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Recent articles by Rob:

Boys basketball: Seneca uses stingy defense to beat Morris and remain undefeated

The Irish forced 24 turnovers and got 22 points from Paxton Giertz to move to 5-0 on the season → Read More

Girls basketball: Azyah Newson-Cole’s 25 points lead Lincoln-Way Central past Lockport

IUPUI recruit Newson-Cole and Gracen Gehrke formed a formidable 1-2 punch for the Knights → Read More

Boys basketball: Castillo twins lead Lemont to first WJOL Thanksgiving Classic title

Lemont's Rokas Castillo scored 32 points in a 71-63 win over Romeoville and was named MVP of the WJOL Classic. → Read More

Boys basketball: Quick start leads Lemont past Joliet Central in WJOL Tournament

Lemont's Rokas Castillo scored a game-high 27 points, while twin brother Matas had 7 points, 7 assists and 5 steals in a win over Joliet Central. → Read More

Boys basketball: Joliet West to test itself early at Washington Tournament of Champions

The Tigers will take on St. Louis Cardinal Ritter, Chicago St. Rita and Sugar Hill (GA) Lanier → Read More

Girls basketball: Providence’s Annalise Pietrzyk scores her 1,000th career point in win over Minooka

Pietrzyk finished with 27 points in a 50-11 win in the WJOL Tournament → Read More

The Herald-News Girls Basketball Preview Capsules for 2022-23 season

Here's a look at the season ahead for The Herald-News area's girls basketball teams. → Read More

Joliet West’s Jeremy Fears Jr. signs with Michigan State

The Tigers' senior said that the East Lansing campus 'felt like home.' → Read More

Girls volleyball: JCA excited to bring back another state trophy

The Angels finished fourth in Class 3A this year and will take on Wheaton St. Francis in the semifinals Friday → Read More

‘They make movies about teams like us’: Romeoville excited for state soccer finals

The Spartans are 27-1-1 and take on undefeated defending state champ York in Friday's Class 3A semifinal → Read More

Herald-News Athlete of the Week: Jessica Kovalcik, Plainfield North

The Tigers' sophomore finished second in singles at the Class 2A state tennis tournament → Read More

Class 3A Girls Volleyball: JCA blends youth, experience to top Lemont for sectional title

Four sophomores and three seniors played pivotal roles in the Angels' 25-23, 25-23 victory → Read More

Girls volleyball: Lemont cruises past Providence Catholic in 3A sectional semifinal

Grace Ulatowski and Keira O'Donnell were a dominant force at the net for Lemont → Read More

4A playoffs: Defense, Kivlin Van Tassel’s 3 TD catches lead JCA past Phillips

The Hilltoppers advanced to the second round as the defense limited Phillips to 119 total yards → Read More

Athlete of the Week: Plainfield South’s Camyn Viger

Viger won the individual championship at the Southwest Prairie Conference meet → Read More

Plainfield South holds off Joliet West, wins Southwest Prairie East title

The Cougars returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and the defense held on to trip the Tigers → Read More

Girls volleyball: Lauren Jansen leads Plainfield North past scrappy Plainfield East on Senior Night

The Tigers' senior outside hitter collected a team-high 11 kills in a 25-19, 25-20 win → Read More

Boys soccer: Oswego’s Will Kalsto uses his head to lead upset of Plainfield North

The Panthers, seeded 13th in the sectional, scored a 4-2 win over the second-seeded Tigers → Read More

Boys soccer: Joliet West rallies late to top East Moline United and advance to regional final

Alex Garcia scored two goals in a span of two minutes as the Tigers erased a 1-0 deficit and earned a 2-1 victory → Read More

Girls volleyball: Downers Grove South serves up some revenge on Providence Catholic

The Mustangs lost to the Celtics over the weekend, but rebounded with a 25-15, 25-17 win Monday → Read More