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The Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) works off the dribble against the Memphis Grizzlies Jordan Farmar in the third quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

NBA Playoffs: First round preview

April 16, 2016

The 2015-2016 NBA regular season was one of the most memorable seasons in recent memory. It had a plethora of storylines, from Kobe’s drawn out retirement...

North Carolinas Justin Jackson (44) shoots as Pittsburghs James Robinson (0) defends during the second half of the quarterfinals of the 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

Fantasy Masters March Madness Preview

March 21, 2016

With March Madness around the corner, the Fantasy Masters have teamed up with sports blogger Adam Reckamp to bring you predictions for the tournament. First-Round...

Huntley boys swimming ends season with sectionals loss

Huntley boys swimming ends season with sectionals loss

February 28, 2016

The Huntley boys swimming team finished their first season under new coach Brenda Czarnecki with a 12th place finish out of 13 teams at the St. Charles...

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hugs Dexter Fowler after Fowler made a surprise appearance during Cubs spring training at Sloan Park in Mesa, Ariz., on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. Fowler has agreed to a one-year contract with a mutual option with the Cubs. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

No more “Wait ’til next year”

February 27, 2016

he Dexter Fowler’s signing solidifies it: This year there will be no “Next year”.  This is the year the Cubs win the World Series for the first...

The Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) drives past the San Antonio Spurs Kawhi Leonard (2) and Tim Duncan (21) in the first half at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Spurs-Warriors game preview

January 25, 2016

The story of the NBA this season has been the incredible success of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors. After starting the season on a 24...

Huntley boys basketball preview

Huntley boys basketball preview

November 29, 2015

It may be varsity boys basketball head coach Will Benson’s second season as the leader of the program, but it feels an awful lot like his first season....

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) passes as San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu (97) rushes during the third quarter on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Jay Cutler is not going anywhere

November 18, 2015

Whether you like it or not Bears fans, Jay Cutler is your franchise quarterback. For years Bears fans have bemoaned Jay Cutler for his inconsistency,...

New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony celebrates with Steve Novak after scoring the tying basket against the Chicago Bulls to send the game into overtime at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, April 8, 2012. The Knicks beat the Bulls, 100-99 in overtime. (Errol Anderson/Newsday/MCT)

Why a Carmelo Anthony trade to Chicago makes sense

September 29, 2015

According to Zach Lowe of Grantland, the New York Knicks are getting close to trading their star forward, Carmelo Anthony. In a recent piece on Grantland...

Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau and guard Derrick Rose walk off the court after a 94-73 loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, May 14, 2015. The loss eliminated the Bulls. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Bulls made a mistake letting Thibodeau go

June 2, 2015

Jerry Reinsdorf, you picked the wrong man. The Bulls organization is moving in the absolute wrong direction. At this point it is a well-known fact that...

Parking at HHS is a problem

Parking at HHS is a problem

May 22, 2015

he parking at Huntley High School has gotten ridiculous. It has become an everyday occurrence for students to arrive at school, drive around the parking...

The Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose (1) fights through the Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving (2) and Shawn Marion (31) in the first half at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. The Bulls won, 113-98. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Bulls versus Cavaliers: Who wins?

May 6, 2015

The excuses have finally run out, this is the year the Chicago Bulls make that step they have been striving for since their exit in the 2011 Eastern Conference...

3 Bold Predictions for March Madness

3 Bold Predictions for March Madness

March 18, 2015

With the NCAA tournament starting today, here are 3 bold predictions for the tournament. Included you will not find Kentucky as the national champion....

The Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, right, looks on as the Atlanta Hawks Jeff Teague steals the ball from him late in the fourth quarter on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Philips Arena in Atlanta. The Hawks won, 124-116. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS

NBA Top Ten Feb. 20 – Feb. 26

February 22, 2015

Game 1: Toronto Raptors @ Atlanta Hawks Friday Feb. 20 6:30 PM CST Pick: Atlanta Hawks Why: The Hawks are arguably the best team in the NBA. Their...

The Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin flies through the air on his way to winning the NBA Dunk Contest as part of All-Star game festivities at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, February 19, 2011. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Fixing the NBA All-Star Game

February 19, 2015

his All-Star Weekend was one of the best in recent memory. Zach Lavine’s dunking excellence; the best three point competition of all time and an entertaining...

