Pittman discusses his decision in a phone interview with Eyewitness News Sports Director Scott Leber.
The IceHogs will be up against one of the AHL's most potent offenses in the opening round of the playoffs.
Marathon champion Jean Driscoll was the Rockford Area Illini Club's guest speaker Thursday.
The Predators scored four times in the third period to post a 5-2 win over the Blackhawks Thursday.
The Bulls beat the Bucks 113-106 Thursday night.
IceHogs fans are ready to back their guys through the postseason just as they did during the regular season.
Sprinter Austin Sikora has signed with Illinois State.
The IceHogs are short on playoff experience, something their opponents have plenty of.
The Bears will open their season at home against the Packers.
The Packers will kickoff their season with back-to-back games against the Bears and the Seahawks.
Spencer Abbott has elevated the IceHogs play, and his presence could make the Hogs a Calder Cup Contender.
Jimmy Butler led the Bulls over the Bucks Monday night 91-82.
Click here to see how our local runners did Monday in Boston.
The Golden Eagles should stay in contention for national championships with this latest class of recruits.
Boylan graduate Dean Lowry is on the watch list for on of college football's major awards.
Doug Buffone was found dead in his Chicago home Monday.
The Blackhawks beat the Predators 4-2 in Game 3 of the playoffs Sunday. Starting goalie Scott Darling had 35 saves. Lauren Screeden reports from the United Center.
The IceHogs first playoff game since 2010 will be played this Friday night.
The IceHogs lost their final regular season game 3-1 to the Toronto Marlies.
Wedgbury Stadium at Sportscore Two in Rockford has new field turf made specifically for soccer. It's the only turf of its kind found in the United States.
Rockton native Corey Anderson dropped his MMA bout to Gian Villante Saturday in New Jersey.
Injuries are still plaguing the Bulls as they head into the postseason. Our Lauren Screeden has the lastest from Chicago.
The Blackhawks got flattened by the Predators Friday 6-2.
Cody Bass lit the lamp twice in a 4-3 win at the BMO Friday.
Aquin has a new head football coach and a new boys basketball coach.
The Cubs promoted Kris Bryant from AAA Iowa and inserted him into the starting lineup Friday afternoon.
Some Winnebago boys put a whole new spin on basketball trick shots with a new video they've made.
Kenneth McClelland of Rockford never imagined he would be running a fourth Boston marathon until the bombs went off at the finish line in 2013. He knew he had to go back.
Corey 'Beaston' Anderson will fight on Fox Network this Saturday.
Spencer Abbott pulled off his best goal of the season yet Wednesday.
The IceHogs beat the Charlotte Checkers Wednesday for their 45th win of the season.
Michael Leighton will finally get his chance to see regular duty in the nets for the IceHogs.
Minnesota guard Marshawn Wilson has signed with NIU's basketball program.
Some guys who began this hockey season in Rockford are eager to contribute to the Blackhawks playoff run.
The IceHogs don't plan to let off the gas during this final week of the regular season.
Jean Driscoll will be the guest speaker at the Rockford Area Illini Club Dinner April 23rd.
The Blackhawks will begin another quest for the Cup on Wednesday.
Fred Van Vleet is putting a pro career on hold to finish up at Wichita State.
Former Rockford Aviator Drew Rucinski will take the mound for the Angels Tuesday.
The Blackhawks recalled defenseman Kyle Cumiskey and Antti Raanta from the IceHogs Sunday.
Jordan Spieth had the best 54-hole start in Masters history and finished 18-under to claim his green jacket Sunday.
Bobby Wilberg took the lead from defending champion Casey Johnson in the last 20 laps to claim the Big 8 Late Model Series title.
The IceHogs lost to the Checkers 4-3 in Charlotte on Sunday in their final road game of the season.
The Rising Stars Classic was held Saturday night at Rock Valley College between the NIC-10 and All-Area boys and girls.
The Black team beat the Cardinal team 21-0 in the 2015 Huskie Bowl.
The IceHogs beat the Charlotte Checkers Saturday 2-0, and are guaranteed at top four seed in the Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Blackhawks will open the playoffs in Nashville against the Predators next week.
Pearl City beats Boylan 9-6 in girls softball and moves to 8-0 on the season.
The Rockford Raptors host the Puma Cup College Showcase this coming weekend, which will attract fifty college scouts.
Racing action returns to the Rockford Speedway this weekend.