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.
DeKalb sophomore Maddie Hoth had her career-best round at the right time.
DeKALB – The DeKalb tennis team was looking bounce back with a win against Morris after losing to Harlem the day before.
The DeKalb boys soccer team earned a 2-0 win over Jacobs on Monday. The Barbs jumped on Jacobs early, getting a goal from Jared Smith in the first minute and a tally from Trevor Freeland in the fifth minute.
Austin Freeman was pushing.
Maybe there are some people who still aren’t sold on the DeKalb football team.
Thomas Lowie already let one interception go off his fingers. He wasn’t going to let it happen with the game on the line.
Sycamore (2-2 overall, 0-0 NI Big 12 East) at Ottawa (1-3, 1-0 NIB 12 West)
It had all the makings of a trap game, but DeKalb boys soccer coach Brent McIntosh said he was happy with the way his Barbs focused in a 6-0 home win Thursday against Ottawa.
SYCAMORE – Early in the second game, something had to change for the Sycamore volleyball team.
Coaches always stress about not dwelling on a previous game.
The Sycamore girls tennis team stayed perfect in Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East with a 4-1 win over rival DeKalb on Tuesday.
Austin Freeman shot a 35 for the DeKalb boys golf team in Monday's dual meet against Sycamore, earning medalist honors in a 160-202 win.
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.
DeKALB – By the time Dre Brown had his typical Dre Brown game, it didn’t matter.
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.
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.
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.
Forget about DeKalb ever being 3-0 when facing Sycamore.
The Kaneland girls volleyball team earned a 25-17, 25-10 win over DeKalb.
The DeKalb secondary isn’t exactly crawling with tall players.
What a difference a couple hours make.
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.
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.
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.
In the pool, everything looks the same to the 23 members of the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim team.
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).
DeKalb High School graduate and current Wisconsin senior Courtney Thomas was named Big Ten Volleyball Player of the Week on Monday.
The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team defeated Rockford Christian, 2-0, to improve to 5-1-1 and 3-0-0 in conference play.
Barbs’ back has 216 yards, 5 TDs in win
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.
West Chicago opened the season with a win at East Aurora.
Last week, the DeKalb boys golf team suffered a disappointing one-stroke loss in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference opener to Kaneland.
The DeKalb girls volleyball team earned a close, 25-22, 29-27, win Tuesday over Rockford Lutheran.
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.