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) is tackled by Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner (54), defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (99) and cornerback Richard Sherman (25) on a run during the first quarter in NFC Divisional Playoff action at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Sherman doesn’t deserve the hate

February 6, 2015

After the Seahawks massive choke against the Patriots in the Super Bowl, there was more than enough blame to go around. Pete Carol was blamed for not...

Huntley falls to Jacobs in blowout

Huntley falls to Jacobs in blowout

January 25, 2015

oing into Friday night’s game against Jacobs, Huntley (7-12, 2-2 FVC) was riding a hot streak, winning four of their last six games and placing well...

Its time for Johnny football

It’s time for Johnny football

December 2, 2014

ack at the beginning of the NFL season, some three months ago, Johnny Manziel was still playing like an inexperienced college quarterback and lost a quarterback...

Five predictions for the upcoming NBA season

Five predictions for the upcoming NBA season

October 28, 2014

ith the 2014-2015 NBA season tipping off tonight, here are five bold predictions for the upcoming season. 1.  Spurs will repeat as champions I’m...

Derek Jeter in his trademark batting stance (Wikimedia Commons)

Jeter among the greats

September 29, 2014

erek Jeter brought his hall of fame career to a close Sunday against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, leaving the game after an RBI single in...

Top 10 reasons to start watching soccer

Top 10 reasons to start watching soccer

May 15, 2014

1. Perfect time to start There is no better time to start watching soccer than now. The World Cup, the most viewed sporting event in the world, is starting...

Titanfall crushes the competition

Titanfall crushes the competition

March 30, 2014

In 2010, the CEO and President of Infinity Ward, the studio that created Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfare 2, were fired during a disagreement with Activision....

Huntley routes Jefferson for Regional title

Huntley routes Jefferson for Regional title

March 8, 2014

During the post game handshakes after Rockford Jefferson's win over Rockford East in the regional semifinals, a fight broke out. Players and fans came...

(A. Wong).

Bowl-Hi competes with corporate businesses

February 28, 2014

Donald Zielinski sits at the counter and looks over at his bowling alley, Bowl Hi-Lanes. He hears the crash and crack of the white pins with the thin red...

Bobsledding at the Winter Olympics (Courtesy of MCT Campus)

Olympics for the win

February 27, 2014

During the summer of 2012 in London, England, more than 10,000 of the worlds best athletes from 204 different nations gathered together to compete at the...

Coach Martin Manning speaks with his players during a timeout. Mike Krebs/ The Voice

Egekeze leads Raiders to fourth straight FVC title

February 22, 2014

Going into Friday night’s rivalry game at Jacobs, the Huntley boys basketball team had a one game lead on Jacobs in the Fox Valley Conference Valley...

Everyone can cheer

Everyone can cheer

February 6, 2014

In May 2012, Huntley High School varsity cheerleader Lexi Gardocki approached the Huntley Cheer Association with an idea for a new cheer team, a special...

Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

January 25, 2014

Huntley defeated Jacobs 48-45 in a thriller at Huntley High School. The Raiders improved to 12-4 overall, and 5-0 in FVC Valley division. The game was...

Coach Martin Manning speaks with his players during a timeout. Mike Krebs/ The Voice

Huntley dominates Cary Grove in division opener

December 18, 2013

During the third quarter the Red Raiders already had a commanding lead. Senior Amanze Egekeze caught a pass in transition after a Huntley steal, took...

The benefits of year-round school

November 26, 2013

By 1870, every state in America had a public school system. A normal school was in session for nine months during the fall, winter and spring and off during...

Image courtesy of MCT Campus

“Call of Duty: Ghosts” is not just another CoD

November 11, 2013

Every November millions of gamers around the world wait for the new “Call of Duty” game to come out. Many wait outside their local GameStop to get...

Dion serves during a game.

Volleyball is in her blood

October 18, 2013

In June of 2013 during a national volleyball tournament on Navy Pier in Chicago, Ally Dion’s travel volleyball team, Sky High Volleyball, is playing...

Boys soccer shuts out Cary

Boys soccer shuts out Cary

October 3, 2013

The Huntley varsity boys soccer team defeated Cary Grove 3-0 on Thursday night at Al Boer field in Cary. Huntley improved to 14-1-1 overall and 3-0 in...

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