July 28, 2014
Early on in the 2013-14 prep boys swimming season, the group which made up the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op's 200-meter relay had a goal to place high at the state meet.
July 25, 2014
When the school year ended, Anthony Holubecki had barely heard of IMG Academy.
July 24, 2014
Pat Schiller (above right) tabled some of the accelerated football jargon on reserve in his brain upon joining his alma mater as an assistant coach last season.
July 18, 2014
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
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
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.
Jenna Thorp has played organized basketball since she was 4 years old.
July 13, 2014
When Jason Cavanaugh played youth baseball, his teammates held him accountable for his performance.
July 11, 2014
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
Stefanos Lekkas committed to becoming a Catamount this week, but not before he joins the Stampede.
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
Drew Peters explains in several words the parameters of a baseball opportunity awaiting him at Bradley.
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
New Barbs coach aiming to change culture
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
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
With a young squad, Spartans look to maintain their success
July 1, 2014
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
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.