The IHSA football playoffs are down to four teams per class after Saturday’s quarterfinal action.
Three former high school volleyball standouts from the Rockford area all played in the Chicago area Friday night.
The Rockford IceHogs announced they have assigned forward Radovan Bondra and defensemen Neil Manning and Josh McArdle to their ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel.
Northern Illinois blocked a punt and scored on the return near the end of the first half, and carried that momentum into the second half, beating Toledo, 38-15, for their sixth straight victory.
Kristy Pierce stepped back onto the coaching scene after stepping away a few years ago.
Eastland/Pearl City football standouts and twin brothers Jayden and Jarod Kempel are this week’s WREX Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Rock Valley College.
Kaapo Kahkonen made 28 saves, Sam Anas scored at 17:17 into the first period and the Iowa Wild blanked the Rockford IceHogs 3-0 in front of a season-high crowd of 5,280 Wednesday morning at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
The Chicago Blackhawks relieved Joel Quenneville of his coaching duties and named Jeremy Colliton the 38th head coach in franchise history.
The Rock Valley College volleyball team is heading to the NJCAA DIII National Tournament for the first time since 2012, getting back into the mix of top-notch sports programs at the school.
Dakota’s football team is in the 1-A quarterfinals for the first time since their state championship season in 2011.
Illinois State volleyball student-athlete Lexi Varga, a former Boylan star, has been tabbed the Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league announce Monday
For the second straight week, a pair of Northern Illinois University football players garnered Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week honors.