This week has been on big blur for Fred VanVleet but in a very good way. He's helped his Raptors win two straight games in the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals and he's witnessed the birth of his first son Fred Jr.
Northern Illinois University Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier continues his aggressive approach to schedule the best non-conference opponents possible. Thursday NIU announced it has scheduled a game at Notre Dame for the 2024 season.
The Rock Valley College softball team's journey to a sixth straight national title continues. They move on to the semifinals in the NJCAA DIII National Championship in Rochester, MN after shutting out Suffolk County Community College 8-0 in the first round on Thursday and then blanking Onondaga 8-0 that same day. The Golden Eagles advance to the semi-finals on Friday, beginning at 4 PM/CT. RVC will face either Herkimer or Brookdale.
The Bears are only two months away from the start of training camp and what could be a very special season. The first sign of that has come this week in Lake Forest where the Bears are going through their first OTA (Organized Team Activity) workouts.
The State's best high school tennis players will be gathered together in Arlington Heights this weekend for the boys state tournament. There will also be a couple tennis players there from Boylan who aren't exactly known for their tennis accomplisments...until now.