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Colors: Black/Gold • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: Engh Community Field • Enrollment: 1184
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The most prolific 3-point shooter in the area proved Friday to be one of the best in the state.
GENOA – Devin Mottet grabbed a rebound with 39 seconds remaining and let out a scream.
In 2012 and 2013, Sycamore’s Brendan Fank made the trip to O’Fallon for the bowling state tournament.
Sycamore's Bailey Gilbert advanced to the finals of the IHSA Class 3A Three-Point Showdown on Thursday at Redbird Arena in Normal.
Maddy Jouris can’t pinpoint exactly what went wrong at regionals.
GENOA – Every time a Sycamore player lined up to shoot a 3-pointer, they seemed to be wide open.
EVANSTON – Daniel Hein repeated the word "history" several times after steering the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op boys swimming and diving team to a banner showing at Saturday's IHSA state finals.
DeKalb-Sycamore sophomore Daniel Hein found a little redemption in Friday’s boys swimming and diving state meet preliminaries.
SYCAMORE – Jake Winters and some of Sycamore’s other seniors talked during the summer about the possibility of winning the Northern Illinois Big 12 East in football, basketball and baseball.
Kaneland senior Nathaniel Kucera, a Stanford commit, was the only individual double winner Wednesday in the Sycamore quadrangular, as the Kaneland boys track team defeated three other teams including Sycamore.
Sycamore junior Bailey Gilbert was named the Most Valuable Player of the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.
The start of every meet has yielded the same result for the DeKalb-Sycamore boys co-op swim team.
BELVIDERE – Sycamore looked poised to take yet another step in its progressive rise into one of the best girls basketball teams in the area.
Kaneland ended the first half of Friday’s Class 3A Plano Regional against Sycamore on a 10-2 run.
Genoa-Kingston boys basketball rallied from a halftime deficit to defeated Harvard, 47-43, at home in a Big Northern Conference matchup.
DeKalb-Sycamore boys swim coach Leah Eames had trouble keeping track of everything that happened at the St. Charles North Sectional meet on Saturday.
MAPLE PARK – The race for the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title got even more complicated on Saturday night.
CHAMPAIGN – Kyle Akins rushed to Austin Culton's side at this time last winter, supporting his Sycamore wrestling teammate after Culton suffered the lone defeat of his senior season in the 2A state title bout.
CHAMPAIGN – Sycamore senior wrestler Kyle Akins needs one more victory to cap an unbeaten season and win his second successive Class 2A state title.
PLANO – After Friday's Class 3A Plano Regional final, the song "We Are the Champions" by Queen blared through the loudspeakers.
DeKALB – Only a few weeks into this year’s swim season, Ryan Schultz and his medley relay teammates could sense that the relay could be something special.
The life of an elite gymnast can be stressful – day after day, year after year, high school season flows into club season and back again, leaving little time for respite.
Genoa-Kingston girls basketball lost to Rockford Lutheran, 44-19, in the Class 3A Freeport Regional semifinals on Wednesday.
SYCAMORE – Every time Sycamore senior Kyle Akins turned on his phone he saw the motivational text message.
PLANO – It wasn't just the Bailey Gilbert show Wednesday evening at the Class 3A Plano Regional.
Sycamore boys basketball fell to Morris, 65-56, on the road and lost control of its own destiny in the race for the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title.
DeKalb coach Mike Pater saw senior Matt Macarus crack a smile for one of the first times all season.
Sycamore boys basketball put on a dominating performance at home in an 89-48 victory over Rochelle in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play.
MAPLE PARK – To earn a share of the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title, all the Sycamore girls basketball team needed was a win at Kaneland.
What started as a split of four games over the weekend around Martin Luther King Jr. has now evolved into the longest winning streak of the season for DeKalb.
Sycamore wrestling coach Alex Nelson had waited for Austin Armstrong to arrive.
SYCAMORE – Not many of the girls on the Sycamore bowling team knew who Jason Schepler was before Wednesday afternoon.
The Indian Creek boys basketball team rebounded from a loss to Mooseheart with a 84-79 overtime victory against Polo on Wednesday.
Between basketball games in the pool, fishing trips and football practices, Michael Stinnett and Josh Hunt have hung around together a lot over the past four years.
Sycamore senior Devin Mottet scored 17 points, including the 1,000th point of his varsity career as the Sycamore boys basketball team defeated Sterling, 79-49, at home Tuesday.
On the bus trips to his team’s first few away meets, DeKalb-Sycamore co-op gymnastics coach Andy Morreale noticed something different about this year’s team than the first few versions of the squad.
The Sycamore girls basketball team honored its four seniors with a dominating 52-15 win over IMSA on Monday in the Spartans’ final home game of the season.
Four Sycamore wrestlers – Kyle Akins (120 pounds), Austin Armstrong (170), Chris Malone (182) and Tyler Barton (195) won regional championships for the Spartans at Saturday's Class 2A Belvidere Regional.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore girls basketball team has a lot to play for in the coming weeks.
Mark Stice felt Western Kentucky University offered everything he wanted.