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AUGUST - 2017

August 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

HERE IS SOME OF MY WORK FROM AUGUST 2017

 

MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEThis Young Soccer fan was getting his face painted outside of the stadium prior to the start of the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEFC Dallas defender Hernan Grana (left) goes up for a header against Real Madrid midfielder Isco (22) during the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEChicago Fire and MLS All-Star head coach Veljko Paunovic looks at Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane at the start of the second half of play during the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEOrlando City SC forward Dom Dwyer (left) goes up for a header against Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro during the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEChicago Fire midfielder Dax McCarty (6) congratulates Orlando City FC forward Dom Dwyer (14) on his goal against Real Madrid during the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) MLS  2017 ALL-STAR GAMEMLS 2017 ALL-STAR GAMEA Military flyover before the start the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerSection 8 displays a tifo in celebration after a goal is scored by Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster (2) against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerNew England Revolution defender Antonio Delamea Mlinar (19) plays the ball against Chicago Fire forward David Accam (11) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerA fan in Sector Latino waves a Chicago Fire flag in celebration after a score against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) reads the defense while bring the ball up the pitch against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerNew England Revolution defender Angoua Brou Benjamin (4) heads the ball over Chicago Fire forward Luis Solignac (9) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerNew England Revolution forward Kei Kamara (23) lays on the ground after missing a shot on goal against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerSection 8 displays a tifo in celebration of a Chicago Fire goal against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerFans in Sector Latino cheer on the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerSection 8 displays a tifo prior to the start of the game against the Toronto FC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire goalkeeper Matt Lampson (28) goes up high for a save against the Toronto FC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerToronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley (4) plays the ball against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward David Accam (11) shoots the ball against the Toronto FC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) West Aurora Football PracticeWest Aurora Football PracticeWest Aurora running back Kameren Moore (9) carries the ball during practice at West Aurora in Aurora, IL on Monday, August 7, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Football PracticeWest Aurora Football PracticeWest Aurora fullback Trevon Tittle (44) carries the ball during practice at West Aurora in Aurora, IL on Monday, August 7, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora JaQuan Buchanan (9) carries the ball against Yorkville at Yorkville High School in Yorkville, IL on Friday, August 25, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballYorkville quarterback Ty Liaromatis (21) throws a pass against West Aurora at Yorkville High School in Yorkville, IL on Friday, August 25, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora running back Kameren Moore (20) follows the block of offensive lineman Ian Mooney (61) for a big gain against Yorkville at Yorkville High School in Yorkville, IL on Friday, August 25, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora defensive back Anthony Hunt (35) pressures Yorkville's Brock Grimaldi (5) during a play late in the 2nd quarter of play at Yorkville High School in Yorkville, IL on Friday, August 25, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora Vs Yorkville FootballWest Aurora quarterback William Tammaru (3) looks down field against Yorkville at Yorkville High School in Yorkville, IL on Friday, August 25, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Thinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballThinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballThunderBolts shortstop Ransom LaLonde (16) hits a two run homer against the Slammers at Slammers Stadium in Joliet, IL on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown Thinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballThinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballSlammers pitcher Scot Hoffman (21) delivers a pitch against the ThunderBolts at Slammers Stadium in Joliet, IL on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown Thinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballThinderbolts Vs Slammers BaseballThunderBolts pitcher Zac Westcott (19) delivers a pitch against the Slammers at Slammers Stadium in Joliet, IL on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies head coach Rod Carey talks to his player during a practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 1. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICEHuskies wide receiver Jauan Wesley (9) catches a pass during a practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 01. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies wide receiver Jordan Robinson (81) catches a pass during a practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 1. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies assistant coach Jordan Lynch runs a drill with the running backs during practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 6. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies quarterback Daniel Santacaterina (7) throws a pass during practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 11. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies quarterback Daniel Santacaterina (7) throws a pass during practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 11. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies quarterback Ryan Graham (17) throws a pass during practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 11. (Sean King for Shaw Media) NIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU FOOTBALL PRACTICENIU Huskies head coach Rod Carey talks to his players during practice at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb August 11. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Batavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerBatavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerBatavia goalkeeper Treven Ritko-Siros (0) goes up for a save against Wheaton Warrenville South forward Declin Ermer (21) at Batavia High School in Batavia August 26. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Batavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerBatavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerWheaton Warrenville South goalkeeper Joe Adamek (0) makes a diving save against Batavia at Batavia High School in Batavia August 26. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Batavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerBatavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerWheaton Warrenville South midfielder Nick McGrath (4) goes up for a header against Batavia at Batavia High School in Batavia August 26. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Batavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerBatavia Vs Wheaton Warrenville South SoccerWheaton Warrenville South forward Samani Hussenini plays the ball against Batavia forward Sal Garcia at Batavia High School in Batavia August 26. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire goalkeeper Matt Lampson (28) reacts after giving up a goal against Toronto FC midfielder Nicolas Hasler (26) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward Luis Solignac (9) goes up for a header against the Toronto FC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerMinnesota United fans cheer on their team at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 26, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerMinnesota United fans cheer on their team at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 26, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerMinnesota United fans celebrate after their team defeats the Chicago Fire 2 - 1 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 26, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) plays the ball against New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara (23) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, August 05, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential)


