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  • Marmion baseball defeats Aurora Central Catholic in rain-shortened game

    ELGIN – It is a given that strange things happen when archrivals Aurora Central Catholic and Marmion meet.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Four Your Consideration: Coping with April chill on diamond

    This week, the Kane County Chronicle sports staff asks four baseball men: How do you handle cold temperatures and high winds during April games?
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Balking at a rule that nixed a memorable homer

    I simply was doing my job. It also took away a kid’s first high school home run.On April 18, I saw s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Prep roundup: North softball keeps rolling

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North softball team defeated Streamwood, 12-2, Friday to improve to 13-3 overall and 8-2 in Upstate Eight Conference Riv ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Area roundup: Kaneland baseball completes series sweep over DeKalb

    DEKALB – Kaneland baseball coach Brian Aversa expected DeKalb to come out strong after his team won by double digits in each of the first two games of ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Baseball insider: Batavia starts to turn around season after slow start

    After a loss to Jacobs two weeks ago left the Bulldogs with a 1-7 record, coach Matt Holm did not seem too worried. Holm, in his 22nd year in charge o ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Bullpen, defense key in Geneva baseball’s second straight win over East

    ST. CHARLES – Geneva picked up its biggest win of the season Wednesday against St. Charles East to set up the rubber match yesterday.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Prep roundup: Radel, Heise respond to challenge to lead St. Francis baseball

    AURORA – After both Jake Radel and Foster Heise made fielding errors in the second inning of Wednesday’s game against Marmion, St. Francis baseball co ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Merges, Geneva baseball hand St. Charles East first conference loss

    GENEVA – Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn thought his team’s record up until its series with St. Charles East was not indicative of how it has played t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland baseball blasts off in rout

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland and DeKalb baseball teams combined for four home runs Tuesday and the Knights won, 13-3, in five innings.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Vyzral, late rally boost St. Charles East baseball

    ST. CHARLES – Geneva first baseman Nick Porretto smacked a line drive off Mick Vyzral’s lower hip with one out in the top of Tuesday’s fourth inning.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland baseball wins rout over DeKalb

    DeKALB – Colton Fellows threw a complete game, allowing just two hits and an unearned run in Kaneland’s 12-1 win against DeKalb. The Knights (7-7, 3-1 ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Hostman hustle play leads Geneva to big inning, win over Kaneland

    GENEVA – A.J. Hostman hit a ball to deep short that Kaneland shortstop River Dunne made a diving play on. Dunne jumped up and fired to first, but Host ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Outfielders manage many duties to be successful

    Blood-covered fangs should be required of anything nicknamed “The Demon.”Unless you are an outfielde ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • North baseball holds off late Bartlett rally for UEC crossover win

    BARTLETT – Taking a double-digit lead into the final inning of Friday’s Upstate Eight Conference crossover baseball game, St. Charles North felt safel ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:23 pm