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  • Preps: Practices start for fall sports

    Although football practice were able to begin on Monday, practices for eight IHSA fall sports began Friday, with teams battling near 90-degree heat.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Swimmer with DeKalb ties races in Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Kazakhstan has its first Olympic swimming medal. A gold one, at that. Dmitriy Bal ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • U.S. women gymnasts, Phelps, Ledecky all golden again

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Good old Michael Phelps, golden again.For teenagers Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles, ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Frazier homers in 10th, White Sox beat Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Todd Frazier hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and Justin Morneau had four hits to lift the White Sox over the Kansas City R ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Bryant, Lackey lead Cubs over Angels for 8th straight win

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant hit his 28th home run, John Lackey outpitched friend and former teammate Jered Weaver, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Chicago Bears notes: Training camp concludes as team preps for preseason opener

    BOURBONNAIS – The Bears held their final open practice of training camp Tuesday at Olivet Nazarene University while they get set for Thursday’s presea ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Chicago Bears: WR Deonte Thompson hopes to provide another speed element to offense

    BOURBONNAIS – The focus of the Bears’ deep-passing game in 2016 will be Kevin White, and understandably so, but they have another deep threat fighting ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Football: G-K, Hiawatha rolling with one-a-days

    A lot of teams are rolling along with two-a-days as football practice began Monday.Genoa-Kingston ha ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • NIU football: Golladay, Lurry both coming off breakout seasons for Huskies

    DeKALB – Iron sharpens iron for the Northern Illinois football team.A year after they each had a bre ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Olympic roundup: Lilly King walks the walk for U.S. swimming

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela Silva captured host Brazil's initial gold medal of ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Veteran Larsen takes over at center

    BOURBONNAIS – The Bears went with experience in replacing Hroniss Grasu, sliding 29-year-old Ted Larsen to the first-team center role Monday when the ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • TE Moeaki getting extra reps with hometown team

    BOURBONNAIS – It’s been six years since Tony Moeaki had 556 receiving yards during his rookie season in Kansas City. Injuries have derailed his career ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore football: Practices start at full speed for Spartans

    SYCAMORE – Summer workouts can seem like a day at the beach compared with what the fall brings. At ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb football: Barbs inch closer to opener

    DeKALB – The joyous first day of football practice ended with the DeKalb players doing dreaded conditioning drills.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears have something special in WR coach Curtis Johnson

    BOURBONNAIS – One of the great shames of the trend in the NFL these days to keep assistant coaches away from the media and out of the spotlight is the ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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