Genoa-Kingston CogsGenoa-Kingston High School • 980 Park Ave., Genoa, IL 60135 • Phone: 815-784-5111
Colors: Orange/Blue • Conference: Big Northern • Stadium name: Genoa Field • Enrollment: 632
Directions: Take IL-23 N, turn left at E Main St., continue onto IL-72 W/Park Ave., turn left at school
CHARLESTON – Sycamore sophomore Dion Hooker said he was content with a ninth-place finish in the 100 meters at last year’s state meet, but coach Pete Piccony could tell that he was disappointed.
SYCAMORE – The Genoa-Kingston softball team was right there in two regular-season losses against Marengo this season.
The Hiawatha baseball team’s season ended Wednesday with a 7-6 loss to Freeport in a Class 1A River Ridge Sectional semifinal. The Hawks fought back, scoring three runs in the seventh, and the final out was recorded with two runners in scoring position.
Genoa-Kingston baseball lost to Wheaton Academy, 6-0, in the Class 3A Burlington Central Regional quarterfinals on Monday, ending the Cogs’ season.
Statistical analysis has led to changes for the Sycamore baseball team.
CHARLESTON – Jasmine Brown stepped off the podium at the IHSA State Track Meet for the last time in her high school career.
CHARLESTON – Danielle Neisendorf is in a pretty good position heading into today’s Class 2A state high jump final.
STERLING – Logan Wright didn’t take too much comfort in the fact that he had made the qualifying height for high jump earlier in the season.
Genoa-Kingston softball swept Harvard in a double-header to complete its regular season with a record of 17-6 overall and 8-4 in the Big Northern Conference East.
SYCAMORE – The opportunities had certainly been there, coming from a variety of angles, but each – whether sailing too high or just wide – had missed the mark.
DeKalb baseball is hoping to get in a groove during the last week of the regular season as the Barbs defeated Sterling, 10-3, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 crossover game.
DeKalb girls soccer won its first playoff game with a 3-0 victory over Elgin in the Class 3A DeKalb Regional quarterfinals.
The Indian Creek girls soccer team defeated Genoa-Kingston, 1-0, in overtime Friday to win the Class 1A Genoa-Kingston Regional championship match.
BURLINGTON – In the first running final of the Class 2A Burlington Central Sectional on Friday, Sycamore saw its 3,200-meter relay fall just short of state.
The DeKalb girls soccer team earned a 1-0 victory over Sycamore on Thursday.
It all came together for Brianna Kramer on Monday at the Big Northern Conference girls track meet.
GENOA – When Genoa-Kingston forward Viviana Beltran came out of Wednesday's Class 1A Genoa-Kingston Regional semifinal with two minutes left, there wasn't much else she could do.
Spartans’ bad timing: Sycamore needed a win Tuesday against Yorkville to wrap up the Northern Illinois Big 12 East conference title.
The Kaneland girls soccer team beat Sycamore, 1-0, as the Knights got a first-half goal from Kiandra Powell off an assist from Courtney Diddell for the only score.
The biggest issue for Genoa-Kingston senior Danielle Neisendorf coming into this season was her health.
DeKalb girls soccer defeated Morris, 4-0, on Tuesday afternoon and clinched the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title after Sycamore and Kaneland played to a scoreless tie.
Indian Creek senior Christina Sommerfeld was taken aback slightly when she heard the Timberwolves were named the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A Genoa-Kingston Regional.
Genoa-Kingston senior Danielle Neisendorf set a Big Northern Conference record by clearing 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump and won the conference title Monday. The Cogs finished seventh as a team with 37 points.
DeKalb girls soccer shut out Morris, 5-0, on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.
Colin Eggleson threw a complete game for the Sycamore baseball team in a 6-1 win over Morris. Eggleson allowed a run on three hits in the first, but didn’t give up another hit until the seventh. He retired 17 hitters in a row at one point, and didn’t walk a batter.
In six games last week the Sycamore pitching staff gave up five earned runs.
Qualifying for the IHSA Class A state golf tournament in the fall changed everything for Genoa-Kingston senior Emily Wakeley.
With DeKalb softball trailing Morris by a run in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday, Sarah Friedlund hit a two-run home run to give the Barbs a 4-3 win at home.
After his team’s scoreless draw against Kaneland, DeKalb coach Phil Rouse thinks his team is under pressure in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference, even though it hasn’t lost a match.
The Sycamore baseball team swept a doubleheader with Sterling, winning 4-1 and 3-1.
Sycamore baseball broke open a tie game late with four runs in both the sixth and seventh innings for a 10-2 win over Rochelle on Thursday.