With the recent passing of Joe Newton we talk about the legacy he left in Illinois high school athletics, among other topics.
Girls basketball rankings week 2
Just 30 seconds into the second quarter, DePaul Prep’s Perry Cowan was relegated to the bench after picking up his second foul. The benching didn’t seem to sit well with … Continue Reading DePaul hand St. Laurence their first loss of the season
By: Luke Drase It’s funny how much of a difference a week can make. Coming into their game against 19th ranked Uplift, Lincoln Park were off to a rocky start to … Continue Reading Lincoln Park upends no. 19 Uplift
Propelled by a big first half performance, No. 9 Loyola held on to defeat Trinity (6-2) 50-42, winning their seventh straight contest and improving to 8-1 on the season.
Tuesday Dec. 5 No. 3 (9-0, 2-0) Maine West, 65 def. Highland Park, 25 After jumping out to a 32-3 first quarter lead, Maine West put it into cruise control … Continue Reading Girls basketball roundup: Week of 12/4
Monday Nov. 4 (6-0, 1-0) Niles North 85, Prosser 59 The rich keep on getting richer. In addition to Dravon Claybourn’s 28 points and 5 assists and Damaria Franklin’s 17 … Continue Reading Boys basketball roundup: Week of 12/4
Now that we are a few weeks into the season, here is our inaugural girls basketball top-25 for the Chicagoland area.
It’s not too often that a regular season non-conference game can tell you a whole lot about a team’s state title chances.
But Maine West’s 60-51 win over Beaver Dam (WI) during the Fremd Chicagoland Invitational Showcase did just that.
Evanston fed the post early and often en route to a 53-45 win over New Trier to open up the CSL South season.
Thursday night’s gritty, 63-56 win over Maine South to open up conference play went a long way to help erase any doubts that people may have had about New Trier, while giving them a leg up in what is sure to be a tight conference race.
With only Thanksgiving tournaments to go off of, we set out to complete the unenviable task of trying to predict where the six teams in the CSL South will fall this season.
Northside gave Lane all they could handle, but a late rally by the Indians would see them prevail in the end, taking the 69-62 win to move to 3-2 on the season.
Maine West beat GBS 60-35, keeping their perfect record intact, while handing the Titans their first loss of the season.
In this episode we discuss…Football state finals, Thanksgiving basketball tournaments, and new boys basketball sectional sites and assignments.