St. Charles East Fighting SaintsSt. Charles East High School • 1020 Dunham Rd., St. Charles IL 60174 • Phone: 630-584-1100
Colors: Orange/Black • Conference: Upstate Eight • Stadium name: Norris Stadium • Enrollment: 2252
Directions: From Randall Rd., take Rt. 38 east and turn left on Kirk Rd and follow into St. Charles. Then turn left on Rt. 64. Turn right on Dunham Rd. The school is on the right.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – St. Charles East junior Jasper Koenen stormed to a 3-0 start as the IHSA Boys Tennis State Tournament opened Thursday.
GENEVA – The St. Charles East baseball team didn’t ease into the postseason in the least, needing to wrestle free from a tied game in the late innings to avoid an early upset.
Jake Ruddy succinctly recounts the moment that transformed his above-the-rim attitude about PE basketball and threatened his senior track season at Marmion.
ROLLING MEADOWS – The St. Charles East boys volleyball team waited 17 years to claim the program’s first regional championship.
GLEN ELLYN – This wasn’t exactly the homecoming St. Charles East softball coach Kelly Horan was expecting, but nevertheless, she’ll take it.
GENEVA – Missed serves, hitting errors and inefficient blocking threatened to derail the Geneva boys volleyball team and its home-court advantage.
Why he was selected: Koenen won the singles title on Saturday at the Geneva Boys Tennis Sectional
ROLLING MEADOWS – Smart and savvy play steered the St. Charles East boys volleyball team to a 25-13, 25-15 sweep of Conant in Monday’s Rolling Meadows Regional opening-round game.
STREAMWOOD – At the end of a rollercoaster ride, riders typically feel either exhilarated or sick.
ST. CHARLES – At first, it looked as if the St. Charles baseball teams would have a short afternoon Friday.
ST CHARLES – Somehow, some way, a trophy was going to be hoisted Friday night at the Eastside Sports Complex.
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.
ST. CHARLES – A nonconference doubleheader heavily impacted St. Charles North’s run to the Upstate Eight Conference River Division softball title.
Why Shead was selected: Won the 400 meters in 56.58 seconds and also was part of victorious 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams as the Saints won Thursday's 3A West Aurora Sectional
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.
The next time T.C. Hull plays soccer for his school team, it will be for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
St. Charles East junior Matt McCarthy has been in the Saints’ varsity tennis lineup since freshman year, moving up from third doubles as a freshman to second doubles as a sophomore to No. 1 doubles this season alongside George Spoerl.
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.
Wes Benjamin of St. Charles might have been pitching these days in Charleston, S.C., or one of the other minor league outposts of the New York Yankees, but he’s happy he decided to pitch in Lawrence, Kan., instead.
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.
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.
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North softball team didn't just cool off St. Charles East.
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.
Nick Fagen is over baseball – at least, as it pertains to high school sports.
ELGIN – Amanda Passaglia itches to come untracked whenever she steps into the discus and shot put circle.
St. Charles lacrosse fans and families packed the hillside at East Side Sports Complex last April for the inaugural meeting between St. Charles East and St. Charles North.
ST. CHARLES – A couple of pitchers who have struggled to get into the win column this season both turned in strong performances Thursday on the St. Charles North baseball diamond.
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles East baseball team continues to put the clamps on St. Charles North.
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.
Twenty foes have tried and failed to stop St. Charles East boys tennis player Justin Bowman.
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 – The stage was set for a true crosstown classic, with the St. Charles East and St. Charles North baseball teams both starting a prized southpaw on a mild spring evening Monday at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.
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.