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  • Schwab: Football playoffs tough from the get-go

    Escaping Round 1 of the football playoffs won’t come easily for teams in the area, and that includes Upstate Eight Conference River standard-bearers B ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Druley: Kaneland tandem jokes about past tiff

    Kaneland senior girls tennis athletes Jelly Emmanouil and Madi Jurcenko withstood the usual on-court challenges during two IHSA state tournament match ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Druley: Rolling toward bowling season

    Prep bowling lacks a Midnight Madness or the similar preseason pomp of much of its brethren sports. ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Duber: Stone rolls with position change at Niagara

    The mental side of sports?Alex Stone has that covered.The St. Charles North graduate is now a sophom ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Schwab: State tennis tournament not as grueling as Einck’s future

    The IHSA state tennis tournament can tax players’ conditioning mightily, with multiple, high-pressu ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Druley: International Crown lands title sponsor

    Underwriters Laboratories president and CEO Keith Williams shares a handful of characteristics with Rich Harvest Farms owner Jerry Rich.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Schwab: Picture perfect for Batavia defense

    BATAVIA – Eddie Golden stood on a wet, soggy field after the defining moment of the Batavia football's team's regular season, and allowed himself a mo ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Duber: Roxworthy goes Dutch for college soccer career

    Kelsey Roxworthy might not be as familiar with her competition as her teammates. But that hasn’t stopped her from enjoying her time at Central College ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Schwab: Batavia-Geneva matchup a sight for sore eyes

    The wait until Friday is almost over, mercifully so.That’s when Batavia and Geneva football will duk ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Schwab – Batavia AD: Time to bring athletes back on campus

    Batavia athletic director Dave Andrews thinks Bulldogs athletes deserve better. Referring to a space ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Duber: Batavia grad Nilles secures playing time at Marquette

    Mary Nilles has been a Batavia High School graduate for almost three years. But she’s calling this y ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Druley: Spelius leaves MWL blossoming

    George Spelius and Bud Selig share at least three things in common. Both hail from Milwaukee, have p ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Prep Zone: East, Batavia soccer highly seeded in 3A draw

    Batavia won the head-to-head meeting. St. Charles East received the top seed. That’s an apples-to-or ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • On Campus: Geneva grad Millan making up for lost innings

    Ryan Millan wanted to be a college pitcher.That’s a hard goal to accomplish when you don’t pitch muc ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:27 pm