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  • Prep Track Insider: Girls county meet awaits its close-up

    No #promposal or any such pomp accompanied shifting the Kane County girls track and field meet from Friday to Thursday of this week.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Batavia boys tennis double pleasure in tight win

    AURORA – Adam Maris has been at the top of the lineup for most of the Batavia boys tennis team’s season.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland baseball wins crucial series opener

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland baseball coach Brian Aversa said the Knights had this week’s series against Yorkville circled on the schedule.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Young, Marmion baseball beat Batavia in extras

    AURORA – Marmion came into Monday’s nonconference baseball game against Batavia off a rain-shortened win Friday.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Geneva’s Lillibridge eager to open junior hockey career

    It crossed Graham Lillibridge’s mind, but he never thought it actually would happen. On April 16, Li ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Fox Valley prep rugby club keeps moving after consolidation

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Predators team captain Tommy Fink first embraced club rugby as a football training tool.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • North girls water polo darts past Warriors

    ST. CHARLES – Defense led the St. Charles North girls water polo team to a 10-3 win over Lincoln-Way West on Saturday.
    April 26, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Saturday's prep roundup: Batavia boys lacrosse downs Lemont

    LEMONT – Carter Eberhart contributed three goals and three assists Saturday to lead the Batavia boys lacrosse team to a 9-6 victory against host Lemon ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Druley: Cougars' Regis as American as apple crępes

    Cougars infielder Cody Regis claims no French ancestry, his 2014 stint with the Paris University Club notwithstanding.
    April 25, 2015 - 7:37 am
  • Marmion baseball defeats Aurora Central Catholic in rain-shortened game

    ELGIN – It is a given that strange things happen when archrivals Aurora Central Catholic and Marmion meet.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • St. Charles East girls soccer sustains program profile en route to 600-plus wins

    ST. CHARLES – Eight-time state champions. Six-hundred and three total victories. An 88-match streak without defeat. These are a few remarkable statist ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with ... STC North girls soccer's Hanna Durocher

    As a senior captain of the St. Charles North girls soccer team, Hanna Durocher has led by example. She has scored eight goals this season, and has dis ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Four Your Consideration: Coping with April chill on diamond

    This week, the Kane County Chronicle sports staff asks four baseball men: How do you handle cold temperatures and high winds during April games?
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Quill the umpire: Balking at a rule that nixed a memorable homer

    I simply was doing my job. It also took away a kid’s first high school home run.On April 18, I saw s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Prep roundup: North softball keeps rolling

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North softball team defeated Streamwood, 12-2, Friday to improve to 13-3 overall and 8-2 in Upstate Eight Conference Riv ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Area roundup: Kaneland baseball completes series sweep over DeKalb

    DEKALB – Kaneland baseball coach Brian Aversa expected DeKalb to come out strong after his team won by double digits in each of the first two games of ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Geneva softball’s 17-1 win against West Chicago a team effort

    WEST CHICAGO – The Geneva softball team pounded out 20 hits en route to a 17-1 thumping of West Chicago in six innings Thursday afternoon.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Maris victory sets tone as Batavia boys tennis beats Geneva

    GENEVA – As Batavia’s No. 1 singles player, Adam Maris knows that on any given day if he can race out to a quick, straight-set victory, he’ll have an ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Baseball insider: Batavia starts to turn around season after slow start

    After a loss to Jacobs two weeks ago left the Bulldogs with a 1-7 record, coach Matt Holm did not seem too worried. Holm, in his 22nd year in charge o ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Bullpen, defense key in Geneva baseball’s second straight win over East

    ST. CHARLES – Geneva picked up its biggest win of the season Wednesday against St. Charles East to set up the rubber match yesterday.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Prep roundup: Radel, Heise respond to challenge to lead St. Francis baseball

    AURORA – After both Jake Radel and Foster Heise made fielding errors in the second inning of Wednesday’s game against Marmion, St. Francis baseball co ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Merges, Geneva baseball hand St. Charles East first conference loss

    GENEVA – Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn thought his team’s record up until its series with St. Charles East was not indicative of how it has played t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Golf course officials stay busy despite weather

    Ed Garland faces spring yard work just like everyone else. But unlike most area homeowners who have ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Freshman Waslawski helps St. Charles North softball to win over St. Charles East

    GENEVA – A pocket of softball fans accelerated tradition Wednesday afternoon, singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the second inning of St. C ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Softball insider: 'Good mixture' leading Bulldogs

    Batavia softball coach Lupe Castellanos serves as a campus monitor during the school day, so he knows the merits of staying the course.
    April 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland baseball blasts off in rout

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland and DeKalb baseball teams combined for four home runs Tuesday and the Knights won, 13-3, in five innings.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Kellett, Rosary girls soccer keep pushing

    AURORA – Quincy Kellett spent most of the first half of Tuesday afternoon’s girls soccer match between Rosary and Aurora Central Catholic getting knoc ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Vyzral, late rally boost St. Charles East baseball

    ST. CHARLES – Geneva first baseman Nick Porretto smacked a line drive off Mick Vyzral’s lower hip with one out in the top of Tuesday’s fourth inning.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • KCChronicle.com/preps Athlete of the Week: St. Charles North girls soccer's Gia Wahlberg

    Gia WahlbergSt. Charles NorthFreshmanGirls soccerWhy she was selected:Wahlberg has been a force all ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Druley: Geneva lacrosse keeps rising

    Geneva defenders repelled numerous St. Charles East chances down the stretch of Monday’s boys lacrosse game in St. Charles.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:21 pm