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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
  • On campus: Early knee surgeries help Bradley’s Yelle evolve

    Kat Yelle built her game around pure athleticism. But after three knee surgeries as a member of the ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:30 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
  • Lillibridge returning to old skating grounds

    You can't go home again? Says who?Junior hockey defenseman Graham Lillibridge, a former Geneva stude ...
    May 2, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • North's Kleba vows to take speedskating 'as far as I can'

    Austin Kleba routinely references American Olympian men’s speedskaters of recent and not-so-recent vintage while discussing his new favorite ice sport ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Kaneland boys track eager to host county meet

    After winning the past two Crystal Lake Central invitationals, the Kaneland boys track team placed second to Vernon Hills in the meet’s 43rd edition o ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • 'Future is here': 3,200 victory at county long-awaited for Geneva's next Ehrhardt

    ST. CHARLES – Emma Ehrhardt always envisioned it.Ever since she was little, seeing her sister, Tess, ...
    May 2, 2016 - 9:22 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
  • Geneva girls track repeats as Kane County champions

    ST. CHARLES – It was a surprise last year and just as much so this year when Geneva girls track and field coach Peter Raak heard the final team result ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:16 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
  • Kane County girls track and field: 15 photos

    St. Charles North hosted the Kane County Girls Invitational April 29. ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Deep St. Charles co-op girls lacrosse handles St. Francis

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles co-op girls lacrosse team hasn’t lost to an in-state opponent this season.
    April 28, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • Hall, busy attack lift East softball past Geneva

    GENEVA – The St. Charles East softball team hit early and often in its game against Geneva on April 28.
    April 28, 2016 - 9:08 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