The IceHogs lost to the Chicago Wolves 5-3 in Friday's matchup and prevents the IceHogs from playing in the post-season.
The Blackhawks lost to the Saint Louis Blues 4-3 in triple overtime of Game 1 of the playoffs Thursday night.
Duke freshman and Chicago native Jabari Parker will enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Christian Life diver Michael Klemm signed his letter of intent Thursday to dive in college.
IceHogs rookie defenseman Stephen Johns is a talented young player. Scott Leber reports.
The NIU Huskie Bowl will be held Saturday at 3:00pm but the competition is different than last year.
Blackhawks announced Wednesday that Goaltender Mac Carruth has been called up from the Rockford IceHogs.
The IceHogs' playoff hopes are not over yet. Their final two games will determine the post-season.
The Chicago Bulls will face the Washington Wizards in their first playoff game Sunday at 6pm.
Rockton's Corey Anderson is using a reality television show to help boost his MMA career.
A reality TV show is giving a local fighter his big break.
The IceHogs won't give up even though their playoff hopes are slim.
Roscoe resident Tara Sheetz was in the middle of the mayhem at the Boston Marathon.
Marengo High School is switching conferences.
David Brown is seeking an extra year of basketball eligibility at Western Michigan.
Rock Valley College's Jared Mayes and Craig Doty have snared two of the biggest accolades in junior college basketball.
The Blackhawks will square off with the Blues in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The IceHogs lost to the Chicago Wolves 4-2 Sunday.
Bubba Watson wins the 2014 Masters Golf Tournament Sunday at Augusta National.
The 37th Annual Spring Classic was rained out at the Rockford Speedway Sunday.
The IceHogs beat the Iowa Wild Saturday night 3-2.
Aldeen Golf Course teamed up with Riverside Bank Saturday for their annual kickoff event.
The IceHogs lost to the Milwaukee Admirals 4-1 Friday night.
The 37th annual Spring Classic will be held Sunday at the Rockford Speedway.
Basketball Coaches Craig Doty and Misty Opat were named Junior College Coaches of the Year Friday.
Teuvo Teravainen will play in his first game with the IceHogs Friday night against the Milkwaukee Admirals.
Rock Valley College basketball players Jared Mayes and Marquiesha Grant named to NJCAA All-American First Team Thursday.
The Rock Valley College Softball Team is hopeful for a trip to nationals this season.
Icehogs' Adam Clendening was named to the AHL First All-Star Team Thursday.
White Sox place Avisail Garcia on the 15-day disabled list and recall outfielder Jordan Danks from Class AAA Charlotte.
The Rockford Aviators signed left-handed relief pitcher Justin Albert to their 2014 roster.
IceHogs Assistant Coach Mark Osiecki named Head Coach of the 2015 U.S. National Junior Hockey Team.
Former Belvidere North standout Austin Smaha is out to prove he can produce at defensive end for NIU.
The IceHogs playoff hopes took another hit Tuesday in Milwaukee.
The Junior Chariots celebrated their national championship Tuesday at Midway Village.
Connecticut beat Kentucky in the NCAA Championship game Monday night.
Alex Broadhurst has been making a major contribution for the IceHogs.
Boylan's baseball team is aiming for another NIC-10 championship.
The Bulls have signed veteran guard Ronnie Brewer.
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with C Brian de la Puente on a one-year contract.
The Wisconsin Badgers lost to the Kentucky Wildcats 74-73 Saturday night in the Final Four.
The Junior Chariots won their first-ever National Wheelchair Basketball Association Title Saturday.
The Rockford Raptors Soccer Club hosted the Puma College Showcase Saturday.
How much longer are Cubs fans willing to wait for a winner? The WTVO sports team has their answer.
Hononegah graduate David Brown is still undecided about whether or not to return to Western Michigan.
The IceHogs have eight games left to lock up a playoff spot.
The Beloit Snappers lost to Burlington Thursday evening.
NIU running back Akeem Daniels is rebounding after missing all of last season with an injury.
Ernie Kent says he's up for the challenge at Washington State.
MyNetwork TV will provide Stateline viewers with 33 Chicago baseball games this season.
The Aviators have signed pitcher Cole Green.
The Blackhawks have called up IceHogs center Joakim Nordstrom.
A Rockford man has found his niche as the best backward bowler in the world.
Guilford defeated Harlem Tuesday.
IceHogs players will be shuttling back and forth between Rockford and Indianapolis in the future.
Jared Allen believes he can be the premier pass rusher that the Bears need.
Rockford native Ernie Kent is the new men's basketball coach at Washington State.
The Sox beat the Twins while the Cubs lost to the Pirates.
The Final Four teams of this year's NCAA Tournament are Florida, Wisconsin, UConn and Kentucky.
The Rockford Park District opened Eliot Golf Course for the season Sunday.
The IceHogs held their 15th Annual Jersey Auction Sunday night and raised a total of $43, 795 for March of Dimes.
The Icehogs beat the Chicago Wolves 6-3 Sunday night.
The Chicago White Sox have placed infielders Gordon Beckham and Jeff Keppinger on the 15-day disabled list.
The IceHogs lost 4-1 in Grand Rapids Saturday night.
The Wisconsin Badgers beat number one seed Arizona Saturday in the Elite Eight matchup.
Rock River Multisport is a new club in Rockford focused on athletes improving their endurance.
Prairie View Golf Course opened for the season Saturday, March 31st.
Major League Baseball announced Friday more severe penalties for drug use.
The IceHogs hosted Grand Rapids Friday night at the BMO.
David Brown is one of thirty finalists nominated for the 2014 Lou Henson Award.
