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  • Christen Press goal leads Chicago Red Stars against Washington Spirit

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – The National Women's Soccer League-leading Chicago Red Stars nearly handed third-place Washington Spirit its first home defeat of th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Around Town: Local athletes from Z’s Martial Arts in Huntley take home medals at national kickboxing event

    Z’s Martial Arts in Huntley took five athletes to the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations North American Championships on July 10 and 11 in ...
    July 26, 2015 - 6:56 pm
  • Bowling: Jacobs grad Brandon Biondo living up to family 'dynasty'

    Brandon Biondo walks up to his towel after every ball he bowls and folds it over so that all the corners match up perfectly.
    July 26, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • Elmhurst Extreme 10U baseball team caps season with title

    ELMHURST – A solid regular season got even better for the Elmhurst Extreme 10U baseball team in the playoffs.
    July 26, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • MCYSA championships kicks off

    Saturday night officially marked the start of the 23rd McHenry County Youth Sports Association Summer International Championships, but there’s still p ...
    July 25, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Mixed doubles play wraps up McHenry County Tennis Classic

    ALGONQUIN – The finals of the 18U mixed doubles championship at the McHenry County Tennis Classic featured competitors from four different schools.
    July 25, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • On Campus: Marian Central grad Taylor transfers from NIU to EIU to get playing time on football field

    Over the past three years, Scott Taylor has been part of a football program with 35 wins and three bowl game appearances.
    July 25, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake Yellowjackets to honor Kenny McCudden at banquet

    The Crystal Lake Yellowjackets hockey club will honor its skating and skills coach, Kenny McCudden, in a banquet from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Park P ...
    July 25, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Wheaton's Graham named 2015 CCIW Woman of the Year

    Wheaton College's Kelsey Graham was named the 2015 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Woman of the Year on July 23 and will now represe ...
    July 24, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Glenbard West teams play summer league volleyball: 5 photos

    Glenbard West teams play in a weekly varsity league at Great Lakes Volleyball Center in Aurora on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.
    July 26, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Channahon pushes to lead in tourney

    CHANNAHON – Any baseball team doesn’t want to fall behind early, especially in a tournament game.Tha ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Youth baseball: Belmont blitzes foes en route to state berth

    JOLIET – Belmont Junior Little League All-Stars manager Matt Munoz said his team usually takes a couple of innings to get into the flow of a game.
    July 23, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Goss: A new position, but Olson a Joliet Township booster for life

    When I was just getting to know Chris Olson, we realized we had some common ground.Among my beats wa ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Softball: No Mercy/D'Arcy makes short work of rival in Women's division championship game

    JOLIET – A couple truths about this slow-pitch softball game.First, you never know about momentum. T ...
    July 23, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Vanessa Niestrom welcomes experience with Red Stars Reserves

    OAK BROOK – After riding the bench for two years at Illinois State, Vanessa Niestrom was looking for some action this summer.
    July 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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