Monday, Jun 24, 2019


X-C teams advance

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The Harvard High School boys and girls cross-country teams found success Oct. 26 at the IHSA Class 1A regional meet at Winnebago, with both teams qualifying for the sectional meet.

Lon Haldeman keeps rolling

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By JAY SCHULZ The Main Line

New girls basketball coach hired


Ashley Arff, a graduate of Grant High School, Fox Lake, and Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C., has been named the varsity girls basketball coach at Harvard High School.

Driving around Damaged Goods

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When lifelong Harvard resident Alex Hermonson participates in the Wreckless in Rockford demolition derby Oct. 20 at the Rockford Speedway, he’ll be out for blood.

Coffman ramping up

Harvard High School junior Jeremy Coffman is hoping for a return engagement. Last fall, Coffman became the first Hornet boys golfer to qualify for the IHSA state tournament since the mid-1990s.

Just look around you

McHenry County is beautiful. When you get out in the country, you find wide open fields and huge forests of trees. My walking this past month took me into both of these areas.

Parks & rec implements changes

Michael Clingingsmith was hired about six months ago as the new supervisor of the Harvard Parks and Recreation Department.

New coach to raise bar

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The Harvard High School girls volleyball team has a new coach. Nicole Holmes has been hired to coach the Hornets, and she brings 20 years of volleyball experience to the job.

It’s got to be the shoes

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Mars Blackmon, played by Spike Lee, was the pitchman for the Nike Air Jordan commercials.

'Outlaw' carries a heavy load


When you think of a tractor pull, you may have an image of an older-model John Deere sedately chugging its way across a grassy field.

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