Sunday, May 19, 2013
Peanuts, beer, hotdogs and summer sun — it's baseball season in Illinois and we want to hear all about the our Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles high school teams, the Kane County Cougars and of course the Cubs and the Sox!
Calling all sports fanatics, Patch wants you! Are you passionate about the Kane County Cougars? How about the Cubs or Sox? Are you wild about Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles high school baseball or softball? A local league? Attend every Little League game? Then we want hear all about it! Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community — from cooking enthusiasts to local politicians and everyone in between—to interact and post directly to the site. These posts then appear on the homepage, in the daily newsletter and are shared by editors via Facebook and Twitter. The best thing about sharing your stuff …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
What is it that has the president so pessimistic as spring unfolds? Oh ... that.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The signing ceremony took place Wednesday in the athletic foyer outside of the athletic office.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Two Geneva baseball players, a basketball player and a gymnast signed letters of intent Wednesday for athletic scholarships at the college level. The signees are: Jordan Touro, who will play baseball at South Alabama University Andy Honiotes, who signed to play baseball for Miami of Florida Sami Pawlak, who won a basketball scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Omaha Anna Corbett, a gymnast who will continue her athletic career at Western Michigan University. The four Geneva High School students took part in a brief ceremony Wednesday in the foyer outside of the Athletic Department office. SOURCE: Geneva High School
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Cougars beat Burlington Bees 4-0 and travel to Burlington next for the best-of-three series.
GENEVA, Ill.—Greg Billo and Nick Rogers combined on a three-hit shutout Wednesday night to lead the Kane County Cougars over the Burlington Bees, 4-0, at Elfstrom Stadium in the opener of the 2011 Midwest League Playoffs. The Cougars lead the series, 1 game to 0, as the best-of-three series now shifts to Iowa. Billo (1-0) tossed seven dominant innings to pick up the win, as he locked up with Blake Hassebrock (0-1) in a pitcher's duel. Billo gave up three hits, walked one and fanned seven. He saw the minimum five times and went 1-2-3 four times. The game was scoreless through five innings when the Cougars managed an unearned run off Hassebrock. Jovan Pickett walked, took second on a passed ball, went to third on a sacrifice bunt by Angel …
Monday, July 18, 2011
A play area for children, lawn seating and sense of community bring crowds to Elfstrom Stadium, home of the Kane County Cougars, in Geneva.
Crowds of people met in Geneva on Sunday to visit with friends and neighbors, eat, drink and spend a summer afternoon out with their families—they also had the option of watching a minor league baseball game. The Kane County Cougars home games at Elfstrom Stadium feature a festival atmosphere that includes the KidZone interactive play area, two lawn seating sections where spectators can spread out blankets or sit on lawn chairs and opportunities to interact with the minor league baseball players. Despite the sweltering heat on July 17, the team lined up before the game and signed autographs for fans. Several young boys asked players to sign their T-shirts, while other kids and adults offered up baseball caps, balloons and arms for them to …