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  • Prep Roundup: Batavia baseball rolls in opener

    CAROL STREAM – Batavia smacked five extra-base hits in Monday’s baseball season opener, a 6-2 victory against York at Wheaton College’s Pfund Stadium.
    March 30, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Burlington Central girls basketball’s Pryor: NIU ‘is my school’

    Sam Pryor considered Northern Illinois the front-runner for her collegiate women’s basketball services for nearly the past nine months.
    March 30, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Low-key Morton to represent Marmion, Sugar Grove before Masters

    GENEVA – Jimmy Morton’s family and Marmion boys golf teammates sound the same refrain about their son, brother and friend.
    March 30, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • St. Charles East softball adapts, handles Burlington Central

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles East softball team started its season off on the right foot Monday by defeating Burlington Central, 9-5.
    March 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Kennehan, Harkleroad boost Geneva girls soccer to win

    GENEVA – At this rate, Katelyn Kennehan will end her Geneva girls soccer career with somewhere north of 80 goals.
    March 29, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Cradle of goodwill

    Nora Leonard and Charlotte O'Sullivan lugged lacrosse gear to Mooseheart once more Tuesday night.Thi ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Weekend Chit-chat with St. Charles East girls water polo’s December Fagen

    St. Charles East senior December Fagen participates in girls water polo from March through May. On paper, that’s a short span, but considering the tim ...
    March 27, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • St. Charles East boys golf’s Griggs follows dad’s path to Demons

    St. Charles East boys golfer Ronnie Griggs has been smitten with both golf and DePaul University ever since he could remember.
    March 27, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Druley: Family, fun, sun await baseball and softball ‘breakers

    Burlington Central recently opened its spring break baseball trips to players’ parents.From that poi ...
    March 27, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Geneva softball brimming with expectations, confidence

    GENEVA – An eight-game, midseason winning streak highlighted the 2014 Geneva softball experience.GENEVA – An eight-game, midseason winning streak high ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland softball routs Dixon

    MAPLE PARK – It was unclear whether the Kaneland softball team was going to play Thursday’s nonconference softball game against Dixon because of the w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Offensive variety show sparks St. Charles North girls water polo

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North girls water polo athletes generally support the slogan on the back of their team T-shirts.
    March 26, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles East boys water polo avenges ’14 loss to North in double OT

    ST. CHARLES – After waiting 364 days, the St. Charles East boys water polo team had to play an extra six minutes Thursday night to show St. Charles No ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Girls soccer: St. Charles North tops Geneva

    GENEVA – St. Charles North deflated the Geneva girls soccer team by finding the back of the net less than three minutes into Wednesday’s game, after t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Prep baseball: Teams and players to watch

    TEAMS TO WATCHAURORA CENTRAL CATHOLICMetro Suburban Conference newcomers will challenge for the leag ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Prep baseball: Knights ‘just hustle to everything’

    Plywood pitching mounds line one wall of the Kaneland gym balcony, a practice prop for whenever the baseball team must retreat indoors.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Boys basketball: Ralston keeps Vikes ‘focused, organized, prepared’

    Coaching the Geneva boys basketball team to Peoria would have been a top career highlight regardless.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Boys basketball: Kane County Chronicle Boys Basketball All-Area Team

    Cole GentrySt. Charles East, Sr., GOne of the area’s most skilled ballhandlers in recent memory, Gen ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Boys basketball: Geneva's Nate Navigato the KCC Player of the Year

    Feb. 20 would have been the zenith for a lot of high school basketball players.That’s the date Nate ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Athlete of the Week, Geneva boys basketball senior Nate Navigato

    Nate Navigato, Geneva, Boys basketball, SeniorWhy he was selected:Navigato helped Geneva finish four ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Three Saints find Division-III havens

    Mo Flanigan delights St. Charles East football and track fans alike with his speed.When it came to h ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Druley: Hartmann watches volleyball protege join club

    As a Minnesota alumna, Rosary volleyball coach Rachel Hartmann still keeps a pulse on the Big Ten. T ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • 2015 girls soccer teams and players to watch

    GIRLS SOCCER TEAMS TO WATCHSt. Charles EastLast season: 19-5-5Class 3A runners-up a season ago, the ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Batavia girls soccer team puts in time to keep improving

    BATAVIA – The Batavia girls soccer team was supposed to come off the practice pitch at 4:15 p.m.It d ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles North badminton works through basics in rout

    ST. CHARLES – With only two seniors on the entire roster, St. Charles North badminton coach Michael Smith knew coming into the 2015 season it would be ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Saturday's prep roundup: North boys water polo goes 2-1 in tourney

    FRANKFORT – Chris Stanek contributed nine goals, seven steals and three assists in three games Saturday, helping the St. Charles North boys water polo ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Die-hards in Geneva 'Blue Crue' back for more in Peoria

    PEORIA – Geneva junior Jamie Grimston and the school's Blue Crue student section erupted in several chants during this weekend's Class 4A boys basketb ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Geneva fades in second half, lands 4th in state

    PEORIA – The Geneva boys basketball team can stand behind its body of work.Saturday's 63-42 loss to ...
    March 23, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • Girls track: Kids all right for UEC indoor champ Batavia

    BATAVIA – Youthful exuberance led the Batavia girls track team to an Upstate Eight Conference indoor championship in their home field house on Saturda ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • Vikings nipped by Normal in state semis

    PEORIA – It was a night of paradoxes for the Geneva boys basketball team.In a game when the Vikings ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:13 am