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  • Schwab: Rewarding run from start to finish

    When your first fall season on the job features a football state semifinal rumble between Batavia and Geneva and your final hours are spent soaking up ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... Eliza Peters

    Geneva Middle School North eighth grader Eliza Peters and her family are in Year 3 of their “Hear the Cheers” fundraiser, which raises money to supply ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Batavia falls short of Upstate Eight title

    BATAVIA – Usually, the Upstate Eight Conference Indoor boys track and field indoor meet comes down to the 4x400 meter relay at the end of the day to d ...
    March 24, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Druley: Late-game drama finally breaks bad for Geneva

    PEORIA – Geneva boys basketball coach Phil Ralston emphasized a handful of statistics after Friday’s Class 4A state semifinal against Normal that seem ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Druley – Whistler’s father: Ralston puts finger on habit

    Phil Ralston pauses for a few beats when asked when he began whistling to get players’ attention. In ...
    March 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Davis’ no-no propels Kaneland softball

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland softball team opened its season in a big way Thursday, shutting out Burlington Central in an 11-0 run-rule victory in five i ...
    March 19, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Beating Simeon tough act to follow for Geneva’s foe

    After taking down Simeon on Tuesday, there isn’t an opponent in the state that could intimidate the Normal boys basketball team.
    March 20, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Duber: Kanute finds ‘family’ with UW-Whitewater swimming

    Josh Kanute wasn’t expecting this.“I was pretty surprised when I would touch the wall and look at th ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Temple, Geneva boys basketball eschew ‘time travel’

    GENEVA – A postseason bracket jammed with 20-plus win teams ensured the Geneva boys basketball team would have no comfortable outings this postseason.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Athlete of the Week, Chris Stanek

    Chris Stanek, St. Charles North, Senior, Boys water poloWhy he was selected: Helped North place seco ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Geneva Baseball Association reaps rewards of early groundwork

    It might be difficult to believe, but kids who grew up in Geneva watching the White Sox “Winning Ugly” in 1983 or imitating Ryan Sandberg during his M ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Strikers Fox Valley travel soccer hits 25-year milestone

    Strikers Fox Valley is celebrating its 25th year of club soccer in the area, withstanding economic downturns, facility challenges and an increasingly ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Geneva survives ‘sucker punch,’ Peoria-bound

    DeKALB – As they began spilling from the court to the bowels of Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center late Tuesday night, Geneva boys bask ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Schwab: Tick-tock shock can't steal victory from Vikings

    DeKALB – You watch enough basketball, and you hear the cliches from broadcasters all the time. “Twenty seconds to play is an eternity!” “Ten seconds i ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Geneva Park District offers new teen programs

    Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager?Looking back, I can confidently say my adolescent ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:53 pm