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  • 'Future is here': 3,200 victory at county long-awaited for Geneva's next Ehrhardt

    ST. CHARLES – Emma Ehrhardt always envisioned it.Ever since she was little, seeing her sister, Tess, ...
    April 30, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • April 30 prep roundup: Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn wins 250th career game

    GENEVA – Mitchell Merges may have struck out nine batters over five innings of work to pick up his fifth win of the season April 30, but the win was m ...
    April 30, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Geneva girls track repeats as Kane County champions

    ST. CHARLES – It was a surprise last year and just as much so this year when Geneva girls track and field coach Peter Raak heard the final team result ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • April 29 prep roundup: Batavia boys track wins Glenbard W. invite

    GLEN ELLYN – The Batavia boys track and field team excelled against a strong, 13-team field on April 29, winning the Glenbard West Jim Arnold invitati ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • Kane County girls track and field: 15 photos

    St. Charles North hosted the Kane County Girls Invitational April 29. ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Deep St. Charles co-op girls lacrosse handles St. Francis

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles co-op girls lacrosse team hasn’t lost to an in-state opponent this season.
    April 28, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • Hall, busy attack lift East softball past Geneva

    GENEVA – The St. Charles East softball team hit early and often in its game against Geneva on April 28.
    April 28, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • April 28 prep roundup: Knights 'just don't stop' with two outs in big baseball win

    MAPLE PARK – When the Kaneland baseball team had two outs, the Knights' offense was at its best on April 28.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • North baseball beats Geneva, stays perfect in UEC River

    GENEVA – It wasn't the easiest situation for the St. Charles North baseball team and relief pitcher Tim Hasto.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Saints 'keep heading in a good direction,' defeat Geneva boys tennis

    GENEVA – St. Charles East stayed in the hunt for the Upstate Eight Conference River Division boys tennis title with a resounding, 6-1, win against Gen ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Powell, Chapman boost Kaneland girls soccer to narrow win

    MAPLE PARK – The shot rocketed off of Kiandra Powell's foot, hit over the head of DeKalb girls soccer goalkeeper Lauren Hagelstein and bounced down of ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • St. Charles North vs. Geneva baseball: 7 photos

    Geneva hosted St. Charles North baseball April 28. ...
    April 28, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Girls soccer insider: Barresi's flip throw big weapon for STC North

    Claire Barresi wasn't allowed to leave practice until she completed a flip throw.Before playing girl ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Steel laud Vladar's maturity as he signs entry-level deal with Bruins

    Daniel Vladar's status as a budding Boston Bruins prospect highlighted many early-season news releases as the Chicago Steel transitioned their USHL op ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Kaneland baseball: 5 photos

    Kaneland played. Sycamore baseball April 26. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Batavia vs. Geneva softball: 8 photos

    Images from Batavia and Geneva softball April 26 ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • St. Charles North vs. Geneva girls soccer: 5 photos

    Images from St. Charles North and Geneva girls soccer April 25. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:02 pm
  • April 26 prep roundup: Kaneland softball takes slugfest

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore softball team was tied in the top of the sixth inning when Kaneland loaded the bases with no outs.
    April 26, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Opportunistic Kaneland baseball wins another from Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The wheels fell off for the Sycamore baseball team's defense in the middle innings of an April 26 game against Kaneland.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • Joyce, Lambert lead North baseball past Geneva

    ST. CHARLES – Both the Geneva and St. Charles North baseball teams did things on April 26 that were uncharacteristic of what has brought the programs ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:43 pm
  • North boys tennis sweeps adjusting Vikings

    ST. CHARLES – The inconsistent weather aside, both the St. Charles North and Geneva boys tennis coaches are pleased with the first month of their team ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Not so fast: Lisberg, Batavia softball corral Geneva

    GENEVA – Batavia sophomore right-hander Jaelyn Lisberg pitched for the Bulldogs' JV softball program last season, but several lower-level encounters w ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:17 pm
  • Weekly Chit-chat with Geneva girls soccer's Kyleigh Dominguez

    Geneva senior forward Kyleigh Dominguez did not play high school girls soccer during her first three years at Geneva. Instead, she concentrated on pla ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Quill the umpire: Rare respite offers food for thought

    It was a little chilly on April 23 if you weren’t sitting in the sun, so I retreated to my car. But all I could find for warmth was an umpire pullover ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Boys lacrosse: Both teams see positives as North handles Batavia

    BATAVIA – The April 25 boys lacrosse game between Batavia and St. Charles North was moved up by more than an hour because of the forecast of bad weath ...
    April 25, 2016 - 9:37 pm
  • Baseball insider: Lynam 'getting there' for Batavia

    NOTEWORTHYBATAVIA – Batavia coach Matt Holm knows what Ben Lynam is capable of. The hard-throwing le ...
    April 25, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Kaneland boys track 'thriving together'

    MAPLE PARK – Personal records signify one thing to Kaneland boys track and field athletes. Being at your best means another.
    April 26, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • Departing Holm brings 'different energy' to Batavia baseball

    BATAVIA – Matt Holm bleeds Batavia.After playing sports as a Bulldog and graduating in the class of ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Athlete of the week: Geneva boys track's Zeke Buck

    Zeke BuckGenevaBoys trackSeniorWhy Buck was selected: Competing at Kaneland's Peterson Prep invitati ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Boys track: News and notes from Kaneland's Peterson Prep invite

    MAPLE PARK – Batavia earned the team title at Kaneland's annual Peterson Prep boys track and field meet on April 23. Here's a look at some highlights ...
    April 23, 2016 - 5:34 pm