JULY 2017

July 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

HERE IS SOME OF MY WORK FROM JULY 2017

 

Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire forward Arturo Alvarez (12) watches his shot sail past Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted (1) for a goal at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic (23) celebrates after scoring a goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsMembers of Sector Latino celebrate after a goal by Chicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic (not pictured) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) challenges Vancouver Whitecaps Tony Tchani (16) for the ball during the first half of play at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire forward Luis Solignac (9) leaps over Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jake Nerwinski (28) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsChicago Fire Vs Vancouver WhitecapsMembers of Section 8 celebrate a Chicago Fire victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsChicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) singles against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsA young White Sox fan celebrates after catching a ball throw by Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smith (36) at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsChicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) delivers a pitch against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsChicago White Sox outfielder Willy Garcia (61) homers against the Chicago Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsA Chicago Cubs fan holds up the World Series championship flag while a White Sox fan attempts to take the flag from him at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsChicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) holds up the Cross Town Classic trophy in celebration after the Chicago Cubs defeat the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) ct-abn-baseball-kaneland-st-0712ct-abn-baseball-kaneland-st-0712Naperville North's Logan Van Poucke delivers a pitch against Kaneland during the Phil Lawler summer classic regional quarterfinal game at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, IL on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714Kaneland's Zach Farris tags St.Charles North's Grant Belich for an out during Thursday�s Phil Lawler Summer Classic regional final game at St.Charles East High School in St.Charles, IL on Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714St.Charles North's Tristan Cazel (14) delivers a pitch against Kaneland during Thursday�s Phil Lawler Summer Classic regional final game at St.Charles East High School in St.Charles, IL on Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714Kaneland's Zach Farris (3) is hit by a pitch from St.Charles North's Tristan Cazel (not in pitcher) during Thursday�s Phil Lawler Summer Classic regional final game at St.Charles East High School in St.Charles, IL on Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714ct-abn-baseball-st-charles-north-st-0714Kaneland's Alex Buchanon (44) delivers a pitch against St.Charles North during Thursday�s Phil Lawler Summer Classic regional final game at St.Charles East High School in St.Charles, IL on Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717Ryan Vanderway hits a chip shot on the 4th hole during the Aurora City Championship at Phillips Park Golf Course in Aurora, IL on Sunday, July 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717Ryan Harreld hits a bunker shot on the 9th hole during the Aurora City Championship at Phillips Park Golf Course in Aurora, IL on Sunday, July 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717Arron Brown hits a bunker shot on the 6th hole during the Aurora City Championship at Phillips Park Golf Course in Aurora, IL on Sunday, July 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717ct-abn-golf-aurora-city-tournament-st-0717Ryan Harreld reads the green on the 6th hole during the Aurora City Championship at Phillips Park Golf Course in Aurora, IL on Sunday, July 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Taste of OakbrookTaste of OakbrookJesslyn Evelyn Valdez 13, of Hickory Hills gives Patriotic stilt-walker David Fleming of Tinley Park a high five during the Taste of Oak Brook in Oak Brook, IL on Monday, July 03, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press ct-sta-baseball-st-rita-lake-park-st-0718ct-sta-baseball-st-rita-lake-park-st-0718St. Rita's Matt Dunleavy scores on a sacrifice bunt by Brendan Carrane (not in picture) against Lake Park during the Phil Lawler Summer Classic at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, IL on Monday, July 17, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown kspts_thu_720_TRI_SummerBaseball-SCEkspts_thu_720_TRI_SummerBaseball-SCESt.Charles East's Jeremy Cox (15) delivers a pitch against Oswego East at St.Charles East High School in St.Charles July 10. Lightning Strike in Aurora, IL on July 21, 2017Lightning Strike in Aurora, IL on July 21, 2017Lightning strike in Aurora, IL on July 21, 2017 White Sox Vs Chicago CubsWhite Sox Vs Chicago CubsAmerican Gold-Medal winning artistic gymnast Ashton Locklear performs an aerial cartwheel during a ceremonial first pitch at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice)


