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  • New leaders embrace fandemonium

    The way Olivia Corbett describes her dream extracurricular position, you’d think predecessor James Prisco had ceremoniously rested a sword blade at ea ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Quill the Umpire: Busy schedule, column were just ump's style

    “Know what the difference between hitting .250 and .300 is? It’s 25 hits. 25 hits in 500 at bats is 50 points, okay? There’s six months in a season, t ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • ‘That time of the year’ as race nears

    The sixth running of the Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon, set for Sept. 20, aspires to capture the same all-encompassing atmosphere as the five ev ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Quill the Umpire: Big venue means bigger relaxation

    I finally found myself at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark last week.Let’s just say that my return to the b ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Resuscitating KCC community Wiffle ball game good for the whole

    WEST CHICAGO – Kane County Circuit Judge Clint Hull delivered something nearly as enduring as one of his rulings on Wednesday night.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Steel prepare to represent USA Hockey overseas

    Chicago Steel coach Dan Muse invoked a “whirlwind” in describing his transition from a longtime role on the Yale men’s staff to his first job in the U ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 7:42 am
  • Western Amateur: Armstrong wins in dramatic fashion

    SUGAR GROVE – Dawson Armstrong saw his ball fly into the bunker, short of the green, on the second extra hole of championship match play at the 113th ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:02 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Quick Read: Kaligian Memorial Tournament keeps growing

    Ray and Bobbie Kaligian still sensed trepidation among some in the 80-member field at last year’s inaugural Ray Kaligian III Memorial Golf Tournament.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • ‘I wish we could keep on playing’

    Gerry Schermerhorn didn’t volunteer to coach a baseball team only to teach kids how to play baseball. He wanted the kids to learn far more than how to ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:28 pm