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  • Rich Harvest Farms ready to go

    SUGAR GROVE – Top Illinois-bred amateur men’s golfers Doug Ghim and Nick Hardy entered Thursday with one combined round at Rich Harvest Farms under th ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Tri-Cities duo bears down on Soldier Field construction

    Just in time for this weekend’s Grateful Dead farewell concerts at Soldier Field, two Tri-Cities men are bidding adieu to a whirlwind construction job ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Blackhawks draft pick finishes school in Geneva

    Roy Radke returned to Geneva District 304 last month to complete his final weeks of high school.A fo ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • ‘A very dear friend to college golf’

    Gazing out from a Rich Harvest Farms courtyard this month, Georgia Tech men’s golf coach Bruce Heppler shot from the hip about the Sugar Grove course ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Now hear this: My most peeved retorts

    It’s starting to get hot and humid at the ballpark.I now find myself sweating profusely, guzzling bo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Lauzen, a Marmion grad, representing U.S. in Modern Pentathlon

    “To those who much is given, much is expected.” Without hesitation, Ted Lauzen responded to a questi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • BodiTrak keeps things exciting for instructors

    There was a time when Jake Thurm chased his dream of playing golf driven by fear. Thurm quipped he w ...
    June 26, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Batavia’s Nellis relishing opportunity at Baseball HOF photo archives

    A decade after joining her family pilgrimage to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Rachel Nellis calls the seamheads’ mecca her ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Walker – Low go: How an in-house game brightened a weekend

    I’m losing my patience.It began in the late morning of June 12, when I had four games canceled becau ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Lepp changing views on golf shoes

    Evolutionary actions have been a part of James Lepp’s entire career.As a collegiate golfer at the Un ...
    June 18, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Walker: Wouldn’t it be nice if rain went away for awhile?

    I’ve frequently said I’ll umpire as long as I can physically do it because it keeps me active in baseball and I love the game.
    June 15, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with Palmer Cup competitor Maverick McNealy

    Stanford sophomore men’s golfer Maverick McNealy is named for a classic Ford, so what better place to tee off than Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, ...
    June 12, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • RHF takes international stage again

    SUGAR GROVE – Spaniard Jon Rahm touts the title of No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and last month earned the Ben Hogan Award, given to ...
    June 11, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Sports briefs: Cougars announce 25th anniversary team

    GENEVA – The Cougars on Wednesday released the club's silver anniversary team in commemoration of the organization's 25th season in 2015, a result of ...
    June 10, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Reminiscing about a special Pony League summer

    I was saddened to hear Geneva resident John Broy died this week. He was only 58.I didn’t know John, ...
    June 6, 2015 - 7:29 am