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  • How to save wrestling?

    It would be easy to look around the State Farm Center on Friday and think the sport of wrestling is in a healthy state.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crandall outlasts opponent at 285

    CHAMPAIGN – Matthew Crandall endured 8˝ minutes of wrestling before having a match snatched away from him on Thursday at the IHSA State Wrestling Tour ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • S: Shoup's championship quest ends in stunning fashion

    CHAMPAIGN – Austin Shoup was on the verge of making history in his only season as an Erie-Prophetstown wrestler.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Trojans knock out Warriors for second year in a row

    STREATOR – When Sterling and Mendota fought for a regional championship in 2014, the Golden Warriors couldn’t muster much against a tall Trojan team.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Boys basketball: Newman players filling roles to make team successful

    It's almost been like two seasons this winter for the Newman boys basketball team. And after the Comets found their stride around Christmastime, they' ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Boys basketball: SVM scouts 1A/2A regionals

    2A FultonWhen: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, FridayTeams: No. 1 Bureau Valley (24-3), No. 2 Newman (17 ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Dixon closes game with big run to tie record for wins

    DIXON – As Laron Carr lofted the pass, every eye in Lancaster Gym was on the ball. The crowd knew what was coming, but it seemed like a longshot that ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Boys swimming sectional capsules

    Byron SectionalWhen: Saturday – Diving 9 a.m.; Swimming 1 p.m.Teams: Belvidere North co-op; Byron co ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Boys swimming: Byron co-op headlines Saturday's sectional meet

    When the technical swim suits come out of the box and the tags come off for the first time, it's a sign that championship meet season is on the horizo ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • College basketball: Several teams in hunt for NCAA tournament berth

    Big Ten teams have been beating up on each other all conference season, leaving more than half of them dancing on the NCAA tournament bubble.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

    Illinois guard Aaron Cosby has left the team after an injury and a recent suspension kept him out of the lineup.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Kentucky hitting stretch run in quest for unbeaten season

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats know each one of their last five Southeastern Conference opponents wants to be the team that knocks ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • D-league callup leads undermanned Pistons past Bulls

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Spencer Dinwiddie spent Thursday afternoon preparing for another weekend in the D-League.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Avs pull away at United Center

    CHICAGO – Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist, Gabriel Landeskog scored for the fifth straight game, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • New manager expects experienced guys to lead team

    MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:24 am
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