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  • Prep football notes: Batavia assistant Kolowski cuts no corners

    It's a rare condition when a football coach embodies a car insurance slogan.Leave it to Batavia assi ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Batavia-Mt. Carmel rumble highlights Round 1 playoff slate for area qualifiers

    Let the Twitter hashtags and T-shirt slogans start rolling in.Batavia, climbing up in class from las ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Saturday's prep roundup: Kaneland girls tennis duo top 12 at state

    ROLLING MEADOWS – Familiarity didn't exactly breed contempt for Kaneland senior doubles standouts Jelly Emmanouil and Madi Jurcenko as the IHSA girls ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Prep roundup: Burlington Central football routs R. Christian, clinches playoff spot

    ROCKFORD – Playing without quarterback Adam Skirmont and rotating players liberally, the Burlington Central football team cruised past Rockford Christ ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Vikings ‘just keep pushing’ in latest home football rout

    GENEVA – Geneva triggered the running clock with 9:48 remaining in the third quarter of Friday’s Upstate Eight Conference River Division football game ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • Marmion football downed by Montini in regular-season finale

    LOMBARD – A host of penalties and two interceptions doomed the Marmion football team’s bid to grab a share of the conference crown Friday night.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • St. Charles East football dominates clock, West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – The St. Charles East football team sent its seniors out in style, cruising to a 36-14 win over West Chicago in its season finale.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Babler, Aurora Central Catholic football zoom into playoffs

    WEST CHICAGO – With its season on the line, the Aurora Central Catholic football team’s most explosive player rose to the occasion.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Batavia football cements outright UEC River title

    BATAVIA – The Batavia football team ended its regular season with an exclamation point Friday night.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:12 am
  • High school football: Week 9 Checkdowns

    PLAYOFF WATCHBatavia, Geneva, St. Charles North, Marmion and St. Francis all have clinched playoff b ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • High school football: Week 9 Preview Capsules

    St. Charles East (3-5, 3-3 Upstate Eight Conference River Division) at West Chicago (3-5, 2-4), 7:30 p.m. today
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:18 am
  • High school football: Game of the Week

    The buzz in the standsNew league, similar stakes. Longtime conference contenders in the now-dissolve ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • High school football: Marmion's Luke Juriga the strong, silent type

    AURORA – Marmion senior two-way lineman Luke Juriga speaks succinctly when discussing the similarities between his two primary spots on the football f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • High school football: Batavia's Eddie Golden Athlete of the Week

    Batavia senior cornerback Eddie Golden was part of a staunch defensive effort that propelled the Bulldogs past longtime archival Geneva, 26-20, Friday ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Football insider: Batavia takes bout of 'very serious competitors'

    Batavia takes bout of‘very serious competitors’Batavia’s biggest pass plays in Friday’s 26-20 home w ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:55 pm