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  • Druley: The future – and past – play in Peoria

    SiriusXM satellite radio recently unveiled a seasonal “Road Trip” channel in a bid to accommodate the influx of summer travelers.
    June 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Lauzen, a Marmion grad, representing U.S. in Modern Pentathlon

    “To those who much is given, much is expected.” Without hesitation, Ted Lauzen responded to a questi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Weekend Chit chat with Kaneland basketball's Mark Lilly

    Kaneland senior guard Mark Lilly has played a big part in the success of the Kaneland boys basketball team this summer. Kaneland finished in the final ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • BodiTrak keeps things exciting for instructors

    There was a time when Jake Thurm chased his dream of playing golf driven by fear. Thurm quipped he w ...
    June 26, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Geneva summer league provided stiff competition for all teams

    GENEVA – As the final day and tournament of the Geneva boys basketball summer league ran its course Thursday, it was another day filled with high inte ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Batavia’s Nellis relishing opportunity at Baseball HOF photo archives

    A decade after joining her family pilgrimage to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Rachel Nellis calls the seamheads’ mecca her ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • For some Cougars, return to grind includes another Peoria swing

    As so often happens, the Cougars’ Midwest League All-Star contingent spent much of its All-Star break commuting.
    June 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Kane County looks to keep rolling as second half begins

    Six Cougars acquainted themselves with the home dugout at Peoria’s Dozer Park this week as members of the host Western Division team at the Midwest Le ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Whether he gets varsity boys hoops job or not, Kaneland’s Wickness entrenched in program

    GENEVA – Adam Wickness has been pulling double duty ever since former Kaneland boys basketball coach Brian Johnson became coach at West Aurora earlier ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • STC North’s James commits to St. Leo

    ST. CHARLES – Amanda James knew it from the moment she stepped on campus.James committed Tuesday to ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Former Cougar Brockmeyer enjoys eastern exposure

    PEORIA – Cael Brockmeyer sported plenty of swag entering Tuesday’s Midwest League All-Star game.Usin ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Stratman, Porretto among Phantoms playing in college

    Nick Stratman and Nick Porretto are done with high school and have their baseball futures set. Strat ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Druley: Cougars All-Stars embrace road less-traveled

    PEORIA – In the confluence of his returning from batting practice and my scurrying to the home dugout at Dozer Park, Cougars right-hander Markus Solba ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Lack of size could turn into positive for Batavia boys basketball

    Losing senior Chasen Peez to graduation was a tough enough obstacle for the Batavia boys basketball team to overcome.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Cougars' trips to Beloit offer players, coaches condensed road experience

    GENEVA – Kevin Hartseil recites the route as effortlessly as a broadcaster chronicling the latest exploits of a keystone combination.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:11 pm