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  • Photos: Regional Wrestling at Sycamore

    Wrestlers compete in the regional tournament at Sycamore High School on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Sycamore.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies grind out win over Western Michigan to stay in first place

    DeKALB – It wasn't the usual high-scoring Huskies, but it was enough to keep the Northern Illinois women's basketball team in first place.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • NIU basketball: Huskie greats returning to NIU Convo Center for doubleheader

    There will be plenty of nostalgia today at the NIU Convocation Center.With the Northern Illinois men ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Local roundup: G-K girls roll at North Boone

    Julie Galauner scored 20 points, almost outscoring North Boone single-handedly in the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team’s 55-23 win Friday in Popla ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Boys basketball: IC falls in double OT of LTC title game

    SOMONAUK – Kevin Jordal walked out of a losing Indian Creek locker room, but sure talked like a winner.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Prep wrestling: DeKalb's Lopez burst onto scene with successful freshman season

    DeKALB – The way teammates and coaches talked about DeKalb freshman wrestler Fabian Lopez, it made him out to be a mythical figure.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Prep wrestling: Sycamore, Kaneland set to square off again

    Boryla vs. Orosco. Beaudoin vs. Vanik. Patterson vs. Cunningham.Sycamore wrestling coach Alex Nelson ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Prep basketball: Kaneland tops DeKalb in defensive affair

    DeKALB – The scores after the first two quarters were low – 2-1, then 8-6.But Jenni Weber took over ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Hub Arkush's preview of Super Bowl LI: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

    HOUSTON – Of all the game previews I’ve written this season, this matchup between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI is by ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 6:08 pm
  • Kane, Blackhawks beat Coyotes to snap 3-game skid

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, Duncan Keith added two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Prep roundup: Indian Creek secures spot in LTC tournament final

    The Indian Creek boys basketball team will get another crack at Newark.The Timberwolves beat Serena, ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Local female athletes have mixed feelings about 'Lady' nickname

    When Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Lisa Carlsen was a player from 1988-92, her college had two different names for the basketball teams.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Girls bowling: Sycamore has 3 of top 4 individuals in claiming conference title

    SYCAMORE – Having not lost a conference match in two years, Sycamore girls bowling coach Andy Hampton said he knew his team made a tempting target hea ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Hub Arkush: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell tone-deaf in his comments

    HOUSTON – Each year at the Super Bowl, the NFL commissioner holds a news conference at which he gets to answer questions on crucial topics surrounding ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 6:01 pm
  • Butler scores 28 as Bulls rout Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to help the Chicago Bulls rout the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-100 on Wednesday night.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 12:18 am
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