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  • Athlete of the week: BC boys track's Lucas Ege

    Why he was selected: He won the 110-meter hurdles and 300 hurdles at Saturday's Kane County boys meet at Geneva in respective record-setting times of ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Grudzielanek matching wits with son of former manager

    GENEVA – Cougars manager Mark Grudzielanek and Burlington (Iowa) counterpart Chad Tracy rotated their respective right arms 19 times during Tuesday’s ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Marmion boys track takes SCC title for the road

    AURORA – Senior Brady Bobbit earned titles in the 800 meters (2:02.01) and 3,200 (10:21.26) on Tuesday, helping Marmion say goodbye to the Suburban Ch ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • ‘Instinct’ boosts St. Charles North girls soccer to UEC crossover crown

    ST. CHARLES – In 15 years at the helm of the St. Charles North’s girls soccer program, coach Ruth Vostal has seen her share of 2-0 deficits.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Busy St. Charles East softball handles Batavia

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles East softball catcher Rylee Stout reached base safely in all four of her at-bats Tuesday but only crossed the plate once.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • St. Charles North girls soccer’s Vostal calling it quits at season’s end

    Ruth Vostal has been the only coach in the history of the St. Charles North girls soccer program.On ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • St. Charles North baseball’s Wright outduels Acosta, blanks Batavia

    BATAVIA – Both St. Charles North and Batavia expected a strong pitching matchup when Cory Wright and Evan Acosta took the mound.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Chicago Bears' brass confident in Kyle Fuller as building block for new defense

    It's a daunting task for John Fox and Vic Fangio to repair the worst defense in Bears history, one that has finished 30th in the league in total def ...
    May 12, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Prep roundup: St. Charles North boys tennis finishes off undefeated conference season

    ST. CHARLES – North (16-1, 7-0 Upstate Eight Conference River Division) won all seven matches in straight sets, including Aaron Amburgey’s 6-3, 6-3 vi ...
    May 11, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Track insider: East's Decker pushing for hurdles success

    St. Charles East senior Kyle Decker challenged Burlington Central's Lucas Ege in both hurdles races at Saturday's Kane County boys meet at Geneva, but ...
    May 11, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Batavia boys tennis beats Larkin, readies for UEC tournament

    BATAVIA – With the Upstate Eight Conference tournament this weekend, the Batavia boys tennis team wanted to make sure not to look too far ahead.
    May 11, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Injuries could be blessing in disguise for both East, North girls soccer

    ST. CHARLES – Learning to play without key players during an injury is part of sports. But being successful during those stretches is a much different ...
    May 11, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Chicago Bears sign QB Pat Devlin, two others; part ways with Khaseem Greene, Austen Lane

    The Bears signed three players following last week's rookie minicamp, including quarterback Pat Devlin, who agreed to terms on a one-year deal.
    May 11, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Batavia boys track hails Kane County title

    GENEVA – Making itself feel quite at home at Saturday's Kane County boys track and field meet, Batavia came away with its first county championship si ...
    May 10, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Prep Roundup: East baseball and lacrosse, BC girls soccer win

    BASEBALLSt. Charles East 19, East Aurora 0 (5 inn.): At St. Charles, East scored 13 runs in the four ...
    May 9, 2015 - 6:10 pm