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IceHogs win five of last six games

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The IceHogs won two of three games last week, including dealing Toronto its first regulation loss of the 2019-20 season. Rockford has now won five of the last six games and is 7-3-0-0 over its last 10…

Bears outlast Lions at home

By Andrew Seligman AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears finally gave their frustrated fans something to celebrate. The defending NFC North champions got their offense in gear, snapped their…

For whom the Bears toll

By Robert Zeglinski Contributor Success is subjective. A person's perspective determines whether they've accomplished anything of significance, need to keep digging, or in extreme circumstances, curl up in fetal position by the…

NHL: Kirby Dach staying with Blackhawks

Staff Report CHICAGO - Kirby Dach is officially staying in Chicago.  The third overall pick from June's draft has played in six NHL games since making his Blackhawks debut just 10 days ago, with a goal and an assist to his name while…

NHL: Blackhawks recall Adam Boqvist

Staff Report CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks, on Thursday, announced that they have recalled defenseman Adam Boqvist from the Rockford IceHogs. In addition, the IceHogs have recalled defenseman Jack Ramsey from their ECHL affiliate,…

IceHogs handle Rampage 6-2

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Adam Boqvist, MacKenzie Entwistle and Reese Johnson each scored their first AHL goal on Wednesday as the IceHogs defeated the San Antonio Rampage 6-2 at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The Rampage opened scoring 7:56…

IHSA football playoff pairings announced

Staff Report Several area high school football teams that qualified for the IHSA playoffs will be in action this weekend.  The statewide field includes six teams from the NIC-10 Conference, five from the Big Northern Conference, three…

Montgomery shines, Bears still fall to Chargers

By Jay Cohen By AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — David Montgomery showed all the reasons why he was one of the top running backs in this year's NFL draft. Patience. Vision. Toughness. A few more carries at the right time, and the…

Report: Cubs to hire David Ross as next manager

Staff Report CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs are expected to name David Ross their new manager, according to multiple reports Wednesday morning. The team is expected to announce the hire Thursday. Ross, 42, is the currently in the role…

On the rocks: Trubisky’s failure a cruel reality for Bears

By Robert Zeglinski Contributor When the Bears traded up to draft Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, they made a definitive statement about their future. In eliminating any uncertainty regarding the mere idea of…