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  • Prep roundup: DeKalb baseball improves to 4-1

    The DeKalb baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 12-0, six-inning win over Rockford Guilford on Tuesday.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Newark shuts out Indian Creek in Timberwolves' Little Ten opener

    SHABBONA – It was a rough start to the Little Ten Conference softball season for Indian Creek on Monday afternoon. However, second-year coach Alyx Gun ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:07 am
  • Jordan Lyles leads Rockies past White Sox

    DENVER – Jordan Lyles couldn't locate his fastball. He had no trouble picking up heaters from Felipe Paulino or Daniel Webb, though.
    April 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Kaneland girls soccer cruises in home opener

    MAPLE PARK – The Rosary girls soccer team, which has denied Kaneland a regional title in three of the past four years, could not reprise the spoiler r ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:07 am
  • Connecticut wins NCAA title over Kentucky

    ARLINGTON, Texas – No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA kept them out for a year.
    April 7, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Prep roundup: Weaver, Haacker HRs lead Sycamore

    The Sycamore baseball team defeated Genoa-Kingston, 6-2, in a nonconference game Monday in Sycamore.
    April 8, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Cubs salvage series with win against Phillies

    CHICAGO – Ryan Kalish wants to make the most of his opportunity with the Chicago Cubs.Kalish got his ...
    April 6, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Sale shuts down Royals as White Sox win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.
    April 6, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • UConn, Kentucky men's hoops to play for NCAA national title

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Connecticut and Kentucky couldn’t have met in last year’s championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year’s.
    April 6, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • DeKalb grad Russell walks on to NIU football team

    DeKALB – For Jimmy Russell, playing football for Northern Illinois was always in the back of his head.
    April 7, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Little Ten Conference basketball players relish last chance in all-star event

    SANDWICH – For six local basketball players it was a chance to lace up the sneakers and hit the hardwood one last time on the prep level Saturday nigh ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • NIU women’s golf finishes third at Bradley invite

    PEKIN– The Northern Illinois women’s golf team finished in third place after scoring a final round 308 at the Bradley Invitational at the Pekin Countr ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Klonowski’s shutout leads NIU baseball over Toledo

    DeKALB – A complete game, one-hit shutout by Alex Klonowski – the first for Northern Illinois baseball since April 1, 1997, at Valparaiso – served as ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • NIU softball sweeps Western Michigan

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois softball team completed its sweep of Western Michigan with a 6-1 victory over the Broncos at Mary M. Bell Field on Sund ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Blackhawks topple Blues

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks are taking a more direct approach to generating offense without injured star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane ...
    April 6, 2014 - 10:52 pm
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