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April 19, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb sophomore pitcher Morgan Newport struck out seven hitters while giving up seven hits and walking two in the Barbs' 9-0 win over Oswego.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – It was a tough opening day of BarbFest for the Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer team.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – Entering in its second game of the day, the Indian Creek girls soccer team was undefeated on the season and looking to knock off DeKalb at the Barbs' own tournament – BarbFest.
April 18, 2014
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
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By LUKE SRODULSKI sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb girls soccer team has been dominating its home tournament for several years now, so letting it come into it with momentum doesn’t seem fair.
By TRAVIS Zuellig snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – That’s a sweep.
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
DeKALB – Sycamore baseball coach Jason Cavanaugh preaches competitive at-bats. Waiting for the right pitch and doing something with it.
By DUSTIN KING – sports@daily-chronicle.com
SYCAMORE – The rivalry between DeKalb and Sycamore girls soccer was renewed Thursday, albeit with no winner.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Sycamore softball team won its Northern Illinois Big 12 East opener Thursday, 6-4 over Rochelle.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Last season, the DeKalb girls soccer team won its fourth consecutive BarbFest title. This season, two other local teams will be looking to knock the Barbs off their perch.
By JAY SCHWAB – jschwab@shawmedia.com
MAPLE PARK – A sluggish start on offense and defense translated into a slow start for the Kaneland softball team in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East conference race.
April 17, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF
The Genoa-Kingston softball team earned a 9-2 win Wednesday at Plano.
By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com
DeKALB – Sycamore designated hitter Austin Jacox went 1 for 2 with two sacrifice flies and a long two-run home run to left field in the Spartans’ 12-1, six-inning win Wednesday over DeKalb in both teams’ Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East opener.
April 15, 2014
By JAMES NOKES - sports@daily-chronicle.com
Genoa-Kingston has been through hard times. The Cogs lost 26 games in 2013. But, if a revival is to happen this spring it will be due to performances like the one starting pitcher Andrew Caldwell (1-1) turned in on Saturday in a doubleheader sweep of Mendota.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – After sitting out the past three games with a broken nose, DeKalb midfielder Kayley Garland just wanted to get back to playing on the field with her teammates.
By DAILY-CHRONICLE
Another complete effort propelled the Kaneland girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory Tuesday at Morris in its Northern Illinois Big 12 East opener.
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
Both the varsity boys and girls basketball coaching positions at DeKalb High School are vacant and posted on the District 428 website.
April 14, 2014
By JEFF ARNOLD jarnold@shawmedia.com
G-K AD: School is content with Big Northern
By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com
DeKALB – In reality, a pitcher’s win-loss record is meaningless.
April 12, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Katherine Kohler had two goals for the Sycamore girls soccer team in a 4-3 win over Rockton Hononegah. Mallory Wolf and Alexis Davita had the two other goals for the Spartans.
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – Jill Carpenter feels this year's Sycamore softball team is one of the best offensive squads she's had in her tenure as Spartans coach.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
Katie Kowalski went 2 for 4 at the plate – picking up her first career home run – and earned the win in the circle for the DeKalb softball team in an 8-5 win over Hindsale Central on Friday in Hinsdale.
By JAY SCHWAB jschwab@shawmedia.com
It was only a couple years ago that Kaneland junior Zack Thielk was close to ground zero in the weight room.
April 11, 2014
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
MAPLE PARK – One bad inning.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 5-1 with a 13-0, five-inning win over Rockford Jefferson on Thursday in Rockford.
April 10, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
Nathan Haacker, Michael Swanberg and Cooper Vinz all had home runs for the Sycamore baseball team in a 13-3, six-inning win over Hampshire on Wednesday in Hampshire.
April 9, 2014
WATERMAN – Indian Creek girls soccer coach Luke Anderson knows it's been at least four years since his team bested its rival from Hinckley-Big Rock.