JUNE 2017

July 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

HERE IS SOME OF MY WORK FROM JUNE 2017

 

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Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire defender Matt Polster (2) gets some air as he heads a ball against Atlanta United at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerAtlanta United defender Jeff Larentowicz (18) heads the ball over Chicago Fire forward Luis Solignac (9) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire fans hold up a sign in German asking for the jersey of Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward David Accam (11) heads the ball against Atlanta United midfielder Carlos Carmona (14) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic (23) reacts after scoring on a penalty kick against Atlanta United at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerMembers of Sector Latino celebrate after the Chicago Fire score their second goal against Atlanta United at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerSection 8 members fly pride flags before the start of the game against Orlando City SC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic (23) reacts after a missed shot on goal against the Orlando City SC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Mark Buehrle DayMark Buehrle DayFormer White Sox manager Ozzie Gullen speaks to the media during Mark Buehrle day at Guarenteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) Mark Buehrle DayMark Buehrle DayA Chicago White Sox fan holds up a sign during Mark Buehrle day at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) Swedish Days ParadeSwedish Days ParadeSwedish Days Parade Mark Buehrle DayMark Buehrle DayFormer White Sox player Frank Thomas waves to the fans during Mark Buehrle day at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) Mark Buehrle DayMark Buehrle DayFormer Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle, hugs his wife Jamie, right, daughter Brooklyn, and son Braden during Mark Buehrle day at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) Swedish Days ParadeSwedish Days ParadeSwedish Days Parade Swedish Days ParadeSwedish Days Paradeduring the Swedish Day Parade in Geneva, IL on Sunday, June 25, 2017 (Sean King for The Voice) Swedish Days ParadeSwedish Days ParadeSwedish Days Parade State Soccer 3AState Soccer 3ACollinsville's Emily Holten (11), Jalyn Richardson (2) and Courtney Marten (5) walk off the field as New Trier celebrates their victory in a 3A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 3AState Soccer 3ACollinsville's Morgan Lerch (0) attempts to save a shot on goal by New Trier's forward Emma Weaver (not in picture) in a 3A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 3AState Soccer 3ACollinsville forward Tayler Devine (6) goes up for a header against New Trier's Hope Baisley (20) in a 3A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 3AState Soccer 3ACollinsville's Emma Knoebel (20) plays the ball against New Trier's Meredith Nassar (14) in a 3A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 3AState Soccer 3ACollinsville forward Emily Holten (11) goes up for a header against New Trier's Hope Baisley (20) in a 3A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com Hawk HarrelsonHawk HarrelsonChicago Whitesox baseball announcer Hawk Harrelson answers questions during an interview at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Hawk HarrelsonHawk HarrelsonWhite Sox Baseball announcer Hawk Harrelson speaks to fans at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Kane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars pitcher Curtis Taylor (47) delivers a pitch against against the Peoria Chiefs at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Kane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars pitcher Jeferson Mejia (36) delivers a pitch against the Peoria Chiefs at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Kane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars pitcher Jon Duplantier (40) delivers a pitch against the Peoria Chiefs at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Summer BasketballSummer BasketballStreamwood's Keenan Coles (32) drives to the hoop against Kaneland during the Hoops Mountain Shootout at Batavia High School in Batavia, IL on Friday, June 