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  • Chicago Bears Family Fest at Soldier Field

    The Chicago Bears host a practice, scrimmage, and more during a Family Fest event at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, August 8, 2015.
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with Batavia girls tennis player Julianne Robinson

    Batavia junior girls tennis player Julianne Robinson had a successful 2014 season, which saw her make the Kane County Chronicle Girls Tennis All-Area ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Quill the Umpire: Even as summer ends, crews seldom blue

    My summer umpiring season is just about complete.I believe every area youth team is done for the sum ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Sights, sounds abound as Western Am reaches final day

    SUGAR GROVE – Accepting applause from the gallery gathered around Rich Harvest Farms’ 18th green on Friday, Gavin Hall retrieved his ball from the cup ...
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 7:01 am
  • 2015 Western Amateur Championship quarterfinals: 10 photos

    Images from Friday's quarterfinals round of the 2015 Western Amateur Championship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Aussie connection among those advancing to Western Am match play

    SUGAR GROVE – Ryan Ruffels and his caddie, Charle Cameron, conferred with the Western Amateur master scorekeeper after Ruffels concluded his 36th hole ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Cougars notes: ‘Steady’ equals spectacular so far

    A Midwest League-leading .273 team batting average and a second-ranked 2.94 team ERA have helped vault the Cougars to the top of the Western Division’ ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 7:25 am
  • Once in a lifetime chance for Geneva karate athlete

    GENEVA – The first time Julia Parma put on a karate uniform as an 11-year-old, never in her wildest dreams could she picture where it has taken her to ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 7:27 am
  • Courses hail holes–in–one differently

    Sam Bradberry fired off questions like a seasoned reporter.A few times every summer, the Hughes Cree ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Chicago Steel notebook: Expect to see Olczyk at Fox Valley Ice Arena

    Blackhawks TV analyst and U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer Eddie Olczyk insists he’s not on the United States Hockey League payroll.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • ADs take safety measures as fall prep sports practices loom

    Heat illness prevention is on the minds of those who work in Kane County Chronicle-area athletic departments as fall sports tryouts start as soon as M ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Download the Chicago Football podcast

    Bears coverage, Fantasy Football and more in our podcast ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • USHL franchise beams about opportunity in Geneva

    CHICAGO – Chicago Steel players and officials snacked on Russian fare in the moments surrounding Tuesday’s announcement about the organization’s upcom ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Traxler commits to ‘dream school’ in Stanford

    Ever since he was in eighth grade, Nathan Traxler wanted to go to Stanford.As he got older, the Marm ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Coaches act fast on thin vacation window

    One thing most everyone looks forward to in the summer is a chance to get away and take a break from reality on vacation.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:40 pm