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  • Prep soccer: Sycamore blows out IMSA in regional, Burlington Central up next

    BURLINGTON – Sycamore goalkeeper Amanda Cook spent most of the first half just trying to keep the sun out of her eyes.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Prep soccer: DeKalb comes back, but falls to Burlington Central in PKs

    BURLINGTON – The DeKalb girls soccer team had a dramatic comeback in the final minutes, but lost a heartbreaker, 4-3, in penalty kicks to No. 5 seed B ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Prep girls soccer: Kaneland dominates Rochelle, advances to regional title game

    STERLING — Kaneland kept the ball in the Rochelle end most of the afternoon and came away with a 5-0 win in the semifinal of the Class 2A Sterling Reg ...
    May 17, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • Kish baseball hauls in conference honors

    Kishwaukee baseball player Matt Albert was named the Arrowhead Conference MVP as the Kougars had six players honored by the conference.
    May 16, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Prep softball: Indian Creek scores 25 runs in first two innings, blows out Hinckley-Big Rock

    SHABBONA – The Indian Creek softball team piled on the runs early and never looked back, beating Hinckley-Big Rock, 25-0, in five innings Monday after ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Prep softball: DeKalb drops heartbreaker in extra innings at Burlington Central

    BURLINGTON – The DeKalb softball team dropped a heartbreaker in 10 innings, falling 2-1 at Burlington Central on Monday.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Prep roundup: Mizgalski strong on the mound in Sycamore's win

    Sycamore starting pitcher Jack Mizgalski had another strong outing on the mound, and the Spartans baseball team won, 6-1, against Richmond-Burton on M ...
    May 16, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • White Sox lose for 4th time in 5 games, beaten by Yanks

    NEW YORK– Still leading the AL Central by a comfortable margin, Adam Eaton and the Chicago White Sox headed home, eager for a break.
    May 16, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Lester takes no-hit bid into 7th, but Cubs fall to Pirates

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester thought he threw a lot of good pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates.But one, ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Leonard Floyd a pleasant guy; we may debate his Chicago Bears career for some time

    LAKE FOREST – Dating back a few weeks to the draft and now that the Bears have wrapped up rookie mini-camp Sunday, the hot button or buzz around the b ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Prep roundup: Genoa-Kingston softball holds off Oregon rally

    A double steal attempt led to the key run in the Genoa-Kingston softball team’s 6-5 win Saturday against Oregon .
    May 15, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • College softball: NIU softball ousted from MAC tourney

    The Northern Illinois University softball team was ousted by Ohio on Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Tournament, dropping a 3-1 decision that ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Prep soccer: DeKalb focused on Burlington Central, not Sycamore, in upcoming regional

    Should the DeKalb girls soccer team get past the hosts in the first round of the Class 2A Burlington Central Regional, likely lurking in the champions ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Bomb experts carry out controlled explosion at Manchester United game at Old Trafford

    MANCHESTER, England – A bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday, after a suspect p ...
    May 15, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Sale (8-0) pitches 6-hitter as White Sox beat Yankees

    NEW YORK – Chris Sale exchanged high-fives with teammates after becoming the major leagues' first eight-game winner and had just put on a headset for ...
    May 14, 2016 - 12:01 am
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