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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.
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.
Freeman honored for leading DeKalb to league, regional titles
Luke Davis dominated inside with 17 points and 16 rebounds as the DeKalb boys basketball team topped Dundee-Crown, 47-39, Friday.
Last season was historic for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op boys swimming team.
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.
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.
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.
MORRIS – With the right attitude, even a big loss can be used to a team’s advantage.
Sycamore’s Adam Millburg is no stranger to the pressures of being a competitive high school cross country runner.
The Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team ran its winning streak to four with a 40-15 home win against Marengo on Thursday.
Jesi Nay scored 10 points to lead the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team to a 36-30 win at North Boone on Tuesday.
The 200-yard medley relay team didn’t qualify. Then Jensen Keck didn’t qualify in the 200 individual medley either.
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.
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.
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.
The DeKalb wrestling team lost 33-23 at home to Yorkville on Thursday in a Northern Illinois Big 12 showdown.
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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.
IHSA executive director Marty Hickman called the body's legislative commission's decision to put a complete football playoff revamp to a vote surprising.
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.
There will be one major difference when fans watch the DeKalb High School boys basketball team this season.
In her last event of the day – and what could have been the last event of the year for any DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim team member – Jensen Keck prolonged her season for another day.
Two days after forcing overtime on a halfcourt shot and going on to win, the Hinckley-Big Rock girls basketball team kept their dramatic streak alive.
Last year, a young DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim squad failed to place in any events at state.