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  • Prep roundup: Batavia softball seizes first win

    AURORA – A nine-run seventh inning punctuated an offensive outburst that netted the Batavia softball team its first victory of the season Wednesday.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • St. Francis softball works extras to beat Rosary

    WHEATON – It took the St. Francis softball team nine innings to wear down Rosary starting pitcher Elayne Young on Wednesday afternoon.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva softball nipped by Waubonsie Valley

    AURORA – Geneva softball coach Greg Dierks refuses to use youth as an excuse for some of the Vikings’ early-season missteps. 
    April 16, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • St. Charles North softball holds off late-charging Bartlett

    BARTLETT – Wednesday afternoon’s softball game between St. Charles North and host Bartlett grew tense as the bottom of the seventh inning unfolded. It ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Duber: Hoscheit off to 'unexpected' start at NU

    Your first year of college is all about new experiences. And for Joe Hoscheit, that meant turning on the jets.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Batavia's Stieve relishes track amid military moves

    BATAVIA – Taylor Stieve picked up track and field in eighth grade, long after she’d grown accustomed to constantly picking up her bags and moving.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Girls soccer insider: Owens, Vikings relish Augsburg Drach title

    Geneva coach Megan Owens was especially gratified to win the Rose Augsburg Drach tournament title given the Vikings’ past performance there.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Sports shorts: Kaneland girls soccer rolls in league opener

    MORRIS – Another complete effort propelled the Kaneland girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory at Morris in its Northern Illinois Big 12 East opener Tuesd ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Prep baseball insider: Marmion 'on the cusp'

    Marmion coach Dave Rakow presided over one of the wilder wins of his career Thursday, shaking his head and grinning after the Cadets erased a 12-run, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • KCChronicle/Preps Athlete of the Week: Geneva baseball player Nick Derr

    Nick Derr Geneva Sophomore Baseball Why he was selected: Derr belted three home runs in Saturday's ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • North boys volleyball finds energy, wins in 3

    ST. CHARLES – As the old saying goes, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.The St. Charles No ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • St. Charles East boys volleyball falls in three again

    ST. CHARLES – Habitually glancing at the scoreboard Tuesday confirmed what St. Charles East boys volleyball players already knew.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • 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
  • Prep Roundup: New conference closer to forming

    Marengo’s school board voted unanimously Monday night to leave the Big Northern Conference and join the new Kishwaukee River Conference in 2016.Mareng ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Druley: Cougars catch their bearings

    A 1,030-mile road trip from Geneva to Bowling Green (Ky.) to Dayton (Ohio) to Geneva figures to acquaint the Cougars with the midwest on their longest ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:36 pm
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