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  • Quick Read: Cougars' groundskeeper still looks to make majors

    As did several Cubs executives who descended on Fifth Third Bank Ballpark this season, Cougars groundskeeper Dave Wasielewski commuted to Geneva from ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:15 am
  • Schwab: ‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ shot comes twice for Ruggles

    Josh Ruggles returns to Spain a little savvier this year.He knows the cheese on Domino’s pizza in Sp ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Early returns favorable on Williams’ transfer

    After going through an unanticipated transition, it always helps to see some familiar faces.Matt Wil ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Prep Zone: Cadets have hole in middle of schedule

    Rivals Aurora Central Catholic and Marmion no longer are in the same conference or on each other’s football schedules, but the rivals still have one t ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • On Campus: Kaneland alum Ginther shines for Purdue women's soccer

    Leaders don’t have to be loud.Kaneland grad Jordan Ginther is in her second year on the Purdue women ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Schwab: Attending camp pays dividends for Marmion's Esp

    Marmion pitcher Jake Esp's dad let him know about an email invitation to attend a Villanova baseball camp planned for Downers Grove.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Druley: Incumbents give Cougars staying power

    Cougars fans continually chart the remarkable statistics surrounding the team with the best record in minor league baseball.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Schwab: Recalling my top 10 most memorable high school football games

    As enthused as we all are to see the 2014 football season take shape, the joy of victory and anguish of defeat are fleeting. The memories are what las ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Schwab: Football season rumbles in, just not literally, we hope

    If you're reading this column, there's an excellent chance you already know the high school football season is a mere two days away.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Druley: Cougars recall 'roadies' down stretch

    Assessing the short turnaround between Saturday’s home win against Clinton and a looming bus ride to Burlington, Iowa, Cougars right-hander Ben Wells ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Reader Poll

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