NIU lost to Bowling Green Friday night in the MAC Championship game.
Boylan rallied past East Friday night in boys NIC-10 basketball.
Auburn rattled Harlem Friday in boys basketball.
Belvidere beat Guilford 80-58 Friday night.
RVC's men's hoops team is nationally ranked for the first time in more than a decade.
IceHogs forward Kyle Beach has been sent to the Rangers.
The Huskies face their toughest task of the season against Bowling Green in Detroit.
The Huskies quarterback is the first ever MAC player to be named a finalist.
The Green Falcon's know they'll have their hands dealing with the Huskies' high-powered offense.
The Huskies had the MAC MVP and Coach of the Year, among other awards.
Hononegah defeated Boylan 51-40 Tuesday in girls basketball.
The NIU Huskies will have more than a conference championship at stake Friday night.
NIU safety Jimmie Ward has been picked to compete in the Senior Bowl in January.
Hononegah football player Seth Combs is up for the National Long Snapper of the Year award.
NIU's Jordan Lynch is climbing in the Heisman Trophy race.
Former Boylan baseball standout Jake Smolinki has signed with the Texas Rangers organization.
Illini Director of Athletics Mike Thomas says Tim Beckman will return as the head football coach next year.
Elliot Golf Course will be open Tuesday weather permitting.
The Bears were dealt a tough overtime loss in Minnesota.
The Cardinals and their fans soaked in their fifth championship win under Mike Lalor.
The IceHogs bounced back after a blowout loss in Chicago.
The Cardinals won an incredible game in overtime of the 3A state finals.
The Comets ran all over Staunton, giving them a 40-13 championship win.
The Panthers got better late, overtaking Tri-Valley in the second half and winning the 1A final.
Stillman Valley and Lena-Winslow will try to add to their State Championship collection Friday.
The Packers were dominated by the Lions 40-10 on Thanksgiving Day.
Scott Leber says Jordan Lynch has done enough to warrant an invitation to the Heisman Trophy ceremony.
Mark McNeill's overtime goal lifted the IceHogs to a 2-1 win over the Admirals Wednesday.
Boylan opened its basketball season wtih a 72-55 win over DeKalb Wednesday.
Lena-Winslow held a pep rally for its State-bound football team.
Jordan Lynch broke his own NCAA rushing record Tuesday night in his final home game of his career.
NIU and the Huskies football program could benefit greatly from hosting the State Football Championships.
Cardinal Nation turned out Tuesday night to salute their State bound football team.
Stillman Valley continued preparations for State Tuesday by practicing at Wyeth Stadium.
The IceHogs will play three key division games in four days.
The State Football Championships will be held for the first time in DeKalb at NIU this weekend.
The Packers-Falcons game on December 8th has been moved from a night game to a day game.
Derrick Rose underwent knee surgery Monday morning.
The Bears were blasted in St. Louis by the young Rams.
Matt Flynn helps Packers settle for tie.
The IceHogs won the back half of a back-to-back in Charlotte.
The Cardinals won on a touchdown with 12 seconds left to punch their ticket to DeKalb.
The Titans suffered a rare loss on their home turf.
The Green Machine proved to be superior in the 4A division.
The Comets played rugged defense, getting the shutout to advance to the 2A state title game.
The Panthers continued their torrid play through the playoffs.
Two teams that know all about going deep in the playoffs will square off Saturday in the semifinals.
Lutheran got a send-off from fellow students and parents Friday when it boarded a bus for Geneseo.
Boylan will need to play four solid quarters of football to beat Batavia Saturday.
NIU running back Cameron Stingily could join the one thousand yard club Tuesday.
Several Stateline football players have been named All-State by the coaches.
The Huskies beat the Rockets to win their fourth MAC West division in a row.
NIU dealt with a banged up WR corps and ran to the win in Toledo.
The IceHogs fell behind early in losing to the Abbotsford Heat.
The stakes will be high as usual Wednesday night when NIU takes on Toledo.
Stillman Valley is getting ready for a showdown with Aurora Christian Saturday.
District 205 is taking extra steps to encourage Hispanic students to become involved in athletics.
Former Guilford standout Cody Scarpetta is encouraged about his comeback from Tommy John surgery.
Hononegah pitcher Riley Pawelski lands a scholarship with Illinois State despite Tommy John surgery.
Dakota basketball player Brett Benning will play for Southern Indiana.
The Blackhawks have signed first round draft pick Ryan Hartman.
Here's a look at Saturday's schedule for our Stateline football teams.
Peter Fleischer reports on the Bears unconventional day against the Ravens Sunday.
Rockford native Chad Knaus earned his sixth NASCAR Cup Championship Sunday.
The Bears squeaked out a 23-20 win over the Ravens on a crazy day at Soldier Field.
The Packers struggled without Aaron Rodgers Sunday losing to the Giants 27-13.
A major storm that tore through Chicago had Bears fans fleeing for cover at Soldier Field.
The Blackhawks have called up IceHogs goalie Antti Raanta.
The Titans staged a second half rally to beat Prairie Ridge.
The Crusaders and Hornets traded blows all afternoon before Lutheran pulled away.
The Rockford Keith Lady Cougars cruised to another volleyball championship.
Stillman Valley scored three straight touchdowns in the second half to beat Winnebago.
Lena-Winslow continued its hot play, beating No. 1 seed Stockton in the quarterfinals.
Here are the football playoff results from Saturday, November 16th.
The Bears will host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday at Soldier Field.
Lutheran officials say they did not switch Saturday's football playoff game to Swanson Stadium to gain a competitive advantage on Harvard.
Lutheran basketball player Thomas Kopelman has signed with Minnesota State.
Keith School's volleyball team defeated Sciota West Prairie Friday morning in the 1A semifinals.
The Packers-Giants game will be shown on Fox 39 Sunday at 3:25pm.
The Bears have put their trust in Josh McCown again with Jay Cutler out.
The Blackhawks have traded Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen to the Florida Panthers for Kris Versteeg and Phillippe Lefebrve.
Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is now playing hardball with diabetes.
Lutheran has moved its home playoff game against Harvard Saturday to Swanson Stadium
Peter Flesicher brings us post game reaction following NIU's big win over Ball State.
NIU beat Ball State 48-27 Wednesday to move another step closer to clinching the MAC West.
Dakota wrestler Josh Alber has signed with Northern Iowa.
The IceHogs hope some extra practice time will pay off.
Former NIU and former Bears receiver Sam Hurd has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The Bears have signed safety Derrick Martin to a one-year contract.
NIU's MAC West title hopes will be on the line Wednesday night against the Cardinals.
Keith will go after it's second straight State Championship this weekend in volleyball.
Former Boylan and Illini kicker Derek Dimke got a tryout with the Saints Tuesday.
The Packers have signed quarterback Matt Flynn.
Former IceHog Andrew Shaw has a two-year contract extension with the Blackhawks.
NIU's football team will wear special uniforms for Wednesday's game with ball state.
NIU won't be the only football team with impressive credentials in DeKalb Wednesday night.
Here's a look at our Sports Connection postseason awards segment for our local football teams/players.
Here's when and where our local teams will play this weekend in the State Quarterfinals.
Charles Tillman will miss the rest of the regular season with a triceps injury.
The Cubs have several events planned to mark Wrigley Field's 100th year.