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  • Spartans belt 3 homers in win over Whips

    Nathan Haacker, Michael Swanberg and Cooper Vinz all had home runs for the Sycamore baseball team in a 13-3, six-inning win over Hampshire on Wednesda ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Musick: Hawks fans keep sellout streak alive

    CHICAGO – Ben Smith knows what it means to play in an empty building. OK, so “empty” might be a bit ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Timberwolves top Route 30 rivals Hinckley-Big Rock

    WATERMAN – Indian Creek girls soccer coach Luke Anderson knows it's been at least four years since his team bested its rival from Hinckley-Big Rock.
    April 10, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Rose will have chance to earn USA Basketball spot

    If Derrick Rose wants to try, U.S. basketball officials are eager to see.Prove he is indeed healthy, ...
    April 9, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • White Sox hit 6 homers in win over Rockies

    DENVER – Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia each hit two of the White Sox' six homers, powering the Sox to a 15-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Cubs' Castro hits two home runs in loss

    CHICAGO – Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-6, o ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • NIU adds to track class

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University track & field team has signed two more athletes to their 2014 recruiting class, NIU Director of Track & Fiel ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:32 am
  • NIU softball drops doubleheader to Valpo

    VALPARAISO, Ind. – The Northern Illinois softball team dropped a midweek doubleheader with Valparaiso on Tuesday.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • Huskies sweep weekly softball honors from MAC

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University softball players Shelby Miller and Jessica Sturm were named Mid-American Conference West Division Player and Pit ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:34 am
  • NIU RB Daniels practicing, ready to make comeback after foot injury

    DeKALB – Akeem Daniels was supposed to be a big part of the 2013 Huskie football team.However, those ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Early goals push DeKalb girls soccer to dominating win over Rockford Guilford

    DeKALB – A few early goals can open the floodgates, and that is exactly what happened for the DeKalb girls soccer team against Rockford Guilford on Tu ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Prep roundup: DeKalb baseball improves to 4-1

    The DeKalb baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 12-0, six-inning win over Rockford Guilford on Tuesday.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Newark shuts out Indian Creek in Timberwolves' Little Ten opener

    SHABBONA – It was a rough start to the Little Ten Conference softball season for Indian Creek on Monday afternoon. However, second-year coach Alyx Gun ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:07 am
  • Jordan Lyles leads Rockies past White Sox

    DENVER – Jordan Lyles couldn't locate his fastball. He had no trouble picking up heaters from Felipe Paulino or Daniel Webb, though.
    April 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Kaneland girls soccer cruises in home opener

    MAPLE PARK – The Rosary girls soccer team, which has denied Kaneland a regional title in three of the past four years, could not reprise the spoiler r ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:07 am
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