Iowa's Eric Juergens takes down Oklahoma State's Charles Walker in mid air during the Hawkeyes' 20-14 win over the Cowboys at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. With the win, Juergens remained undefeated and ranked number one in the nation.
Jake Hessleman, 7, (right) reaches out with his custom-made baseball glove to help Dubuque Astros teammate Tyler Williams field a fly ball. Born with severe limb deficiency, Hessleman plays his favorite sport from a wheelchair and uses the glove to help catch and throw better despite having no arms or legs.
Aldo Valtierra (left) delivers a knock-out punch to Jeusu Francisco Zepeda during their nationally-televised bout at the Ho-Chunk Sports & Exposition Center in Lynwood, Illinois.
Tri-City Barbarians rugby player Matt Lee (center) has the ball stripped free by Chicago West Side Frogs players Jeremy Niksic (bottom) and Sal Stangarone (right) during the Quad States Rugby Tournament in Hobart, Indiana.
Tinley Park's Paige Swaim slides past the bag while stealing second base against Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Illinois.
The Chicago Bears' Charles Tillman (33) attempts to break up a pass intended for the Carolina Panthers' Steve Smith in the first quarter of their divisional playoff game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
Crete-Monee's Carlos Posada heads the ball over Rich Central goalie Ericson Imarenezor during their soccer game in Crete, Illinois. During the game, Posada broke the IHSA record for individual career goals, which was 159.
Sandburg's Colleen McMahon, Allie Osoba and Paige Bendall celebrate Osoba scoring the first goal late in their playoff soccer game against Homewood-Flossmoor.
Kyle Yerkes, a special needs player, swings at a pitch while playing with the Bobcats youth baseball league in Tinley Park, Illinois.
Crown Point's Joe Hopman errors while fielding a fly ball during their baseball game against Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Illinois.
Crete-Monee's Anthony Anderson reaches for the ball as he fumbles and turns it over to the T.F. South Rebels on the Warriors' first possession of their season-opening football game in Lansing, Illinois.
Brinley Scheiderich, 5, of Chicago's Beverly neighborhood, helps her father, Larry, with course marshalling duties as cyclists pass by on Seeley Avenue during the Beverly Hills Cycling Classic.
Driver Brad Keselowski and team Miller Lite Dodge celebrate winning the GEICO 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.
Oak Forest pitcher Kyle Funkhouser, a Sun-Times Media Baseball Player of the Year, will continue to play for the University of Louisville.
Jerry George enters the cage for his bout during the Brawl at Bourbon Street mixed martial arts competition in Merrionette Park, Illinois.
Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of former Eisenhower High School football player Rasu'l "Rocky" Clark into New Friendship M.B. Church in Robbins, IL for his funeral. For almost 10 years after being paralyzed from the neck down during a game, Clark had excellent around-the-clock care, but when his insurance ran out, he became a symbol of the national problem of how to fund health care.
Valparaiso's Nick Windsor is picked off at first base by Lafayette Jefferson's Jack Mitchell during their baseball game in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Oak Forest's Alan Durham celebrates his victory over T.F. South's Jake Tisza during the 120-pound championship match of the South Suburban Conference wrestling tournament.
Mother McAuley's Emily McGinnis (16) celebrates with teammates after the Mighty Macs beat Downers Grove South to advance to the IHSA championship game at Redbird Arena in Normal, Illinois.
Andrew's Tyler Hook (5) goes up for his own rebound against Stagg's Sean Dwyer and Brett Kaiser during their basketball game in Tinley Park, IL.
Minooka's Joseph Carnagio (9) fumbles the ball into the hands of Plainfield North's Collin Holt as he is tackled during the first quarter of their football game in Plainfield, IL.
Providence Catholic's Brandon Price dives into the end zone over Joliet Catholic Academy's Brock Pluth to score a touchdown for the Celtics during their football game in New Lenox, IL.
St. Laurence's Kyle Wood is ruled safe at home plate as Brother Rice catcher Rich Glenn is called for obstruction during their game in Burbank, Illinois.
Benet Academy celebrates winning the Class 4A volleyball state championship over New Trier at Redbird Arena in Normal, IL.