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  • St. Charles squads trying to clear Larkin hurdle Mar 1, 2014 9:49 PM
    It is go time. As in win or go home time for our local high school basketball teams that begin Illinois High School Association Class 4A and 3A regional tournament action this week.

  • Stephens enjoying strong freshman season at Purdue Feb 17, 2014 9:12 PM
    Making the huge step from high school hoops to college basketball at a Division 1 school can be a daunting task for any freshman. Kendall Stephens is not your average freshman.

  • Batavia looking to end regional drought Feb 15, 2014 9:43 PM
    Ask any high school basketball coach and he or she will tell you about turning points — in quarters, halves, games and seasons.

  • Boys, girls River races take different turns Feb 4, 2014 12:01 AM
    One of the best things about sports is its unpredictability.

  • Three kids, 10 years of Batavia basketball winding down for Fruendts Jan 27, 2014 10:45 PM
    Joel and Suzanne Fruendt remember the first time that then-Batavia basketball coach Jim Roberts dropped by their house.

  • This backcourt features pair of Stars Jan 22, 2014 9:54 PM
    Goetz and Ludwig — their names sound a little more like a law firm than the starting backcourt for a high school basketball team.

  • Two soccer stantouts among 2014 STC Harrison recipients Jan 13, 2014 10:27 PM
    Their names are Gary Cole, Chris Hagemann, Rod Osborne and Brian Rogers, and they’re the 2014 inductees to the St. Charles East Fighting Saints’ Hall of Fame. The Jodie Harrison Lifetime Achievement Award recipients will be honored prior to Saturday’s 6 p.m. boys basketball game between St. Charles North and St. Charles East.

  • Predicting big things for Tri-Cities teams in 2014 Jan 8, 2014 9:29 AM
    It is that time again. Good, bad or in-between, it is time to write my annual predictions column.

  • Looking back at 'Year of the State Champions' Jan 4, 2014 4:28 PM
    According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the Year of the Black Snake. For Tri-Cities high school sports fans, 2013 went down as the Year of the State Champions.

  • Jensen enjoys double duty with Batavia football, basketball Dec 16, 2013 9:49 PM
    As a married father of two young children, Kevin Jensen is a busy guy on a regular basis.

  • Batavia takes Tri-Cities football to new heights Dec 9, 2013 10:04 PM
    It is fast becoming a habit. For the sixth time in 8 years, an area football team has played for all the marbles on state championship weekend.

  • Boys basketball season opens with a bang Dec 4, 2013 7:11 PM
    This is supposed to be a column about the opening week of the high school basketball season. However, I’d be remiss if I didn’t offer congratulations to Batavia’s newly crowned Class 6A state football champions. Job well done, Bulldogs. As for the basketball...

  • Batavia in middle of another dream season Nov 18, 2013 10:44 PM
    Moments after watching his team hold on for a 19-14 Class 6A quarterfinal victory over Lake Forest, Batavia head football coach Dennis Piron fielded questions from reporters.

  • St. Charles East starts life without Stephens Nov 12, 2013 7:23 PM
    It's the time of year where expectations are always lofty in high school gymnasiums across the state of Illinois. I'm not sure if Monday afternoon's weather was a cruel practical joke or not but it's also the time of year where snow can begin to cover the ground. Monday marked the first official day of high school boys basketball practice.

  • St. Charles North starts new era under Masoncup Nov 4, 2013 10:23 PM
    Sean Masoncup has been waiting for this week to come for a long time. On Monday afternoon, he prepared to put his team through a rigorous practice session during the first official day of high school girls basketball practice at St. Charles North.

  • Playoff primer: Memorable month awaits Oct 28, 2013 11:41 PM
    The Illinois High School Association state football playoffs are all about Saturday night pizza parties as teams gather to watch the pairings show live on television. They’re about coaches exchanging game films, players studying opponents’ tendencies, schools holding pregame pep rallies, and families searching throughout their homes for winter apparel as fall temperatures begin to plummet. Welcome to the postseason where memories have already been made — and many more yet to be made.

  • St. Charles East grad Russell holds important job for Illini Oct 21, 2013 9:16 PM
    A popular slogan used by a major insurance company is, “The Good Hands People.” At the University of Illinois, Tim Russell is definitely one of the “good hands people” these days for the Fighting Illini football team. Russell, a 2009 graduate of St. Charles East High School, has served as the primary holder on field goal tries and extra-point attempts for the past 3 seasons at Illinois.

  • 2013 shaping up to be record-setting season Oct 15, 2013 4:45 PM
    As Illinois high school football teams head into the final 2 weeks of the regular season, some playoff spots already have been clinched while others are still up for grabs.

  • Aurora Central Catholic’s Field of Dreams is on its way Oct 9, 2013 6:47 PM
    It’s an exciting time at Aurora Central Catholic. Over the past few years, Chargers’ athletic teams have made some huge strides on the playing field. In 2011, St. Charles resident Jim Parker coached ACC’s boys’ golf team to the Class 1A regional championship. The Chargers’ boys’ cross country team qualified for the Class 2A state meet a year ago, while coach Brian Casey directed the football team to its first playoff berth since 1997 last season — and has the squad just 1 win away from being postseason eligible again this season.

  • Ratay returning to Geneva with new colors Oct 1, 2013 7:13 PM
    Shaun Ratay figures to feel right at home when he steps foot onto Geneva’s Burgess Field Friday night. Well, sort of. Ratay was a 2-year starting quarterback who threw 28 touchdown passes and helped lead the Vikings’ football team to a Class 6A state semifinal berth during his senior year in 2006. His former head coach, Rob Wicinski, continues to patrol the sideline at the helm for Geneva.

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