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  • Women's basketball: NIU blown out in key MAC game

    With a chance to move into first place Wednesday night, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team was blown out 109-86 at first-place Central Mich ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Chicago Bears hire three assistant coaches

    The Bears filled out their coaching staff Wednesday by hiring three assistant coaches: Zach Azzanni (wide receivers), Brandon Staley (outside lineback ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Photos: Kaneland girls beat Rock Falls 63-53 to advance to regional finals

    Kaneland girls beat Rock Falls 63-53 during their girls basketball regional semifinals game on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at Kaneland High School in Maple ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, manager Joe Maddon on same page

    MESA, Ariz. – There’s nothing quite like a nice Italian dinner and a bottle of red to make things right.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in win over Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their second ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Boys basketball: H-BR falls to Mooseheart in regional opener

    Down 20 after the first quarter, Hincley-Big Rock boys basketball coach Bill Sambrookes said he wouldn't have been surprised if a team lost its compos ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Boys basketball: H-BR falls to Mooseheart in regional opener

    Down 20 after the first quarter, Bill Sambrookes said he wouldn’t have been surprised if his Hinckley-Big Rock boys basketball team just gave up.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Men's basketball: NIU rolls to much-needed win at Central Michigan

    Losers of four straight and two in a row at home in overtime after it had led in the second half, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team was in d ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Boys basketball: Indian Creek cruises in regional opener against Paw Paw

    SHABBONA – Indian Creek jumped all over Paw Paw in the first quarter Tuesday with a stifling full-court press and a sharp shooting touch and never loo ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Girls basketball: Weber scores 32 for Kaneland in sectional semifinal win

    MAPLE PARK – It was the Morgan Weber Show on Tuesday night.The Kaneland senior guard had a career ni ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:35 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Central Michigan preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Mt. Pleasant, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore girls basketball postseason ends with 42-32 loss to Stillman Valley

    Sycamore's girls basketball postseason ends with 42-32 loss to Stillman Valley on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at Kaneland High School in Maple Park.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Boys basketball: McNeal scores 37 in Genoa-Kingston's loss to Clinton

    The Genoa-Kingston boys basketball team closed out its regular season with a 72-66 loss to Clinton on Monday in Genoa.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Girls basketball: Sycamore's postseason run ends in sectional semifinal

    MAPLE PARK – Stillman Valley girls basketball coach Bobby Mellon knows what Sycamore sharpshooter Kate Majerus can do.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Boys basketball: Hiawatha's drops regional contest to Alden-Hebron

    ELGIN – There were plenty of cheers from the Giants’ green-clad student section as Alden-Hebron cruised to a 46-36 victory over shorthanded Hiawatha i ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:17 pm
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