The Cubs have cleared the way for Joe Maddon to take over as manager by firing Rick Renteria.
Goaltender Scott Darling has been assigned back to the IceHogs by the Blackhawks.
Belvidere North junior Luis Garcia will juggle soccer and football Friday evening.
Auburn and Hononegah will go at it Saturday in the football playoffs.
Christian Life will host NAC foe Alden-Hebron Saturday.
Rockford native Brock Spack has guided Illinois State's football team to a 7-0 record.
NIU will pour 138 million dollars into upgrading it's athletic facilities.
Madison Bumgarner pitched the Giants to another championship Wednesday in Kansas City.
The Bulls blasted the Knicks Wednesday 104-80.
After a two year absence Dakota is back in the playoffs ready to take on Aquin.
Lutheran will host 4-5 Chicago Payton Friday.
Belvidere's four game winning streak got the Bucs into the playoffs.
Auburn said so-long to its artificial turf Wednesday during practice.
Three Rockford youth teams will take the field this weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
According to one national report Joe Maddon has a deal to become the next manager of the Cubs.
NIU's basketball team could be poised for a winning season.
Boylan beat Guilford in regional volleyball action Tuesday.
Heather Collman claims a mountain bike championship.
NIU's athletic program has one of the top graduation rates in the country.
Fred Van Vleet has been picked as the preseason Player of The Year in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Joakim Nordstrom will wear the 'C' for the IceHogs this season.
Phil Emery and Marc Trestman plan to spend the bye week reevaluating the team.
Matt Slausen and Lamarr Houston will be sidelined the rest of the season with injuries.
The dates and times are locked in for the first round of the IHSA football playoffs.
Dan Salvi died late last week at the age of 91.
The IHSA announced the first round playoff matchups Saturday night. Here are the start times for each game.
The Rockford IceHogs beat the Lake Erie Monsters 5-2 Sunday.
Tom Brady threw five touchdowns Sunday and the Patriots trounced the Bears 51-23.
The IceHogs beat the Wolves 4-3 Saturday night.
Boylan beat Guilford 6-0 in the 3A Regional Soccer match Saturday.
EPC captured their third straight Northwest Upstate Illini conference title with a 54-21 win over Forreston.
Scott and Lauren interview Coach Asche following EPC's win over Forreston Friday night.
Dakota beats Stockton 42-26 to secure a spot in the playoffs.
North Boone beats Marengo in a comeback win 29-28.
Oregon takes down Stillman Valley 14-7.
Dixon beats Byron 42-28.
Hononegah beats Freeport 49-6.
North takes down Jefferson 42-0.
Auburn shuts out East 48-0.
Belvidere hands Boylan their fourth loss of the season. The Bucs beat the Titans 55-41.
Harlem beats Guilford 36-0.
Ollie had three touchdowns Friday night and is the C&E Considine Contender MVP.
Forreston and E-PC will tangle for the NUIC Northwest Championship Friday.
Hononegah beat Belvidere North Thursday to remain undefeated in conference and win the NIC-10 title.
The Bears take their 3-4 record to Foxboro to face the Patriots in Week 8.
The Bears hit the road again to face the New England Patriots and one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.
The IceHogs let two points slip away late in Rochester Wednesday.
Defenseman T.J. Brennan is focused in on another all-star season.
Belvidere North blanked Prairie Ridge 5-0 in Regional Soccer action Tuesday.
The Illini will wear special gray uniforms Saturday for their homecoming game with Minnesota.