DeKalb BarbsDeKalb 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.
Early on in the 2013-14 prep boys swimming season, the group which made up the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op's 200-meter relay had a goal to place high at the state meet.
It didn't take long for Justin Keck to start feeling the itch.
With new coach Heath Kent and a revamped roster due to transfers and graduates, the defending Northern Illinois Big 12 East Champion DeKalb girls basketball team is turning the page.
The Dekalb football team returns 17 starters this season, but the Barbs will have a new face at the game’s most important position.
New Barbs coach aiming to change culture