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  • Rock Falls still not satisfied after beating ’Bago

    ROCK FALLS – During a hard-fought Big Northern match between Rock Falls and Winnebago, Rockets coach Sheila Mammosser came away disappointed with her ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Second-half penalty kick sinks Dixon in regional

    STERLING – Dixon held off a slew of Crystal Lake Central chances, and even held the lead for most of the first half, but a goal off a free kick late i ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Hawks squeeze out win

    Bailey Nelson put down 13 kills to lead Oregon to a 25-22, 25-23 victory over Byron on Tuesday in the Blackhawk Center. Also for the Hawks (16-12, 5- ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Josh Sitton is expected to miss his much-anticipated return to Green Bay on Thursday because of the sprained right ankle he suffered on the Bears' pen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Hill outpitches Arrieta as Dodgers seize NLCS lead

    Fourteen months removed from independent ball on Long Island, Rich Hill pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers into a 2-1 NL Championship Series lead.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Sterling celebrates seniors, league title with victory

    STERLING – With the NIB-12 West title already in hand, and the always emotional Senior Night on the minds of the Sterling Golden Warriors, Thursday ni ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Hossa reaches milestone in victory

    CHICAGO – Marian Hossa scored his 500th career goal, Artem Anisimov snapped a third-period tie with his first score of the season, and the Chicago Bla ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Ex-Buck Carter-Williams passes on Rose’s jersey No. 1

    CHICAGO – If further proof was needed that the Bulls are doing whatever it takes to distance themselves from Derrick Rose and last season's postseason ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • witching QBs aids Wildcatz rushing attack

    Quarterback changes happened for a lot of reasons, but it’s not often that they get changed to help the running game.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • MLB: Anthony Rizzo's postseason slump deepens thanks to Clayton Kershaw

    Anthony Rizzo made the Wrigley Field crowd go wild Sunday night. Twice.And yet he didn’t get a hit.I ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Frustration building for Bears

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. – The more the Chicago Bears think they've found answers to their struggles, the more their losses and frustration build.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • HSFB: Playoffs on the line for some area teams

    After this past weekend’s games, there remains 1 more week of regular-season football. For six local ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

    David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals shut down the listless New York Jets 28-3 on Monday night.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Win has Indians on the verge of sweeping Blue Jays

    TORONTO – Jason Kipnis and Mike Napoli homered, and Cleveland’s bullpen pulled off its most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, tak ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Newman defense big in rout of Red Devils

    STERLING – When a team with seven wins goes against a team with seven losses after 7 weeks of football, it’s hard to not look ahead. Not that the New ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:26 am
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