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Recent articles by Rob:

Girls volleyball: 5 storylines to watch in 2022

There could be shake-ups atop some area conferences → Read More

Boys basketball: Bolingbrook’s Mekhi Cooper commits to Miami of Ohio

The Raider guard led his team to a fourth-place finish in Class 4A last season → Read More

Wrestling: Jameson Oster to continue family tradition at Lockport

Jameson Oster was named to take over for his brother, Josh, as the Porters' head coach → Read More

Bolingbrook’s Rob Brost takes his game international

The Raiders' boys basketball coach went to Italy to help run a basketball camp → Read More

Joliet native Jeremy Fears signs contract with Overtime Elite

Michigan State-bound guard to play basketball at Atlanta academy → Read More

JCA, USF grad Andriana Acosta to play basketball in Ireland

The NAIA All-American is excited for her next challenge → Read More

Joliet West looking for new beginnings

New coach Dan Tito, new quarterback Carl Bew have Tigers optimistic → Read More

Wilmington ready for Class 2A state title defense

Wilmington quarterback Ryder Meents took over in Week 3 last season following an injury to starter Kaden Humphries. Reents went on to lead the Wildcats to the Class 2A title and returns to help Wilmington defend its state championship. → Read More

JCA’s T.J. Schlageter commits to Louisville

The left-hander led the Hilltoppers to the Class 2A state championship as a junior → Read More

Button ready to take over as Morris quarterback

Junior-to-be Carter Button went 7 for 7 through the air as a varsity backup last season → Read More

2022 Herald-News Softball Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Lincoln-Way Central’s Grace Grundhofer

The Knights' defender did it all for the Class 3A third-place finishers → Read More

2022 Herald-News Softball Player of the Year: Lemont’s Sage Mardjetko

The junior threw 11 no-hitters en route to leading Lemont to the Class 3A state championship → Read More

Minooka looking to reload for 2022 season

Quarterback Gavin Dooley returns after starting eight games last season's 6-5 Indians → Read More

Offensive line experience a big factor for Morris

Last season ended too early as far as Morris is concerned. Coming off a 10-1 finish, Morris returns four offensive linemen and has high expectations for the 2022 season. → Read More

Morris cancels boys and girls basketball shootouts

Expected heat and slick floor conditions were cited as reasons for cancellation → Read More

Morris cancels boys and girls basketball shootouts

Expected heat and slick floor conditions were cited as reasons for cancellation → Read More

Boys basketball: Joliet West’s Jeremiah Fears receives offer from Michigan State

Jeremiah Fears, a sophomore-to-be at Joliet West, announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he has received an offer to play basketball at Michigan State University. → Read More

IHSA softball: Lemont’s defense a key in Class 3A title run

Lemont made several outstanding defensive plays on its way to its first softball state championship → Read More

IHSA softball: Lemont edges St. Ignatius, 1-0, to win state title

Maya Hollendoner's mad dash around the bases, Sage Mardjetko's no-hitter give Lemont first softball crown → Read More

IHSA softball: Lemont looking to take next step at Class 3A state finals this weekend

LEMONT — Last season, the Lemont softball team finished second in the state in Class 3A, losing a 1-0 heartbreaker to Highland in the bottom of the seventh inning. This year, Lemont (30-6) has returned to the IHSA Class 3A state finals in East Peoria, and they are looking to mend that heartbreak by bringing home a state title, starting with a semifinal game against Antioch on Friday at 10 a.m.… → Read More