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  • A pick-eight as IHSA football championships hit DeKalb

    DeKALB – Making picks in a column is a tricky thing in community sports journalism.Pick the hometown ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Locals highlight Marching Illini at Macy's Parade

    NEW YORK CITY – Get ready for the Marching Illini, Big Apple.NEW YORK CITY – Get ready for the Marching Illini, Big Apple.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Sports briefs: Niemiec, Kray earn all-state honors

    Niemiec, Kray earn all-state honorsBatavia senior quarterback Kyle Niemiec (Class 7A) and Kaneland s ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Prep Football Notebook: Bulldogs couldn't 'get any breaks' in season-ending loss

    BATAVIA – While feeling evenly matched heading into Saturday's 7A quarterfinal with Cary-Grove, the Batavia football team knew it would need a break o ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Cary-Grove too much for Batavia in 7A quarterfinals

    BATAVIA – Batavia coach Dennis Piron was feeling pretty good after one quarter of the Bulldogs' Class 7A quarterfinal matchup with Cary-Grove Saturday ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Mooseheart field a blessing for Bulldogs

    MOOSEHEART – With no practice football fields at Batavia High School – and, by extension, no lights – the Bulldogs have had a friendly neighbor lend a ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Thankful for janitors, all other deadline helpers

    Next to newspapering, the most enjoyable job I ever had involved mopping and waxing floors, scrubbing desks and adding fresh summer coats of yellow in ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • KCChronicle.com/preps football game of the week: Cary-Grove at Batavia

    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Prep football: Batavia's regular-season option work could prove vital against Cary-Grove

    BATAVIA – The Bulldogs were ready.Albeit not thrilled with an opening-round pairing against Mt. Carm ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Prep Football Notes: Albanese playing well in role for Batavia

    It’s easy to say Batavia junior tight end Glenn Albanese has found his niche after a three (and nearly four) touchdown game against Simeon on Friday n ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Batavia football playoffs: 5 photos

    Batavia football defeated Simeon to move on to the 6A quarterfinals. ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Foes remain foes as Kaneland's season ends against Montini, again

    LOMBARD – For the third time in five years, the Kaneland football team's season ended at the hands of Montini.
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 8:46 am
  • Bradley-Bourbonnais too much for Vikings, as football season ends

    BRADLEY – Replica Norse Viking helmets, blankets and light-up letters spelling G-E-N-E-V-A lay piled near an exit of the Bradley-Bourbonnais football ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Niemiec's 5 total TDs lead Bulldogs into Class 7A football quarterfinals

    CHICAGO – It wasn’t the smoothest football game Batavia coach Dennis Piron can say he has coached, but the only thing that mattered was the final resu ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Geneva football playoff: 8 photos

    Geneva faces Bradley-Bourbonnais in a 7A second round game Friday night. ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 6:42 am