The Northern Illinois Thunder 18U softball team qualified for the World Series, to be held at the end of July in Florida, after placing second in the Storm Dayz Tournament in Sycamore last week. The team gathered following the tournament to savor the moment. Courtesy Photo
Photo (right): Jack Wituk of Maple Park worked hard as he competed Friday night at the Kaneland Foundation 5k and Fun Run at Kaneland High School. The event is held to raise money for the educational needs of District 302 students. The Kaneland Foundation’s Knight Run took place Friday night. A non-profit organization, the Kaneland…
The NI Thunder softball teams had a strong showing at the 2013 Northern Indiana State USSSA Championship Tournament in West Lafayette, Ind., last week. The 18U team (left), took first in the weekend tournament. The organization’s 16U and 14U teams also took first, and the 13U team placed second. All five teams qualified for a…
Elburn—The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization (KYSO) is taking registrations for Fall Recreational Soccer through June 30 at www.kanelandyouthsoccer.com. The fall season includes eight games, running from Aug. 24 to Oct. 26. All games and practices are held at the KYSO fields next to Kaneland High School in Maple Park. Registration is open to boys and…
Nolan Watts (right) of SG Pony Team 1 pitches to a West Chicago Pony Nationals player Saturday. Matthew Noel (below) of Sugar Grove Pony Team 3 pitches to the West Chicago Pony Cubs player. The Cubs forfeited the game due to missing players, but the teams decided to play a four-inning scrimmage. Photo by Patti…
Austin Goghn (left) ofRich’s Auto Service team takes the ball down the field while the Jewel team tries to steal it away.Photo by Kimberly Anderson
Photo: The Kaneland 10U travel baseball team is all smiles following their championship run through the field at the 10U Cougar Classic during Memorial Day weekend. Pictured are (left to right) front row: Jake Nied, Tyler Conklin, Sam Jackson, Ryan Milton, Ethan Hampton and Kobe DeFranze; second row: Ethan Dobbins, Ryan Mueller, Sam Gomes, Grant…
WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch and Elite Sports Training Center will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth on Saturday, April 27, at noon at Poynor Park, St. Charles.
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Kaneland—Any children between grades three and eight are invited to attend the Kaneland 2013 Spring Training Hitting and Defensive Fundamentals Camp.
Kaneland—The Knights Wrestling Club (KWC) capped off its season by sending two of its team members down to the state finals.
The Northern Illinois Thunder 18U and 16U softball teams came together at the Northern Illinois Food Bank to volunteer and separate food for the local food pantries.
The Kaneland Cagers 6 Black Team finished in second place in the Grayslake Youth Feeder Tournament on Feb. 23 and 24.
Kaneland—Several members of the boys Kaneland United Soccer Club (KUSC) spent part of a recent weekend helping the residents and staff at Wayside Cross Ministries in Aurora on Jan. 19.
A group of local student-athletes helped form the repeat state champion Martinez Fox Valley Elite wrestling team.
Elburn—The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization (KYSO) is taking registrations for spring recreational soccer through Wednesday, Jan 30, at www.kanelandyouthsoccer.com.
Wasco—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) began registration on Tuesday.
WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are played in the evenings and some Saturdays so parents can attend and readily participate.