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  • Sladek making mark with Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois forward Renee Sladek started last season watching from the sidelines on crutches because of season-ending knee surgery.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Prep badminton: DeKalb opens season with loss

    The DeKalb badminton team opened its season with a 12-3 loss Monday at East Aurora.Holly Trapp and H ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Prep baseball: Sycamore bringing back plenty from team that made 2016 supersectional

    SYCAMORE – Last season, the Sycamore baseball team went on a dramatic postseason run that ended in the Class 3A supersectional.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:36 pm
  • Women's volleyball: ​Huskies add Angelos as assistant coach

    Northern Illinois announced Monday that Amy Angelos will join the coaching staff after she spent the past season with the University of Michigan.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • College baseball: Sims named MAC West Pitcher of Week

    Northern Illinois junior pitcher Donovin Sims was named the Mid-American Conference West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Women's basketball: Huskies selected to play in WNIT

    The best Northern Illinois women’s basketball season in two decades isn’t over yet.The Huskies quali ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Girls soccer: 2017 Team-by-Team Season Previews

    DeKalb Last year: 12-7-2; lost to Burlington Central, 4-3, in a Class 2A regional semifinal Top re ...
    March 14, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Girls soccer: Spartans return potent offense from third-place finish in 2016

    SYCAMORE – Even with an injury to Ella Holland, coach Dave Lichamer said he expects his Sycamore soccer team to score goals in bunches.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Rondo provides spark as starter, Bulls top Hornets

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg felt he needed to "shake things up" following a season-high, five-game losing streak that left his team on ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Schwarber plan: An injury-free year

    Memo to those who want to underestimate Kyle Schwarber: Do so at your risk.That should have been app ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Thomas has 22, does wave, Celtics hand Bulls 5th loss in row

    BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas was having a good time on the bench while his teammates were closing out an easy win over the Bulls.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Crawford, Kane and Panarin lead Blackhawks over Wild

    CHICAGO – The Blackhawks handed over a fast start to Corey Crawford, and the All-Star goaltender carried them home.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Northwestern ends drought with 1st NCAA Tourney appearance

    INDIANAPOLIS – Northwestern's agonizing wait went down to the last quadrant Sunday.Then, finally, ev ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Prep softball previews

    Sycamore SpartansLast year: 14-17; lost, 5-2, to Burlington Central in a 3A regional semifinalTop re ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Badminton: Longtime DeKalb coach Cowley set for final season

    DeKALB – With three returning state qualifiers, DeKalb badminton coach Duane Cowley is ready to end his career on a high note.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:23 am
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