Football

  • Fields bids farewell to Saints

    Mike Fields joked his next move should be reaching out to Batavia football coach Dennis Piron about any openings with the Bulldogs in hopes of pulling ...
    March 18, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... St. Francis' Mike Fitzgerald

    New St. Francis football coach Mike Fitzgerald plans to move from Chicago’s south side to Woodridge this weekend. That figures to put him in good midd ...
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Schwab: Aurora Christian football's 3A days in the past

    The Aurora Christian football program’s days of wreaking havoc on the IHSA Class 3A playoff draw are through, at least for the time being.
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Schwab: East’s Anderson hopes for better breaks in college

    Erik Anderson’s goals for his recently planned college football career start simple – stay on the field.
    Feb. 19, 2014 - 2:59 am
  • Sports shorts: New stadium coming for Wheaton Academy

    WEST CHICAGO – Wheaton Academy football and soccer teams will compete starting in the fall at a new, on-campus turf field, the school announced Thursd ...
    Feb. 14, 2014 - 3:28 am
  • Schwab: Marmion football's Krueger does his due diligence

    Marmion quarterback Brock Krueger and his family didn’t shortchange the recruiting process.  Krueger ...
    Feb. 7, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • HOF inductee Ainsworth finds way back to alma mater

    Jeff Ainsworth returned to his alma mater in 2008, assisting the Geneva football program’s freshman team.
    Feb. 6, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Geneva’s Serra beats cancer on way to D-I soccer

    GENEVA – Weaving past onlookers in the Geneva gymnasium foyer as smoothly as she darts through the midfield, Ally Serra posed for her share of picture ...
    Feb. 6, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Schwab: Kaneland football's Nauert to team up with best friend at St. Cloud State

    Kaneland senior Dylan Nauert called St. Cloud State football assistant coach Mitchell Kleinschrodt on Saturday night to offer his verbal commitment, a ...
    Feb. 4, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Schwab: Former Saints football coach back in UEC

    Ted Monken took over a St. Charles East football program that was looking to restore its tradition after slipping once St. Charles High split.
    Jan. 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • DeJesus, Crosby highlight ProForce clinic

    BATAVIA – David DeJesus will wear a darker shade of blue on his cap and uniform in 2014 than most of last baseball season. On Saturday afternoon, a ha ...
    Jan. 29, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • St. Charles North aims to upgrade weights facility

    Rob Pomazak's extensive strength and conditioning background was one of his chief selling points when St. Charles North hired him last year as the sch ...
    Jan. 27, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Trio of Batavia football players make college calls

    Wisconsin-Whitewater netted a pair of recent commitments from the Batavia football program, and nearly landed a third.
    Jan. 27, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Kaneland TE Slamans opts for WIU

    Tyler Slamans has only versed himself briefly in Western Illinois’ offense. He just took an official ...
    Jan. 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Druley: Koenens make lots of racquet in giving back

    Former St. Charles North girls tennis standout Liselot Koenen can re-string and re-grip a racquet in about the time it takes to watch a commercial-fre ...
    Jan. 24, 2014 - 7:36 am
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