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Baseball: St. Charles East pitcher Boehmer stymies Batavia

St. Charles East pitcher Mike Boehmer backed Adam Eck’s strong start Tuesday with a masterpiece of his own Wednesday in St. Charles, holding down hard-hitting Batavia 3-1 for the second straight day.


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Girls Track Insider: Batavia’s 400 relay team has eye on state finals


It’s been awhile — 2007 — since Batavia’s girls track team sent a 400-meter relay team to state. It could be time to do it again. Last weekend at Oswego East, junior Catie Ross, freshman Hannah Schlaman, junior Audrey Jonke and senior Taylor Stieve looked the part, finishing in 49.98 seconds to finish second to Bolingbrook (49.78).

Girls Track: Three things we know


Area trends and top performances at a glance.

Girls Soccer: New coach Kristy Kane helps rebuild Aurora Central

Eight matches into the new season, the 6-1-1 Aurora Central Catholic team has already surpassed last year’s win total of three and is a reinvigorated program under new coach Kristy Kane.

Girls Soccer: Three things we know


Area trends and top performances at a glance.

Cougars Insider: Infielder Carhart gets on-the-job training for move to catcher


Kane County’s Carhart spent all of last season at high-Class A Daytona playing third base, helping his team win the Florida State League championship. But at the end of the season, he got a call from Cubs brass. “They wanted me to be a full-blown catcher in instructional league, and that was fine with me,” said Carhart, who had never caught in his life before last fall. “I came back (to spring training) and I was a catcher.”

Minor League Baseball: Remillard’s hitting propels Cougars past Beloit

The Cougars banged out 14 hits in a 10-4 win over Beloit, including a four-hit outing by catcher Will Remillard.

Area Roundup: April 23

Scores and highlights from around Aurora area.

Girls Soccer: Oswego East rolls past IMSA

Oswego East’s offense ruled as the Wolves cruised to an 11-0 triumph over IMSA.

Men’s Lacrosse: Diorka, Obriecht help AU go into postseason on a high note

Senior Pat Diorka scored twice and junior Max Obriecht three times as Aurora University defeated Benedictine 16-6.

Baseball Insider: Waubonsie pitcher Jack Eddy taking last spin on the diamond


Losing his mother last fall and with the knowledge that this is his last season in competitive baseball, Eddy is working extra hard to succeed this spring.

Girls Soccer: Surging Metea Valley upsets Naperville North

Metea Valley scored one goal early and another late and knocked off host Naperville North 2-0 on Tuesday in Naperville. It was Metea Valley’s first win over the two-time defending state champion Huskies.

College Softball: Lake County spoils WCC’s bid for unbeaten conference mark

After Lake County strolled to a 6-1 victory over Waubonsee in the opener, keeping Waubonsee from an undefeated Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference championship, the second game was suspended because of darkness with the teams tied 7-7 after 10 innings. It will be finished starting at 3 p.m. Thursday at Waubonsee.

Baseball: Neuqua’s Andy Sommers breezes through Metea lineup


Throwing ground ball after ground ball, Neuqua Valley’s senior ace Andy Sommers needed just 83 pitches — 58 of them strikes — to four-hit the host Mustangs 3-1 on Tuesday in the first of a three-game series.

Area Roundup: April 22

Scores and highlights from around the Aurora area.

Baseball: Three things to know


Area trends and top performances at a glance.