• Prep roundup: Kaneland softball falls to Marengo

    MAPLE PARK – One bad inning was the difference in the Kaneland softball team’s contest against Marengo on Friday afternoon.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • St. Charles East hoops standout Adduci picks Drake

    Dom Adduci sought a highly regarded academic school that played in a competitive, Division I conference, preferably somewhat close to home.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Schwab: Kaneland’s Thielk muscles up

    It was only a couple years ago that Kaneland junior Zack Thielk was close to ground zero in the weightroom.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... Golf pro Rick Bell

    St. Charles resident and local golf pro Rick Bell gained teaching certification in February with the PGA of America, becoming one of a small minority ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • In the Cougars' Den: Young managers catching on

    GENEVA – Cougars manager Mark Johnson turns 39 at season’s end, an age that seems young for someone leading a baseball team until you realize most of ...
    April 12, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • Cougars ‘jell together,’ take control

    GENEVA – Two runs ahead, one run behind, two runs ahead again.GENEVA – Two runs ahead, one run behind, two runs ahead again.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • St. Charles North softball batters Storm in late innings

    SOUTH ELGIN – St. Charles North softball coach Tom Poulin’s decision to pitch to South Elgin cleanup hitter Alyssa Buddle instead of walking her when ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Wright, St. Charles North baseball catch Neuqua napping

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North junior Cory Wright didn’t like allowing so many baserunners Friday against Neuqua Valley but the left-handed pitcher s ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Hausl notches no-no for St. Charles North softball

    WHEATON – Allison Hausl ended the St. Charles North softball team’s two-game skid Thursday, no-hitting Wheaton Warrenville South, 9-2, in a road victo ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Kane County Cougars take series from Fort Wayne

    GENEVA – While Tyler Skulina’s ERA won’t thank him after Thursday’s outing, the starting pitcher and his manager know those stats won’t tell the whole ...
    April 11, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • Prep Track and Field Insider: Kaleland boys in great shape

    Deep and confident, the Kaneland boys team enters its first outdoor invite at East Moline United on Saturday brimming with potential.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Batavia baseball runs out of chances, daylight in 13-inning stalemate

    AURORA – An expansive Batavia baseball roster is especially heavy on pitchers. Days like Thursday af ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Smith’s hit snaps St. Charles East baseball's drought, paves way to win

    SOUTH ELGIN – Ben Smith’s primal “WOOO!” carried quite a ways Thursday, farther than even the two-run single that prompted it.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland's Hopkins no-hits Plano

    PLANO – Some dugout whispers late in Wednesday’s game left Kaneland senior right-hander Nathan Hopkins armed with some potentially dangerous informati ...
    April 9, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Surprising skid for North softball

    ST. CHARLES – The second week of April is premature to say the defending Upstate Eight Conference River champions are on the ropes, but the St. Charle ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:24 pm
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