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  • Batavia blows out Kaneland Nov 26, 2014 10:52 PM
    It appeared as though Kaneland had righted the ship after a disastrous opening against its former longtime conference rival. But Batavia was even stingier after the intermission. Wednesday evening at the Ken Peddy Windmill City Classic, the Bulldogs’ boys basketball team rendered Kaneland completely ineffective on the offensive end.

  • Boys basketball: Fox Valley roundup Wednesday, Nov. 26 Nov 26, 2014 11:13 PM
    Boys basketball: Fox Valley roundup Wednesday, Nov. 26

  • Geneva holds off Glenbard South for Bach title Nov 26, 2014 10:37 PM
    For all the conference championships, sectional titles and state appearances the Geneva girls basketball program has accomplished lately at the end of the season, there’s been something missing at the start of it. That is until Wednesday night. Behind 15 points from Grace Loberg, 14 by Janie McCloughan and after surviving some anxious moments late, the Vikings held off Glenbard South 44-41 to win the 19th annual Rachel Bach Tournament at Glenbard East.

  • St. Charles East improves in win over Schaumburg Nov 26, 2014 10:58 PM
    A strong start was just enough for St. Charles East’s basketball team Wednesday night. Building an 18-5 lead over Schaumburg (0-2) after the first quarter, the Saints (2-0) were still holding on to a double-digit lead with less than 2 minutes remaining when things began to get interesting.

  • Find your own outdoors tune, and sing it loud Nov 26, 2014 5:48 PM
    Fishing and hunting can both be central parts of enjoying the great outdoors. Exactly how you go about it is entirely up to you, which is a big part of the fun.

  • Palatine powers past Richards Nov 26, 2014 11:06 PM
    Palatine improved to 2-0 by handling Richards 73-32 on Wednesday in the Ed Molitor Thanksgiving Classic hosted by the Pirates. R.J. Smith (12 points) and Mikey Williams (10 points) led a balanced effort for Palatine, which took control with a 23-point second quarter and led 40-16 by the half.

  • Antioch handles Woodstock North Nov 26, 2014 10:41 PM
    Jason Mrkonich and Weston Fox each scored 14 points, as Antioch’s boys basketball team defeated Woodstock North 68-49 at Woodstock on Wednesday night.

  • Burlington Central upends Dundee-Crown Nov 26, 2014 10:42 PM
    Their 2-0 start will likely come to mind when the Burlington Central boys basketball players reflect on what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving. The Rockets followed up Tuesday’s 34-point victory over Newark by shooting 60 percent from the field against Dundee-Crown in a 44-32 victory at the Leland Strombom Tournament in Sycamore on Wednesday.

  • Travlos’ triumph helps Lake Zurich roll on Nov 26, 2014 10:29 PM
    It was a routine jumpshot that Mike Travlos has made hundreds of times before. Right around the free throw line. Only this time, it went down in the record books with a bit more significance. It counted for his 1,000th career point, and it helped pave the way for Lake Zurich’s breezy 64-31 victory over Grant at the Grant Thanksgiving tournament.

  • Pressure’s on when it comes to picking state champs Nov 26, 2014 10:45 PM
    Picking the football state champions is no easy thing, but if Marty Maciaszek is correct, teams from the North Suburban Conference and Fox Valley Conference will be celebrating state titles on Saturday.

  • Tri-Cities boys basketball roundup Nov 26, 2014 10:47 PM
    Tri-Cities boys basketball roundup

  • Boys basketball: Wednesday’s results Nov 27, 2014 12:32 AM
    Results of area high school boys basketball games for Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Girls gymnastics: Wednesday’s results Nov 27, 2014 12:32 AM
    Wednesday’s results * Hinsdale South Hornet Invitational Team results 1. Lyons Township 132.6; Hinsdale Central 131.25; Waubonsie Valley/Metea Valley 124.9; Hinsdale South 124.525; Oswego 123.925; Glenbard East 123.9; Neuqua Valley 114.4; York 114.4. individual results Vault — Kurfist (LT) 9.55; Cultra (HC) 9.45; Nowak (HS) 9.3. Uneven bars — Nowak (HS) 9.4; Kurfist (LT) 9.25; Cultra (HC) 9.05. Balance beam — Kurfist (LT) 9.2; Powell (WV/MV) 8.4; Srey (GE) 8.375. Floor exercise — Kurfist (LT) 9.45; Nowak (HS) 9.15; Dobbertin (Osw) 8.55. All-around — 1. Kurfist (LT) 37.45; Nowak (HS) 34.95; Cultra (HC) 33.95. *

  • Girls basketball scoreboard: Wednesday’s results Nov 27, 2014 12:32 AM
    Results for area girls high school basketball games for Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Wrestling scoreboard: Wedneesday’s results Nov 27, 2014 12:32 AM
    Results of area high school wrestling meets for Wednsday, Nov. 26.

  • Fremd turns back Meadows’ tough newcomers Nov 26, 2014 11:30 PM
    Even though the Rolling Meadows girls basketball team graduated its top eight players from back-to-back Class 4A state runner-up teams, the Mustangs still played state power Fremd to an exciting game in Wednesday’s championship of the Turkey Thriller. “Maybe it just doesn’t matter,” said Fremd coach Dave Yates, after watching his team go all out to finally put away the Mustangs 53-44 at Lake Zurich High School.

  • Will helps Prospect repeat at York Nov 27, 2014 1:08 AM
    Taylor Will went out in style after competing at the York girls basketball tournament for the past four years. The Prospect senior helped lead the Knights to their second straight tourney championship as they wrapped up 4-0 showing with Wednesday’s 70-45 victory over Wheaton North in Elmhurst. Will’s game-high 29 points moved her into second place (1,323 points) on Prospect’s all-time scoring list behind Colleen Grant (1,352).

  • Bartlett man gets 4 years for Lisle road-rage shooting Nov 26, 2014 3:33 PM
    Vaughn Atkins of Bartlett insists he was protecting his family when he fired a handgun at another vehicle following a traffic altercation earlier this year in Lisle. A DuPage County judge, however, decided Atkins caused a much greater public safety hazard and sentenced him to four years in prison.

  • Stevenson High fans to gather Saturday before state title game Nov 26, 2014 11:57 AM
    Stevenson High School Patriots fans will gather Saturday to cheer the football team before it heads to Champaign for the state championship game against Homewood-Flossmoor.

  • Lysacek returns to Stars on Ice, Allstate Nov 26, 2014 4:10 PM
    For the first time since 2011, Olympic gold medal champion and Naperville native Evan Lysacek returns to the lineup of Stars on Ice, and he will appear in the “Dancing for Joy” tour at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday, March 21.

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