Genoa-Kingston CogsGenoa-Kingston High School • 980 Park Ave., Genoa, IL 60135 • Phone: 815-784-5111
Colors: Orange/Blue • Conference: Big Northern • Stadium name: Genoa Field • Enrollment: 632
Directions: Take IL-23 N, turn left at E Main St., continue onto IL-72 W/Park Ave., turn left at school
HAMPSHIRE – In Game 1 between the Genoa-Kingston volleyball team and Burlington Central, neither team was giving an inch. Both squads were fighting hard to get the upper hand early.
HAMPSHIRE – With his team’s backs against the wall Monday, Genoa-Kingston volleyball coach Keith Foster challenged his team’s defense.
The Genoa-Kingston girls volleyball team rolled through the regular season with almost 30 wins.
Both Sycamore girls tennis player Angelina Ye and the Kaneland doubles team of Jelly Emmanouil and Madi Jurcenko entered Saturday in the consolation quarterfinals of the IHSA girls state tennis tournament.
RICHMOND – Coming into its regular-season finale against Big Northern Conference foe Richmond-Burton, the Genoa-Kingston football team knew a win could have been a return trip to the playoffs.
BURLINGTON – In its final Big Northern East Conference match of the season, Genoa-Kingston ran into a wall. That wall was called regular-season conference champion Burlington Central.
The Genoa-Kingston volleyball team topped Johnsburg in Big Northern East play Tuesday, defeating the Skyhawks 25-21, 25-19.
GENOA – As far as the Genoa-Kingston football team is concerned, the Cogs’ past two games have been playoff games.
HARVARD – Genoa-Kingston football coach Travis Frederick said that halftime of Friday’s game against Harvard was the most disappointed he’s been after a first half of play this year.
HINCKLEY – The Hinckley-Big Rock boys soccer team played its brand of soccer and forced Genoa-Kingston out of its comfort zone in Friday’s Class 1A Hinckley-Big Rock Regional championship game.
Genoa-Kingston juniors Tommy Lucca and Nick Adamczyk each finished with a 78 at the Class 2A Grayslake Central Sectional, which earns them a spot at this weekend’s Class 2A State Boys Golf Tournament at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University.
Monday’s Class 3A Lake Forest Sectional at Lake Bluff Golf Course was halted because of inclement weather, but most of the participants completed 18 holes.
GENOA – The Genoa-Kingston football team made a double-digit comeback in the third quarter Friday night to get a 37-28 win over North Boone.
DeKalb (6-0 overall, 3-0 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at Rochelle (3-3 overall, 1-2 NI Big 12 West)
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 look at various teams’ playoff chances.
GENOA – The Hinckley-Big Rock girls golf team came into the Class A Genoa-Kingston Regional with high hopes to make into sectionals as a team. The Royals knew they needed one of the three lowest team scores to advance, and they did just that.
Alex Kintz took fourth to pace four Kaneland boys runners in the top 10, helping the Knights take second Wednesday at the Byron Cross Country Handicap races.
Own-goal, red card doom squad on the road
Ivan Bohorquez and Angel Escontrias each had a goal and an assist in the Kaneland boys soccer team’s 3-0 win at Sycamore on Tuesday.
Two DeKalb boys golf players who missed the sectional last year stepped up this year to avoid history repeating itself. Genoa-Kingston was projected for fifth or sixth based of its scoring average. It took third to move on to the sectional. And Kaneland advanced five golfers without advancing a team.
GENOA – Throughout most of the game Friday night against Big Northern East leader Johnsburg, the Genoa-Kingston football team showed why it could compete with anyone in the conference.
Genoa-Kingston lost to Johnsburg, 21-13, in the conference and homecoming game at Genoa-Kingston on Friday, October 3, 2014.
Morris (2-3 overall, 0-1 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at DeKalb (5-0, 2-0) Game time: 7:30 p.m. today Last meeting: DeKalb rolled to a 40-14 home win last year.
GENOA – After falling to Burlington Central on Tuesday, the Genoa-Kingston girls volleyball team wasted no time taking care of business Thursday night against North Boone.
Sophie Peters and Erin Lyons each shot a 44 to help Hinckley-Big Rock win its second straight Little 10 Conference title in a 191-211 win over Somonauk on Thursday at Indian Oaks Country Club in Shabbona.
The DeKalb boys golf team took first place in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East at Wednesday’s NI Big 12 Conference Meet at Seneca’s Oak Ridge in LaSalle.