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  • 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 - 9:23 pm
  • Druley: Cougars’ approach to new guys: ‘Let them go get ’em’

    The Cougars’ roster roulette slowed for a change this week. Transactions have been minimal since the ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Trio of Kaneland alums weathers water scare

    Kaneland alumni Ty Hamer, Drew Peters and Bobby Thorson helped the Crystal Lake Cardinals summer baseball team take preventative action in last weeken ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • BC’s Wiss picks Air Force above all

    Four of the six simulated flights Drew Wiss guided during a campus visit to Air Force last month landed safely.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Kaneland's Holubecki ready for ‘big change’

    When the school year ended, Anthony Holubecki had barely heard of IMG Academy. A lot changed, and qu ...
    July 26, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Wasco Baseball enthused about partnership

    Wasco Baseball effectively nurtures its young ballplayers but could do more to mentor them once they move closer to high school age, the organization' ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Quick Read: St. Charles North grad Holm to make cameo in Kane County

    Jeff Holm embraces the “versatile” label the parent Detroit Tigers gave him after drafting the St. Charles North and Michigan State product in 2011.
    July 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Curve confounds Batavia baseball in summer-ending loss

    ST. CHARLES – Available fastballs became an increasingly rare commodity for the Batavia baseball team's offense Thursday, and it's no coincidence the ...
    July 17, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Sports briefs: Cougars’ Schwarber promoted to Daytona

    GENEVA – Cubs first-round draft pick Kyle Schwarber’s quick stay in Kane County is over. The Cubs ha ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • St. Charles East baseball stays alive with win over Geneva

    ST. CHARLES – This time of year, high school baseball coaches are generally willing to accentuate the good plays and chalk up the bad ones as learning ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Batavia holds off Kaneland baseball to advance in summer playoffs

    MAPLE PARK – The looming threat of rainy skies contributed to the late-inning drama between the Kaneland and Batavia baseball teams during the second ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Geneva grad Allen shows resilience with new Midwest League team

    Brad Allen knows the Lansing Lugnuts’ schedule well enough to know South Bend appears on it nine more times in 2014.
    July 15, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Roundup: Batavia baseball blanks W. Aurora in playoffs

    BATAVIA – Mitch Boyer and Nick Rogalski combined on a no-hitter for the Batavia baseball team Monday as the Bulldogs walloped West Aurora, 10-0, in th ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Kaneland graduate Peters links up with 'dream school'

    Drew Peters explains in several words the parameters of a baseball opportunity awaiting him at Bradley.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Which school had the strongest sports year in 2013-14, all things considered?
    Batavia
    Geneva
    Kaneland
    St. Charles East
    St. Charles North