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In partnership with the Bears, Ledley King — who played his entire career for soccer club Tottenham Hotspur of the Premier League — traveled from England to participate in Monday’s girls flag football event at Crane, the alma mater of Bears founder George Halas.
Since 1990, there have only been three Final Fours — 2021, 2007 and 1995 — in which a team didn’t have an Illinois player on scholarship.
Lovett had plenty of Power Five offers to choose from, including Arizona State, Iowa, Kansas State, Louisville, Missouri, Purdue, Syracuse, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
The Rams didn’t lose a game in the Catholic League, arguably the best conference in the state this year.
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.
“Man, he’s a coach’s dream,” Thornton coach Tai Streets said. “He’s a winner and the absolute leader you want to have on your team.”
The 29th edition of the City/Suburban Hoops Report All-State team.
Reese’s college stock soared after moving from wide receiver to defensive back.
The Phillips boys basketball team won the Class 2A state championship Saturday. At a celebration held in the school’s gym Wednesday, players from the 1975 championship team joined this year’s squad.
Mike and Joe break down the state championship games, discuss the format, the crowds and take a look ahead at next season.
The Chicago area provided some diverse champions as the suburbs, Catholic League and Public League won state titles.
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.
Senior Zack Evans, who had a low-scoring semifinal, led with 27 points and eight rebounds.
Palatine coach Eric Millstone summed up the difference between his team and Normal: “There weren’t any adjustments we could make other than grow taller.’'