The Illinois High School Association member schools approved a proposal that will overhaul the high school football scheduling and playoff system as we know it.
The 59th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament, a boys basketball showcase every year at the end of December, sent two teams to the semifinals Monday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks announced they have recalled goaltender Collin Delia from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Dylan Sikura netted the overtime-winner and Kevin Lankinen earned his first AHL win to lift the Rockford IceHogs to a 3-2 victory over San Antonio Rampage.
The Green Bay Packers have fired head coach Mike McCarthy and named Joe Philbin interim head coach.
Judy Krause is entering her 30th season as the Winnebago girls basketball bench boss, and reached a major head coaching milestone this week – her 500th win.
The Auburn boys basketball team picked up a big conference road win Friday night, defeating Hononegah 63-53 in Rockton.
The Northern Illinois football team won its first MAC Championship since 2014, defeating Buffalo, 30-29.
Rockford Lutheran golfer Natalie Hooper signed her National Letter of Intent to play golf at Western Illinois.
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy has never experienced a home varsity basketball game. That changed Wednesday night, as OLSHA hosted Elgin Academy, falling 57-18.
Major Dedmond is making a seamless transition from Freeport’s football field onto the wrestling mat. He’s our newest WREX Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rock Valley College.
One year after becoming just the second consensus All-American in Northern Illinois University history, NIU junior defensive end Sutton Smith added to his legacy Wednesday when he was named the winner of the Mid-American Conference’s 2018 Vern Smith Leadership Award, presented to the top player in the MAC, and became the first Huskie to win back-to-back MAC Defensive Player of the Year awards.
Boylan got off to a fast start and never looked back, beating Guilford, 60-36, behind a balanced attack.