Burlington Central RocketsBurlington Central High School • 44W625 Plato Rod, Burlington, IL 60109 • Phone: 847-464-6030
Colors: Royal Blue/White • Conference: Big Northern • Stadium name: N/A • Enrollment: 1076
Directions: From Randall Rd., take Rt. 64 west and turn right on Rt. 47. Then turn left on Plato Rd. The school is on your left.
STERLING – Qualifying for the boys state track meet isn’t anything new for Dylan Nauert.
Batavia baseball clinches share of UEC River
St. Charles North senior Kaylee Raucci aspires to study kinesiology at Wisconsin-Whitewater beginning next school year.
DeKALB – It took less than a minute for the St. Charles North girls soccer team to set the tone and take control of Wednesday’s IHSA Class 3A DeKalb Regional semifinal against DeKalb.
DeKALB – The Burlington Central softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning Monday to knock off DeKalb, 5-3, for a nonconference win.
BURLINGTON – The Kaneland girls track and field team won Friday’s Class 2A Burlington Central Sectional while qualifying five individual entries and two relays for next week’s state meet in Charleston.
MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland girls soccer team shut out Sycamore for the second straight day, but this time the Knights scored a goal, defeating the Spartans, 1-0, in Wednesday’s regular season finale.
ST. CHARLES – A quick start Tuesday propelled the host St. Charles North boys water polo team to a 9-2 victory against Hinsdale South in a Neuqua Valley Sectional opening-round game.
Burlington Central has been one of the area’s best programs in recent years, winning 20 or more games each of the past four seasons.
ST. CHARLES – Neuqua Valley right-hander Cody Coll, a Western Kentucky recruit, limited the St. Charles East baseball team to two hits Monday as the Saints lost, 4-0, in an Upstate Eight Conference crossover.
BURLINGTON – Public address announcer Skip Stolley routinely updated fans at Friday’s Kane County boys track and field meet on the developing team duel between Kaneland and St. Charles North.
MAPLE PARK – Curtis Thorson pitched into the seventh inning, Joe Komel delivered a clutch hit and Tyler Carlson proved the final bit of defense.
SYCAMORE – Matt Limbrunner homered and was the tough-luck loser on the pitching mound Tuesday as the Kaneland baseball team fell to Sycamore, 2-1, in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play.
GENEVA – St. Charles East’s Britney Williams shined once more in her fourth and final Kane County Girls Track and Field Meet on Friday.
BURLINGTON, Iowa – The St. Charles North girls soccer team allowed its first goal in the run of play all season Friday but still beat Collinsville, 2-1, at the Tournament of Champions.
AURORA – Steady play boosted the Marmion boys tennis team past Suburban Christian Conference rival St. Francis on Thursday, as the Cadets continued their bid for a fifth straight league title.
STREAMWOOD – The St. Charles North girls soccer team romped past Streamwood, 8-0, on Wednesday to complete an unbeaten run through the Upstate Eight Conference River Division and claim the outright conference title.
Fabled film boxer Rocky Balboa developed a reputation for hanging around bouts he wasn’t supposed to.
ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North’s Riley Coomes reached base three times and Tim Misner had a two-run double Monday as the North Stars baseball team knocked off South Elgin, 6-4, in Upstate Eight Conference crossover play.
Geneva senior throwers Kyle McNeil and Nathan Balettie cultivated their rapport as linemen during football season.