High School Sports

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Aurora Christian’s game against Chicago Christian earlier this month was a night of celebration. But it was also one that brought a whole lot of emotion.
Patrick Mahoney was talking to schools anywhere from NCAA Division I to Division III, where he could double as an offensive lineman and long snapper. Then fate dealt him a winning hand.
DeAndre Craig was the dominant force on the floor against St. Rita, scoring 33 points to lead the Caravan to a 84-76 win.
In his 19th and final season leading the Wolverines, Robert Smith has seven Public League championships, six state titles and 500 wins after an 82-36 romp past visiting Brooks.
The senior is the first Illinois player selected to play in the game since Max Christie in 2021.
This episode begins with a look back at the When Sides Collide shootout and then we dive into a big listener mailbag full of questions.
Here are several takeaways from what was a pretty special day of high school basketball at Saturday’s annual When Sides Collide.
Simeon returns to the top spot and Downers Grove North joins the rankings.
Benet was faced with a unique situation on Saturday. It’s highly unusual for a high school coach to guarantee a victory against an opponent.
It’s incredibly rare to see a high school player with Fears’ belief in himself and command over the game.
Brother Rice took control in the final two minutes to grab a 64-59 victory at the When Sides Collide Shootout at Benet.
Camden, N.J. arrived with a full entourage of fans and security and were surrounded by autograph seekers before and after knocking off Kenwood 68-54.
The Illinois High School Association has suspended multiple players and forced three high school basketball teams to forfeit games due to fights that occured during games last week.
Here are a half dozen outstanding matchups to keep tabs on this weekend.
Jaheim Savage had already scored 35 points. But if a few more seconds ticked off the clock, that impressive total would just be a line at the end of a story.