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Summer BasketballSummer BasketballWest Aurora's Camron Dontlan (13) drives to the hoop against Ralph Ellison during the Hoops Mountain Shootout at Batavia High School in Batavia, IL on Friday, June 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Summer BasketballSummer BasketballLarkin's Anthony Lynch goes up for a dunk on a fast break against Pleasant Valley during the Hoops Mountain Shootout at Batavia High School in Batavia, IL on Friday, June 16, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Joliet Slammers BaseballJoliet Slammers BaseballJoliet Slammers Ridge Hoopii-Haslam (2) leaps over Lake Erie's Jordan Dean (20) to save a throw to second base at Silver Cross Field in Joliet, IL on Sunday, June 04, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ABurlington Central's midfielder Kyrsten Pellikan (7) goes up for a header against Lemont midfielder Jacqueline Aleman (5) during a Class 2A third place final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ABurlington Central's midfielder Zoey Kolhoff (15) celebrates with her team after scoring on a penalty kick against Lemont during a Class 2A third place final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ABurlington Central raises their third place trophy in celebration during a Class 2A third place final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Craig Sager Night at the Cougars GameCraig Sager Night at the Cougars GameCraig Sager bobblehead at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva June 29. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Craig Sager Night at the Cougars GameCraig Sager Night at the Cougars GameKane County Cougars second baseman Manny Jefferson (5) tags Clinton LumberKing's Luis Rengifo (1) on an attempted steal for an out during the first inning of play at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva June 29. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Kane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars fans run the bases during a race between innings at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva June 29. (Sean King for Shaw Media) State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2AWheaton Academy forward Gretchen Pearson (20) watches as her shot on goal sails over the crossbar against Triad during a Class 2A state soccer final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. (Sean King for Shaw Media) State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2AWheaton Academy forward Sophia Lindquist (14) goes up for a header against Triad during a Class 2A state soccer final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. (Sean King for Shaw Media) State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2AWheaton Academy raise their second place trophy in the air in celebration during the Class 2A state soccer final at North Central College in Naperville June 3. (Sean King for Shaw Media) Kane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars BaseballKane County Cougars fans run the bases during a race between innings at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva June 29. (Sean King for Shaw Media) State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ATriad defender Maddie Keller (6) fights for position against Burlington Central midfielder Anna McMahon (3) in a 2A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ATriad forward Sam Bassler (right) plays the ball against Burlington Central midfielder Sydney Pryor in a 2A semifinal game at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Friday, June 02, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ATriad goalkeeper Mercedes King (30) makes a save during a penalty kick from Wheaton Academy defender Holland Kosiek (10) during the Class 2A state final at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Saturday, June 03, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com State Soccer 2AState Soccer 2ATriad defender Maddie Keller (6) plays the ball against Wheaton Academy forward Gretchen Pearson (20) during the Class 2A state final at North Central College in Naperville, IL on Saturday, June 3, 2017 Sean King | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com


MAY - 2017

July 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

HERE IS SOME OF MY WORK FROM MAY 2017

 

Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire defender Brandon Vincent (3) goes up for a header against FC Dallas at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Thursday, May 25, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire fans cheer on Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Thursday, May 25, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetBloom's Jelena Rowe sets a new state high jump record with a jump of 6.0 feet at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown Aurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora communications director Clayton Muhammad (right) introduces Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin during the 2017 Mayoral and Aldermanic Inauguration at The Paramount Arts Center in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Aurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora 7th ward alderman Scheketa Hart-Burms speaks to the crowd during the 2017 Mayoral and Aldermanic Inauguration at The Paramount Arts Center in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Aurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora 9th ward alderman Edward Bugg thanks his family during 2017 Mayoral and Aldermanic Inauguration at The Paramount Arts Center in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Batavia Vs Geneva BaseballBatavia Vs Geneva BaseballBatavia's Glenn Albanese (32) throws a pitch against Geneva at Geneva High School in Geneva, IL on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Mayor Richard Irvin's First Day in OfficeMayor Richard Irvin's First Day in OfficeOffice coordinator Maria Lindsay hangs art from the Paramount Theater on the wall in Mayor Richard C. Irvin's office at City Hall in Aurora, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Somonauk Vs Aurora Christian Softball 1A Regional FinalSomonauk Vs Aurora Christian Softball 1A Regional FinalSomonauk raises the 1A regional championship plaque in celebration after defeating Aurora Christian in the 1A Aurora Christian regional final at Somonauk High School in Somonauk, IL on Monday, May 22, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Somonauk Vs Aurora Christian Softball 1A Regional FinalSomonauk Vs Aurora Christian Softball 1A Regional FinalSomonauk players hug pitcher Tayler Fall (center) after winning the 1A regional final championship against Aurora Christian at Somonauk High School in Somonauk, IL on Monday, May 22, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Hinsdale Central Boys Gymnastic MeetHinsdale Central Boys Gymnastic MeetHinsdale Central's Nolan Holmes competes in the high bar during the Hinsdale Central Boys Gymnastics Sectional at Hinsdale Central in Hinsdale, IL on Saturday, May 06, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Oak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park-River Forest's Mariah Scott (19) plays catch before the start of a game against Hinsdale at Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Oak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park-River Forest's Maeve Nelson (0) is greeted by her team mates after hitting a home run against Hinsdale Central at Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Oak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park-River Forest's head coach Mel Kolbusz gives instructions to catcher Mariah Scott (19) at Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Oak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park-River Forest's Nellie Kamenitsa-Hale (2) beats the throw to the plate to score a run against Hinsdale Central at Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Oak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park River-Forest SoftballOak Park-River Forest's Maeve Nelson (0) dives for a ground ball against Hinsdale Central at Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, IL on Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Girls State SoccerGirls State SoccerBeecher's Taylor Johnson (left) hugs Beecher's Kayla Hon (8) in celebration after they defeat IC Catholic to win their 2A super-sectional softball game at The Ballpark in Rosemont, IL on Monday, May 29, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Beecher SoftballBeecher SoftballBeecher players celebrate their victory over IC Catholic as they hold the 2A regional super-sectional plaque at The Ballpark in Rosemont, IL on Monday, May 29, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press IC Catholic SoftballIC Catholic SoftballIC Catholic's Josie Lytton (23) hits a two run homer against Beecher during a 2A super-sectional softball game at The Ballpark in Rosemont, IL on Monday, May 29, 2017 | Sean King - Pioneer Press Neuqua Valley Vs Minooka 4A Regional Final BaseballNeuqua Valley Vs Minooka 4A Regional Final BaseballNeuqua Valley celebrates their victory over Minooka for the Neuqua Valley 4A regional championship at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL on Saturday, May 27, 2017 | Sean King - The Naperville-Sun Neuqua Valley Vs Minooka 4A Regional Final BaseballNeuqua Valley Vs Minooka 4A Regional Final BaseballNeuqua Valley's Mason LeBreck (23) throws a pitch against Minooka during the Neuqua Valley 4A regional final