DeKalb Barbs

DeKalb 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.

Recent articles

By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – Entering Friday night’s contest against DeKalb, the Sycamore football team had not allowed more than 14 points in a game all season. That all changed in the 15th annual Castle Challenge.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
DeKALB – By the time Dre Brown had his typical Dre Brown game, it didn’t matter.
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb girls cross country team had five of the top 13 finishers in Thursday’s meet at Rochelle, but lost by a point to Clinton.
DeKalb (3-0, 0-0 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) vs. Sycamore (2-1, 0-0 NI Big 12 East)
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they discuss what to expect from the DeKalb-Sycamore football game in Week 4 of the prep football season. 
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
SYCAMORE — After 10 minutes against DeKalb, the Sycamore boys soccer team was flying high with an early 1-0 lead. But in the 11th minute, a bad bounce took the wind out of the Spartans’ sails.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
Forget about DeKalb ever being 3-0 when facing Sycamore.
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Kaneland girls volleyball team earned a 25-17, 25-10 win over DeKalb.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
The DeKalb secondary isn’t exactly crawling with tall players.
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
What a difference a couple hours make.
By JOEY KAUFMAN- jkaufman@shawmedia.com
MCHENRY – On DeKalb’s first play from scrimmage, Dre Brown took the handoff, and burst through the line. About 10 yards down the field, he bounced off an incoming safety and darted toward the sidelines.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – The DeKalb volleyball team faced a major test against unbeaten Geneva. And, things began to look bleak when Barbs lost the first game of the match.
The Sycamore girls tennis team defeated Kaneland, 3-2, Thursday.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb boys golfer Austin Freeman shot a 39 to earn medalist honors Wednesday in a dual meet against Yorkville. The Barbs defeated the Foxes, 165-183.
By EDDIE CARIFIO- ecarifio@shawmedia.com
In the pool, everything looks the same to the 23 members of the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim team.
By - sports@daily-chronicle.com
Erica Hansel and Rachel Hughes combined for 10 blocks as the Genoa-Kingston volleyball team opened conference play Tuesday with a 25-11, 25-9 win at North Boone. Hughes also had 10 aces. Bree Rogalla had eight assists and Carli Smith had nine digs for the Cogs (5-2 overall, 1-0 Big Northern Conference East).
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com≠
DeKalb High School graduate and current Wisconsin senior Courtney Thomas was named Big Ten Volleyball Player of the Week on Monday.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team defeated Rockford Christian, 2-0, to improve to 5-1-1 and 3-0-0 in conference play.
By EDDIE CARIFIO - ecarifio@shawmedia.com
Barbs’ back has 216 yards, 5 TDs in win
By EDDIE CARIFIO and STEVE NITZ – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, hey discuss what they saw in Week 1 and expect in Week 2 of the prep football season.
By EDDIE CARIFIO- ecarifio@shawmedia.com
West Chicago opened the season with a win at East Aurora.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF-sports@daily-chronicle.com
Last week, the DeKalb boys golf team suffered a disappointing one-stroke loss in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference opener to Kaneland.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb girls volleyball team earned a close, 25-22, 29-27, win Tuesday over Rockford Lutheran.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@dailychroncile.com
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.
By STEVE NITZ - snitz@shawmedia.com
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.
By DREW LaMONTAGNA - sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By From Staff Reports - sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb boys soccer team secured a place in the Barb Cup final Saturday with a 1-1 tie against Burlington Central on Thursday.
By EDDIE CARIFIO- ecarifio@shawmedia.com
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.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
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.
By STAFF REPORTS – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Kaneland girls volleyball coach Cyndi Violette picked up her first win and loss of the 2010s on the same day.
By STAFF REPORTS sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By STEVE NITZ – snitz@shawmedia.com
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By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
It has been a busy summer for Sycamore girls tennis team’s No. 1 singles player Angelina Ye.

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