The Dixon girls basketball team jumped out to a big lead right at the start in a 55-23 win over Marengo on Monday night at Lancaster Gym, while the boys used a second-half scoring edge to defeat Rochelle 55-46 on the road.
Loyola tight end James Kyle thought he'd never play football again because of blood clots in his lungs. Now the Rambler is fighting for a chance to fulfill his collegiate football dreams, thanks to help from his doctors, and in part from Bears legend Olin Kreutz.
Crystal Lake South's Jessie Proszenyak was a source of big points, big swings and big moments throughout a memorable year for the Gators, who won their first FVC title since 2014 and first regional title since 2015. Proszenyak was voted the Fall 2021 Northwest Herald Volleyball Player of the Year by the sports staff.
Crystal Lake South's Jorie Fontana is the Fall 2021 Northwest Herald Volleyball Coach of Year after leading the Gators to their first Fox Valley Conference championship since 2014 and first regional title since 2015.