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  • St. Charles East hits 18 3s to beat West Chicago Jan 24, 2015 10:44 PM
    St. Charles East basketball coach Patrick Woods expressed some concern about his team’s inside play following Saturday night’s game against West Chicago.

  • Elgin holds off West Chicago to snap skid Jan 22, 2015 11:17 PM
    The odds seemed to be stacked against the Elgin boys basketball team in the final seconds of its home game against West Chicago on Thursday night. For the third time in the game the Maroons had squandered a lead and allowed the Wildcats to tie the game with 46 seconds left. The Maroons were also without their leading scorer Lavion Baldwin, who had a game-high 26 points before departing with leg cramps midway through the fourth quarter. Not to mention the Maroons were trying to fight off the enigma of a 7-game losing streak.

  • Lake Zurich outduels Grayslake North at Palatine Jan 17, 2015 6:00 PM
    They saved the best wrestling meet for last Saturday at the Palatine megaduals. Trailing Grayslake North 25-9 with six matches to go, Lake Zurich made a dramatic late comeback to capture an exciting 32-28 nonconference victory over the Knights and cap off a 3-0 day. The Bears (15-6) opened the day with a lopsided 54-15 victory over West Chicago (13-14), before posting a similar 57-18 win over short-handed St. Charles North (3-12) in the second round. Despite also being at less than full strength, Carmel (6-13) managed to go 2-1 on the day, as the Corsairs fell to Grayslake North (12-9) 48-24, before beating West Chicago 35-30 and nipping St. Charles North 27-26 on a forfeit victory in the last match.

  • Wauconda hosts Future Business Leaders conference Jan 17, 2015 6:21 PM
    More than 700 students participated in Saturday’s Future Business Leaders of America Northern Area Conference in Wauconda. Wauconda High School hosted the event which also saw more than 300 business community members involved in judging competitions, presenting workshops or volunteering.

  • 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.

  • Batavia reverses course against West Chicago Jan 16, 2015 10:36 PM
    It’s been nearly six weeks since Batavia found itself in a 17-4 hole in their first boys basketball matchup with West Chicago. On that night the Bulldogs fought back but ultimately took their first loss of the season 58-56.

  • 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.

  • Willowbrook holds off West Chicago Jan 13, 2015 11:05 PM
    After being outscored by 16 points in the first quarter, West Chicago’s boys basketball team came close to erasing its deficit in the fourth quarter, but Willowbrook held off the Wildcats to earn a 63-53 win in West Chicago on Tuesday.

  • Dundee-Crown’s Brunner dominates at Geneva Jan 10, 2015 10:43 PM
    Christian Brunner has a simple plan for the remainder of the wrestling season. “My goal is to be undefeated and a state champion,” the Dundee-Crown junior said on Saturday afternoon after dominating the 195-pound class of the 36th Annual Newbill Invitational at Geneva Saturday afternoon. The Chargers’ standout, the reigning Class 3A state runner-up at 182 pounds, terminated his championship match against Geneva senior Austin Chaon with his third near-fall late in the final period to secure a technical fall.

  • DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:47 PM
    DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • Images: West Chicago vs Addison Trail, girls basketball Jan 6, 2015 8:53 PM
    Addison Trail hosted West Chicago in girls basketball Tuesday January 6th in Addison.

  • Defense kicks in for Addison Trail Jan 6, 2015 9:55 PM
    Addison Trail has seen its girls basketball defense make progress the past few games. On Tuesday the Blazers saw that defense earn a nonconference victory.

  • West Chicago learns a lesson in loss Dec 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    There are moments in a boys basketball game when it’s apparent why coaches get the big bucks. West Chicago coach Bill Recchia and DeKalb coach Al Biancalana made dramatic moves to profoundly enhance their teams’ position in host DeKalb’s 63-56 tournament quarterfinal victory at the 87th annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic.

  • West Chicago opens tourney with loss Dec 22, 2014 10:33 PM
    West Chicago did not leave first-round action at the Oswego East Holiday Classic with a victory Monday night, but the Wildcats still left the court feeling pretty good.

  • St. Charles East blitzes West Chicago early Dec 18, 2014 10:30 PM
    St. Charles East girls basketball coach Lori Drumtra knows what makes her team tick. “We are at our best when we can run,” said Drumtra. “Sometimes we forget about that so we’ve been working the last couple of days running our routes.”

  • Scouting area boys basketball holiday tournaments Dec 18, 2014 11:03 PM
    For a second straight year, York’s 32-team field will dominate the local boys basketball landscape this holiday tournament season. Beyond the Dukes’ 41st annual Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament — featuring 10 DuPage County representatives — teams will spread out among 12 tournaments from Wheeling to Centralia.

  • Images: St. Charles East vs. West Chicago, girls basketball Dec 18, 2014 8:38 PM
    Photos from the West Chicago vs St. Charles East girls basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 18, in St. Charles.

  • Building changes to bolster education at West Chicago High Dec 16, 2014 12:34 PM
    Superintendent Doug Domeracki explains some of the physical changes taking place at Community High School in West Chicago and what they might mean for students and parents.

  • Images: St. Charles North vs. West Chicago, boys basketball Dec 16, 2014 9:28 PM
    The West Chicago boys basketball team hosted St. Charles North Tuesday, Dec. 16, in West Chicago.

  • Ludwig lights up West Chicago with 28 Dec 16, 2014 11:10 PM
    A Tuesday school night can’t match the atmosphere of a weekend boys basketball game. Still, St. Charles North had an early spark and it was sufficient to hold off host West Chicago’s second-half burst. Getting 28 points from Jake Ludwig and 19 from Mike Schroeder, the North Stars won the Upstate Eight Conference River Division contest 60-46.

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