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A look back at Friday’s playoff action.
Come on, you could still run a 4.7-second 40-yard dash. Or maybe a 4.9. A 5.9?
Kirkpatrick’s game-winner came on a high-risk, high-difficulty inbounds play and sends the Trevians to the NOW Arena Supersectional on Monday.
Against an opponent that wanted to speed the game up, the Roadrunners obliged in their 69-44 state semifinals win over Waubonsie Valley.
After Friday’s 58-41 Class 3A semifinals win over Montini, the Railsplitters (37-0) get another chance at perfection. No 3A team has run the table since the 2012-13 Peoria Notre Dame team.
All the results from the boys basketball sectional finals across the state.
The Hornets were the ones making mistakes as their dream season ended in a 46-33 Class 3A semifinals loss to Glenwood (28-7) at Illinois State’s CEFCU arena.
Here is a preview of each Class 4A sectional championship game in the area on Friday.
Here is a look at all the Class 3A sectional championship games involving area teams.
All the results from the semifinal and title games in Bloomington-Normal.
“They were bigger and stronger and Lovemore definitely hurt us,” Marist coach Brian Hynes said.
The Raiders regularly churn out high-major-college prospects, but it is the team-first senior guards who have been the key to coach Rob Brost’s tenure.
All the results from the IHSA sectional semifinals.
Every team still alive is just three wins from playing in Champaign for a state trophy.
Joe Henricksen and Michael O’Brien’s weekly look at Illinois high school basketball.
The news of Gould’s hire was first reported by the Sun-Times on Friday morning and exploded far beyond the usual high school sports news circles.
Whereas the Rams (27-7) looked a step slow and overwhelmed, the Broncos (29-7) were ferocious and took Monday’s 44-25 Class 3A super-sectionals game against the Rams to advance to the Illinois state semifinals in Bloomington-Normal.
Lincoln-Way East’s talented junior commits, a look at the national rankings and Public League realignment updates.
A big notebook of observations and takes from the big week of regional play.