season, topping Elk Grove, 40-38, Thursday at the Vernon Hills tournament ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Mike Trout, Kris Bryant win baseball's MVP awards

    CHICAGO – While the Los Angeles Angels stumbled, Mike Trout soared again.Just too good to ignore.Tro ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Prep football: Without a star player, team-first Spartans prepare for semifinals

    SYCAMORE – It sounds bad, but the Spartans wear it like a badge of honor. The Sycamore football tea ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Prep football: DeKalb plays Schremp's Prairie Ridge, a state powerhouse

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Chris Schremp’s goals were modest when he took over as Prairie Ridge’s head football coach in 2002.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Photos: NIU men's and women's basketball doubleheader

    The Northern Illinois University Huskies took on the Milwaukee Panthers in a men's and women's basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 at ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Women's basketball: Lehman, NIU top Milwuakee in double-overtime thriller

    DeKALB – Ally Lehman scored 48 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and helped the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team win its home opener against Wiscon ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Prep football: Wiegmann emerging as strong running back for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – It was a rainy Friday night in September when Sycamore starting running back Chris Pawola ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:16 am
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