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  • R-B grad Roberts back, hoping to stay healthy

    Nate Roberts still dreams of making the major leagues one day, but, for now, his main wish is to get through a season of baseball healthy.
    July 15, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Lyons Township grad Stewart Nelson relishes opportunity with Hounds

    LISLE – After redshirting his first year on campus at Evansville, Stewart Nelson was itching to return to the baseball field.
    July 15, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Minooka grad Bucciferro faring well in Sox organization

    Back when Tony Bucciferro was a young high school player, he learned some valuable lessons from Minooka pitching coach Jim Lamping.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Sports: Silver Wave takes Great Lakes tourney

    GURNEE – The 14U Silver Wave squad earned its second tournament championship of the season on June 29, going 5-0 on the weekend and capturing the Grea ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • McHenry golfers 2nd at Rockford Pro/Am

    It’s not everyday that one gets to learn from a professional golfer. It’s also a rare occasion that someone gets to compete with and against one.
    July 14, 2014 - 7:40 pm
  • Two '85 Bears come to LITH to support ovarian cancer awareness

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Former Bears defensive tackle Steve McMichael knows how important ovarian cancer awareness can be.
    July 14, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Q & A with Richmond-Burton's Jordan Hahn

    What do you feel is the biggest reason for your early golf success?Hard work and always trying to be ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Richmond Burton’s Hahn set to compete at Torrey Pines

    Spring Grove’s Jordan Hahn has played in some pretty big junior tournaments over his early golfing career.
    July 14, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 12, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Riley Bauman leads county men's amateur

    HUNTLEY – Riley Bauman, the youngest of three brothers playing in the McHenry County Men’s Amateur Golf Tournament, found himself with the lowest scor ...
    July 11, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Local pair compete for Eclipse Select Soccer’s travel team

    Most young athletes take a similar path through their playing career. It goes something like play wi ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • College notes: Bobby Skogsbergh breaks in with Boston College baseball

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few area athletes that starred for ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Tennis Classic will crown new champ

    Two familiar faces will be absent from the men’s open singles draw at this summer’s McHenry County Tennis Classic.
    July 10, 2014 - 7:55 pm
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