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  • Soccer: DeKalb season ends with regional final loss to McHenry

    DeKALB – With 1:24 left to play in the first half, McHenry lined up for a set piece that Connor Uhl headed into the goal to give them the momentum hea ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:41 pm
  • Cross country: Richtman edges Poorten but Spartans take second as team; Kaneland girls third

    BURLINGTON – One of Illinois cross country’s best rivalries turned into one of its best finishes as Kaneland’s Matt Richtman edged out Sycamore’s Step ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Bears keep on losing quarterbacks along with games, now 1-6

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears keep losing games and quarterbacks.After quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • By BEN WALKER The Associated Press

    NEW YORK – Once in a while, Gary Matthews relives how close his Chicago Cubs came to reaching the World Series.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Local roundup: Kaneland soccer loses regional final; Kaneland football beats Ottawa

    John McCaffery scored in the 28th minute, but the Kaneland boys soccer team couldn’t score again in a 2-1 loss to Benet in the final of the Class 2A K ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Prep football: Hiawatha wins again, finishes regular season 7-2

    KIRKLAND – The Hiawatha football team improved to 7-2, a record that is the best the school has seen in 30 years, with a 28-0 shutout over Luther Nort ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Prep football: Genoa-Kingston completes undefeated regular season with victory over Mendota

    MENDOTA – The Genoa-Kingston football team got right down to business Friday night, scoring on its first offensive play in a 42-8 victory over Mendota ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Prep football: DeKalb lights go out before Sterling wins in 2OT in wild ending

    DeKALB – The DeKalb and Sterling football teams sent the regular season out in style.In a wild game ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Football: Kaneland routs Ottawa in finale

    MAPLE PARK – If Kaneland played the second-half of its schedule as well as it played in the second quarter of Friday’s game against Ottawa, the Knight ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore vs Rochelle football

    Sycamore takes on Rochelle during their football game on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Sycamore High School in Sycamore.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Prep football: Sycamore knocks off Rochelle, likely earns playoff spot

    SYCAMORE – Up seven points in the final minute and facing a fourth-and-goal from the Rochelle 2-yard line with a playoff berth on the line, Sycamore f ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Photos: DeKalb vs Sterling Football

    DeKalb takes on Sterling during their football game on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at DeKalb High School in DeKalb.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Blue Jackets pick up first win, beat Blackhawks

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a disastrous 0-8 start last year that turned into a season-long tailspin, the Columbus Blue Jackets were desperately looking fo ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies face easiest chance at win so far this season hosting Buffalo

    DeKALB – For the first time this season, the Northern Illinois football team is playing an opponent that has a losing record.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Dodgers save Kershaw for Game 6, and now they'll need him

    LOS ANGELES – Clayton Kershaw gripped a baseball in his left hand and grimaced while he watched Game 5 of the NL Championship Series from the dugout.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:40 am
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