at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL on Saturday, May 27, 2017 | Sean King - The Naperville-Sun Neuqua Valley Vs Plainfield East BaseballNeuqua Valley Vs Plainfield East BaseballNeuqua Valley's James Kulak (14) throws a pitch against Plainfield East in Wednesday's Class 4A Oswego sectional semifinal at Oswego High School in Oswego, IL on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Sean King - The Naperville-Sun Neuqua Valley Vs Plainfield East BaseballNeuqua Valley Vs Plainfield East BaseballNeuqua Valley's James Gargano (3) reacts after scoring as run against Plainfield East in Wednesday's Class 4A Oswego sectional semifinal at Oswego High School in Oswego, IL on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Sean King - The Naperville-Sun Bolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetBolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetHomewood-Floosmoor's Jaimie Robinson takes first in the 200 meter dash at Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, IL on Friday, May 05, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown Bolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetBolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetLincoln-Way East's Lauren Ladere competes in the discus throw at Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, IL on Friday, May 5, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown Bolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetBolingbrook Girls Track and Field MeetLincoln-Way East's Ololade Ayoola in the 400 meter dash at Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, IL on Friday, May 05, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetGlenbard West's Katelynne Hart advances to the finals after her winning her heat in the Class 3A 1600-Meter Run at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetThornton's Mya Robinson advances to the finals after winning her heat in the Class 3A 100-Meter High Hurdles at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetWaubonsie Valley's Brooklyne Wilson competes in the Class 3A Shot Put at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetWest Aurora's Dajour Miles advances to the finals after winning her heat in the Class 3A 100-Meter Dash at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetWest Aurora's Dajour Miles advances to the finals after winning her heat in the Class 3A 400-Meter Dash at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetNaperville North's Halle Bieber competes in the Class 3A 300-Meter Int. Hurdles at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetKaneland's Cierra Kuipers clears her qualifying vault in the Class 2A Pole Vault semifinals at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetBrooks' Imani Carothers sets a new state record in the Class 2A 100-Meter High Hurdles during the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetAurora Central Catholic's Abby Fioresi takes first in the Class 2A 800-Meter Run State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetSt. Charles North's Audrey Ernst takes an early lead in the first section of the Class 3A 3200-Meter Run Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetOak Park-River Forest's Lila Wine attempts a vault during the Class 3A Pole Vault State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetGlenbard West's Katelynne Hart takes a commanding lead while she runs her section of the Class 3A 3200-Meter Run State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetGlenbard West's Lindsey Payne hugs team mate Katelynne Hart after they finish their section of the Class 3A 3200-Meter Run State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetNiles West's Danielle DiMaria competes in the 100-meter race in the wheelchair division during the IHSA girls track and field state finals at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetKaneland's Kerrie Brolley competes in the Class 2A 4x200-Meter Relay State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet2017 IHSA Girls State Track and Field MeetNew Trier's Savannah Noethlich runs a leg in the Class 3A 4x400-Meter Relay State Final at O'Brien Stadium Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Sean King - Daily Southtown 1A Girls State Soccer Final1A Girls State Soccer FinalJohnsburg's Amber Humphres (14) and Taylor Piggott (23) celebrate after scoring a goal against IC Catholic during the 1A third place state final game at North Central College in Naperville May 27. 1A Girls State Soccer Final1A Girls State Soccer FinalJohnsburg's Amber Humphres (14) plays the ball against IC Catholic during the 1A third place state final game at North Central College in Naperville May 27. 1A Girls State Soccer Final1A Girls State Soccer FinalJohnsburg's Hannah Anderson (16) heads the ball against IC Catholic's Olivia Hurt (5) during the 1A third place state final game at North Central College in Naperville May 27. 1A Girls State Soccer Final1A Girls State Soccer FinalThe 1A third place state final game at North Central College in Naperville May 27. Aurora Mayor and Aldermanic InaugurationAurora Mayor and Aldermanic Inaugurationat The Paramount Arts Center in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News


