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Colors: Black/Gold • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: Engh Community Field • Enrollment: 1184
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DeKALB – Sycamore designated hitter Austin Jacox went 1 for 2 with two sacrifice flies and a long two-run home run to left field in the Spartans’ 12-1, six-inning win Wednesday over DeKalb in both teams’ Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East opener.
Genoa-Kingston has been through hard times. The Cogs lost 26 games in 2013. But, if a revival is to happen this spring it will be due to performances like the one starting pitcher Andrew Caldwell (1-1) turned in on Saturday in a doubleheader sweep of Mendota.
Katherine Kohler had two goals for the Sycamore girls soccer team in a 4-3 win over Rockton Hononegah. Mallory Wolf and Alexis Davita had the two other goals for the Spartans.
SYCAMORE – Jill Carpenter feels this year's Sycamore softball team is one of the best offensive squads she's had in her tenure as Spartans coach.
Katie Kowalski went 2 for 4 at the plate – picking up her first career home run – and earned the win in the circle for the DeKalb softball team in an 8-5 win over Hindsale Central on Friday in Hinsdale.
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 5-1 with a 13-0, five-inning win over Rockford Jefferson on Thursday in Rockford.
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 12-0, six-inning win over Rockford Guilford on Tuesday.
The Sycamore baseball team defeated Genoa-Kingston, 6-2, in a nonconference game Monday in Sycamore.
Sycamore’s Lyndsey Coddington hit for the cycle in Game 1 of a doubleheader softball game against Streator on Saturday.
SYCAMORE – When Sycamore junior Cam Godinsky took the mound for the Spartans in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against Harlem, the bar had already been set pretty high.
The Genoa-Kingston softball team defeated Woodstock North, 10-3, Wednesday afternoon in Woodstock, winning its second straight game to start the season.
STERLING – If the gray clouds and a menacing wind weren’t gloomy enough, the opening innings between Sterling and Sycamore were.
SYCAMORE – After beating Glenbard South last Thursday, the Sycamore girls’ soccer team wanted to continue that winning momentum heading into Tuesday’s match against Sterling.
Kaneland boys track capped off its indoor season with two individual champions and a relay title Saturday at the Illinois Top Times meet in Bloomington.
Sycamore girls soccer completed its season-opening South Elgin tournament Thursday with a 3-0 victory over Glenbard South.
Sycamore girls track and field coach Joe McCormick calls Lilia Edwards “a whole new person.”
SYCAMORE – When Jason Cavanaugh tells a group of high school students to clear their desks and take out a paper and pencil, a collective moan usually fills the classroom.
Sycamore girls soccer captured its first win of the season with a 3-2 win over Streamwood in the South Elgin tournament on Monday.
Sycamore junior Lilia Edwards won the triple jump with a mark of 35 feet, 1.25 inches and claimed a victory in the 60-meter hurdles, winning in 9.88 seconds at the Northern Illinois Big 12 indoor track meet. She also finished third in the triple jump.
The start to Devin Mottet’s basketball career was a far cry from the finish.
PEORIA – Before Kaneland senior forward Ty Carlson stepped back to fire away in his bid for the IHSA Boys Class 3A Three-Point Showdown title, he took pause at something in the stands.
Improvisation has become a daily habit for Emily Schilling.
The physical pain and bruises from 100 carries during the football season are finally gone for Dion Hooker.