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  • Athlete of the Week: Aurora Central Catholic Track’s Karina Liz

    KARINA LIZ Aurora Central Catholic Junior  •  Track and Field Why she was selected: Liz repeated as ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Kaneland girls soccer advances to sectional final

    ROCKFORD – Kaneland coach Scott Parillo made no bones about it. His team did not put forth its best effort in Tuesday night’s Class 2A Boylan Sectiona ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Prep Roundup: St. Francis, Wheaton Academy set to meet in sectional final

    WHEATON – Kendra Pasquale scored two goals and added an assist to help the St. Francis girls soccer team beat Nazareth Academy, 3-0, and advance to th ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • St. Charles North boys volleyball responds to beat St. Charles East in three sets

    GENEVA – There was an extreme lack of execution on the part of the St. Charles North boys volleyball team in the first set of its regional semifinal m ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Nick Buseski leads Geneva boys volleyball to regional final

    GENEVA – The best players are the ones that you game-plan for, but still are unable to stop.That was ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Quick Read: Geneva boys volleyball hopes to see Stars again

    Geneva would get another crack at St. Charles North should the seeding hold at this week’s Geneva boys volleyball regional.
    May 25, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • St. Charles North girls soccer’s Durocher-Wahlberg combo turning into something special

    GENEVA – Having the chance to play alongside Hanna Durocher this season is something that has benefitted St. Charles North freshman girls soccer playe ...
    May 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Prep Roundup: St. Charles East boys volleyball wins regional opener

    GENEVA – The St. Charles East boys volleyball team swept South Elgin, 25-19, 25-14, in a Geneva Regional quarterfinal Monday, advancing to a semifinal ...
    May 25, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Batavia softball outlasts rain, outscores East Aurora in Oswego Class 4A Regional play-in

    BATAVIA – The skies, which looked ominous throughout Monday’s Class 4A Oswego Regional first-round game between Batavia and East Aurora, opened up in ...
    May 26, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • Kaneland baseball advances to regional semifinals with win over Wheaton Academy

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland baseball team had a simple strategy for the top of the seventh in its Class 3A Hampshire Regional play-in game Monday – reli ...
    May 25, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Girls Track and Field State Meet: Rosary's Martin, Ronzone finish 1-2 at state meet in 1,600

    CHARLESTON – Rosary senior Emily Martin did not even consider herself a 1,600 meters runner to start the season, and look at her now.
    May 24, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Cohrs' big day leads Kaneland softball past Rosary

    MAPLE PARK – The last time Kaneland coach Peter Goff had seen someone hit three home runs in one game was in a Major League Baseball game on TV.
    May 23, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • St. Charles East boys tennis wins sectional

    ST. CHARLES – Winning both semifinal doubles matches assured the St. Charles East boys tennis team of three results in Saturday’s St. Charles East Sec ...
    May 24, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • St. Charles North girls soccer beats Geneva to win regional title

    GENEVA – It took the St. Charles North girls soccer team a while, by their standards, to break through against Geneva in Saturday's Class 3A Geneva Re ...
    May 24, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Perspective aplenty surrounds eventful stretch

    I’m sure I’m not the only one who sometimes forgets baseball is just a game.It’s easy to get caught ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Weekend Chit chat with St. Charles East track's Devon Kelly

    St. Charles East junior Devon Kelly reached his goal of getting to next week’s IHSA state meet, winning the 400-meter run Thursday at the Class 3A Wes ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Prep roundup: BC, Kaneland boys track show well at sectionals

    STERLING – Clear a path, Charleston. Ben Barnes is coming back. Barnes, a Kaneland senior boys track ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • St. Charles East softball aims to 'keep the energy up,' keep rolling

    St. Charles East closes the softball regular season today with its ninth game in 18 days.With two fu ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Kaneland girls soccer tops Rosary, claims first regional title

    ROCHELLE – It was a big day for the Kaneland girls soccer team and its seniors. It was the day the Knights finally beat Rosary in a postseason match.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Batavia girls soccer falls to Conant in regional final

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The Batavia girls soccer team seemed to be on its way to a Class 3A Hoffman Estates Regional title after scoring the first two goals ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Defensive gem helps St. Charles East girls soccer to regional title

    STREAMWOOD – St. Charles East used defense and a three-goal burst in 11 minutes Friday evening to capture another girls soccer regional championship.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Local athletes extend seasons to girls state track and field finals

    CHARLESTON – St. Charles East recently launched a “Saints supporting Saints” initiative in which student-athletes from one sport attend the events of ...
    May 23, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Baseball regionals breakdown

    BEST AREA BET TO WIN A REGIONAL: St. Charles North at the Class 4A Schaumburg Regional. North comes into the playoffs as hot as any team in the state. ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Druley: Toussaint a 1st-round pick with 1st-rate outlook

    Cougars right-hander Touki Toussaint added a trademark sign next to his name on Twitter shortly after the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland, Rosary girls soccer set for battle

    The Kaneland girls soccer team will try to earn the first regional title in program history today. A ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • St. Charles East baseball capitalizes on Larkin gaffes

    ST, CHARLES – Taking advantage of Larkin mistakes Thursday, the St. Charles East baseball team captured its 10th victory in the past 11 games
    May 21, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Kaneland catcher Laudont helps mellow pitching staff

    An unexpected conversation is likely to occur as Joe Laudont walks through the Kaneland hallways. Wi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Baseball insider: BC, Kaneland part of difficult regional

    Burlington Central's strong record paid off as it was named as the top seed of the Class 3A Hampshire Regional.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • ‘Keep calm and hang banners’

    AURORA – Not too many teams can say they have won a county, conference and sectional boys track meet. On Thursday, Batavia joined that rarefied air.
    May 22, 2015 - 7:09 am
  • Burlington Central boys track, Ege primed for sectionals

    Superstitious boys track and field athletes might be inclined to look both ways before using the idiom “calm before the storm.”
    May 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm