WRHL Sports http://www.wrhl.net/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-07-04T12:05:16Z White Sox win 3rd straight game John Danks threw seven shutout innings to win the pitcher's duel as the White Sox downed the Orioles 1-0 in Chicago. Danks struck out five and walked two to pick up his fourth win. Jose Abreu went long to provide the lone run for the Southsiders. Dav... Jeff Leon 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=181017 Miami beats the Cubs 2-1 Tom Koehler  out dueled Jason Hammel and Justin Bour homered for the fourth straight game as the Miami Marlins defeated the Chicago Cubs 2-1 from Wrigley Field. Koehler improved to 7-and-4 after throwing six innings of one run ball. Christian Ye... Jeff Leon 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=181016 Former Blackhawk signs big contract with Columbus  Stanley Cup winner Brandon Saad signed asix-year, $36 million contract with his new team, the Columbus BlueJackets, on Friday. Saad, 22, was acquired from Chicago earlier this week. He will bewith the Blue Jackets through the 2020-2021 season,... Jeff Leon 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=181015 Rochelle Local Sports ROCHELLE ALL-STAR TEAMS (DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS)BASEBALL **9-10 year old team Play at Rock Falls     **Thursday vs Rock Falls (8pm) **10-11 year old team Play at Joe Donor Field in Rochelle     **Tuesday vs Fre... Jeff Leon 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=181014 2015 RTHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class A ceremony will be held on September 11th for the 2015 Rochelle Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class. A total of 7 former student-athletes will be the 12th induction class at RTHS. This year's Hall of Fame Class includes: **Larry Herri... Jeff Leon 2015-07-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180948 White Sox return to action tonight at home against Baltimore The White Sox will open up a three-game series with the Orioles tonight in Baltimore. John Danks will get the ball for the Sox. The O's will counter with Chris Tillman. First-pitch is at 7:10. Tonight's game can be heard on Newstalk 1060 with the Pr... Jeff Leon 2015-07-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180945 Cubs win 3rd straight game in New York Jonathan Herrera and Miguel Montero homered to back eight solid innings from Jake Arrieta as the Cubs topped the Mets 6-1 at Citi Field. Arrieta struck out seven while allowing just five hits and one run to improve to 8-and-5. Herrera hit a two-run h... Jeff Leon 2015-07-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180944 Basketball holiday tournament changes for 2 area schools 1 of the oldest boys high school Thanksgiving basketball tournaments has come to an end. Officials at Rockford Boylan High School will not hold the event in November after more than 30 years. The tournament had 4 teams from the NIC-10 taking on 4 o... Jeff Leon 2015-07-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180943 Butler stays with the Bulls Jimmy Butler bet on himself and won big.Butler agreed to terms Wednesday on a five-year maximum contractthat could be worth $90 million and includes a player option forthe final year, a person with knowledge of the situation told TheAssociated Press ... Jeff Leon 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180852 White Sox sweep Cardinals in 2-game series Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead solo homer in the sixth and the White Sox went on to crush the Cardinals, 7-1, in St. Louis. Tyler Flowers launched a two-run shot during a five-run ninth for Chicago, which swept the two-game set. Jose Quintana struck ou... Jeff Leon 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180851 Cubs win in 11 innings Starlin Castro and Miguel Montero singled in a run apiece in the 11th to lift the Cubs to a 2-0 win over the Mets in New York. Castro's two-out infield single broke the scoreless tie. Jon Lester struck out seven in seven innings of five-hit ball. Jas... Jeff Leon 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180850 Firemen win Little League City Championship Series Wednesday City Championship Series (Game #2 of the Best of 3) (Joe Donor Field) Firemen      5 (14-5)VFW           4 (12-6)**Firemen: Win the series (2-0)**4th 1-run game out of the 6... Jeff Leon 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180797 White Sox beat the Cardinals in 11 innings Tyler Flowers' solo homer in the top of the 11th lifted the White Sox to a 2-1 win over the Cardinals in St. Louis. Chris Sale struck out 12 to join Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers to fan at least 10 in eight straight games in MLB history. Daniel... Jeff Leon 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180722 Cubs snap 5-game losing streak Kyle Hendricks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Cubs blanked the Mets, 1-0, in the opener of a three-game set in New York. Hendricks struck out six over six innings to improve to 3-and-4. Jason Motte worked a perfect ninth for hi... Jeff Leon 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180721 Blackhawks trade Saad to Columbus The Columbus Blue Jackets and Chicago Blackhawks worked amulti-player deal on Tuesday, whose centerpiece is restricted freeagent forward Brandon Saad. Saad is coming off a second Stanley Cupvictory with the Original Six franchise. He recorded 23 goal... Jeff Leon 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180720 Tuesday Local Sports TuesdayCity Championship Series (Game #1 of the Best of 3) (Joe Donor Field) Fireman        15 (13-4)VFW               6 (12-5)**Game #2 of the series is Wedne... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180652 NIU names Carlsen as new Women's Head Basketball Coach DEKALB, Ill. -- Lisa Carlsen, a highly-decorated head coach who spent the last eight seasons at Lewis University, was introduced as Northern Illinois University’s 10th women’s basketball head coach on Tuesday by NIU Associate Vice-Preside... 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180608 Monday Local Sports Monday Major League Tournament (Joe Donor Field) VFW (12-4) vs Firemen (12-4)Kiwanis Club (5-11) vs Rotary Club (7-8)**Games were postponed due to rain and wet field conditions Tuesday: Kiwanis Club vs Rotary CLub 5:30pm    &nb... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180508 Chicago baseball The Cubs will try to stop a five-game losing streak when they begin a three-game series with the Mets tonight in New York. Kyle Hendricks will get the ball for Chicago. The Mets will counter with Jon Niese. First-pitch is at 6:00.   The White ... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180563 Butler may leave the Chicago Bulls Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler may want to take his talents to the West Coast. The "LA Daily News" reports Butler wants to leave Chicago because the team fired coach Tom Thibodeau  and because of he doesn't get along with Derrick Rose. The All-Sta... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180560