Fremd holds off Waukegan for double overtime victory The fans at Wheeling received a late holiday present as the Fremd and Waukegan played an extra quarter of basketball on Thursday … Continue Reading Wheeling tournament quarterfinals recap
Featuring four marquee games with all eight teams currently in the top-20 fans got a little bit of everything, including a triple overtime thriller that saw Fremd knock off Benet.
Easy come, easy go. York made their first appearance in the top-20 last week and were promptly beaten by Naperville North. What’s going on with Bolingbrook? I am giving them … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: Week 6
Saturdays contest between the #12 ranked Simeon Lady Wolverines and the #6 Nazareth Roadrunners proved to be the matchup that everyone had hoped for. Despite trailing for three quarters Simeon used a dominating fourth quarter to defeat Nazareth 57-48 on Saturday afternoon.
But none of those previous minutes mattered, as all it took was a single second to get off a shot for her only points of the game. A three pointer at the buzzer to give Fenwick a 50-49 win over the Titans.
We are officially over one month into a season. Thanksgiving tournaments are long behind us, Christmas tourneys are just around the corner, and we’ve finally established a little bit of … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider girls basketball top-20: Week 5
The Redwings are now riding high on a three game win streak, their latest triumph being their most impressive, a 62-21 winner over #6 Marist.
New Trier went into Wednesday’s night matchup versus Glenbrook South with a lot going against them. The Trevians only had one day of prep for an undefeated Titans team who … Continue Reading New Trier in control of CSL South with win over GBS
Rankings for the week of 12/9
The Indians made their triumphant return to to the public leagues top division defeating the North Lawndale Phoenix 76-70 in their first Red North-West game since the creation of CPS super conferences.
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Um, okay then. That was a wild week. A couple of shootouts, a few upsets sprinkled in with the start of the conference season. Simeon, what in the world are … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: Week 3
But what may have been lost in fan support has been gained ten-fold in conference significance as Niles North controlled the game from start to finish to post a 61-48 win and start out the CSL South season with a win.
New Trier got the better of Loyola this time around, holding off a Rambler rally for 55-52 win in the New Trier/Loyola Thanksgiving tournament.
The two teams combined for an incredible 27 made three pointers, before St. Pats eked out a 71-69 victory to move to 2-0 on the young season.
Rankings for the week of 11/18