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Softball: Bremer-Perryman combo lifts Elgin past South Elgin

Kelly Bremer went 4-for-5 and Jennah Perryman struck out 12 in the picking up the win in the 8-3 victory.


High School Sports

Lincoln-Way West going the extra mile


After suffering a heartbreaking overtimes loss to Joliet Catholic in a Class 5A quarterfinal playoff game last season, Lincoln-Way West has put in extra work in the offseason to complete it’s state title run. read more...

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Minor League Baseball: Cougars rally with five in ninth to beat Bowling Green

Kane County wins seventh straight Wednesday night.

Boys Volleyball: Metea Valley rallies to beat St. Charles North in three games

Metea Valley played its second three-set match in as many nights Wednesday against St. Charles North. The Mustangs rallied from a 25-23, 16-14 deficit to defeat the North Stars 23-25, 25-20, 25-15 in an Upstate Eight Conference crossover.

Area Roundup: April 16

Scores and highlights from around the Elgin area.

Baseball Notes: Bitter-cold early season is common opponent for local teams


Battling the cold has become an art form for baseball players this spring, with coping the order of the day. St. Charles East pitcher Mike Boehmer relies on a pitcher’s best friend, the hand warmer, so he can control the baseball with a cold hand. But he says the bottom line isn’t this or extra clothing layers. It’s simply mental toughness.

Jacobs’ Vosnos to take helm of troubled H-F program

Dan Vosnos wants to create a new billboard for Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The day after a controversial school board meeting that ended with the dismissal of girls basketball coach Anthony Smith, the newly named athletic director, who is currently assistant AD at Jacobs, says that he is relishing the challenge of turning the athletic programs back in the right direction.

Area Schedule

Local high school and college listings for this week. Games are dependent on weather conditions.

Boys Basketball Notes: Larkin’s Kendale McCullum feels right at home at Wisconsin-Parkside


McCullum will attend the NCAA Division II school on scholarship and play alongside Glenbard North’s 6-5 forward, Chip Flanigan.

Area Roundup: April 15:

Scores and highlights from around the Elgin area.

Cougars Insider: Cubs take leap of faith, putting young Jen-Ho Tseng in Kane County


The Cubs made that move despite Tseng’s struggles in the World Baseball Classic in March. Prior to the WBC, many thought he was baseball’s best international prospect.

Baseball Insider: Generally speaking, Mike Lee has Burlington Central on a roll


It’s not so much that Burlington Central has cooled off since opening the season 3-1 on a road trip to South Carolina as it is who the Rockets have cooled off against.

Football: Dundee-Crown finds its football coaching prince in Mike Steinhaus

The former Dundee-Crown football star and Ball State tight end was named the Chargers’ coach Tuesday after serving in an assistant’s capacity at the school since 2008. He replaces Vito Andriola, who stepped down last month to take the head coaching job at Grant.

Baseball: Dundee-Crown catches lightning in bottle to edge Hampshire


Tyler Lewan continued a solid spring with the bat by driving in three runs and Dan Denz pitched two innings of shutout relief for a 5-4 victory over the Whip-Purs.

Roundup: Morgan Lockwood dominates as Harvest Christian rolls past Elgin Academy

Lockwood scored a pair of goals, contributed a pair of assists and also made two saves when she went in to play goalkeeper as Harvest Christian notched a 5-1 win over Elgin Academy.

Minor League Baseball: Cougars, Bowling Green postponed by rain

Cougars will play doubleheader instead on Tuesday.

Softball: Gary Larsen’s Three Things We Know

Gary Larsen’s Three Things We Know in softball for the Courier-News coverage area.