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  • St. Charles driver at Sycamore Speedway back from 'forceout rule'

    Tim Ludke limited last weekend’s Sycamore Speedway practice session to six laps before returning to pit row.
    April 25, 2015 - 7:29 am
  • Nate Atkins: 2015 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    We're six days away from the real thing, but why not one more mock draft for fun? These are fun more than anything else, and there’s no fun in a moc ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Area roundup: Kaneland baseball completes series sweep over DeKalb

    DEKALB – Kaneland baseball coach Brian Aversa expected DeKalb to come out strong after his team won by double digits in each of the first two games of ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Geneva softball’s 17-1 win against West Chicago a team effort

    WEST CHICAGO – The Geneva softball team pounded out 20 hits en route to a 17-1 thumping of West Chicago in six innings Thursday afternoon.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Maris victory sets tone as Batavia boys tennis beats Geneva

    GENEVA – As Batavia’s No. 1 singles player, Adam Maris knows that on any given day if he can race out to a quick, straight-set victory, he’ll have an ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Cougars’ struggles at home continue

    GENEVA – For the second straight home series, the Cougars dropped the final two games to the Clinton LumberKings after winning the series opener. Clin ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Schedule gives Cougars familiar April foe

    GENEVA – From April 15 through Thursday, a Peoria Charter bus transported the Clinton (Iowa) LumberKings to and from Fifth Third Bank Ballpark six tim ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Baseball insider: Batavia starts to turn around season after slow start

    After a loss to Jacobs two weeks ago left the Bulldogs with a 1-7 record, coach Matt Holm did not seem too worried. Holm, in his 22nd year in charge o ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Bullpen, defense key in Geneva baseball’s second straight win over East

    ST. CHARLES – Geneva picked up its biggest win of the season Wednesday against St. Charles East to set up the rubber match yesterday.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • How tough will the move to a 3-4 defense be for the Chicago Bears?

    A not-so-funny thing happened to the Bears' renowned 4-3 defense when Phil Emery elected to can Lovie Smith after a 10-6 campaign in 2012 and bring ...
    April 23, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Prep roundup: Radel, Heise respond to challenge to lead St. Francis baseball

    AURORA – After both Jake Radel and Foster Heise made fielding errors in the second inning of Wednesday’s game against Marmion, St. Francis baseball co ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Merges, Geneva baseball hand St. Charles East first conference loss

    GENEVA – Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn thought his team’s record up until its series with St. Charles East was not indicative of how it has played t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Golf course officials stay busy despite weather

    Ed Garland faces spring yard work just like everyone else. But unlike most area homeowners who have ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Freshman Waslawski helps St. Charles North softball to win over St. Charles East

    GENEVA – A pocket of softball fans accelerated tradition Wednesday afternoon, singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the second inning of St. C ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Softball insider: 'Good mixture' leading Bulldogs

    Batavia softball coach Lupe Castellanos serves as a campus monitor during the school day, so he knows the merits of staying the course.
    April 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm