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  • St. Charles East defends UEC title Jan 24, 2015 10:54 PM
    St. Charles East captured the ultimate consolation prize at the Upstate Eight Conference wrestling tournament at Geneva on Saturday afternoon.

     
  • Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Saturday, Jan. 24 Jan 24, 2015 11:45 PM
    Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Saturday, Jan. 24

     
  • Larkin downs Elgin for 3rd time this season Jan 23, 2015 11:10 PM
    Getting off to a good start on both end of the floor is usually key to winning any basketball game. Larkin’s girls did that at Chesbrough Field House Friday night and cruised to a 53-23 Upstate Eight Conference River Division win over city rival Elgin.

     
  • St. Charles East, Metea lead UEC semifinalists Jan 23, 2015 11:53 PM
    There is certainly not a dearth of potential all-state wrestlers in the Upstate Eight Conference this season. Friday night at Geneva, St. Charles East, the defending tournament champion, and Metea Valley, on the cusp of its first Valley Division title in program history, advanced seven competitors to the semifinals on Saturday.

     
  • Wrestling: U-46 teams optimistic about UEC meet Jan 22, 2015 7:20 PM
    With February right around the corner, this is the time of year where high school wrestling kicks into high gear. Up first on the docket: conference tournaments, specifically Friday and Saturday’s Upstate Eight Conference gathering at Geneva High School. All 16 UEC teams will compete for the team title and medals will be awarded to the five place-finishers in each weight class.

     
  • Streamwood, basketball will miss retiring Prose’s presence Jan 22, 2015 10:20 PM
    There are some constants you just know you’re always going to see when you walk into a gym. At Streamwood, one of those is assistant girls basketball coach Carl Prose.

     
  • Larkin ends losing streak with win over Streamwood Jan 22, 2015 11:26 PM
    Larkin point guard Charles Sanders admitted that after winning the Hinkle Holiday Classic to end 2014, he didn’t see the Royals’ 3-game losing streak coming. But what Sanders also admitted to coach Deryn Carter before Larkin took out Streamwood 70-53 in Upstate Eight River boys basketball action Thursday night in Elgin to get off the snide was that he needed to step up his senior leadership to right the Royals’ ship.

     
  • Freshmen making their mark in Fox Valley Jan 22, 2015 1:31 PM
    A varsity basketball coach’s decision to play freshmen has its pros and cons. Sometimes a coach’s hand is willfully forced by the sheer athleticism or size of an incoming freshman. For example, anyone in the Fox Valley area who last year witnessed the play of 6-foot-5 Larkin forward Christian Negron, 6-8 Jacobs center Cameron Krutwig or Hampshire 6-3 forward Brennen Woods as freshmen understood those players belonged in their respective lineups from a physical standpoint.

     
  • Girls basketball / Fox Valley roundup Jan 20, 2015 10:52 PM
    A 14-game losing streak is no more for Elgin after Lakiya Harvey’s 13 points sparked a 44-32 Elgin City Classic win over host Westminster Christian on Tuesday.

     
  • Larkin topples Westminster Jan 19, 2015 4:02 PM
    Normally when Marlee Kyles and Quixmia Washington start off slow for the Larkin girls basketball team, the Royals can find themselves in a jam early in the contest. So when the duo combined for just 4 points in the first quarter in the final round of the Elgin City Classic against Westminster Christian it could have spelled trouble. Luckily for the Royals the rest of the team picked up the slack, ripping off an 18-0 run to end the first quarter and start the second as they snapped a 3-game losing streak and won big 52-26 on the Warriors’ home court Monday.

     
  • Larkin 2nd in regional Jan 18, 2015 12:05 AM
    The Larkin boys bowling team finished second at the Westminster Christian regional Saturday to advance to next weekend’s Stevenson sectional.

     
  • Bartlett/Streamwood swims strong in Coleman’s honor Jan 17, 2015 6:29 PM
    The Mike Coleman Memorial Invitational isn’t just another meet on the schedule for the Bartlett/Streamwood co-op boys swim team. Sure, it was a home meet, but there’s a lot more to it for the Sabrehawks. Its namesake was a former team MVP and record holder in the 200-yard medley relay and 200 free relay, who passed away in 2011. That’s why the past couple of weeks of training were dedicated solely to racing well against a slate of formidable competition. That the Sabrehawks did, finishing fourth with 63 points, behind repeat champion Plainfield, which won eight of the 10 events and finished with 155 points.

     
  • St. Charles East dominates Larkin Jan 16, 2015 10:58 PM
    St. Charles East boys basketball coach Patrick Woods stressed three things to his team prior to Friday night’s Upstate Eight Conference River Division battle with Larkin. “Rebounding, taking charges and defense,” said Woods. “The kids will tell you that’s all we talked about.” Evidently, the Saints’ players heard their coach loud and clear. While enjoying a decisive 47-26 edge on the boards, the Saints (15-1, 7-0) also limited the Royals (12-7, 4-4) to 37 percent shooting from the field during their 71-46 triumph in St. Charles.

     
  • Crystal Lake South nips Larkin Jan 14, 2015 1:07 AM
    Crystal Lake South senior guard Alex Reich proved in Tuesday’s 55-52 victory over Larkin that you don’t have to be the tallest player on the basketball court to affect the outcome of a high school game.

     
  • Andresen likes the progress D300 co-op is making Jan 14, 2015 9:48 PM
    While the District 300 (Dundee-Crown, Hampshire, Jacobs) boys swimming team didn’t register a victory in a recent meet against the District 155 co-op team, coach Rick Andresen saw plenty of progress that has him optimistic about what lies ahead. “We had a good meet,” he said. “We saw a lot of encouraging things and we saw some things that need work. We are getting better, but we need to tighten some things. The times we swam were very respectable. We had nice time drops in some events. All of the hard work we did during the holiday break might be paying off. I’m pleased overall, especially with the improvement of our younger kids.”

     
  • Larkin looking to rebound vs. St. Charles East Jan 14, 2015 10:16 PM
    The Larkin boys basketball team must perform better than it did in two recent losses if the two-time defending Upstate Eight River champions intend to compete with league-leading St. Charles East on Friday. Larkin (12-6, 4-3) visits St. Charles East (14-1, 6-0) at 7:15 p.m. The Saints won the first meeting between the teams in Elgin on Dec. 5, 62-54, led by 20 points from point guard Cole Gentry, 14 points from 6-foot-5 forward Michael Vyzral and 12 points by 6-2 senior guard Jake Asquini.

     
  • Streamwood downs West Chicago Jan 14, 2015 10:49 PM
    After letting what it thought was a potential win slip through its fingers at Bartlett Tuesday night, the Streamwood girls basketball team was determined to right the ship Wednesday against West Chicago. And that the Sabres did, overcoming an early 8-2 deficit to run away with the Wildcats, 46-29, in an Upstate Eight Conference River Division game at Streamwood.

     
  • Images: Larkin at Harvest Christian girls basketball Jan 12, 2015 8:21 PM
    The Harvest Christian Academy girls hosted Larkin High School Monday night for girls basketball in Elgin.

     
  • Harvest Christian steps up again Jan 12, 2015 11:35 PM
    Harvest Christian’s girls basketball team has certainly had the courage of Lions when it comes to facing bigger schools this season. For the third time in four tries the Lions knocked off a Class 4A opponent with a 64-59 win over visiting Larkin on Tuesday as part of the Elgin City Classic.

     
  • Images: Elgin vs Larkin girls basketball Jan 11, 2015 8:11 AM
    Elgin played Larkin during girls basketball action Saturday in Elgin.

     
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