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  • Illinois still searching for identity late into season

    Shortly after Illinois’ victory at Northwestern on Tuesday, coach John Groce was hesitant to describe the win as the team’s most complete performance ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Kane’s line huge for ’Hawks

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks finally beat the Winnipeg Jets. Kane and linemates Artem Anisimov and Artemi Panarin eac ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Amboy starts strong, but can’t fend off Annawan in title tilt

    ANNAWAN – Amboy got off to the start it needed to hang with Annawan in the championship game of the Class 1A Annawan Regional. The finish, not so muc ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Raiders guards lead way to regional title

    SHABBONA – Emily Shrimplin and Lexi Meurer have been instrumental in delivering plenty of assists down low for the AFC Raiders to point-racking posts ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Fillies can’t capitalize on chances in OT loss

    FULTON – The Morrison girls basketball team had several chances to win its first regional title in a decade. The Fillies got off to a quick start and ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Le-Win takes advantage of Polo errors

    POLO – Focus, focus, focus. That was the message that Polo coach Matt Messer and his players shared after a disappointing 56-53 loss to Lena-Winslow.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Feb. 10, 2016

    Forward Jabari Parker suffered a season-ending left knee injury for the second time in 3 years, the Bucks said Thursday. An MRI confirmed the team's w ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Cougars take regional title

    The Eastland Cougars pulled away late in a tight game Thursday, defeating East Dubuque 60-45 to win the Class 1A Erie Regional championship. Leading ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Bulls’ big man learned from Shaq, Cartwright with Suns

    For a moment during the Suns' blowout home victory against the Kings on April 3, 2009, Shaquille O'Neal turned into player-coach. O'Neal, in "The Big ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Badgers edge Cornhuskers

    Nigel Hayes hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.4 seconds left in overtime and Ethan Happ blocked Tai Webster's shot on Nebraska's last try as the Badg ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Clippers cruise into regional final

    The Amboy Clippers cruised into tonight’s championship of the Class 1A Annawan Regional with a 65-39 victory over Ottawa Marquette in Wednesday’s firs ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Toews nets winner as Blackhawks beat Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sure, no game is a must-win this time of year. Still, the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't afford to slip much further behind the Minneso ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Morrison makes most of rebounding edge

    FULTON – When two teams meet four times in a season, a glaring edge in a certain stat category can make all the difference. That was the case when Mo ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Tangling with Sterling’s Garcia is a tall order

    Turner Garcia has the look of an athlete who should be wearing short pants, running up and down the hardwood this winter at Musgrove Fieldhouse. Afte ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • How do they keep their jobs?

    If you're a Bulls fan looking for change – a change of the roster, a change of management wonks, a change of dynamic proportions – then you need to lo ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
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