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  • Druley: Hartmann watches volleyball protege join club

    As a Minnesota alumna, Rosary volleyball coach Rachel Hartmann still keeps a pulse on the Big Ten. T ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Schwab: Rewarding run from start to finish

    When your first fall season on the job features a football state semifinal rumble between Batavia and Geneva and your final hours are spent soaking up ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Duber: Kanute finds ‘family’ with UW-Whitewater swimming

    Josh Kanute wasn’t expecting this.“I was pretty surprised when I would touch the wall and look at th ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Schwab: Tick-tock shock can't steal victory from Vikings

    DeKALB – You watch enough basketball, and you hear the cliches from broadcasters all the time. “Twenty seconds to play is an eternity!” “Ten seconds i ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Druley: St. Charles North volleyball's Taylor sets course for ‘perfect landing spot’

    Jaclyn Taylor described Creighton’s campus as “long and thin,” a send-up that fits her recent decision to play college women’s volleyball for the Blue ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Schwab: Geneva basketball’s toughness leads to landmark victory

    DeKALB – Considering the Geneva boys basketball team will head back to DeKalb for Tuesday’s IHSA Class 4A NIU Supersectional, it might have made sense ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Druley: St. Charles Rowing Club eager to spread word

    Rowing interest, unlike the Fox River, never should require thawing, in Chris Meldrum’s mind.To that ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Druley: Geneva boys basketball up to speed with looming challenge

    DeKALB – The folks sitting behind me at Wednesday’s 4A DeKalb Sectional semifinal boys basketball game played devil’s advocate like Steve Harvey does ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Schwab: North's Callaghan reluctantly plans future minus basketball

    St. Charles North’s boys basketball season ended around 8:30 p.m. March 4 in an emotionally battering regional loss to crosstown foe St. Charles East.
    March 10, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Druley: Geneva track fundraiser a 24-hour affair

    Geneva switched its boys and girls track fundraiser to a biennial event because, girls coach Peter Raak said, “it could get a little stale.”
    March 9, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Duber: North grad Gray pitches in with Pitt swimming

    Everything was going well for Spencer Gray this season. And then ran into some bad luck.Gray, a form ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Schwab: Geneva’s Wagner to quench ‘thirst’ at AU

    When the Geneva football team walked off the field after its Class 7A quarterfinal playoff loss to Cary-Grove, senior offensive lineman Joey Wagner wo ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Druley: Swimmers lobby for more to jump in

    Two Batavians with a limited history of interaction dove into the same New Trier pool within moments of one another at Saturday’s IHSA boys swimming s ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Schwab: Time for Tri-Cities hoops teams to seize the moment

    All five teams carry winning records, three of which with 20-plus victories and conference champion credentials. Rivalry matchups galore. Mixed result ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Druley: Kane County Cougars mascot prospects strut their stuff

    Five weeks and six days before the start of their 25th season, the Kane County Cougars still seek a face of the franchise.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:01 pm