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  • 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
  • High school girls bowling: Fresh off conference title, Spartans ready

    The pins barely are settled from the Northern Illinois Big 12 tournament as the Oregon Regional gets underway Saturday.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Prep wrestling: Parker Stratton back for Barbs as DeKalb eyes strong regional performance

    DeKALB – Parker Stratton had high hopes entering the season that he would earn a trip to the IHSA State Wrestling Championships for the time in his pr ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Moore has career night in Butler's place as Bulls beat Kings

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With leading scorer Jimmy Butler on the bench nursing a sore left knee, E'Twaun Moore figured he'd get plenty of chances to pick ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:31 am
  • NIU football: Lure of free tuition doesn't attract many students

    DeKALB – Like many students, Northern Illinois University senior Katie Caputo didn't go to a Huskies football game last season.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Girls basketball: H-BR comes up short against Seneca

    HINCKLEY – After the Hinckley-Big Rock girls basketball started the game strong, it gave up the lead. But the Royals tied the game again, only to fall ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Girls basketball: Diehl shines on senior night

    SHABBONA – Senior night can be one of the most stressful games of a high school athlete’s career.Jos ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Signing day: Huskies nab five more players from Florida

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois football team continues to feel the benefits from its appearance in the 2013 Orange Bowl.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Carey's comment on each NIU football recruit

    • Mitchell Brinkman – TE, 6-3, 235 (Council Bluffs, IA - Lewis Central HS)Carey: "Probably wasn't re ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • NIU class includes a quarterback from Mount Carmel

    DeKALB – The comparisons will be difficult to avoid. A two-star quarterback signing with Northern I ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • NIU men's soccer only brings in 2, women haul in 6

    DeKALB – A season ago, Northern Illinois men's soccer coach Eric Luzzi brought in 14 new players – looking to expand the roster and fill missing voids ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • National Signing Day: LaPointe, Niemann, Cook sign with Division I schools

    Hayden LaPointe watched last year as his DeKalb football teammates Dre Brown and Allen Letterer signed National Letters of Intent to play at the NCAA ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:43 pm
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