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  • White will leave Iowa as one of best ever

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Senior forward Aaron White arrived in Iowa City as a scrawny kid that few outside of suburban Cleveland had ever heard of. He'll le ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Illini fall to Huskers in second round

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Ill ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Wisconsin claims regular-season crown

    Frank Kaminsky had 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Sam Dekker added 20 points, and No. 6 Wisconsin became Big Ten regular-season champions with a 76- ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Men's basketball Top 25 roundup: Notre Dame zooms past Louisville

    Demetrius Jackson scored 21 points and No. 12 Notre Dame made its final seven shots to pull away for a 71-59 victory over No. 16 Louisville on Wednesd ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Illinois beats Nebraska; Buckeyes, Spartans win

    Rayvonte Rice scored 23 points, leading Illinois to a badly needed 69-57 win over Nebraska on Wednesday on Senior Night at the State Farm Center. The ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Dixon junior Tyler Smith will be among the Class 3A competitors in the Three-Point Showdown held in conjunction with the girls state basketball tourna ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Men's basketball Big Ten roundup: Iowa holds off Indiana; Maryland survives scare

    Coach Fran McCaffery saw things in Iowa's 77-63 win over the Indiana Hoosiers Tuesday in Bloomingotn, Ind. that can help the surging Hawkeyes get on t ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Men's basketball top 25 roundup: Kentucky still perfect, survives Georgia

    No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday night in Athens, G ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Women's basketball: Luck not in Skyhawks favor

    DIXON – Above Jed Johnson's office door, someone had intended to spell the words "Good luck" with large black letters made of construction paper.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Groce may be juggling birth with postseason

    CHAMPAIGN — When Allison Groce told her husband John in July that she was pregnant with their third child, it took but a simple mental calculation to ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Men's basketball: Sauk's season ends in Region IV semifinal

    DIXON – Dewan White has always felt comfortable playing on the Kennedy-King men’s basketball team.Wh ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Women's basketball: Skyhawks fend of Highland's best shot

    DIXON – Ahead by 14 points with less than 7 minutes remaining in its NJCAA Region IV semifinal game against Highland, the Sauk Valley Community Colleg ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, March 2, 2015

    Cornell freshman Karlie Mellott continued her hot start to the softball season and had a strong showing at the plate over the weekend for the Big Red.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Illini going cold during stretch run toward tourney

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois is fighting for a shot at the NCAA tournament ... but is missing the scoring that kept the team afloat in January. With leading ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, February 28, 2015

    PREP FOOTBALLEastland’s Heeren signs with CarrollDeven Heeren, quarterback on the Eastland-Pearl Cit ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
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