| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Illinois High School Association soccer official Humberto Ramirez says he was surprised when a 17-year-old senior player from Prosser Career Academy struck him twice, including once in the head, during a Class 2A regional playoff match at Chicago Academy....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism.
But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Illinois High School Association girls basketball playoffs kick off this week. Another snowstorm has caused many games to be postponed. Here's my take on the Class 3A state tournament. Class 4A predictions will follow Tuesday.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
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FINAL 3A: Stillman Valley 43, St. Joseph-Ogden 41
DEKALB - An offsides...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD — With about six minutes left in Saturday's IHSA Class 5A football semifinal against Washington, Sacred Heart-Griffin faced first-and-goal from the 2. The Cyclones led 44-14 and were just 6 feet from hitting 50.
For four straight...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:35 PM
The Illinois High School Association said Monday there will be penalties levied against a Prosser boys soccer player and the school after the student-athlete was arrested and charged as a juvenile with misdemeanor battery for allegedly punching an...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:09 PM
It didn't matter how many penalties Naperville Central committed Friday, not when the Redhawks ran away with an impressive 39-17 victory against Naperville North at North Central College.
Illinois State recruit Jake Kolbe threw a pair of touchdown...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Stevenson's Kendall Kirsch and Alexxis Kiven finished the job.
The duo took third place in the Illinois High School Association state doubles tournament two years ago. But an injury sidelined Kirsch last season, so the ultimate goal had to wait.
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:45 PM
EAST PEORIA, Ill. — The slogan on the T-shirt read: "In Harms' Way."
Laura Harms was hired as Bishop McNamara's softball coach in 2011, when the team went 21-10. The Irish were 30-7 last season.
After Sunday's 8-2 victory against Tremont in...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
HENDERSON, Nev. — Simeon players completed their practice at Coronado High School and wandered out into a warm, sunny Friday afternoon, loaded into white vans with the windows rolled down and headed for an evening of relaxation in the desert....
| Dec 12, 2012
When Madeline "Maddie" Dardanes was a varsity cheerleader at Barrington High School, she suffered a torn ligament in her knee during a routine — and tumbled into a growing statistic that is getting more attention from doctors and safety advocates,...