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  • Baseball: Sterling's Pepper, coach of year, hoping to change mentality at Sterling

    When Nick Pepper took over the Sterling baseball team, they won eight games. The next year, things got worse. They won just five.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Baseball: Rock Falls' Pillars is SVM's player of year

    Logan Pillars was in unfamiliar territory. He had trouble picking up the slider.Pillars, the Rock Fa ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Cubs snap 4-game skid

    Rookie Willson Contreras homered and drove in three runs to help the Cubs break their longest losing streak of the season at four games by beating the ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • the lead at Congressional

    BETHESDA, Md. – Jon Rahm was surprised about the level of fan support he has received at the Quicken Loans National, far away from his native Spain an ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Djokovic still in hunt for Golden Slam

    Novak Djokovic has accomplished so much in his career — and, indeed, already this year. He owns 12 Grand Slam singles titles, a total eclipsed by onl ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Fan favorite Shaw dealt to Canadiens

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – After the season ended, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said restricted free agent Andrew Shaw is an “irreplaceable” kind of player.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, June 25, 2016

    LOCAL GOLFKemps record holes-in-oneThe father-son duo of Dave and Clayton Kemp of Eldena each recent ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Bulls spot on by drafting Valentine

    After the Bulls selected Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine with the 14th pick of Thursday’s NBA draft, Northern Illinois coach Mark Montgomery rea ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Another wild weather week

    Another week of heat, rain and nasty storms. I hope you all made it through unscathed and without having to file an insurance claim.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Benefits of running are many

    There are a variety of things that people think when they hear the words “I am a runner” from someone in conversation.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • MLB: Giancarlo Stanton helps Marlins beat Cubs with 2 key hits

    MIAMI – Giancarlo Stanton was the target of his teammates' postgame celebration for a change Thursday, and afterward he stood at his locker with shavi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Coastal Carolina helped by Raiders errors

    OMAHA, Neb. – Light-hitting David Parrett had three RBIs in his first College World Series start and Coastal Carolina converted three Texas Tech error ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Swimming: Sterling's Yemm swimming in Olympic Trials

    Steve Yemm hopped in the pool with no expectations. He hopped out less than a minute later with an Olympic Trials cut.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • MLB: White Sox can't pull off sweep

    BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox were in danger of capping an awful month-long stretch by being swept in four games by the similarly struggling Chicago Whi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Football: SVM takes a look at 2016 football schedules

    The IHSA released football schedules for the 2016 season on Thursday.As with every season, some game ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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