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  • Quill the umpire: Longstanding force-play slide rule takes MLB to school

    I recently had a coach ask me if I’ve been enforcing the Chase Utley Rule this spring.I could’ve sar ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • May 2 prep roundup: O'Sullivan, Kaneland baseball outduel DeKalb, 1-0

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland baseball team defeated Northern Illinosi Big 12 East rival DeKalb, 1-0, in a pitching duel on May 2.
    May 2, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Baseball insider: Geneva coach Hahn notches win No. 250

    Matt Hahn has never been about stressing himself. His constant focus has been on his players throughout his entire 12-year Geneva career.
    May 3, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • April 30 prep roundup: Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn wins 250th career game

    GENEVA – Mitchell Merges may have struck out nine batters over five innings of work to pick up his fifth win of the season April 30, but the win was m ...
    April 30, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • April 29 prep roundup: Batavia boys track wins Glenbard W. invite

    GLEN ELLYN – The Batavia boys track and field team excelled against a strong, 13-team field on April 29, winning the Glenbard West Jim Arnold invitati ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • April 28 prep roundup: Knights 'just don't stop' with two outs in big baseball win

    MAPLE PARK – When the Kaneland baseball team had two outs, the Knights' offense was at its best on April 28.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • North baseball beats Geneva, stays perfect in UEC River

    GENEVA – It wasn't the easiest situation for the St. Charles North baseball team and relief pitcher Tim Hasto.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • St. Charles North vs. Geneva baseball: 7 photos

    Geneva hosted St. Charles North baseball April 28. ...
    April 28, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Kaneland baseball: 5 photos

    Kaneland played. Sycamore baseball April 26. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Opportunistic Kaneland baseball wins another from Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The wheels fell off for the Sycamore baseball team's defense in the middle innings of an April 26 game against Kaneland.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • Joyce, Lambert lead North baseball past Geneva

    ST. CHARLES – Both the Geneva and St. Charles North baseball teams did things on April 26 that were uncharacteristic of what has brought the programs ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:43 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Rare respite offers food for thought

    It was a little chilly on April 23 if you weren’t sitting in the sun, so I retreated to my car. But all I could find for warmth was an umpire pullover ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Baseball insider: Lynam 'getting there' for Batavia

    NOTEWORTHYBATAVIA – Batavia coach Matt Holm knows what Ben Lynam is capable of. The hard-throwing le ...
    April 25, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Departing Holm brings 'different energy' to Batavia baseball

    BATAVIA – Matt Holm bleeds Batavia.After playing sports as a Bulldog and graduating in the class of ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Jones' dominant outing leads Kaneland baseball past Wheaton Academy

    WEST CHICAGO – Noah Jones was scheduled to pitch for Kaneland one day before the Knights took the field against Wheaton Academy April 22.
    April 23, 2016 - 4:34 pm