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  • Boys track and field: Sycamore's Grant looking to throw himself into state meet

    SYCAMORE – As a junior last season, Sycamore thrower Ryan Grant was inches away from qualifying for the Class 2A Track and Field State Championships i ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • High school baseball: Woodstock North defeats Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Saturday’s steady rain and wind didn’t necessarily play favorites for either the Woodstock or Woodstock North baseball teams.
    April 30, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • VIEWS: Former DeKalb running back battling rehab, stigma of being injury prone

    Fate hasn't been kind to Dre Brown the past two spring football seasons.The former DeKalb star runni ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Mistakes cost White Sox in 6-3 loss to Orioles

    BALTIMORE – For the second straight game, mistakes proved to be costly for the White Sox.Nolan Reimo ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Matt Szczur hits grand slam, Lester fans 10 as Cubs beat Braves

    CHICAGO – When Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was lost for the season with a knee injury, Matt Szczur took on a new role as a reserve outfielder.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb native Glasgow selected by Lions in third round of NFL draft

    DeKalb native Graham Glasgow will be playing on Sundays. Glasgow, who grew up in DeKalb and graduate ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears draft good players, but good picks?

    I’m sure many, if not most, of you are getting tired of hearing me say this, but it doesn’t make it any less important, significant or true.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb's Jedh wins 800; Barbs break 2 records

    SYCAMORE – Three-fourths of the way through the 800-meter run, DeKalb senior Maaz Jedh was in the middle of the pack.
    April 30, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Reimold powers Orioles past White Sox

    BALTIMORE – This time, it was Nolan Reimold's turn to be the hero in the Baltimore Orioles' deep and powerful lineup.
    April 29, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU sets offensive record; Kaneland softball wins

    The Northern Illinois baseball team came one walk away from setting an NCAA record on Friday in a 20-4 win at Bowling Green.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb sophomore left-hander Wheeler shutting down opponents

    DeKALB – DeKalb baseball coach Justin Keck wasn’t sure how much his Barbs would need sophomore left-handed pitcher Bryce Wheeler this year.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Bears trade up, select Georgia OLB Floyd

    LAKE FOREST – Ryan Pace said on the eve of the NFL Draft that if you have a conviction on a player, “you go get him.”
    April 28, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Prep roundup: Parks powers Sycamore to a 3-0 win over Ottawa

    Madison Parks celebrated her birthday with a 3 for 3 day at the play and a shutout in the circle as Sycamore beat Ottawa 3-0 on Thursday.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Prep baseball: Kaneland does damage with two outs, completes sweep of Sycamore

    MAPLE PARK – When the Kaneland baseball team had two outs, the Knights' offense were at their best on Thursday.
    April 28, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Soccer: Sycamore continues NIB 12 dominance with win over Morris

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore girls soccer team continued its dominance of the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference’s East Division Thursday by defeating Mor ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:05 pm
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