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  • Schwab: Loberg, Krusz add to Butler's local recruiting ties

    It’s not exactly surprising that the first person Matt Loberg saw when he showed up for his Butler football recruiting visit wore a Bulldog sweatshirt ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Druley: East swimmers channel learning experiences

    St. Charles East junior boys swimmer John Tarpey counted two separate youth movements afoot at the Norris Center last week.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Duber: Johansmeier out to turn weaknesses into strengths

    Jake Johansmeier wasn’t sure you could classify last season as a wake-up call.But after a successful ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Schwab: Former Saints swimmer made most of his time

    After decades living in the Tri-Cities area, Mary O’Brien relocated to Madison, Wisconsin, at the start of the month.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Duber: Rosary product Frasca enjoying Demons’ rise

    Lauren Frasca had the best seat in the house for the best season DePaul’s women’s soccer team ever had.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Druley: Stars (and stripes) align for STC veterans, Hawks

    As military men past and present, Charles Strohmaier and grandsons Steven, Kevin and Brian can relay numerous travel tales.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Schwab: St. Charles North football’s Bergren chooses swiftly

    A whirlwind recruitment yielded peace of mind – and a return to his roots – for St. Charles North football senior Jordan Bergren.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Schwab: Batavia-Geneva drama at its finest

    Whether they exit stage left or stage right, Batavia wrestlers simply want to walk off with a victory Thursday.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Druley: Ice arena refuge from the cold

    There’s only one thing better than scratching a seven-year ice skating itch:Doing so while wearing a ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Schwab: Football scheduling shakeup a no-go

    Tri-Cities football matchups are safe for the time being but what to do about the headaches of conference-hopping remains a mystery.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 7:38 am
  • Schwab: North softball’s Millett finds fit in Florida

    St. Charles North softball catcher Alex Millett was choosing among potential college destinations in Wisconsin, Iowa and Florida.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Schwab: Early read on 2015

    Welcome to 2015. Per the usual, we'll christen the new year with Prep Zone's annual stab in the dark at what the next 12 months might bring on the are ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 7:04 pm