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  • ‘Niche’ marathon offers direct path to Boston

    The unmistakable blend of exhaustion and euphoria is on display for many reasons near the finish line of the annual Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Maratho ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • All-22 Slideshow of Bears loss to Bills

    Where did it all go wrong for the Bears? We go in-depth in the All-22 Slideshow. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Bears Rewind: Defending zone read remains a challenge

    LAKE FOREST — The zone read isn’t going away any time soon, and the Bears know that they’ll see a lot of it next Sunday, and going forward.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Druley: Captains also close to parent club’s watchful eye

    Lake County Captains manager Mark Budzinski reciprocated his many Cleveland Indians visitors Monday with a trip to the Tribe’s Progressive Field.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Prep roundup: Putting puts North girls golf over top

    SUGAR GROVE – St. Charles North girls golf coach Irish Whalen could talk for a long time about her players’ respective short games Monday.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Prep Football Insider: Baby's first touchdown

    With his wife inducing labor on the couple's second child last week, Richards coach Tony Sheehan shuttled in and out of practice and game prep for the ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • St. Charles East volleyball holds on for road win

    AURORA – The noise inside Rosary’s gym was deafening, with every point seemingly giving one side the momentum it needed to finally put the other away.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Cougars sweep Kernels, on to Midwest League Championship Series

    GENEVA – The Cougars have found so many different ways to win this season that, by now, it's hard to find shock value in their methods.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Cougars strike first against Cedar Rapids

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Kane County Cougars won Game 1 of the Midwest League Western Division finals, defeating host Cedar Rapids on Saturday night, ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Saturday's prep roundup: Dramatic finish gives East boys soccer tournament title

    WINNETKA – The St. Charles East boys soccer team won the New Trier Invitational in remarkable fashion Saturday, tying the match with a minute to go an ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • St. Charles East cross country excels at Leavey Invite

    ST. CHARLES – While the start and finish of a cross country meet draws the most attention of spectators, it is runners’ strategies on the usually unob ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Geneva girls volleyball reclaims ownership of home tournament

    GENEVA – The Geneva girls volleyball program had a score to settle with Joliet Catholic, and the JV Vikings were happy to help.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 6:25 pm
  • Geneva football snares marquee win over Richards – watch the video highlights

    GENEVA – After escaping defending Class 6A state runner-up Richards on Friday night, it’s a good bet the next time the Vikings are tested this serious ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Batavia football brings intensity, keeps it

    CAROL STREAM – So much for suspense. After producing a pair of early heart-stoppers the past two foo ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • St. Charles North football defense does it again

    PLAINFIELD – Another lightning delay, another win for the St. Charles North football team. Week 2 of ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:32 am
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