• Duber: Batavia grad Wilson throws himself into track, academics at North Central

    Brian Wilson can throw a shot more than 50 feet. He’s thrown a discus more than 106 feet.His throwin ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Boehmer pitching, Asquini bunt boost St. Charles East baseball over Batavia

    ST. CHARLES – Great pitching and a little help from the opposing side, sometimes that’s all it takes to turn a season around.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Geneva softball ends messy game with mega-comeback

    GENEVA – On a day when the Geneva softball team’s defense scuffled early and often, the pendulum swung the other way in time to assist another rousing ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Prep roundup: Batavia boys tennis tops Geneva

    GENEVA – Batavia continued what coach Brad Nelson called a “very enjoyable first part” of the boys tennis season with Tuesday’s 6-1 victory against Ge ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Prep Baseball Insider: ACC's 'unbelievable' home streak ends

    NOTEWORTHY St. Francis extended Aurora Central Catholic's home losing streak to two with Thursday's ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Eck pitches Saints past Bulldogs

    BATAVIA – Before the start of an important three-game Upstate Eight Conference series against Batavia, the St. Charles East baseball team collectively ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Green slings no-hitter for Batavia baseball

    BATAVIA – Batavia senior Colby Green fired a no-hitter Friday as the Batavia baseball team shut down South Elgin, 6-0.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Marmion boys tennis edges St. Francis

    AURORA – Marmion maintained its recent edge in Suburban Christian Conference boys tennis with a 3-2 victory against St. Francis Thursday.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kaneland softball smashes Batavia for doubleheader sweep

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland softball team broke out of its hitting slump in a major way Saturday, pounding out 30 hits to sweep Batavia in a non-confere ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland softball falls to Marengo

    MAPLE PARK – One bad inning was the difference in the Kaneland softball team’s contest against Marengo on Friday afternoon.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Batavia baseball runs out of chances, daylight in 13-inning stalemate

    AURORA – An expansive Batavia baseball roster is especially heavy on pitchers. Days like Thursday af ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland's Hopkins no-hits Plano

    PLANO – Some dugout whispers late in Wednesday’s game left Kaneland senior right-hander Nathan Hopkins armed with some potentially dangerous informati ...
    April 9, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Girls soccer insider: Batavia aims to keep it moving

    Until Tuesday’s 5-0 win against Elgin, Batavia had gone six straight matches in which it scored no more than one goal.
    April 9, 2014 - 9:13 pm
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