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  • Prep roundup: Hinckley-Big Rock girls top Hiawatha

    Karrigan Cowan had 25 points for Hinckley-Big Rock in a 64-22 win over Hiawatha. Emily Southern and Alexis Gonzalez each added 13 points for the Royal ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Prep football: DeKalb's Dre Brown wins offensive player of the year award

    While Dre Brown was helping the DeKalb football team win its first conference championship since 1989, the senior was playing safety as he had been al ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Chicago Bears notes: Marc Trestman focused on Saints, not noise

    LAKE FOREST — Earlier in the season, the "noise" outside Halas Hall was about the noise inside the Bears' locker room, with reports of chemistry iss ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Defensive football player of the year and all-area team

    According to Sycamore coach Joe Ryan, there are three types of football players.There are the player ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • NIU to take on Marshall in Boca Raton Bowl

    Northern Illinois is headed to South Florida for bowl season for the second time in the past three years.
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Warriors beat Bulls for 12th straight win

    CHICAGO – Steve Kerr called himself the luckiest coach in the NBA.In his first coaching job, his Gol ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Hossa leads Blackhawks over Predators

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Blackhawks' top line put them on top of the Central Division.Marian Hossa sco ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • PREP ROUNDUP: DeKalb wrestling second at tournament

    Ulises Jacobo and Brenden McGee each won their weight class to help the DeKalb wrestling team take second place at a tournament in Matozzi.
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Sweep ‘wasn’t from a lack of effort’ from Kaneland boys, girls basketball

    MORRIS – Kaneland’s first girls-boys basketball doubleheader of the season featured a few unflattering common denominators for the Knights.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Saad's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Canadiens

    CHICAGO – Most of the bounces — even crazy, hard-to-explain ones — seem to be going the Chicago Blackhawks' way.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore girls hoops run over DeKalb

    DeKALB – Led by seniors Bailey Gilbert and Madelyne Johnson, the Sycamore girls basketball team sprinted out to an 11-2 lead and never let it get to l ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Boys basketball: Jace Kitchen and Mike Pollack lead DeKalb over Sycamore

    DeKALB – The duo of Jace Kitchen and Mike Pollack came out of the gates firing on all cylinders for the DeKalb boys basketball team. The wings finishe ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • NIU quarter-by-quarter at the MAC championship

    First quarterKey stat: NIU forced two turnovers, both interceptions. One by Dechane Durante, one by ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • NIU Notes: Lynch takes in title win

    DETROIT – Drew Hare was making people think of past Northern Illinois greats with his performance in the Mid-American Conference championship game, a ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Durante, defense come up big for Huskies

    DETROIT – Dechane Durante said last season Northern Illinois got embarrassed by Bowling Green in its MAC Championship loss.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:42 pm
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