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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.
DeKALB – The 200-yard medley relay has become routine for DeKalb-Sycamore’s quartet of sophomores.
Kaneland defeated Sycamore, 33-29, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East wrestling dual meet Thursday at Northern Illinois’ Convocation Center in DeKalb.
Drew David, Kaneland, sr., PG
Kaneland at Sycamore
DeKALB – The DeKalb girls basketball team’s 2012-13 season came to an end more quickly than they thought.
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TAKE 2: DeKalb girls basketball still the favorite for conference crown, but Sycamore not far behindBy BY ROSS JACOBSON – email@example.com AND STEVE NITZ – firstname.lastname@example.org
Daily Chronicle sports editor Ross Jacobson 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 the upcoming girls basketball season.
A late rally wasn’t enough as Sycamore girls basketball fell to Sterling, 46-42, Tuesday in Sterling. Bailey Gilbert led Sycamore (3-2) with 21 points.
In a season that featured four local playoff teams, there were many incredible moments and exciting games over the nine-game regular season and into the postseason.
Madelyne Johnson had 17 points and 10 rebounds for DeKalb girls basketball in a 40-34 win over Oswego at the Lady Warhawk Tournament. Brittney Patrick added 13 points and five assists for the Barbs, who improved to 4-1 on the season.
AURORA – Britney Patrick and Madelyne Johnson aren’t seniors, but coach Chris Davenport knows the two will have to learn to be veteran leaders quickly.
DeKalb boys basketball got its first win of the season with a 65-56 victory over Rockford East at the Boylan Thanksgiving tournament on Friday.
DeKALB – Congestion in the of the DeKalb wrestling lineup relegated Ulises Jacobo to the junior varsity team last season.
BATAVIA – The Kaneland boys basketball team rallied to beat Batavia, 81-74, in overtime on Wednesday at the Windmill City Classic.
DeKALB – Madison Lord was DeKalb’s main setter last season, and she was expected to be a key part for the Barbs in 2013.
As a sophomore, Adam Millburg watched teammate Mark Stice compete in the Class 2A cross country state championships.
The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim team saw its season end in the preliminary round of the IHSA state swimming finals at New Trier High School on Friday.
DeKalb junior Michael Belluzzi normally has a calm disposition while bowling, but coach Ernie Pinne could tell something was different when the Barbs faced LaSalle-Peru on the road last Wednesday.
The Sycamore girls basketball team won its season opener Thursday night, defeating Crystal Lake Central, 59-30, at the Burlington Central Tournament.
DeKALB – The few seconds between touching the wall and seeing the time felt like an eternity to Bailey Flemming.
The two people Kelsey Schrader always wanted to see after a race were her older brother and sister.
The DeKalb girls basketball team won a tough road game against Harlem, 52-44, to open up its season Tuesday night.
Akim Suraji has a bright smile that he uses plenty and a gregarious side to his personality, but fitting into his new environment at DeKalb was difficult for a few months last year.
The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swimming team had two individual state qualifiers out of the St. Charles East Sectional, while the co-op's 200-medley relay qualified as well.
Maggie Russell has one shot.Not on the golf course. The DeKalb sophomore has honed a diverse game with accuracy off the tee, solid ball striking and a short game that allowed her to save strokes and lower her scores this fall.
DeKALB – For DeKalb volleyball players Courtney Bemis and Abby Hickey, the long recruiting process is finally over.
DeKALB – For the last three years Colette LeBlanc had been hearing stories about the DeKalb/Sycamore co-op swim team.
Kaneland School District 302 on Thursday announced that three retired educators will fill the role of interim athletics and activities director for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year.
Abby Hickey was always caught between volleyball and soccer.
Katie Kowalski thought she might come up short of her goal of playing softball at the highest level in college.
Kelsey Schrader couldn't complain about the way she finished her high school country career on Saturday in Peoria.