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July 18, 2014
By EDDIE CARIFIO – ecarifio@shawmedia.com
After nine years as an assistant coach on the Sycamore wrestling team, Brian Davis is getting a promotion.
July 16, 2014
Former Genoa-Kingston football player Sean McIntyre was named to the NCAA Division III All American Team.
July 15, 2014
By JAKE BARTELSON jbartelson@shawmedia.com
MAPLE PARK – The looming threat of rain contributed to the late-inning drama between the Kaneland and Batavia baseball teams Tuesday during the second round of the summer state playoffs.
It didn't take long for Justin Keck to start feeling the itch.
July 14, 2014
By The Associated Press
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan offensive lineman Graham Glasgow has been sentenced to 12 months’ probation after pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while visibly impaired.
By Jacob Westendorf – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Jenna Thorp has played organized basketball since she was 4 years old.
July 13, 2014
By James Nokes -- sports@daily-chronicle.com
When Jason Cavanaugh played youth baseball, his teammates held him accountable for his performance. 
July 11, 2014
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
With new coach Heath Kent and a revamped roster due to transfers and graduates, the defending Northern Illinois Big 12 East Champion DeKalb girls basketball team is turning the page.
July 10, 2014
By KEVIN DRULEY - kdruley@shawmedia.com
Stefanos Lekkas committed to becoming a Catamount this week, but not before he joins the Stampede.
By JACOB WESTENDORF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Dekalb football team returns 17 starters this season, but the Barbs will have a new face at the game’s most important position.
July 9, 2014
By KEVIN DRULEY - kdruley@shawmedia.com
Drew Peters explains in several words the parameters of a baseball opportunity awaiting him at Bradley.
By JACOB WESTENDORF -- sports@daily-chronicle.com
In addition to being a defensive captain and a 3-year starter, Sycamore linebacker Brett Weaver is looking to add one more title to his decorated resume – college athlete.
July 8, 2014
By JACOB WESTENDORF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
New Barbs coach aiming to change culture
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO – The groups that oversee prep sports in many states make their records public, while the Illinois High School Association has resisted calls for greater transparency in its handling of extracurricular activities and the millions of dollars they generate each year.
July 6, 2014
By JAY SCHWAB – jschwab@shawmedia.com
Don Beebe loves a good challenge, and his budding movie project certainly is providing one.
Shaw Media sports intern Jake Bartelson spoke with Kaneland softball senior catcher/infielder Paige Kuefler – who recently made a college commitment to downstate Lindenwood-Belleville – for this week’s Weekend Chit-chat. Kuefler, who is competing with her travel softball program, the Kane County XPlosion, in a tournament in Colorado this week, batted .435 with 11 doubles and 19 RBIs for the Knights as a junior. Kuefler spoke to the Chronicle about her college decision and more. The following is an edited transcript:
July 3, 2014
By JACOB WESTENDORF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
With a young squad, Spartans look to maintain their success
July 1, 2014
By JAY SCHWAB – jschwab@shawmedia.com
Basketball all-star games aren’t known for their defense. Recent Kaneland graduate Ty Carlson found himself in the midst of an extreme example Saturday night.
June 30, 2014
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – This past weekend, more than 70 trave teams convened on the multiple fields at Sycamore Park for the 14th annual Storm Dayz travel softball tournament.
June 29, 2014
By JACOB WESTENDORF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
SYCAMORE – From DeKalb High School to the Kishwaukee Valley Storm, Erin Karasewski has had an eventful year on the softball diamond.
June 27, 2014
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – Throughout the spring, Tristyn Criswell and Lindsey Costliow were rivals.
June 25, 2014
Earlier this month the Northern Illinois Football Club U18 boys soccer team won the U19 NISL/U.S. Club State Cup in the double-elimination bracket by going 6-1 in the tournament.
June 24, 2014
By JAMES NOKES sports@daily-chronicle.com
There were three games every year that Sycamore baseball coach Jason Cavanaugh and DeKalb coach Jake Howells hated: When their teams played each other in a conference series. 
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
The incoming seniors on DeKalb's football team are primed to end their prep playing careers with a bang this fall.
June 23, 2014
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – For the Sycamore girls basketball team, summer basketball means getting plenty of reps, getting stronger, finding out strengths and figuring out weaknesses.
June 22, 2014
By STEVE NITZ- snitz@shawmedia.com
Heading into its fifth year of competition, the Northern Illinois Big 12 already has a new look.

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