High School Basketball

From the time she first stepped on a basketball court as a kindergartner, Jordan Wood had never played another sport.
Four months after taking the job at Rich, Jamere Dismukes is leaving for H-F.
No Shot Clock
Here is a quick rundown of the 2023 When Sides Collide, which will be Saturday, Jan. 21.
IHSA executive director Craig Anderson said Walton is the first athlete ever to come to the organization seeking an OK for a NIL deal.
All eyes will be on St. Rita coach Roshawn Russell’s program this season as his star-studded cast includes the state’s top two prospects in the junior class: James Brown and Morez Johnson.
There is good news and bad news for shot-clock advocates, along with some CPS progress and more.
Jones shakes her head when she thinks about her basketball journey.
Here are five headline players in the younger classes who made arguably the biggest impression during the live periods this summer.
The basketball powerhouse in Maywood has churned out a dozen players who have played or are playing in the NBA. The list includes six first-round picks.
Conte Stamas hasn’t been a head high school coach since 2008, but the Brother Rice job was too intriguing to pass up.
The impact of Fears’ move back to Joliet West and the domino effect it has on high school basketball this upcoming season will be felt.
Jeremy Fears Jr. is coming home. The Joliet native will return to Joliet West for his senior year.
Weigel Broadcasting announced Monday that it will take over production of the Illinois High School Association’s football and basketball state finals television broadcasts.
Updates on the top uncommitted seniors and several recruiting steals
Marquise Pryor, who played basketball at Orr and was a prominent figure in the 2018 Fox Sports documentary “Shot in the Dark,” was fatally shot Friday.
By the time all the summer evaluation periods concluded in July, the 6-8 Drew Scharnowski had 20-plus offers.
Anyone who has taken the time to watch and evaluate Bolingbrook’s Mekhi Cooper and St. Ignatius’ Jackson Kotecki since the conclusion of the high school season has seen the change.
Barnes, now a successful pro basketball player in Europe, has donated money to benefit mental health and given his time to help his alma mater.
Bobby Frasor won regional titles in two of his first three seasons and compiled an overall record of 143-56 in seven seasons.
Cam Christie has been the rare teenage college prospect who doesn’t advertise every step while navigating the recruiting process.
Ty Pence from St. Joseph-Ogden, located in central Illinois and only one hour from Redbird Arena, committed to Ryan Pedon and Illinois State on Thursday.
A look at an emerging team from the southern part of the state, the continued impact of the transfer portal, and a scenario involving NIL that has changed the way we look at recruiting.
Dyanla Rainey was shot at her home on the 700 block of South 6th Avenue in Maywood and died at Loyola University Medical Center.
Sam Lewis committed to coach Tod Kowalczyk and the Rockets on Friday, ending a recruitment in which he was a highly coveted mid-major prospect.
The state’s Class of 2023 is still trying to establish itself, whether that’s from a national perspective or simply proving some doubters wrong locally.