Hinckley-Big Rock RoyalsHinckley-Big Rock High School • 700 E. Lincoln Hwy, Hinckley, IL 60520 • Phone: 815-286-7500
Colors: Royal Blue/White • Conference: Little Ten • Stadium name: Hinckley-Big Rock Field • Enrollment: 252
Directions: Take IL-23 S, turn left at Perry Rd., make a slight right at Somonauk Rd., turn left at W Lincoln Ave., turn left at Reese St.
When Jared Madden first started track practice last winter, he was hesitant to compete in the hurdle events.
Hiawatha defeated Alden-Hebron, 3-2, in nine innings to capture the team's first regional title since 2008.
BIG ROCK – A few weeks before the Hiawatha baseball team made program history by winning their first regional championship, Hiawatha baseball coach Sean Donnelly gathered his team in a classroom before practice and pulled up a video.
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.
BIG ROCK – Hinckley-Big Rock pitcher Dutch Schneeman fired a high fastball with his final pitch of the game.
The DeKalb baseball team lost to Yorkville, 10-3, on Tuesday. The win gave Yorkville the outright Northern Illinois Big 12 East title as the Barbs fell to 11-16 overall and 5-10 in the conference. Sycamore finished a game behind Yorkville at 10-5 in conference.
LISLE – Neither junior Andrea Binkley nor coach Paul Taeuber could put their finger on why Hinckley-Big Rock’s girls soccer team didn’t play up to its potential Tuesday night.
A few games from this season stick out as head-scratchers in the mind of Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer coach Paul Taeuber, including a loss to Timothy Christian early in the season.
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.
HINCKLEY – A season ago the Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer team saw their season end in a most shocking fashion with a overtime loss in the regional finals.
Spartans’ bad timing: Sycamore needed a win Tuesday against Yorkville to wrap up the Northern Illinois Big 12 East conference title.
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.
SHABBONA – A first-inning fastball to Hinckley-Big Rock’s Luke Winkle changed the entire complexion of Monday’s game against Indian Creek.
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.
Scenes from the Hinckley-Big Rock baseball team's 5-4 win against Hiawatha on May 1. All photos by: Monica Maschak - firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
BIG ROCK – There are always going to be those games where a team just has to take runs any way they can get them, Wednesday afternoon at Kenny Field was one of those games for Hinckley-Big Rock.
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.
DeKalb's win was dramatic tribute
Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer couldn’t rally back from an early three-goal deficit in a 3-2 loss to Timothy Christian.