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  • Girls soccer: Sterling falls in season opener to tough Alleman team

    STERLING – The Alleman girls soccer team scored goals in bunches last season, and continued that trend on Thursday against Sterling in a 6-0 win over ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Softball: Walks hurt Duchesses on the road

    MAPLE PARK – Heading into Thursday afternoon, it was unclear if the Kaneland softball team was going to play its nonconference game against Dixon beca ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Men's basketball: Wisconsin rallies past North Carolina

    LOS ANGELES – Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.Frank Kaminsky got off to a s ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Women's basketball: Mulkey, Lady Bears confident as ever entering Sweet 16

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Being comfortable on college basketball's biggest stage has never been a problem for Kim Mulkey.
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia NCAA Sweet 16

    CLEVELAND – Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia’s press look pathetic.Trey Lyles sc ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, March 27, 2015

    NHLBlackhawks land young star BaunThe Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms Thursday with 22-year-old r ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Things worth watching this spring

    MESA, Ariz. – Devoted Cubs fan George McCaskey, representing the Bears at the NFL owners meetings a few cacti down the road, took advantage of the boo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Local roundup: Dixon soccer opens season with commanding win

    Lexi Langloss opened the Dixon girls soccer season with performance to remember.The freshman forward ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Men's basketball: Notre Dame races by Wichita State, into Elite Eight

    CLEVELAND – Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.
    March 27, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Gibbs announces health issues

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function," which likely stem ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Elliott heads to Martinsville for 1st Sprint Cup race

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Of all the places Hendrick Motorsports could have picked for Chase Elliott's first Sprint Cup Series race, the organization landed o ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • NBA: Bulls assured of winning road mark for club-record 5th straight season

    TORONTO – Michael Jordan never experienced it. Neither did Scottie Pippen. Not even Phil Jackson accomplished the feat.
    March 27, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Martells uses ping pong to help tennis game

    Around this time each year, Sterling senior Lane Martells begins to trade volleys with different equipment, as he finds a balance between playing ping ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Don’t rush to judgement

    I had an interesting day. The phone rang at 12:45 Tuesday morning. It was our son-in-law. Our daught ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Men's basketball: Like home: Wisconsin back in California for NCAA regional

    LOS ANGELES – Bo Ryan is trippin’ about being back in the NCAA West Regional.First, the Wisconsin co ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:07 pm
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