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  • Chicago Bears undrafted ILB John Timu maximizing opportunities

    BOURBONNAIS – John Timu knows he isn’t the biggest or fastest linebacker, just as he knows any undrafted player – regardless of physical limitations – ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Boys golf: DeKalb cruises in opener

    Austin Freeman shot a 69 to claim medalist honors, and Ben Melms and Connor Hoyle also finished in the top four as the DeKalb boys golf team started t ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Boys golf: Gatz wins as Indian Creek victorious in opener

    The Indian Creek boys golf team started its year off with a victory, winning, 172-209, at Amboy. Peyton Gatz led all golfers with a 36, while Drew Hea ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

    CHICAGO – The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation’s first c ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Girls golf: Positive attitude powers Hinckley-Big Rock run

    The message is simple and the results have been impressive.Hinckley-Big Rock girls golf coach Greg J ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Hub Arkush: With training camp behind us, what did we learn about the Bears?

    BOURBONNAIS – Sunday was the day for the Bears to put Bourbonnais in their rearview mirrors for the last time until next year.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Cubs shut down by Sale in 3-1 loss to White Sox

    CHICAGO – The Cubs were rolling. Then they ran into Chris Sale.The Cubs managed only three hits and ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Boys golf preview: Lucca hopes to bring bus of Cogs to state tourney

    Tommy Lucca liked that he had company last year.The Genoa-Kingston senior is a two-time IHSA Class 2 ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Cubs win 9th straight, beat White Sox

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cubs won their ninth straight to match their longest streak in seven seasons, beating ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears receiver Kevin White's story reveals more than injury

    BOURBONNAIS – Let’s start with this: Since the Bears announced that Kevin White needs surgery for a stress fracture in his left shin that will cost hi ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Bears notes: Shea McClellin snapped Jay Cutler's streak of 11 practices with no interceptions

    BOURBONNAIS – Three of the biggest surprises of Bears camp came full circle Saturday, when it was announced Kevin White will begin the season on the p ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • NIU football scrimmages at Huskie Stadium, Hare sharp in two-minute drill

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois hit Huskie Stadium for a situational scrimmage with officials on Saturday afternoon, giving as close to a live look as ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Backup RB battle intensifies after strong showings across board

    So, that’s what it’s like to have the run game ignite a sputtering offense.Too often a novel concept ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Coghlan hits 2 HRs, Rizzo goes deep, Cubs beat White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Whether they're driving the ball over the wall, getting dominant starts or lockdown relief, the Chicago Cubs just keep rolling along.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Maxwell brings experience at tight end for Huskies

    DeKALB – Desroy Maxwell said he still remembers everything about his first day as a true freshman for the Huskies in 2012.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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