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  • Saturday Soapbox: Talking politics, chickens, baseball and more Aug 30, 2014 1:01 AM
    This week's topics include the coming elections, chickens in Elgin, a memorial in Lombard, library cuts in Sugar Grove, great baseball in Schaumburg and Kane County and the new movie based on our late columnist Bill Granger's "Novermber Man" spy novel.

  • Boomers blast ThunderBolts 16-1 Aug 30, 2014 11:56 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers’ bats were certainly booming Saturday to the tune of a franchise-record 25 hits and a 16-1 pounding of the host Windy City ThunderBolts in Midwest League action at Crestwood. The Boomers (58-34), who have scored 34 runs on 44 hits in the first two games of the series, extended their franchise-record winning streak to 10 games.

  • Boomers roar to ninth straight win Aug 29, 2014 11:38 PM
    Coverage of the Schaumburg Boomers: The Schaumburg Boomers set a franchise record with their ninth straight win, rolling past the Windy City ThunderBolts 18-2 in Crestwood on Friday night.

  • Boomers’ magic number for playoffs: 1 Aug 27, 2014 11:49 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers reduced their magic number to 1 for the Frontier League playoffs with a 4-1 victory over the Rockford Aviators on Wednesday at Boomers Stadium.

  • Boomers’ offense rolls 18-6 Aug 24, 2014 8:01 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers set or equaled numerous team records in an 18-6 rout of the Frontier Greys to sweep the series and move into a first-place tie Sunday.

  • Boomers blank Greys 9-0 Aug 23, 2014 11:00 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers improved to a season-high 18 games over .500 with a 9-0 blanking of the visiting Frontier Greys before 5,788 on Saturday night.

  • Boomers close trip with 9-7 win Aug 21, 2014 11:10 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers concluded the final six-game road trip of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Normal CornBelters to claim their 50th win. Schaumburg has won at least 50 games in all three years of existence.

  • Hall blasts Boomers past CornBelters Aug 20, 2014 11:05 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers snapped the longest winning streak in the history of the Normal CornBelters at seven games with a 4-3 victory Wednesday night. Gerard Hall belted a 3-run homer in the top of the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie.

  • Boomers rally, then fall short against CornBelters Aug 19, 2014 11:08 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers fell behind early. rallied to tie, then dropped a 7-4 decision to the Normal CornBelters in Midwest League action Tuesday night.

  • Boomers go boom in 18-7 win Aug 17, 2014 10:40 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers broke out the bats and set new franchise standards in an 18-7 road win over the Gateway Grizzlies on Sunday to win the key series.

  • Boomers fall to Grizzlies 2-1 Aug 17, 2014 12:10 AM
    The visiting Schaumburg Boomers left 11 men on base in Saturday night's 2-1 loss to the Gateway Grizzlies.

  • Boomers 6, Grizzlies 4 Aug 16, 2014 12:27 AM
    Riding a pair of home runs, the Schaumburg Boomers earned an important 6-4 road win over the Gateway Grizzlies on Friday night.

  • Boomers drop finale of homestand Aug 14, 2014 10:51 PM
    Coverage of the Schaumburg Boomers: The Schaumburg Boomers’ longest homestand of the season ended with a 6-1 loss to the Evansville Otters on Thursday night.

  • Boomers win second straight over Evansville Aug 13, 2014 11:50 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers earned a second consecutive victory over the Evansville Otters with a 6-1 decision on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Boomers roll to 12-5 win Aug 12, 2014 10:37 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers scored early and often Tuesday night in a 12-5 victory over the visiting Evansville Otters.

  • Boomers fall short 4-3 Aug 11, 2014 10:05 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers dropped a 4-3 decision to the visiting Rockford Aviators on Monday night.

  • Boomers rally again to defeat Rockford Aug 10, 2014 10:09 PM
    For the second consecutive contest, the Schaumburg Boomers rallied to defeat the Rockford Aviators 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.

  • Boomers rally for 4-3 win Aug 10, 2014 12:27 AM
    The Schaumburg Boomers scored twice in the eighth inning to rally past the visiting Rockford Aviators 4-3 on Saturday night.

  • Boomers avoid sweep Aug 8, 2014 11:52 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers avoided a home sweep at the hands of the Washington Wild Things with a 5-4 win Friday night.

  • Boomers’ big rally falls short Aug 7, 2014 11:45 PM
    The Schaumburg Boomers nearly overcame an 8-0 deficit Thursday night but suffered an 8-6 defeat to the Washington Wild Things.

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