Rankings for the week of 11/25
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
Though it would have been completely understandable for Rolling Meadows to have felt fatigue after their first two matchups of the season, they brought the fight to Lake Zurich, opening the game on a 12-0 run before edging past the Bears 47-43 for their third win of the season.
Once again, the beautiful photos are courtesy of Jack Lydon, go check out his website at www.jacklydon.com
Welcome to a new season! We will be dropping the ranking live shortly. If you miss any of the podcast you can catch up with my rankings and thoughts right … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider Girls basketball top-20: Preseason rankings
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Led by a swarming defense, timely passing, a solid ground game, and superb special teams play, the Warriors won their first state playoff game in school history by defeating the Benet Redwings 20-18 and avenging their loss from a year ago.
After fending off a stiff challenge from 10th seeded Prospect, the number two seeded Trevians captured their second straight regional title with a 23-25, 25-15, 25-17 win over the Knights.
Photo Gallery for Maine South vs. Mt Carmel
Some more summer league thoughts.
It’s been a pretty incredible year, so we decided to celebrate all of the accomplishments with some awards
So I guess it’s basketball season again. Pretty much takes up half the year but that’s Illinois for you. Here are five of my thoughts from the girls basketball DePaul summer shootout.
We welcome special guest James Snyder from New Trier to the podcast, who just finished up an excellent senior season and had to follow Rainn Wilson at graduation. Big thanks … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Podcast Ep. 38: Closing Time
Glenbard West came back after dropping the opening set to win 18-25, 25-19, 25-18 to keep their hopes for a fourth consecutive state title alive.