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  • Row the Boat to Minnesota: P.J. Fleck, WMU reach deal on slogan

    MINNEAPOLIS – Kaneland graduate and former NIU football standout P.J. Fleck has made the slogan “Row the Boat” a way of life for him and the football ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Trimble, No. 23 Maryland beat Northwestern, 74-64

    EVANSTON – Maryland figured out pretty quickly that Melo Trimble had an extra gear Wednesday night, so it kept going back to the junior guard.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Girls basketball: Kaneland dominates IMSA to reach regional final

    AURORA – It took the Illinois Math and Science Academy girls basketball team more than 22 minutes to do what Jenni Weber did in less than eight minute ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Next Level: Goff’s hot streak big help to Waubonsee

    Lauren Goff has been on a hot streak.  Which has coincided with the Waubonsee women’s basketball te ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Montgomery said departing Wilson needed 'fresh start'

    DeKALB – The post-Marshawn Wilson era started on a sour note. Hours after the Northern Illinois men ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Prep wrestling: DeKalb's Dahnweih making state debut as sophomore

    DeKalb wrestler Blah Dahnweih spent last season as a freshman on the Barbs junior varsity team. As ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Girls basketball: Spartans clamp down on defense in win over Burlington Central

    WEST CHICAGO – Midway through the second quarter, the Sycamore girls basketball team had only made two field goals.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Lehman's big night keeps Huskies in tie for first place

    Earlier in the week, Northern Illinois senior Ally Lehman made school history.On Wednesday, she kept ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:43 pm
  • DeKalb to host speaker on recruiting realities

    Jack Renkens, with over 30 years of experience and recognized as the nation's top recruiting keynote speaker according to his website, will speak at D ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • Bulls beat Raptors for 11th straight time

    CHICAGO – Doug McDermott and Jimmy Butler can't explain the Chicago Bulls' recent mastery over the Toronto Raptors. They only hope it continues.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • No. 25 Notre Dame rallies to beat BC

    BOSTON – Bonzie Colson remembered running around Boston College, having birthday parties and shooting around with some of the Eagles' notable players ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Men's basketball: Wilson, NIU part ways

    Marshawn Wilson and the Northern Illinois have mutually parted ways, the school said in a statement released 90 minutes before the team's home game Tu ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • Girls basketball: Genoa-Kingston holds off late Sterling rally

    STERLING – What looked to be a laugher for the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team was on the verge of becoming something not too funny at all.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:22 pm
  • Boys basketball: Sycamore falls to Yorkville

    SYCAMORE –  Despite a late game push by the Spartans, Sycamore fell to Yorkville, 46-41.The teams tr ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:22 pm
  • Boys basketball: DeKalb clinches third straight NI Big 12 East crown with win over Ottawa

    DeKALB – Headed to the foul line in the final minute of the game, DeKalb senior guard Cole Tucker's free throw bounced off the rim multiple times.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:06 pm
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