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  • Girls Class 1A soccer regional semi: Turner records hat trick in Indian Creek's win over Hinckley-Big Rock

    Indian Creek’s Alex Turner scored three goals as the Timberwolves defeated the Royals, 4-1, Tuesday to advance to the Class 1A Hinckley-Big Rock Regio ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Recent report from NIU opens door to possibly eliminating cheerleading

    DeKALB – Holly Vizzaccero called being a part of the Northern Illinois cheerleading team one of the best experiences of her life.
    May 10, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • The No. 4 seeded Genoa-Kingston girls soccer team won in dramatic fashion, topping No. 6 North Boone 1-0 in penalty kicks in the Class 1A Rockford Chr ...
    May 10, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • NIU football: Brescacin selected by Calgary in second round of CFL

    Former Northern Illinois wide receiver Juwan Brescacin was selected by the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football Draft on Tuesday night.
    May 10, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • NIU softball: Frenz named MAC Freshman of the Year for Huskies

    Northern Illinois pitcher Alex Frenz emerged as the Huskies' ace this season and was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year, the leagu ...
    May 10, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Chicago Bears Notes: Seven draft picks signed, Matt Slauson joins Chargers

    The Bears signed seven of their nine draft picks Monday – Cody Whitehair, Nick Kwiatkoski, Deiondre’ Hall, Deon Bush, Jordan Howard, DeAndre Houston-C ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Frazier's slam in 12th powers White Sox over Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Texas – So much for Todd Frazier's sub-.100 slump over his previous nine games.The Chicag ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Padres-Cubs rained out, putting Chicago's 24-6 start on hold

    CHICAGO – There's seemingly only one thing that can stop the Chicago Cubs these days: rain.With the ...
    May 9, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Prep roundup: O'Sullivan homers, pitches shutout for Knights

    Matt O'Sullivan was 3 for 3 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs, plus pitched a six-inning shutout in Kaneland's 13-0 win at Yorkville on ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Baseball: IC, Hiawatha game suspended with Timberwolves up in fourth

    SHABBONA – The Indian Creek baseball team was in the midst of an eight-run fourth inning against Hiawatha when heavy rain suspended play with the Timb ...
    May 10, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Softball: DeKalb bats explode in win at Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – After she closed last week with three straight shutouts, the DeKalb softball team didn't have to rely on ace Morgan Newport on Monday, as ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Prep baseball: Mizgalski sharp on the mound in Sycamore's win over DeKalb

    DeKALB – Jack Mizgalski looked like an ace for the Sycamore baseball team on Monday against DeKalb.T ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Softball: Paw Paw lights up H-BR for first win

    BIG ROCK – The Paw Paw softball team put on an offensive show on its way to taking down Hinckley-Big Rock 13-1 in five innings on Monday night.
    May 9, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Derby winner Nyquist heads to Preakness; new rivals await

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist heads to Baltimore on Monday to prepare for the Preakness, where the undefeated colt could face up to ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • White Sox defense finishes off sweep with 3-1 win

    For a second straight day, a White Sox starter didn’t have his best stuff from the get-go, giving off the appearance he may be in for a long day.
    May 8, 2016 - 10:57 pm
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