Fair
70°FFairFull Forecast

Sports

  • Johnson overcomes uncertainty for redemption

    OAKMONT, Pa. – Dustin Johnson had everything going his way Sunday in the U.S. Open.He was playing th ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Baker’s homer lifts Frogs

    OMAHA, Neb. – Luken Baker hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the ninth, and TCU beat No. 5 national seed Texas Tech 5-3 on Sunday in a Colle ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Cubs crush ball, Bucs

    Prized prospect Willson Contreras crushed the first pitch he saw in the major leagues for a two-run home run, Kyle Hendricks struck out a career-high ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Bears OLB using offseason trips to relax, recharge

    LAKE FOREST – When they concluded the offseason program Thursday, Bears players dispersed for a 6-week respite before the nearly 6-month grind of the ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Sterling’s Stroup surprises even herself

    Erin Stroup didn’t see this coming. The recent Sterling graduate never dreamed of having the type of season she had this spring, never thought about p ...
    June 18, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Edmondson has true passion for the sport as coach, former player

    There is a sign outside the Sterling High School softball complex stating the facility is available for use this summer, but those using it do so at t ...
    June 18, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, June 18, 2016

    GOLFLocal man fires ace at Timber CreekJohn Schoaf scored a hole-in-one on May 27 at Timber Creek Go ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Golf: Dustin Johnson tied for lead at U.S. Open

    OAKMONT, Pa. – Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Gauchos, Wildcats best in the West

    OMAHA, Neb. – UC Santa Barbara and Arizona were best in the West. Thing is, the perception throughout college baseball is that the level of play was d ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Oakmont squirrel needs a makeover

    OAKMONT, Pa. – This U.S. Open has become such a slog that by the time it's over, the Oakmont Country Club logo will need a makeover. The suggestion he ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Arrieta mows down Bucs

    Jake Arrieta pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Szczur homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and Chicago beat Pittsburgh 6-0 on Friday at ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Auto racing: Iowa native is Brennan Poole's Xfinity Series crew chief

    Drivers are not the only competitive ones on a NASCAR racing team.“I have a competitive nature and I ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Gators, kids don’t mix

    So, is anyone asking the question, “Why do alligators have access to a beach at an amusement park in the first place?”
    June 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Technology may aid runners

    Greetings and Hello fellow readers, I have been asked to write an article for the upcoming Reagan Run 5K race regarding technology tools, which someon ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • U.S. men’s depth will be tested

    SEATTLE – When Jurgen Klinsmann started experimenting with his roster following the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. coach did it with the hope of building mo ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • National video



    Reader Poll

    Which candidate do you support in Illinois' U.S. Senate race this fall?
    Tammy Duckworth (D)
    Mark Kirk (R)
    Not sure
    No opinion