DeKalb BarbsDeKalb High School • 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115 • Phone: 815-754-2148
Colors: Orange/Black • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: NIU Huskie Stadium and DeKalb High Field • Enrollment: 1772
Directions: Head southeast on IL-38 E toward S 4th St., take the first right onto S 4th St., turn right at Barb Blvd.
The DeKalb boys cross country team will have a different look to it than in past years. For the Barbs to be successful this season, every runner on the team will need to compete at a high level, not just one elite runner.
DeKALB – The way DeKalb quarterback Derek Kyler ran the ball on the Barbs' first play from scrimmage Friday night, it looked like he had waited an extra two hours to get that chance.
ALGONQUIN – In his first season with the DeKalb girls volleyball team, head coach Kyle Milborn is off to a solid start after Thursday night’s 26-24, 25-17 nonconference victory over Jacobs.
The DeKalb boys soccer team secured a place in the Barb Cup final Saturday with a 1-1 tie against Burlington Central on Thursday.
The offense hadn’t scored – in fact, it gave up seven points. The defense was sharp, but on the whole something needed to change.
Rochelle won only one game in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East Division last year.
With Illinois signee and reigning Daily Chronicle Male Athlete of the Year Dre Brown anchoring a high-octane pistol-option offense, the defense on the DeKalb football team can get overlooked.
Kaneland girls volleyball coach Cyndi Violette picked up her first win and loss of the 2010s on the same day.
Kyle Quintell’s equalizer in the 20th minute stood for the rest of the match as the Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team tied Byron, 1-1, Tuesday at home in the season opener.
It has been a busy summer for Sycamore girls tennis team’s No. 1 singles player Angelina Ye.
Austin Freeman and the DeKalb boys golf team started the season on the right foot.
Maggie Russell focused on nerve management this summer.
In instructing others, DeKalb’s Cook strengthens his own game
Morgan Newport has wanted to play softball for the University of Illinois for quite a while.
DeKALB – Paper work and pep talks.
DeKalb senior running back Dre Brown officially signed a scholarship tender Monday to enroll in the University of Illinois.