Crystal Lake Sports News

Crystal Lake Sports News

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  • 4 hrs ago | via Daily Herald 

    Cary-Grove defense stands tall

    Cary-Grove defensive linemen Nick Cruz couldn't tell you who caused the hit that forced a fumble deep in Trojan territory with 1:15 left in the fourth quarter of the Trojans' win over Prairie Ridge Friday in Cary. But what he could say on the play besides the fact he fell on the ball to preserve a 21-14 nonconference victory was that even though the Trojans lost 9 full-time starters from their Class 7A runner-up team last season, their defense that posed serious question marks prior to the season opener was alive and well.


  • 20 hrs ago | via Daily Herald 

    WW South's Bailey still moving forward

    The Wheaton Warrenville South junior has adopted as a mantra a line from the movie, "Rocky Balboa": "It ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."


  • Yesterday | via Daily Herald 

    Scouting Week 1 in the Fox Valley

    Outlook: Last year this game didn't go down to the wire, it went past the wire. Down by 4 points with seven seconds left, Oswego quarterback Steven Frank threw a Hail Mary that came up short -- but Batavia was flagged for a face mask which awarded the Panthers an untimed play from the Batavia 24-yard line.


  • Wednesday | via Daily Herald 

    Return to playoffs is Crystal Lake South's goal

    Crystal Lake South was one of the best football teams in the state to not make the playoffs in 2014. The Gators finished 4-5 against a schedule that included seven teams with winning records, five of which qualified for the playoffs.


  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via Daily Herald 

    Erica Maisto to take over Burlington Central softball

    During that time on Rocket Hill, Maisto formed the idea that someday she'd like to be the head softball coach at her alma mater. Burlington Central athletic director Steve Diversey announced Wednesday that Maisto will take over the Rockets' program, replacing Kyle Molik who resigned after one season and is now teaching in Oswego.


  • Friday Aug 21 | via Daily Herald 

    Football: Scouting Grayslake Central

    It didn't spiral past Auntie Em or a flying cow while on its vertical course, but a lineman chute landed on top of Grayslake Central's field house when that tornado touched down this month. As if finishing 0-9 last year wasn't rough enough, the Rams and the entire Grayslake community faced real-life adversity following the Aug. 2 tornado that swirled through town and other parts of central Lake County.


  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Daily Herald 

    Post 57's championship highlights Fox Valley summer

    While the calendar says there's still a little of summer left, those of us in the high school sports world realize summertime is gone and fall sports are upon us. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


Crystal Lake High Schools

Crystal Lake Central High School (45 W Franklin Avenue)
Crystal Lake South High School (1200 South McHenry Avenue)
Prairie Grove Junior High School (3225 Il Route 176)
Prairie Ridge High School (6000 Dvorak Drive)