APRIL - 2017

July 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

HERE IS SOME OF MY WORK FROM APRIL 2017

 

Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) watches his header sail over the hands of Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush (1) for a goal at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) celebrates after scoring a goal against the Montreal Impact at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward David Accam (11) moves the ball up the pitch against the Montreal Impact at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) pokes the ball away from Montreal Impact midfielder Hernan Bernardello (30) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) goes up for a header against Montreal Impact forward Dominic Oduro (7) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerA Section 8 member cheers from on top of the tifo stand at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 01, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire fans cheer on Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) after he scores a goal against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerNew England Revolution midfielder Laglais Kouassi (12) plays the ball against Chicago Fire midfielder Juninho (19) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) goes up for a header against New England Revolution defender Joshua Smith (27) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire players celebrate after scoring a goal against the New England Revolution in the distance Section 8 displays two tifo's in celebration at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire forward David Accam (11) moves the ball up the pitch on a fast break against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) Chicago Fire SoccerChicago Fire SoccerSector Latino fans cheer on the Chicago Fire against the New England Revolution at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential) New Aurora MayorNew Aurora MayorRichard Irvin supporters watch as error message is displayed from the Aurora Election Committee website at Gaslight Manor in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News New Aurora MayorNew Aurora MayorMayoral Candidate Richard Irvin speaks to his supporters at Gaslight Manor in Aurora, IL on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Cougars BaseballCougars BaseballKane County Cougars players sign autographs during opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Cougars BaseballCougars BaseballKane County Cougars Manager Butch Hopson autographs his baseball card from 1983 for Kris Couch from Wheaton at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Cougars BaseballCougars BaseballKane County Cougars Manager Butch Hobson (center) talks to his team during practice at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Cougars BaseballCougars BaseballKane County Cougars pitcher Emilio Vargas (45) throws a pitch against the Beloit Snappers at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Cougars BaseballCougars BaseballKane County Cougars pitcher Ryan Burr (32) throws a pitch against the Beloit Snappers at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva, IL on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Oswego Vs Kaneland BaseballOswego Vs Kaneland BaseballOswego's Cole Aughenbaugh (22) beats the throw to Kaneland's Joey Brandonisio (3) for a steal at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, IL on Saturday, April 08, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Boys Track and Field Meet at Wheaton-Warrenville SouthBoys Track and Field Meet at Wheaton-Warrenville SouthOswego's Mitchell Bradford and Metea Valley's Randall Kohout compete in a 3200 meter run during the Red Grange Invitational at Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, IL on Friday, April 21, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News Boys Track and Field Meet at Wheaton-Warrenville SouthBoys Track and Field Meet at Wheaton-Warrenville SouthMetea Valley's Alonzo Taylor-Jones and Waubonsie Valley's Tre'von Petty compete in the 100 meter dash during the Red Grange Invitational at Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, IL on Friday, April 21, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News West Aurora Vs Oswego Girls SoccerWest Aurora Vs Oswego Girls SoccerOswego East keeper Reagan Sanders (1) makes a save against West Aurora's Riley O'Brien (5) at Oswego East in Oswego, IL on Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News St. Charles East Vs West Aurora SoftballSt. Charles East Vs West Aurora SoftballSt.Charles East's Rylee Stout (middle) celebrates with her team after hitting a two run homer against West Aurora at West Aurora High School in Aurora, IL on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Sean King - The Beacon-News NIU FootballNIU FootballNorthern Illinois University wide receiver Maalik Todd (27) runs after the catch during the NIU Spring Bowl at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb April 22. NIU FootballNIU FootballNorthern Illinois University head coach Rod Carey talks to his players at the conclusion of the NIU Spring Bowl at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb April 22. Geneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva's Noah Davison (16) throws a pitch against Marmion's Collin Gibson (24) at Geneva High School in Geneva April 07. Geneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva players on the bench root their team on by wearing their hats the same way during a key moment in their game against Marmion at Geneva High School in Geneva April 07. Geneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva Vs Marmion BaseballMarmion's Brandon McPherson (8) throws a pitch against Geneva's Dylan Baer (3) at Geneva High School in Geneva April 07. Geneva Vs Marmion BaseballGeneva Vs Marmion BaseballMarmion's Brandon McPherson (8) dives back to first base to avoid the tag of Geneva's Conor Cook (20) at Geneva High School in Geneva April 07. 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