9:43 PM EST, November 18, 2013
Saturday night was a celebration in Washington, Ill., as the town's high school football team improved to 12-0 and advanced to the state semifinals for the first time since 1985, when it won the Class 4A state championship.
6:08 PM EST, November 23, 2013
Joe Joyce was certain the game was going to overtime.
11:10 PM EST, November 23, 2013
Mike Kolzow's 44-yard interception return for a touchdown was about the only thing that went right for Naperville Central in the first half Saturday night.
5:11 PM EST, November 23, 2013
Lake Zurich needed more than a game-manager to lead its offense against Glenbard West in a 2012 semifinal, which is among the biggest reasons the Bears fell short.
8:25 PM EST, November 23, 2013
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — In the week leading up to its Class 7A state semifinal against Edwardsville, Mount Carmel emphasized starting quickly.
7:35 PM EST, November 23, 2013
Redemption is Batavia's. Well, almost.
5:57 PM EST, November 23, 2013
Sycamore kept its membership active in a fraternity that includes Marian Central and Joliet Catholic.
7:02 PM EST, November 23, 2013
SPRINGFIELD — Saturday afternoon brought the town of Washington, Ill., a temporary distraction from dealing with the devastation that remains at home in the wake of last Sunday's EF-4 tornado.
8:44 PM EST, November 22, 2013
NORMAL, Ill. — In a hallway beyond the entrance of Gate 4 at Hancock Stadium, Nick Sievers clutched two sweatshirts — one red, one green.