Stories about St. Francis high school sports
Here is the Kane County Chronicle All-Area baseball team.
Led by Player of the Year, St. Charles North junior Ava Goettel, here is the 2022 Kane County Chronicle all-area softball team.
Here is the Suburban Life All-Area baseball team.
Here is the Suburban Life All-Area softball team.
St. Francis junior quarterback Alessio Milivojevic picked up his second offer over the weekend from Ole Miss, his first Southeastern Conference offer.
Lemont junior Sage Mardjetko, who led her team to the Class 3A state championship on Saturday, throwing a no-hitter in the final, led 26 area players earning All-State recognition by the Illinois Coaches Association Monday.
Eric Stout, a Glen Ellyn native who starred in high school at St. Francis, got the call this week every kid has dreamed of – he'd been promoted to the Chicago Cubs.
Neither Sycamore nor St. Francis had given up a postseason run entering Wednesday’s Class 3A Sycamore Sectional semifinal .Both teams gave them up in bunches on Wednesday, with Sycamore erasing a six-run St. Francis lead for a 9-7 win.
Rocco Tenuta struck out eight in a complete-game two-hitter, Will Gilroy's bases-loaded walk scored the game-winning run as St. Francis won a 1-0, eight-inning pitcher's duel with Glenbard South in the Class 3A Burlington Central Regional final.
While St. Francis' TJ McMillen never visited campus, the junior fell in love with Illinois and its coaching staff from the start. McMillen committed to the Illini on Friday.
Wheaton Academy goalkeeper Sara Swoboda made a key save early in Wednesday's regional semifinal with St. Francis to keep the game scoreless, and the Warriors went on to a 2-1 win to advance to face Nazareth in a regional final.
Burlington Central showcased its depth and won two relays and one individual event – Madelyn Mucci in the triple jump – to edge Rosary and win the Class 2A Genoa-Kingston Sectional title.
TJ McMillen showcases a hot bat, and speed, on St. Francis' spring break trip, plus Jake Zitella from St. Charles East checks in on the early season and more in Jacob Bartelson’s notebook.
Lemont went to three sets to beat St. Francis 27-25, 22-25, 15-11 to take third place at the Conant Invitational on Saturday.
The girls track and field season is underway. Here are Bill Stone's previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.