SUGAR GROVE, ELBURN—Two of the largest local summer community festivals are the Sugar Grove Corn Boil this weekend, and Elburn Days on the second full weekend of August every year. Both include 5K runs, which have become fixtures on the summer calendars of many local runners. The Corn Boil 5K Run/Walk began in 1983 with…
ELBURN—Kylen Patterman is new to the University of Louisville’s rowing team, but she’s one of the most experienced rowers on the team. The 2008 Kaneland graduate rowed for three years on a club team at Grand Valley State before graduating early with a degree in anthropology—and getting snatched up by the Louisville Cardinals. “We had…
Sixth-grader and derby horse both get life experience
MAPLE PARK—Located on Lees Road in Maple Park, Silver Spur Farm houses a youngster diligently working toward doing the very best in competition—and that’s just the sixth-grade student from Kaneland Harter Middle School.
Kane County—In preparation for its inaugural season, the Kane County Dawgs professional indoor football team recently announced the hiring of its head coach, Matt Griebel.
Elburn resident gearing up for elite camp in N.Y.
ELBURN—Stefanos Lekkas, 16, of Elburn has his particular tools of the trade.
“My mask is white, with all-white straps and an all-white cage,” Lekkas said. “I just fell in love with it early on.”
ELBURN—Junior Stefanos Lekkas of Elburn is set to attend the USA Hockey National Player Development Camp held from July 7-13, at the Sports Centre in Rochester, N.Y.
First year with Chicago’s Wolves ends in first-round defeat
ELBURN—If it’s not navigating the puck or avoiding checks into the boards, it’s packing boxes.
ROSEMONT, Ill.—Elburn native Bill Sweatt contributed an assist as the Chicago Wolves defeated the San Antonio Rampage on Tuesday night, 3-2, at Allstate Arena in the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs.
by Keith Beebe and Mike Slodki
Kaneland junior, Stelios Lekkas of Elburn won the Illinois 16U state championship playing for the Northewest Charger Hockey Club.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Marty Hickman announced last week that any students displaced by the earthquake and subsequent disasters in Japan that relocate to IHSA member schools will be granted immediate eligibility to participate in IHSA sports and activities.
After a Dec. 9 feature on Bill and Lee Sweatt as members of the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, Lee was called up to the parent Vancouver Canucks and managed to be a difference maker against the Nashville Predators.
GENEVA—With the wintry weather outside, the Kane County Cougars are keeping warm thoughts alive with a variety of holiday gift ideas and stocking stuffers this month.
ROSEMONT, Ill.—Look a little close to see which team is the home favorite.
On Nov. 30, the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League took the Allstate Arena ice for the 24th time in the 2010-11 season, but it wasn’t against an ordinary opponent.
Baseball enthusiast, vintage ball player and historian Bill Rose will display more than 50 miniature baseball stadiums at the Geneva History Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, from noon to 4 p.m.
For those hoping that one day they would see Elburn-bred Bill Sweatt putting on the Indian head sweater of the Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks, commence disappointment.
However, there now exists an opportunity for the Colorado College graduate to make inroads to the National Hockey League another way: through Toronto.
Sports Editor Mike Slodki puts together his first round of the 2010 NFL draft.
GENEVAâ€”The Kane County Cougars have announced an all-you-can-eat Opening Day buffet to be held in conjunction with the teamâ€™s home opener on Sunday, April 11, at 1 p.m.
Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long; KHS boys hoops camp rescheduled; KHS rivals still playing
COMSTOCK PARK, MIâ€”The Midwest League announced today that six Whitecaps players were selected to the leagueâ€™s annual All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 23 in Clinton, Iowa.