High School Sports
“They were bigger and stronger and Lovemore definitely hurt us,” Marist coach Brian Hynes said.
Joe Henricksen and Michael O’Brien’s weekly look at Illinois high school basketball.
Robbie Gould introduced as Rolling Meadows’ new football coach. ‘I fell in love with high school football.’
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.
All the results from around the area.
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.
Glenbrook North and Simeon return. Kenwood tumbles but holds on.
“It was a long week,” Kenwood senior Calvin Robins Jr. said. “Nobody believes in us, but that doesn’t matter because everyone in that [locker room] does.”
The 20 best players this season on teams within the city limits.
All the state playoff results from around the area.
A look at some of Friday’s best high school basketball games.
Gould replaces Sam Baker, who held the job for four seasons. He met with Rolling Meadows players Friday morning.
The Hornets’ self-restraint paid off as they beat the Vikings 42-29 in the sectional final.
IHSA rules multiple Kenwood players and coaches ineligible but allows team to play in the state tournament
Kenwood’s star-studded team was a major attraction across the state. Learning that the core of the squad the last two seasons was ineligible is bound to bring up many questions.
The full list of players nominated for All-City and All-Area honors.
Gabriel Gonzales, a 6-7 junior, scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while dueling in the post with 6-10 Illinois recruit Jason Jakstys.
The Illinois High School Association moved the second game of the Kenwood regional doubleheader to Oak Lawn and postponed the host Broncos game vs. Morton.
Despite trailing for much of the game, the Roadrunners were prepared for these close battles thanks to their.trip to Florida for the Tampa Bay Christmas Invite.
Micheal Woods started to generate some buzz early in the season but then went down with an injury.
Michael O’Brien and Joe Henricksen focus on the Class 4A bracket, going through each of the sectionals and talking about the best regional matchups.