Geneva VikingsGeneva High School • 416 McKinley Ave., Geneva IL 60134 • Phone: 630-463-3811
Colors: Royal Blue/White • Conference: NCIC • Stadium name: Burgess Field • Enrollment: 1975
Directions: From Randall Rd., take Rt. 38 east into Geneva and turn left on McKinley Ave. The school is on the left.
STREAMWOOD – At the end of a rollercoaster ride, riders typically feel either exhilarated or sick.
The Geneva girls soccer team has played 160 minutes against St. Charles East this season with zero goals to show for it.
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.
STREAMWOOD – After crushing Larkin in Tuesday’s first IHSA Class 3A Bartlett Regional semifinal, the St. Charles East girls soccer team stuck around for only a little more than 10 minutes of Geneva’s semifinal against Bartlett.
DeKALB – The Burlington Central softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning Monday to knock off DeKalb, 5-3, for a nonconference win.
ELGIN – New coach, same result for the Batavia boys tennis team after Saturday's conclusion of the two-day Upstate Eight Conference River Division tournament.
GENEVA – The first three batters the St. Charles North softball team sent to the plate Friday afternoon all scored, and that would be all the offense the North Stars needed in a 5-1 victory against Upstate Eight Conference River Division rival Geneva.
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.
St. Charles East brings home sectional title, sends four relays to state
ROSELLE – One St. Charles North runner called this season’s track team one of the best he’s ever been a part of. And though a fourth-place finish at the Upstate Eight Conference Boys Track and Field Meet on Thursday wasn’t the top prize, the North Stars were still happy with the results.
SYCAMORE – Lexi Roach hit a two-run double and Allyson O’Herron bashed a two-run home run on Thursday as the Kaneland softball team rallied past Sycamore for a 6-4 win.
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 – Moments after hollering and mugging for photos under a banner that read “2013 conference champs,” St. Charles North boys volleyball players admitted their feat was not yet totally their own.
GENEVA – Batavia senior pitcher Luke Horton said he was “ecstatic” with Tuesday’s big win against Geneva.
GENEVA – Giving the opposition lots of extra outs is usually not a successful softball strategy, and it didn’t work too well for Geneva Tuesday in an Upstate
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.
BATAVIA – Batavia baseball coach Matt Holm and Geneva counterpart Matt Hahn emerged with the same conclusion after addressing their teams on Saturday afternoon.
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.
ELGIN – Amanda Passaglia itches to come untracked whenever she steps into the discus and shot put circle.
MAPLE PARK – Curtis Thorson pitched into the seventh inning, Joe Komel delivered a clutch hit and Tyler Carlson proved the final bit of defense.
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North softball team has been beating teams lately, not overwhelming them.
WHEATON – Aurora Central Catholic pitcher Matt Miller continued what has been a dominant season Wednesday, striking out 12 batters in 62/3 innings of work as the Chargers defeated St. Francis, 8-4.
ST. CHARLES – Confidence.
GENEVA – The Geneva boys volleyball team was firing on all cylinders Tuesday, allowing the Vikings to run over a St. Charles East squad missing a key spark plug.
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.
First-year Batavia coach Lupe Castellanos knew what he was getting into when he took over the Bulldogs’ program after the 2012 season.
Vikings versatile offensively
GENEVA – Geneva scored all the runs it needed to win Monday’s Upstate Eight Conference River Division softball game against Batavia in the first inning.
ST. CHARLES – The Geneva baseball team's offense had about as streaky of a 48-hour stretch as they come.
GENEVA – St. Charles East’s Britney Williams shined once more in her fourth and final Kane County Girls Track and Field Meet on Friday.
GENEVA – Neither Anthony Bragg, Dan Berendt nor Steffen Graham were in the Geneva baseball team’s starting lineup for Thursday’s loss against St. Charles East.
Geneva junior tennis standout Nick Huang is playing No. 1 singles during weekday dual meets and No. 1 doubles alongside Ryan Doeckel at weekend tournaments in preparation for
Thursday was a heck of a day for St. Charles East.
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.
GENEVA – Sometimes, putting the bat on the ball is enough.
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.
GENEVA – One coach called it a positive result. The other called it frustrating.
Colin Griffin gathered his short-term courage in the name of long-term happiness.
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 – Geneva softball coach Greg Dierks lugged the memory of a blown, late lead against Waubsonsie Valley last year into Saturday's latest meeting with the Warriors.
Senior’s 14 kills highlight attack
St. Charles North goalkeeper Shelby Stitz has allowed only one goal on the season entering play Friday, and that came on a penalty kick in the team’s only defeat, against Neuqua Valley.
Shabbona Lake served as fishing goose egg – not fishing hole – for Chronicle-area anglers when Marmion hosted fall and spring tournaments there.