Rankings for the week of 1/19
When it was all said and done, Libertyville’s Margaret Buchert’s left handed desperation attempt crashed off the backboard and in, stunning the Lake Forest fans for the 42-39 Libertyville victory.
A little more movement than normal in the post-holiday tournament rankings. That’s due in large to the Grow The Game Tournament and Shootout, and the second Chicagoland Showcase, this time … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: 2019-20 Week 7
Probably going to be a little more explanation in the opener here than usual, just because so much has happened this week. Per usual, the consolation bracket games practically do … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: 2019-20 Week 6
Volleyball season is back. Started out our coverage with the Vernon Hills/Barrington invite, one of the better early season tournaments in the entire state.
2019 Regional Predictions
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
We make our triumphant return to Village Inn and there is a whole lot of stuff on our mind. In this episode we discuss: -The New Trier Tournament -The dreaded … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Podcast Ep. 34: O’Toole Time
Had a really fun day from my perch at New Trier, here are some of my thoughts from Friday evening’s action.
The two teams lived up to the preseason hype, both entering the contest with matching 3-0 records in the NSC, but Libertyville’s 25-21, 31-29 over the Patriots put them squarely in the drivers seat to take the NSC crown.
It may have only been the opening match of the season, but Monday nights contest between Libertyville and New Trier had a playoff-like atmosphere.
Over the eight seasons coach Glenn Olson has been in charge of Niles North, the Vikings have won two conference titles, three regional titles and a sectional championship, but the … Continue Reading Niles North takes home first ever Wheeling Hardwood Classic title
Coming off a tough loss to Conant, Evanston bounced back in a big way, in their dominating 85-75 win over Libertyville in the final game of the Majkowski Classic.
The most anticipated regular season soccer match of the year between nationally ranked Libertyville and Waukegan lived up to the hype. Thursday afternoon’s match for the North Suburban Conference title … Continue Reading Drama filled match sees Libertyville and Waukegan share the NSC crown