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Jim Hamad, Aurora University athletic director, left; Ruth Bedrosian Matteson; Nancy Bedrosian Pollard; and Hillary Brennan; Aurora University trustee, unveil plaque at Samuel Bedrosian Softball Stadium dedication Saturday at Edgelawn Drive and Jericho Road. The late Bedrosian initiated the University’s softball program, was head coach for 18 years, his teams won 12 conference championships, and he was athletic director for 31 years. Over the weekend the school announced it would build a baseball field at the complex. Sylvia Springer/Aurora University photo

Aurora University Samuel Bedrosian Softball Stadium Dedication

Jim Hamad, Aurora University athletic director, left; Ruth Bedrosian Matteson; Nancy Bedrosian Pollard; and Hillary Brennan; Aurora University trustee, unveil plaque at Samuel Bedrosian Softball Stadium dedication Saturday at Edgelawn Drive and Jericho Road. The late Bedrosian initiated the University’s softball program, was head coach for 18 years, his teams...

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East Aurora High School quarterback Orlando Garcia looks down the field for a receiver in Friday’s East-West game

Closing in on QB:

East Aurora High School quarterback Orlando Garcia looks down the field for a receiver in Friday’s East-West game. Host West Aurora defenders, Denver Warren, 43, and Ian Deisher, 36, prepare for a sack. West Aurora won, 51-0, to improve to 7-1 overall and 7-1 in the Upstate Eight Conference. West...

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Playoff pressure vital for Batavia Football

By Bobby Narang –  Batavia High School experienced an earlier-than-expected dose of pressure playoff football in week eight Friday. The defending Class 7A State champions managed to keep their undefeated streak alive, locked up at least a share of the DuKane Conference regular-season championship, and displayed some championship mettle with...

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Last lap: Out of gas

By John Schutt –  NASCAR Monster Energy Series, 1000 Bulbs 500, Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln, Ala., Sunday, Oct. 14. Kurt Busch won the pole position and the top four starting positions in this restrictor plate race went to his Stewart Haas teammates, Clint Bowyer, Aric Almirola, and Kevin Harvick. Almirola came...

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Northern Illinois Huskies lead MAC West

After Saturday’s 24-21 victory over visiting Ohio, the Northern Illinois University Huskies sit on top of the MAC West Division with a 4-0 record. It was Homecoming and things looked bleak with Ohio ahead, 21-9, at the start of the fourth quarter. Northern Illinois, 4-3 and 4-0 in the MAC...

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Hinsdale Central, St. Charles North, State champs

It’s tournament time in high school Fall sports. Football playoff pairings will be announced Saturday evening for 256 teams in eight classes. • Hinsdale Central boys won the Class 3A State golf tournament and Geneva was sixth. In 2A, Benet Academy was sixth, Kaneland was in seventh, and St. Francis...

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Dick Brubaker inducted into Amateur Softball Association National Hall of Fame October 27

Dick Brubaker will be inducted into the ASA (Amateur Softball Association) National Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 27, in Oklahoma City, Okla.. Bru, as he was called by teammates and fans, started his fastpitch softball journey in Tampico, Ill. at the age of 20. An athletic young man, he played...

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Selected high school football games: Schedule Oct. 19-20, Oct. 26-27; results Oct. 12-13

Friday, Oct. 19 Chicago Catholic Blue* Brother Rice at Montini, 7:30 DuKane Batavia at Wheaton North, 7:30 Glenbard North at Geneva, 7:30 Lake Park at St. Charles East, 7 Wheaton Warr. S. at St. Charles N., 7:30 DuPage Valley Waubonsie Valley at Metea Valley, 7:30 Naperville North at Neuqua Valley,...

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Aurora Aces Bean Bag Baseball Team has taken home the Jerry Hartenberger World Series Cup.

Aurora Aces wins Hartenberger Cup, again

For the third time, the Aurora Aces Bean Bag Baseball Team has taken home the Jerry Hartenberger World Series Cup. The Prisco Community Center was host site to the Bean Bag Baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 2. This tournament should not be dismissed. Those who need assistance walking can get...

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Conferences merge for 24 football teams

By Bobby Narang –  The East Suburban Catholic Conference and the Chicago Catholic League made headlines when a football merger was announced October 4. The two heavyweight high school conferences are poised to create a super conference that will dramatically alter the Illinois high school landscape. The East Suburban Catholic...

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Oswego High School remains undefeated in Crosstown Football

Oswego High School remains undefeated in Crosstown Football

Oswego High School running back Charles Coleman, 21, cruises around Oswego East defender Jason Koulback in Friday’s annual crosstown classic. Jamal Fomby, Jr., 5, prepares to block the defender. Visiting Oswego won, 32-0. Click here for a link to the Oswego Crosstown Challenge website. Jason Crane/The Voice...

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Cubs in reflection

By Craig Lynch –  The Chicago Cubs won 95 games this season. It marks the fourth straight season of 90 or more victories. What should have been a celebration seemed a bit empty when the Cubs lost a National League Central tiebreaker to Milwaukee, 3-1, Monday, Oct. 1 and lost...

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