Wheaton Warrenville South recovers a fumble on the game’s first play from scrimmage as part of four forced turnovers, holds off Wheaton North 20-17 for their first win in the rivalry since 2019.
In his third at-bat of the day, RJ Bohr sliced the first pitch down the right field line for an RBI triple, fueling a 4-3 Batavia victory to win the Class 4A Geneva Regional championship.
Bailey Abbott scored an early goal Friday to help the Benet girls soccer team to a 4-0 win over Lemont in the Class 2A Nazareth Sectional championship.
Mackenzie Loomis provided the spark St. Charles East needed with a tying header off a corner kick midway through the second half, and the top-seeded Saints went on to rally past Schaumburg 2-1 in the Class 3A Conant Regional final.
Drew Surges' game-winning 2-point conversion run out of the wildcat in double overtime gave St. Charles North a dramatic 32-31 win over Batavia and the DuKane Conference championship.
Tommy Rittenhouse made sure to leave his final mark in his final game April 23.
Batavia wasn’t going to let East do it this season, especially on its senior night, shutting out a strong triple-option attack 7-0 Friday night.
The final drive was made possible after the North Stars stopped Auburn at the one-yard line, recovering a fumble by Auburn quarterback Nathan Jarrett.
There is no perfect formula for winning a playoff football game on the road.
Zach Mettetal's 29-yard keeper with 1:11 to go proved to be the game-winning touchdown in a 42-35 North Stars victory on Oct. 21 in Upstate Eight River play.
When the 2016 football schedules came out and a Week 9 matchup between St. Charles North and Batavia loomed, there was talk that a sixth consecutive Bulldogs Upstate Eight River title would come down to that game.
The St. Charles North defense had allowed just 40 total points in seven games entering play on the road against Geneva on Oct. 14.
In its game against South Elgin, Batavia’s football team took care of its top priority coming into the season.
What he did: Huizinga carried the ball only four times, but two found the end zone in Batavia’s 21-7 victory against Geneva.
Phillips led a strong first half charge that proved to be enough as the Bulldogs got back on the winning track with a 21-7 victory.