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.
Longtime Sycamore and DeKalb cross country coach John Birkett, a "fixture in DeKalb," died Friday, Sycamore Principal Tim Carlson confirmed.
DeKALB – Things did not go the DeKalb badminton team way in its opening tournament of the season at home.
The DeKalb softball team stranded 11 runners on base and committed four errors in a 3-2 loss at Huntley on Friday.
DeKalb center Luke Davis was named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State Class 4A fourth team released on Friday.
The DeKalb badminton team had two seniors qualify for the IHSA State Finals last season. Now, the Barbs are rebuilding without any seniors, but a core of juniors who have the potential to be competitive.
For as far back as he can remember, Sycamore girls soccer coach Dave Lichamer hasn’t had this amount of experience on one team.
KIRKLAND – In this era of highly specialized, year-round traveling athletics, finding a high school softball team that’s not made up entirely of girls who play 12 months a year is a rarity.
Leading up to the game at DeKalb, Sycamore girls basketball coach Brett Goff noticed a difference in his senior center Madelyne Johnson.
During last year’s high school gymnastics season, Aleah Leman was not competing for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op gymnastics team, but instead was trying to qualify for nationals through USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics program.
GENEVA – Dealing with Geneva’s enormous frontcourt is a whopping challenge for all of the Vikings’ opponents.
Pollack scores 27 to fuel Barbs to opening win
Daniel Hein will have a busy day today.