From Kendric Pryor’s point of view, it was “nothing out of the ordinary.”
From where Homewood-Flossmoor coach Marc Condotti sat, it was the play of the Vikings’ 55-47 win over the host Wildcats in Friday’s championship game of the Class 4A Thornton Regional.
With less than two minutes remaining and what was once a 16-point lead down to five, H-F turned the ball over. Thornton’s Keondre Woods, who’d just made a 3-pointer, doubled back to pick off a pass and was streaking toward the basket. Somewhere in the air space above the rim, Pryor met him, swatting the ball away.
The overall trend has been that homer streaks of at least five games have gone hand-in-hand with staying power.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle reflected on the complicated story of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the Illinois native and Civil War general who founded the holiday. Monday’s event was held at Logan’s statue in Grant Park.
Right-hander Jimmy Lambert lands on injured injured with ankle inflammation to make room for Hendriks
The beloved Scouts pitcher lost his life in an accident during a hike in Alaska.
The veteran right-hander no-hit the Rays — the best-hitting team in the majors — for six innings in a command performance that halted the Cubs’ four-game losing streak.