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  • One bad hop spoils Somonauk’s season

  • 06/02/2014, 7:30pm CDT , By Rick Armstrong | rarmstrong@stmedianetwork.com
  • A two-out, bases-loaded grounder in the sixth inning hit the third base bag and led to the decisive run for West Prairie in its 3-2 win Monday over Somonauk at the Class 1A Illinois State Supersectional.
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  • Caroline Hedgcock, Downers South shut down West Aurora

  • 05/31/2014, 3:00pm CDT , By Rick Armstrong | rarmstrong@stmedianetwork.com
  • Strong pitching from sophomore Caroline Hedgcock, timely hitting and flawless defense lifted Downers South to a 7-1 victory over West Aurora in Saturday's Class 4A Downers South Regional title game.
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  • Yorkville, Rosary ready for regional title tilts

  • 05/29/2014, 7:00pm CDT , By Rick Armstrong | rarmstrong@stmedianetwork.com
  • Rosary and Yorkville advanced to Saturday's regional title games at Class 3A Lemont and Class 4A Lincoln-Way North in Frankfort, respectively. They are among five Aurora-area teams that will be playing for 3A or 4A titles.
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  • Benet still going after breaking state home run record

  • 05/26/2014, 9:45pm CDT , By Bill Harrison
  • Marissa Panko helped Benet set the state single-season home run record against Tinley Park on Thursday when she led off the game with her ninth home run of the season — the team’s 61st. The previous record of 60 was set last season by Trinity.
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  • Metea Valley floods Waubonsie Valley with five-run fourth

  • 05/21/2014, 10:05pm CDT , By Gary Larsen
  • Metea Valley put up five runs in the fourth inning on six singles and one walk in winning 7-5 in Upstate Eight action Wednesday over host Waubonsie Valley. The win marked the first time the Mustangs have beaten the Warriors since 2011.
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  • Beacon-News' three things to know

  • 05/21/2014, 5:00pm CDT , By Rick Armstrong | rarmstrong@stmedianetwork.com
  • Rick Armstrong lists three things we should know about Aurora-area softball after another week of action.
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  • Naperville Central wins game suspended three separate times

  • 05/20/2014, 9:15pm CDT , By Rick Armstrong | rarmstrong@stmedianetwork.com
  • The game took eight days and 10 innings to complete, but was well worth the wait for Naperville Central. The Redhawks finally pushed across an unearned run with Courtney Gabel scoring on a throwing error during a rundown for a 1-0 victory over pesky West Aurora.
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