Michael O'Brien

High School Sports Editor
The Champions thought they had won the city title after a groundout to first, but they had to do it all over again after an umpire revealed his call.
Tucker, who worked at the Sun-Times for 28 years, left two impressive legacies.
Controversy swirled around the Hinsdale South basketball program in November when Erin Savage, the mother of basketball player Brendan Savage, sued the school district and several employees after her son was cut from the team following tryouts.
Mike and Joe break down the state championship games, discuss the format, the crowds and take a look ahead at next season.
Homewood-Flossmoor finishes on top and DePaul Prep earns the No. 2 ranking ahead of Curie.
Everything came together beautifully for the Vikings in a 60-48 victory against Normal.
DePaul Prep started hot and then clamped down defensively to win a second consecutive state title. The Rams won Class 2A last season.
Horton’s slam with 4:51 to play was the signature moment of the first nine games of the state finals.