Chicago White Sox outrighted pitcher Javy Guerra to Class AAA Charlotte.
The Rockford IceHogs have three big games this weekend and are fighting for a playoff spot.
The IceHogs take on Grand Rapids this weekend ready to fill the gaps on the roster and fight for a playoff spot.
Bears agree to terms with former Viking DE Jared Allen on a four-year contract Wednesday.
Warmer temperatures toward the end of the week could signal the start of the local golf season.
Rock Valley College has already had seven games cancelled this season.
The IceHogs are keeping a close eye on the standings as they fight to make the playoffs.
The Rockford Marathon will return in May as a Half-Marathon.
A quarterback competition is underway in DeKalb to find NIU's next starting quarterback.
Pitcher Jose Quintana agrees to a five-year contract with the White Sox.
Bears' cornerback Tim Jennings will appear in May at the Rockford football Training Camp at Auburn High School.
The Kentucky Wildcats put an end to the Wichita State Shockers' perfect season Sunday.
Fans welcomed home the Rockford Lutheran basketball team Sunday after placing 4th at the 3A State Tournament.
The IceHogs beat the Chicago Wolves 2-1 Saturday night at the BMO despite some missing names on the roster.
Scott Leber has reactions from the Lutheran Crusaders after finishing fourth in state.
Fred Van Vleet and Wichita State cruised Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
The IceHogs were shutout by the Wolves 6-0 Friday night.
Eyewitness News Reporter Lauren Screeden gets Rockford Lutheran's reactions after their 3A State Semifinal loss.
Lutheran lost to Lincoln Friday in the 3A State Semifinals in Peoria.
The Blackhawks have promoted IceHogs' leading scorer Jeremy Morin.
The Aviators have signed AA outfielder Jose Martinez.
Eyewitness News reporter Lauren Screeden previews Lutheran's State Semifinal game from Peoria.
Fred Van Vleet says the Shockers will stick with what's been working when they open play in the NCAA Tournament.
Lutheran senior Thomas Kopelman tops our local basketball players on the 3A and 4A AP All-State teams.
A celebration was held Thursday for RVC's basketball teams.
A morning pep rally was held at Lutheran before the basketball team left for Peoria.
Hononegah graduate David Brown had a rough go of it Thursday against Syracuse.
Devin Hester has signed a contract with the Falcons.
The Aviators have aquired catcher Adrian Martinez from the Sioux City Explorers.
The Aviators have signed Kyle Dhanani a former Brewers minor leaguer.
Fred Van Vleet and Wichita State will try to live up to their number one seed starting Friday.
David Brown will lead Western Michigan up against Syracuse Thursday.
Scott Leber says Rick Schmitz is a good fit for Dakota.
The Crusaders won the NIU 3A Super-Sectional Tuesday.
The Knights couldn't keep up with Lincolnshire Stevenson at NIU Tuesday.
NIU held its first spring workout Tuesday.
Fred Van Vleet says team chemistry is what separates the Shockers from the rest.
Bears agree to one-year contract with Safety Craig Steltz.
The Bears have signed free agent defensive end Israel Idonije.
Lutheran and Auburn will battle for trips to State Tuesday night at NIU.
Fred Van Vleet knows that Wichita State won't catch anyone by surprise this year in the NCAA Tournament.
The Packers have signed free agent defensive tackle Letroy Guion.
The Wichita State Shockers are seeded no. 1 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
The Rockford Icemen played Waubonsie in the Illinois State Hockey Championships semi-finals Sunday.
The IceHogs hosted the 5th annual bowl-a-thon Sunday to benefit the Sydney Ives Foundation.
Rock Valley College Men's basketball team returned home Sunday with their national championship trophy.
The Rock Valley College Women's Basketball team loses the NJCAA Championship game to Northland Saturday night.
The Rock Valley College Golden Eagles won their first national title over Caldwell Tech (NC) Saturday.
Former Bear Julius Peppers has agreed to a three year deal with the Packers.
Saturday night could see the crowning of two national champions for Rock Valley College.
Auburn beat South Elgin Friday in the 4A Elgin Sectional game.
Charles Tillman has agreed to a one year contract with the Bears.
The Illini just missed upsetting number one seed Michigan Friday.
The Knights and Crusaders will try to advance again in tournament play Friday night.
Both the men's and women's basketball teams at Rock Valley College are in the national semifinals.
Two Stateline Basketball players have been named first team All-State.
The Bears have signed former Lions defensive end Willie Young.
The Bears have signed free agent receiver Domenik Hixon.
The IceHogs Jeremy Morin is giving the Blackhawks plenty to think about with his play this season.
The Illini will face Indiana Thursday morning in the opening round.
NIU was kjocked out of the second round of the MAC Tournament Wednesday.
Sycamore defeated Woodstock Marian Wednesday at the Hampshire Sectional.
Fred VanVleet and two other Wichita State Shockers were named to the 2013-14 NABC Division 16 All-First Team Wednesday.
The Bears have lost free agent quarterback Josh McCown to Tampa Bay.
The Bears have signed free agent safety M.D. Jennings.
The Bears said goodbye to DE Julius Peppers Tuesday.
Bloomington Centra Catholic beat Newman Tuesday at the Super-Sectional at NIU.
Mooseheart beat Eastland Tuesday at the Super-Sectional at NIU.
Lutheran beat Kaneland Tuesday at the 3A Hampshire Sectional.
Auburn beat Huntley Tuesday at the Elgin Sectional.
The return of defenseman Brian Connelly should strengthen the IceHogs shot at making the playoffs.
The Bears have signed free agent defensive end Lamarr Houston.
The Bears have signed former Giants safety Ryan Mundy.
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.