NIU made the most of its first home MAC Tournament game in 11 years on Monday.
Both the men's and women's basketball teams at Rock Valley will play in national tournaments this week.
Lutheran will meet Kaneland Tuesday in the Hampshire Sectional.
Rockford West Graduate Deb Patterson has been fired after 18 seasons as the women's basketball coach at Kansas State.
The Bears are parting ways with running back Michael Bush.
The Blackhawks have signed 19 year old defenseman Dillon Fournier.
Scott and Lauren share their picks for the best of the best in high school basketball.
The Sports Connection looks back at some of the top plays of the season.
For the second straight week Auburn pulled away from Boylan in the second half.
Lutheran beat Belvidere in overtime Friday at the Freeport Regional.
Short-handed Jefferson was no match for Huntley Friday night.
Eastland won the River Ridge Sectional Friday.
Sycamore won the Genoa Regional Friday.
Safety Jimmie Ward was one of the Huskies scouts were interested in at NIU's Pro Day.
WTVO/WQRF - The Jefferson J-Hawks will be short five players and their coach after the IHSA comes down on the team for its fight against East earlier this week, plus new footage of the fight.
Scott Leber previews Friday's tournament basketball action.
Nine Boylan football players made their college choices official Thursday.
The IceHogs are going with a Baby Hammy theme for their annual jersey auction.
The Bears made it official Thursday. Devin Hester won't be back.
Administrators from District 205 spent Wednesday sorting through what happened following the East-Jefferson basketball game.
Auburn defeated Hononegah Wednesday at the Boylan Regional.
Eastland won the 1A River Ridge Sectional Wednesday.
The Bears have inked defensive end Jeremiah Ratliff to a two-year contract.
A post game brawl overshadowed Jefferson's dramatic 51-49 win against East in the Class 4A Belvidere North Regional Semifinals Tuesday Night.
Fred Van Vleet has won the Larry Bird Award as the Missouri Valley Conference's Most Outstanding Player.
Jefferson edged East at the Belvidere North Regional Tuesday.
The IceHogs have mixed emotions over the trade that sent Brandon Pirri to the Florida Panthers.
The IceHogs are picking up another player following another Blackhawks trade with the Coyotes.
Fred Van Vleet has won the Larry Bird Award as the Outstanding Player in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The Boylan girls basketball lost Monday at the Elgin Super-Sectional.
Boylan's baseball field is covered with snow, but that didn't stop the Titans from opening practice Monday.
IceHogs forward Jeremy Morin is the AHL Player Of The Month.
The Brandon Pirri trade led to a pair of roster moves by the IceHogs Monday.
Former IceHogs Brandon Billig has a three-year contract extension.
For the second straight year Rock Valley's basketball teams will head to the NJCAA National Tournaments.
Dakota wrapped up another title Saturday in Bloomington.
Hononegah finished in a familiar position Saturday at the State Team Tournament.
The Sports Connection spotlights Boylan senior Brock Stull.
Fred Van Vleet and Wichita wrapped up a perfect regular season Saturday.
Auburn cruised past Boylan Friday to win the NIC-10 championship.
Winnebago beat Byron at the North Boone Regional Friday.
Eastland beat Aquin Friday.
Dakota edged Durand at the South Beloit Regional.
East beat Harlem Friday.
North upset Hononegah Friday.
Guilford edged Freeport Friday 59-58.
Auburn claimed the NIC-10 Championship Friday by defeating Boylan 78-48.
Fred Van Vleet is one of ten semifinalists for one of college basketball's biggest awards.
Everyone wants to see the winner take all game Friday between Boylan and Auburn.
The Boylan girls basketball team defeated Huntley Thursday to capture the Crystal Lake South Sectional.
The Lady Crusaders were knocked out of postseason play Thursday night by Burlington Central.
The Bears are bringing back center Roberto Garza for one more year.
Byron defeated Oregon Wednesday at the 2A North Boone Regional.
Eastland defeated Milledgeville Wednesday at the Forreston Regional.
Aquin defeated Polo Wednesday at the Forreston Boys basketball Regional.
Fred Van Vleet comments on Wichita State's 30-0 start.
NIU knocked off MAC West leader Toledo Wednesday in men's basketball.
Christian Life's Michael Klemm is one of the favorites going into the State Diving Meet.
The IceHogs have former All-Star defenseman Brian Connelly back after a major trade with the Wild.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard takes pride in setting up his teammates for scoring chances.
North Boone Middle School 8th grade girls team may not be able to finish undefeated season.
Blackhawks GM of Minor League Operations Mark Bernard likes the way the team is jelling.
Eastland won the DeKalb Super-Sectional Monday.
The Lutheran girls beat Woodstock Monday at the Belvidere Sectional.
Wichita State is one spot away from number one in the national rankings.
The Rock Valley College men and one are the top seeds for the upcoming Region IV basketball tournaments.
Leber's prediction for the Daytona 500 is right on.
Dakota fans turned out at the high school Sunday afternoon to celebrate their wrestlers' strong showing at State.
The IceHogs beat the Milwaukee Admirals 4-1 Saturday in front of more than 6200 fans.
Dakota's Josh Alber led a large group of local wrestlers who won State Championships Saturday.
Harlem, Guilford and Freeport all finished in the top ten at State.
Local swimmers locked up trips to State Saturday.
Dakota scoring ace Brett Benning is featured in our Sports Connection spotlight.
Winnebago edged Lutheran Friday.
Boylan defeated Belvidere Friday.
Hononegah defeated Freeport Friday.
Jefferson defeated East Friday.
Aquin defeated Pecatonica Friday in boys basketball.
Harlem defeated Guilford Friday.
Lutheran defeated Freeport at the Freeport Regional.
Three NIC-10 teams are in the top seven following day one of the State Tournament.
NIU has tacked on another year to the contract of head football coach Rod Carey.
Rockford Speedway owner Jody Deery wouldn't think of missing a Daytona 500.
Boylan knocked off Hononegah Thursday at the 4A Hononegah Regional.
Huntley ended Belvidere North's season Thursday at the Jefferson Regional.
Goodyear will retire one of its most famous blimps after Sunday's Daytona 500.
When the racing dies down at Daytona International the fishing often picks up.
Dakota wrestler Josh Alber is trying to complete an undefeated four-year varsity career.
Rockford's Fred Van Vleet and his Wichita State teammates are getting some attention from S-I.
Our Daytona 500 reporter John Kucko takes us on the track.
Boylan surprised Auburn Tuesday at the Hononegah Regional.
Hononegah defeated Harlem Tuesday.
Red Bainbridge was the king of ice dancing years before it became an Olympic sport.
Fred Van Vleet is one of 20 players in the running for college basketball's top point guard honor.
15 year old Makala Arn of Stillman Valley hopes to compete on the World Stage one day.
Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong so far this year for Danica Patrick.
The Bears have signed former Lion and Jaguar Austen Lane.
All-Star Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals Sunday.
Fred Van Vleet had one of his best all-around games Sunday in another Wichita State win.
A failed engine during a practice run has ended Danica Patrick's bid for another front of the pack start at Daytona.