Prep Zone

  • Schwab: Kaneland quartet shut out of lacrosse season

    Anne Shaw said her son, Nick, tried baseball and soccer when he was younger, but those sports did not kindle his passion the way lacrosse eventually d ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Schwab: Kaneland’s Thielk muscles up

    It was only a couple years ago that Kaneland junior Zack Thielk was close to ground zero in the weightroom.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Schwab: Patience likely needed for Batavia softball

    The Batavia softball team went 9-19 last year in the first season under coach Lupe Castellanos, and this year’s Bulldogs are less experienced and with ...
    April 1, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Schwab: Juicy email spices up Cadets' waiting game

    Marmion baseball coach Dave Rakow received a recent email from a Toronto Blue Jays representative inquiring about the pitching schedule of Cadets seni ...
    March 28, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Schwab: Adduci turning attention to college hoops future

    Dom Adduci plans to watch the game film from the St. Charles East boys basketball team’s season-ending loss to South Elgin – eventually.
    March 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Schwab: Fox Valley Hawks look to build back up

    The Fox Valley Hawks high school hockey club is looking for a revival, and Phil Gabrielsen’s presence could be a big part of making it happen.
    March 21, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Schwab: ‘Shovel party’ a hit for East softball

    In a typical year, St. Charles East softball coach Kelly Horan organizes a “field day” with players and their families to groom the Saints’ diamond le ...
    March 18, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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