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  • First pitch reunion with dad: 5 photos

    Air Force Technical Sergeant Joe Amore of Geneva surprised his son Anthony after catching his ceremonial first pitch and surprising him with his retur ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Vote: Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers fandom

    Where is the border between Bears and Packers fans? ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • 'I wish we could keep on playing'

    Gerry Schermerhorn didn’t volunteer to coach a baseball team only to teach kids how to play baseball. He wanted the kids to learn far more than how to ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Quill the Umpire: Games scarce, but baseball still on brain

    It felt strange to wake up and realize I wasn’t going to umpire any ballgames.I didn’t work any game ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Druley: Fargo ends grueling wrestling stretch, doncha know?

    Wrestlers who finish in the top eight of their respective weight classes at the famed Fargo (N.D.) Nationals earn All-American status.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... Cougars pitcher Brad Keller

    Cougars right-hander Brad Keller turned 20 this week, but he began building a budding profile in the Arizona Diamondbacks pipeline as a teen. Drafted ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • First-pitch surprise: Geneva’s Amore sees son at Cougars game after 6-month deployment

    GENEVA – Sports are everything to United States Air Force Technical Sergeaant Joe Amore and his 8-year-old son, Anthony.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • ‘NOT A NORMAL’ LUXURY

    GENEVA – It’s not every day that a minor league team can put multiple switch-hitters in its lineup. But the Cougars have had more than a small luxury.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Fleck building tradition at WMU

    DETROIT – During his playing days at Northern Illinois, PJ Fleck racked up the third-most receptions and fifth-most receiving yards during his four-ye ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Johnson takes command, shoots 2-under

    AURORA – After almost six hours of IJGA sectional competition at Phillips Park Golf Course, Aurora Christian’s Devin Johnson was the only player in th ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Pitchers mind innings load

    Cougars right-hander Markus Solbach started Thursday’s series finale against Burlington.Contrary to ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • CHANCE TO GET AWAY ... FOR SOME

    There’s no arguing that football provides one of the most grueling summer schedules of any high school sport.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Slamans turns redshirt into positive

    Tyler Slamans could have put his head down after getting word that he would redshirt his freshman football season at Western Illinois.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Friendly rivalries fuel Viking 5K

    GENEVA – Geneva grad Andrew Nelson wasn’t in the best shape of his life for last summer’s Viking Summer Sunset 5K.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Druley: RHF, stacked field prepare for Western Am

    The world’s top 156 amateur men’s golfers will descend on Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove for next week’s Western Amateur, a five-day gantlet mixing ...
    July 29, 2015 - 8:52 pm