April 8, 2014
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Barbs score two early goals, bust open match
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 12-0, six-inning win over Rockford Guilford on Tuesday.
April 7, 2014
By BRIAN HOXSEY sports@daily-chronicle.com
SHABBONA – It was a rough start to the Little Ten Conference softball season for Indian Creek on Monday afternoon. However, second-year coach Alyx Gunderson hopes her relativity young squad will use these experiences to improve game by game.
By JARED BIRCHFIELD editorial@kcchronicle.com
MAPLE PARK – The Rosary girls soccer team, which has denied Kaneland a regional title in three of the past four years, could not reprise the spoiler role in the Knights’ first home match of the season Monday night.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Sycamore baseball team defeated Genoa-Kingston, 6-2, in a nonconference game Monday in Sycamore.
April 6, 2014
By BRIAN HOXSEY – sports@daily-chronicle.com
SANDWICH – For six local basketball players it was a chance to lace up the sneakers and hit the hardwood one last time on the prep level Saturday night at Sandwich High School.
April 5, 2014
By DUSTIN KING – sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – The DeKalb baseball team swept a doubleheader over Rockford east on Saturday.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Sycamore’s Lyndsey Coddington hit for the cycle in Game 1 of a doubleheader softball game against Streator on Saturday.
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – When Sycamore junior Cam Godinsky took the mound for the Spartans in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against Harlem, the bar had already been set pretty high.
April 4, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Genoa-Kingston girls soccer team defeated Rockford Christian Life, 3-1, Friday at home.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – After the DeKalb softball team’s scheduled game against Streamwood was canceled Friday morning because of inclement weather, the Barbs were out of luck. That was until Hinsdale Central rented out the DeKalb Sports and Recreation Center and asked DeKalb for a game.
April 3, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Genoa-Kingston girls soccer team beat Rockford Lutheran, 2-1, Thursday at home, giving the Crusaders their second Big Northern Conference loss in the past nine seasons.
April 2, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Genoa-Kingston softball team defeated Woodstock North, 10-3, Wednesday afternoon in Woodstock, winning its second straight game to start the season.
By ROSS JACOBSON rjacobson@shawmedia.com
The entire routine would take Jasmine Brown about 15 minutes to complete, 20 minutes tops if she found herself talking with teammates more than ordinary.
April 1, 2014
By JEFF ARNOLD jarnold@shawmedia.com
More than a year after she started investigating head injuries among high school athletes, State Rep. Carol Sente understands unanswered questions still exist.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb girls soccer lost a tough match to Rockford Boylan, 2-1, at home, playing its first game in two weeks. The teams played to a scoreless tie in the first half.
By PATRICK PETROSKY ppetrosky@shawmedia.com
STERLING – If the gray clouds and a menacing wind weren’t gloomy enough, the opening innings between Sterling and Sycamore were.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
SYCAMORE – After beating Glenbard South last Thursday, the Sycamore girls’ soccer team wanted to continue that winning momentum heading into Tuesday’s match against Sterling.
March 31, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – Kaneland junior pitcher Angie Morrow threw a one-hitter against Batavia on Monday as the Knights softball team topped the Bulldogs, 4-0, in an indoor game at the DeKalb Sports and Recreation Center.
By IAN MATTHEWS editorial@kcchronicle.com
CAROL STREAM – It can be tough to measure a baseball team’s potential by the first couple games, but if the early returns for Batavia stay true, the Bulldogs should have quite the season, with depth all over the field, including the pitcher’s mound. 
By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com
DeKALB – The DeKalb baseball team had only practiced outside a handful of times leading up Monday’s contest against Hampshire.
March 29, 2014
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
Kaneland boys track capped off its indoor season with two individual champions and a relay title Saturday at the Illinois Top Times meet in Bloomington.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG - sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – After the DeKalb softball team played and won its first two games indoors at the Dome in Rosemont, the Barbs were ready to get outside and play.

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