Sycamore Spartans

Sycamore High School • Sycamore Spartans • Phone: 815-899-8160
Colors: Black/Gold • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: Engh Community Field • Enrollment: 1184
Directions: Take IL-23 N, turn left at Spartan Trail

Recent articles

By JACOB WESTENDORF- sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – The stage was set for an emotional night at DeKalb High school when the Barbs played their senior night match against rival Sycamore. 
By ROB OESTERLE roesterle@shawmedia.com
MORRIS – On paper, it looked as if Sycamore and Morris were evenly matched coming into Friday night's football game on Morris' homecoming.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – Another swim dual. Another victory. That seems to be the case with the DeKalb-Sycamore girls swimming team. 
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG - sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKALB – In their first meeting of the season, the DeKalb boys soccer team’s win over Sycamore had a small blemish on the result because the Spartans were hindered by an early penalty kick and a red card. 
By STEVE NITZ - snitz@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – Kaneland volleyball coach Cynthia Violett said it was mental toughness that keyed her team’s dominant third-set win in Tuesday’s 25-22, 18-25, 25-15 victory over Sycamore.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
YORKVILLE – A workhorse running back and a lockdown defense.
By EDDIE CARIFIO - ecarifio@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – A win today in Yorkville and the Sycamore football team still will have a chance of getting at least a split of the Northern Illinois Big 12 East Championship.
By DAILY CHRONICLE – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Playing only his second match after gaining eligibility, Kaneland sophomore Carl Thorbjornsen – who moved from Norway in early September – scored three goals Thursday, leading the Knights past Morris, 6-3.
By ROB OESTERLE - roesterle@shawmedia.com
MORRIS – Both Morris girls volleyball coach Jackie Litwiller and her Sycamore counterpart, Eric Nore, expected a close match when their teams took the court Thursday night.
By sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb (6-0 overall, 3-0 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at Rochelle (3-3 overall, 1-2 NI Big 12 West)
By EDDIE CARIFIO AND STEVE NITZ – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they look at various teams’ playoff chances.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
Alex Kintz took fourth to pace four Kaneland boys runners in the top 10, helping the Knights take second Wednesday at the Byron Cross Country Handicap races.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
Ivan Bohorquez and Angel Escontrias each had a goal and an assist in the Kaneland boys soccer team’s 3-0 win at Sycamore on Tuesday.
The DeKalb football team rose to No. 6 in The Associated Press Class 7A poll. The Barbs (6-0) received 43 points and were tied for No. 10 last week.
By DAILY CHRONICLE – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Two DeKalb boys golf players who missed the sectional last year stepped up this year to avoid history repeating itself. Genoa-Kingston was projected for fifth or sixth based of its scoring average. It took third to move on to the sectional. And Kaneland advanced five golfers without advancing a team.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – For the second straight week, a fourth-quarter rally by the Kaneland football team ended with an interception.
Morris (2-3 overall, 0-1 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at DeKalb (5-0, 2-0) Game time: 7:30 p.m. today Last meeting: DeKalb rolled to a 40-14 home win last year.
By ROB OESTERLE – roesterle@shawmedia.com
MORRIS – A couple of weeks ago, the Morris boys soccer team went to Sycamore and came home with a tie.
By BY EDDIE CARIFIO and STEVE NITZ – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they talk about the area’s top prep players.
By EDDIE CARIFIO – ecarifio@shawmedia.com
Sycamore football games used to be a lot brighter, with the team’s uniforms featuring purple instead of the current black.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
The DeKalb boys golf team took first place in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East at Wednesday’s NI Big 12 Conference Meet at Seneca’s Oak Ridge in LaSalle.
By EDDIE CARIFIO – ecarifio@shawmedia.com
SYCAMORE – Twice last year Adam Millburg came within seconds of claiming all-state honors at a state championship.
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb sophomore Maddie Hoth had her career-best round at the right time.
By JAMES HIGH - sports@daily-chrnoicle.com
SYCAMORE – After winning Saturday’s tournament in Woodstock, the Sycamore girls tennis team was trying to continue it hot streak against Sterling on Monday.
By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com
OTTAWA – Dion Hooker had his way with the Ottawa defense Friday night.
Sycamore (2-2 overall, 0-0 NI Big 12 East) at Ottawa (1-3, 1-0 NIB 12 West)
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
SYCAMORE – Early in the second game, something had to change for the Sycamore volleyball team.
By DAILY CHRONICLE sports@daily-chronicle.com
The Sycamore girls tennis team stayed perfect in Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East with a 4-1 win over rival DeKalb on Tuesday.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF – sports@daily-chronicle.com
Austin Freeman shot a 35 for the DeKalb boys golf team in Monday's dual meet against Sycamore, earning medalist honors in a 160-202 win.

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