COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Kane County Xplosion finished 12th out of 96 teams at the Buckeye Showdown, College Exposure Tournament.
KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program, which will start in the summer of 2013, has released its tryout dates and information for the 11U, 12U, and 13U travel baseball teams that will compete in the KCBL next year, with a birthday cut-off day of May 1.
KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club, an IKW-affiliated youth wrestling program, is running a summer camp this year for ages 4-18.
KANELAND—Football schedules for the upcoming 2012 season were released by the Illinois High School Association on Thursday, allowing the Kaneland program to see who it would kick off against—and hopefully spend much time in the endzone against, as well.
KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club, an IKW- affiliated youth wrestling program, is running a summer camp this year for ages 4-18.
Kane County XPlosion 16U finished pool play with a 2-1 record at this weekend’s Tinley Park Rockets ASA Star Spangles Qualifier.
GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars and Fifth Third Bank announce that they are offering free admission on Friday, July 6, for Military Appreciation Night at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark to all active duty, veterans and their families.
CHICAGO—Governor Pat Quinn on June 27 signed a law that will help further protect children and young people from sex abuse and child abuse.
ELGIN, Ill.—Westminster Christian School hosting a coed basketball shooting camp which will be open to any interested players in grades 3-12 from any school, from Monday to Wednesday, July 9-11.
The last T-ball game was played in Maple Park on June 16 with the Elburn Super Stars facing the Maple Park Catering Gourmets.
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.”
MORRIS—Twenty-minute halves, a running clock, and kids wearing something akin to rec-league warmups.
Kane County Xplosion 16U girls earned first place at the Heartland Shootout in Moline for an ASA qualifier and took first place overall.
Hayley Guyton wields the first-place hardware from the 2012 Women’s City Championship at Naperbrook Golf Course on June 20.
ELBURN—Matt Miller of Yorkville was the latest to succeed at making a hole-in-one at Hughes Creek Golf Course on Friday.
KANELAND—Soccer enthusiasts between the ages of 4 and 17 years old can now register online to play in the KYSO fall season, which will run from Aug. 18-Oct. 20.
Robert Johnson seems to be taking Friday evening’s Kaneland Knight Run 5K in stride.
Stat line: 1-1, 9.49 ERA before heading back to Toledo
CHICAGO—Casey Crosby’s first tenure in the majors with the Detroit Tigers was a historic occurrence.
The five-day Kaneland Youth Football League Skillz and Drillz camp concluded on Friday, with 138 kids participating. Members of the Northern Illinois University Huskies conducted drills on the final day.
Fox Valley Special Recreation Association athletes, shown here at a recent qualifying event, participated 32 strong at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games on June 15-17 at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.