DeKalb Barbs

DeKalb High School • 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115 • Phone: 815-754-2148
Colors: Orange/Black • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: NIU Huskie Stadium and DeKalb High Field • Enrollment: 1772
Directions: Head southeast on IL-38 E toward S 4th St., take the first right onto S 4th St., turn right at Barb Blvd.

Recent articles

By DAILY CHRONICLE – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Daniel Hein is a record-setting machine.
By EDDIE CARIFIO -–ecarifio@shawmedia.com
With change surrounding the DeKalb boys basketball team, it’s only fitting the Barbs’ holiday tournament is getting a makeover as well.
Alex Flores made three free-throws at the buzzer to tie the game then made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime to lead Hiawatha boys basketball team to a 56-55 win against Durand on Thursday at the Durand tournament opener.
By – Eddie Carifio ecarifio@shawmedia.com
Note to readers: The following was intended to run with the Boys Golf Player of the Year story that ran in Tuesday’s edition. The Daily Chronicle regrets the error.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
Freeman honored for leading DeKalb to league, regional titles
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
Luke Davis dominated inside with 17 points and 16 rebounds as the DeKalb boys basketball team topped Dundee-Crown, 47-39, Friday.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
Last season was historic for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op boys swimming team.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – This time last year, Aleah Leman was not competing for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op gymnastics team. Now, the sophomore is ready to prove she is one of the best all-around gymnasts in the state of Illinois.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG - sports@daily-chronicle.com
Entering her junior campaign, Kaneland junior cross country runner Brianna Bower had a small bump in the road on what looked to be a promising season. Bower finished 37th overall at the state meet as a sophomore and was looking to be one of the top runners.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Heading into this upcoming season, the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls gymnastics team might have one of the better and deepest teams in recent memory.
By ROB OESTERLE – roesterle@shawmedia.com
MORRIS – With the right attitude, even a big loss can be used to a team’s advantage.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Sycamore’s Adam Millburg is no stranger to the pressures of being a competitive high school cross country runner.
By DAILY CHRONICLE - sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team ran its winning streak to four with a 40-15 home win against Marengo on Thursday.
By DAILY CHRONICLE
Jesi Nay scored 10 points to lead the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team to a 36-30 win at North Boone on Tuesday.
By EDDIE CARIFIO - ecarifio@shawmedia.com
The 200-yard medley relay team didn’t qualify. Then Jensen Keck didn’t qualify in the 200 individual medley either.
By EDDIE CARIFIO- ecarifio@shawmedia.com
While Dre Brown was helping the DeKalb football team win its first conference championship since 1989, the senior was playing safety as he had been all year in addition to his running back duties.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – Led by seniors Bailey Gilbert and Madelyne Johnson, the Sycamore girls basketball team sprinted out to an 11-2 lead and never let it get to less than 10 points. The Spartans ran away with a 72-38 win Friday over DeKalb in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East game.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – The duo of Jace Kitchen and Mike Pollack came out of the gates firing on all cylinders for the DeKalb boys basketball team. The wings finished Friday night’s game against Sycamore with nearly identical numbers.
By DAILY CHRONICLE- sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb wrestling team lost 33-23 at home to Yorkville on Thursday in a Northern Illinois Big 12 showdown.
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG - sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb Barbs
By DAILY CHRONICLE - sports@daily-chronicle.com
After taking a 1-point lead at the end of the first quarter, the Sycamore boys basketball team held off a furious rally by Sandwich to win, 50-49, Wednesday at the 52nd Leland G. Strombom Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament.
By DAILY CHRONICLE - sports@daily-chronicle.com
IHSA executive director Marty Hickman called the body's legislative commission's decision to put a complete football playoff revamp to a vote surprising.
By EDDIE CARIFIO sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – For a relatively young group, the DeKalb wrestling team went 19-7 in duals, won a conference title, took second at regionals and advanced four wrestlers to the state tournament.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
There will be one major difference when fans watch the DeKalb High School boys basketball team this season.

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