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  • Batavia baseball vows to 'cut the mistakes' after game turns

    CAROL STREAM – Early in the season, baseball games tend to come down to simple execution to determine the winner.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sports briefs

    East softball sweeps doubleheader WHEATON – Senior Olivia Cheatham smacked three of the St. Charles ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Batavia baseball rolls in opener

    CAROL STREAM – Batavia smacked five extra-base hits in Monday’s baseball season opener, a 6-2 victory against York at Wheaton College’s Pfund Stadium.
    March 30, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Druley: Family, fun, sun await baseball and softball ‘breakers

    Burlington Central recently opened its spring break baseball trips to players’ parents.From that poi ...
    March 27, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland softball routs Dixon

    MAPLE PARK – It was unclear whether the Kaneland softball team was going to play Thursday’s nonconference softball game against Dixon because of the w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Prep baseball: Teams and players to watch

    TEAMS TO WATCHAURORA CENTRAL CATHOLICMetro Suburban Conference newcomers will challenge for the leag ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Prep baseball: Knights ‘just hustle to everything’

    Plywood pitching mounds line one wall of the Kaneland gym balcony, a practice prop for whenever the baseball team must retreat indoors.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:12 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
  • 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
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... Wheaton Academy’s Jake Lindstedt

    Wheaton Academy senior pitcher/first baseman Jake Lindstedt recently committed to Wheaton College for baseball, a decision he made during the tail end ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Schwab: Life father like son, all the way to Hall

    They share high school and college alma maters, diminutive statures, a willingness to run through – not just around – tacklers and, of course, a last ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Schwab: Early read on 2015

    Welcome to 2015. Per the usual, we'll christen the new year with Prep Zone's annual stab in the dark at what the next 12 months might bring on the are ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Prep Zone: East, Batavia soccer highly seeded in 3A draw

    Batavia won the head-to-head meeting. St. Charles East received the top seed. That’s an apples-to-or ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... Mitch Boyer

    Batavia baseball senior Mitch Boyer made a college commitment last week to Creighton, a Division I program that competes in the Big East Conference. T ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Schwab: Attending camp pays dividends for Marmion's Esp

    Marmion pitcher Jake Esp's dad let him know about an email invitation to attend a Villanova baseball camp planned for Downers Grove.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:25 pm