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  • Cary-Grove rolls to FVC winApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM

  • Softball: Top 20 rankingsApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Undefeated Libertyville, at 12-0 and off to its best start in 20 years, is the new No. 1 team in the Daily Herald's Top 20 softball rankings.

  • Kaneland’s Morgan Weber, center, is congratulated at home plate after hitting a home run in the second inning against Batavia on Saturday.

    Kaneland’s bats come aliveApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kaneland’s potent lineup had been held in check over the first nine games, but the bats definitely came alive in Saturday’s home non-conference doubleheader against Batavia.

  • Conant takes two behind Aaron’s high-impact playApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Conant caught itself a dream doubleheader on Saturday in Roselle. Cougars sophomore receiver Dream Aaron was stellar behind the plate in Game 1 as the Cougars won 9-1 over Lake Park before taking the second contest 12-2 in 6 innings.

  • Alban pitches in as Libertyville sweeps BCApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Haley Alban watched from the dugout Saturday as Burlington Central scored 9 runs in three innings off Carlie Haraden. The Libertyville senior replaced Haraden in the fourth inning of the first game of a doubleheader and threw 11 scoreless innings to help the Wildcats to a sweep of the Rockets, 10-9 and 3-0, at Rocket Hill.

  • Naperville Central’s bats impressApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Naperville Central softball coach Andy Nussbaum thought his team was good offensively going into Saturday’s doubleheader at Waubonsie Valley. The 11-1, 10-1 sweep by the Redhawks strengthened his opinion.

  • Softball: Saturday’s resultsApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM

  • Glenbard North fills the hole in its batting orderApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Even with a key hitter out of the lineup, Glenbard North has a potent middle of the order and it provided just enough offense to beat Oak Park-River Forest in Saturday’s twinbill opener.

  • Mundelein’s Hemmer sews up first varsity winApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jamie Hemmer made the most of her first varsity pitching start for Mundelein’s softball team. The junior right-hander pitched a five-inning no-hitter, and Abbey Rosenow hit a pair of home runs, as the Mustangs defeated visiting Highland Park 11-0 in a nonconference game Friday.

  • Fremd accelerates, tops Lake Zurich in 8Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    When the game was on the line, Fremd brought its game in Friday’s dramatic 2-1 triumph over visiting Lake Zurich. First, it was senior Kayla Kaufman delivering a two-out single up the middle in the bottom of the seventh to score pinch runner Katie Niersbach. That tied the game at 1-1 and the Vikes still had a runner on second base.

  • Montini’s Lezcano repeats 2-homer performanceApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    This is not a good time to pitch to Montini sophomore Emily Lezcano.

  • Softball: Friday’s resultsApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM

  • Crystal Lake Central catches up with HuntleyApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    If only high school girls softball games were 6 innings, Huntley would have earned a 5-1 win and freshman pitcher Kateri Conklin would have earned a victory. Unfortunately for the Red Raiders, games are 7 innings. Visiting Crystal Lake Central rallied for 5 runs in the seventh and 1 in the eighth for a come-from-behind 7-6 win in Fox Valley Conference crossover action in Huntley on Friday afternoon.

  • Elk Grove rallies past Glenbard WestApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    It looks as if Glenbard West might have enough pieces to be successful this spring. The Hilltoppers just might have to work a little more on their puzzle.

  • Barrington’s big rally fall shortApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Barrington’s softball team scored 6 runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but fell short 9-8 to visiting Burlington Central at the Fields of Dreams on Friday.

  • Wheaton Academy bats get last wordApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    It was a battle of the bats Friday at Wheaton Academy in a Suburban Christian Gold battle between the Warriors and Marian Central. Thanks to a key hit in the bottom of the seventh and a wild pitch, Wheaton Academy stayed undefeated with an 11-10 victory to advance to 5-0 on the season and 3-0 in the SCC Gold.

  • South Elgin’s Demi Queen scoops up a grounder to throw out St. Charles North’s Erin Nemetz during the second inning at South Elgin on Friday.

    Buddle’s blast jolts St. Charles North into actionApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    A thunderous home run from South Elgin’s Alyssa Buddle’s woke up St. Charles North on Friday. The North Stars scored 11 runs and had 12 hits in 2 innings after falling behind 1-0 to defeat the Storm 11-1 in six innings. “That kind of fueled us,” St. Charles North’s Sabrina Rabin said. “I definitely think that was one of the motivators.” Buddle hit an 0-2 pitch from Rabin over the scoreboard in left-center to lead off the bottom of the fourth to give South Elgin (4-3, 1-2) the lead.

  • Behan’s blasts carry CarmelApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jenny Behan had her second 2-homer game of the season, and Carmel Catholic’s softball team clubbed 5 home runs total in a 14-0 rout of Resurrection in nonconference action Thursday.

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