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  • Prep roundup: DeKalb-Sycamore gymnastics team claims first at Oswego Invitational

    The DeKalb-Sycamore gymnastics team claimed first place Friday at the Oswego Invite, finishing with 146.35 points.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • What to watch for: Chicago vs. Washington

    How to watch/listen: Noon kickoff on Fox (Dick Stockton, David Diehl, Kristina Pink) and WBBM Radio 780 AM & 105.9 FM (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Zach Z ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Don't count out Chicago Bears against playoff-hopeful Washington

    With one win in their past six games, it’s hard to make a case for the Chicago Bears being likely spoilers in what remains of the NFC’s playoff chase, ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 1:52 am
  • Prep roundup: Cogs, Spartans start Nichols with wins

    Both the Genoa-Kingston and Sycamore basketball teams opened the E.C. Nichols Tournament in Marengo on Thursday with wins.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Carifio: 2016 more than just 10 stories

    This current year has a bad reputation. Sure, celebrity deaths seemed particularly cruel, movies pa ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • NIU wrestling: Fueled by disappointment, Engelkes eyeing trip to NCAA Championships this season

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois wrestler Trace Engelkes raced back to his apartment after getting out of class on the afternoon of March 8.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Chicago Bears Notes: Cornerback Kyle Fuller will not play at all this season

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears officially shut down 2014 first-round pick Kyle Fuller for the season, keeping him on injured reserve, John Fox announced Wedn ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb girls basketball beats Round Lake

    Jacki Rapp led the way and the DeKalb girls basketball team edged Round Lake 39-30 at the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic on Wednesday at McHenry.
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Local 10-year-old has international attention

    In five years, Carlos Lopez has gone from slamming balls across the indoor field at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA to participating in a camp in Barcelona ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • NIU’s bowl streak

    It’s fitting that in a season of bad breaks and close calls, an act of God played a part in keeping the Northern Illinois football team out of a bowl.
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Blackhawks lose to Senators

    CHICAGO – Derick Brassard and Tom Pyatt scored 10 seconds apart during Ottawa's three-goal second period, and the Senators beat the Chicago Blackhawks ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Bears notes: One more day for uncertainty about Kyle Fuller's status

    LAKE FOREST – The mystery that has been cornerback Kyle Fuller’s knee injury and his availability for the season will come to an end Wednesday.
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Local roundup: Glenn leads NIU women to road win

    Cassidy Glenn scored 26 points as the Northern Illinois women's basketball topped Missouri-Kansas City 86-75 on Tuesday.
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • First step of DeKalb School District 428 debt restructuring to save $1M

    DeKALB – The first part of a three-step school bond debt restructuring is set to save $1 million in taxpayer interest costs, financial advisers told t ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • NIU softball: Naegele breaks single-season HR record with walk-off homer

    Northern Illinois catcher Emily Naegele went into the record book in style.Naegele broke the Huskies ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 2:48 pm
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