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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • High school girls basketball: Many memorable firsts part of Geneva championship

    NORMAL – A memorable first came with a few other firsts for Geneva’s girls basketball team.A 41-40 w ...
    March 9, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Late shot lifts Sycamore pasts Kaneland in regional final

    SYCAMORE – Jack Mizgalski’s 3-pointer with 30 seconds left in overtime against the Kaneland boys basketball team put the finishing touches on what he ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Buzzer-beater sinks Geneva boys, ends Vikings memorable season

    DOWNERS GROVE – The raucous celebration taking place at midcourt said as much as the stunned silence just a few feet away.
    March 8, 2017 - 12:45 pm
  • High school boys basketball: St. Charles North falls to Jacobs in regional final

    ALGONQUIN – Tom Poulin liked the way his St. Charles North boys basketball team ended its regular season.
    March 8, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Slow start hurts St. Charles East in season-ending loss

    ELGIN – Justin Hardy said his team had been saying it all week.The St. Charles East boys basketball ...
    March 8, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • St. Charles native to be inducted into Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame

    Rick Stellwagen retired from professional kickboxing about a decade ago, yet he remains quick with his hands, feet and one-liners.
    March 6, 2017 - 5:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Geneva state title 'A dream come true'

    NORMAL – Ask Geneva junior guard Stephanie Hart what it takes to win a state championship and she’ll tell you you’ve got to have heart.
    March 5, 2017 - 1:37 pm
  • Geneva girls win 4A IHSA state championship: 10 photos

    The Geneva girls varsity basketball team defeated Edwardsville to win the IHSA 4A state championship March 4 in Bloomington.
    March 6, 2017 - 7:09 am
  • St. Charles North swimmer Will Myhre named St. Charles Bank & Trust Athlete of the Week

    Will MyhreSt. Charles NorthSophomoreBoys SwimmingWhy Myhre was selected: Myhre took second place in ...
    March 3, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Cast off!

    BATAVIA – Good casting is a key element to fishing, and the next generation of fishers recently got a chance to learn the skill.
    March 3, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • High school girls basketball: St. Charles North exceeds expectations in Mike Tomczak's first year as coach

    ST. CHARLES – Mike Tomczak would have settled for a record close to the .500 mark in his first season as coach.
    March 2, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Kaneland upsets Aurora Central Catholic for spot in regional final

    SYCAMORE – Kaneland boys basketball coach Joe Conroy has said his Knights are better than their record indicates.
    March 2, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Batavia, St. Charles East see silver linings at end of season

    ST. CHARLES – Moments after she coached her final game for St. Charles East, Lori Drumtra was amazingly calm.
    March 2, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: St. Charles East sees season end on buzzer-beater

    ELGIN – In a split-second, it was all over for St. Charles East's boys basketball team.Tomas Vikonis ...
    March 2, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Kamps' Marmion record secures state swimming medal

    WINNETKA – The last day of the season turned out to be a record-setting occasion for Marmion’s Will Kamps.
    March 2, 2017 - 2:30 pm