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  • Prep Football Insider: Veteran Warriors stay on defensive

    Wheaton Academy cruised past another foe in Week 4, but the Warriors 'D' also encountered its first blemish.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Batavia football dampens Saints' homecoming with win

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles East football team’s homecoming mojo was a sight to behold early in Friday’s game against Batavia.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Defensive woes cost Kaneland football against Yorkville

    YORKVILLE – Kaneland’s football team hoped the return of running back Isaac Swithers would spark its offense Friday night against Yorkville in the tea ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Aurora Christian football makes late defensive stand in win

    CHICAGO – The lights got brighter in a lot of ways Friday night for Aurora Christian football. Making its first appearance in the Chicago Catholic Lea ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:20 am
  • St. Francis football falls to Brother Rice

    WHEATON – The St. Francis football team went punch-for-punch with Brother Rice on Friday night on the Spartans’ homecoming, but St. Francis suffered a ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:21 am
  • Marmion football stopped by powerful Providence

    NEW LENOX – Already fighting a slew of injuries on both sides of the ball, the Marmion football team knew it had its work cut out for it with a visit ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • Prep roundup: Burlington Central football beats Harvard in league play

    HARVARD – The gameplan was clear for Burlington Central in their game at Big Northern East opponent Harvard on Friday night – give the ball to Jason B ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Temple, Vikings win battle of unbeatens

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North’s marching band performed such retro hits as Bon Jovi’s “Bad Medicine” and Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” as part of ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Prep football week 4 preview capsules

    Batavia (2-1, 1-0 Upstate Eight Conference River Division) at St. Charles East (1-2, 1-0), 7:30 p.m. today
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • KCChronicle.com/preps Game of the Week: Geneva at St. Charles North, 7:30 p.m. today

    The buzz in the standsSomebody’s going home with loss No. 1 of 2014 in the River’s first riveting ma ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Balance of power clear in football in UEC River

    Geneva football coach Rob Wicinski and Batavia counterpart Dennis Piron occasionally alternate colorful euphemisms about one another’s football teams.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Football insider: New coaches 'carry the vision for the team'

    Dave Beebe recalls countless exchanges with former players during his 10 seasons as Aurora Christian defensive coordinator. Most of them transpired du ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Saturday's roundup: Wheaton Academy, Aurora Christian football move to 3-0

    RIVER GROVE – The Wheaton Academy football team collected its third lopsided, shutout win in as many weeks Saturday, throttling Metro Suburban Confere ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Prep roundup: Rich Central stuns Kaneland football

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland football team visited the end zone only once Friday, but with the way its defense was playing and the way Drew Franklin was ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • St. Charles East takes out frustration on Elgin

    ELGIN – The St. Charles East football team knew it needed a win to feel good about after a pair of losses to open the season.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Reader Poll

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