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.
In a homecoming of sorts, the first and only field manager of the Rockford Rivets has accepted the same position with the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League. Brian Smith will be leaving the Rivets after managing the franchise for their first three seasons.
We’re down to the final four teams in each IHSA football playoff class.
The IHSA football playoffs are down to four teams per class after Saturday’s quarterfinal action.
The IHSA girls swimming and diving season reached the sectional round on Saturday, with local athletes qualifying for the state series next week.
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.