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  • Soccer: Barbs open season with win

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Barbs started the 2015 season off on the right foot, winning 2-0 over Belvidere North on Tuesday night in the season opener for bo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Prep girls swimming: DeKalb opens season with win at home

    DeKALB – It was a very familiar result for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swimming team Tuesday night.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Volleyball: Charles wins Sycamore debut

    SYCAMORE – Coaching her first game with the Sycamore volleyball team, Spartan hall of famer Jennifer Charles said she was nervous early on.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Prep roundup: Genoa-Kingston boys soccer settles for draw

    The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team was less than 30 seconds away from opening the season with a win.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Loss of Ratliff really hurts Bears

    The NFL has announced that Jeremiah Ratliff will be suspended for the first three games of the season because of a violation of the NFL’s substance ab ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Castillo leads Red Sox past White Sox

    CHICAGO – Rusney Castillo homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Joe Kelly won his fifth straight outing and the Boston Red Sox beat the White ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Bryant’s homer in bottom of 9th lifts Cubs

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the surging Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday in a ma ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Girls swimming preview: Deep freshman class has DeKalb-Sycamore co-op optimistic about season

    DeKALB – For three years, the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim team hasn’t lost a meet. This season, with ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Prep volleyball preview: Cogs bring back nearly entire team for 2015 season

    The Genoa-Kingston volleyball team finished the 2014 season one win away from a shot at a regional championship after falling in the semifinals of the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } The chilly and windy weather conditions were uncharacteristic for an ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Former NIU DB inducted into hall of fame

    Former Northern Illinois defensive back Eddie Davis was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • 2015 Prep Volleyball Season Preview Capsules

    DeKalb BarbsLast year: 20-16, 3-5 in the NI Big 12 East. Lost to Huntley in the Huntley Regional Cha ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Chicago Cubs place Jorge Soler, Jason Motte on 15-day DL

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Jorge Soler and right-handed reliever Jason Motte on the 15-day disabled list on Monday.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • NFL suspends Chicago Bears DL Jeremiah Ratliff for three games

    Jeremiah Ratliff has been suspended without pay for the first three games of the season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of A ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Golladay makes pair of big plays in scrimmage for Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois wide receiver Kenny Golladay certainly made his touches count on the final day of training camp.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:07 pm
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