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  • Friendly rivalries fuel Viking 5K

    GENEVA – Geneva grad Andrew Nelson wasn’t in the best shape of his life for last summer’s Viking Summer Sunset 5K.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Druley: RHF, stacked field prepare for Western Am

    The world’s top 156 amateur men’s golfers will descend on Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove for next week’s Western Amateur, a five-day gantlet mixing ...
    July 29, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Ludke reflects as he approaches last laps

    With a few laps remaining, a referee prepares to wave a checkered flag to signal the end of the race. For Tim Ludke of St. Charles, this is a differen ...
    July 28, 2015 - 7:21 am
  • Party like it's 1985: Spring wins STC Men's golf tourney again

    ST. CHARLES – It took 30 years for Randy Spring to return to Sunday’s St. Charles Men’s Golf Tournament Championship flight title match.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Spring, Pessetti advance to STC Men's Golf Tournament final

    ST. CHARLES – Both Championship flight match play semifinal rounds of the St. Charles Men’s Tournament at Pottawatomie Golf Course needed all 18 holes ...
    July 27, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Golf: Sickness can’t keep May out of St. Charles Men’s Tournament

    ST. CHARLES – A week ago, there was no way.No way 59-year-old Chris May was going to play in the St. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Quill the umpire: The heat is on ... and then some

    “Buy me some peanuts, but forget the coconut water, I don’t believe it can get any hotter…”I didn’t ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • STC preteens excited for golf

    ST. CHARLES – Ever since he can remember, Brian Charles had his children on the golf course. He reca ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:54 pm

    Michelle Thompson routinely beckons her mom, Nancy, into the family’s Geneva basement each morning.T ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • McKay ‘very serious’ about improving stock

    With the Sycamore Speedway season well underway, the stakes are getting higher as Cory McKay of St. Charles is separated from third place in the Sycam ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Quill The Umpire: From burnout to bluegrass

    I think I’m on the road to burnout, but fortunately think the road will end before I can get there. ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Jack Axe redux and a land Sharkey

    Eric Klein axed me a question Wednesday afternoon at the Kane County Fairgrounds, and the knee-jerk response ultimately meant trading my writing tool ...
    July 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Jack Axe presents: Fair challenge

    ST. CHARLES – Pondering his musical accompaniment for Wednesday’s maiden Jack Axe Challenge obstacle course run, Joe Koup requested something “not lik ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Coyotes draft pick Fischer, of Wayne, eyes budding hockey future

    Christian Fischer realized his NHL stock ranked pretty favorably before participating in the Arizona Coyotes development camp this month.
    July 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Watching pal on tube and reminiscing

    I was too busy to watch much of the NCAA baseball tournament this year, but I did catch some of the UCLA vs. Cal-State Bakersfield game in the Los Ang ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:50 pm