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  • Free-throw shooting woes doom Aurora University vs. Concordia

    The box score told plenty, but James Lancaster didn't need it to explain Saturday's 73-71 loss to Concordia of Wisconsin in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament title game. "We made 24 straight free throws today in practice (before the...
  • Ronda Rousey makes very fast work of Cat Zingano in UFC title bout

    Ronda Rousey makes very fast work of Cat Zingano in UFC title bout
    Ronda Rousey is making an impressive shambles of the Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight division, repeating her dominance at home Saturday night in a record-setting 14-second dismissal of No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano. Venice's...
  • Rich South, H-F ready for super night at Mother McAuley

    After Rich South beat Joliet Catholic to capture Thursday's Class 3A Coal City Sectional title, Stars senior Tierra Webb went straight to the bench and sat down for a few moments. "I had to take it all in," she said. "I was so happy. When you've done...
  • Munster's Wilson Beckman rallies for state title in backstroke

    INDIANAPOLIS — Another second-place finish in the IHSAA state finals wasn't going to be good enough for Munster senior Wilson Beckman. Beckman was considered an underdog in the 100 backstroke, and he had to bounce back from a subpar performance...
  • UCLA players remain optimistic about chances of making NCAA tournament

    UCLA players remain optimistic about chances of making NCAA tournament
    Norman Powell knows his days at UCLA could be numbered. The Bruins' NCAA tournament chances are uncertain. Powell, the team's only senior in the regular rotation, will play his final two games at Pauley Pavilion on Sunday and Wednesday, against...
  • Marian Catholic's Joey Cifelli sets records, wins state diving title

    Cheering fans packed the bleachers Saturday at the New Trier pool, ready for the swimming events to start at the state finals. When the divers got their chance, they didn't disappoint the crowd, either. Not only did Marian Catholic senior Joey Cifelli...
  • Boys swimming and diving adds to Hinsdale Central trove of state titles

    Hinsdale Central's string of state championships continued on Saturday, as the Red Devils captured their seventh IHSA title this school year by emerging from a tight field at the boys swimming and diving state meet at New Trier. Hinsdale Central scored...
  • Metea's Jordan O'Brien, Matt Salerno go 1-2 again in breaststroke

    They did it again. One year after pulling off the rare feat of finishing first and second in the state in the 100-yard breaststroke, Metea Valley swimming stars Jordan O'Brien and Matt Salerno made it two in a row Saturday at the state finals at New...
  • Naperville Central takes third in state behind 200 freestyle relay

    To the surprise of no one, Naperville Central won another state trophy in boys swimming on Saturday. The Redhawks scored 113 points to tie Glenbrook South for third place at the state finals at New Trier, doing so without winning any individual events....
  • Merrillville tripped up by Homestead in semistate showdown

    CROWN POINT — As seventh-graders, Victoria Gaines and Jaz Talley dreamt of making a trip to the girls basketball state finals. Both watched in awe as the 2009-10 Merrillville Pirates made an amazing run to the Class 4A championship game. The 2014-...
  • Marquee matchup with Huntley's Ali Andrews, Fremd's Haley Gorecki

    Huntley faces a stiff challenge in Monday's Class 4A Hoffman Estates Supersectional in Duke-bound Haley Gorecki and Fremd. Who better to provide the scouting report on Gorecki, who is the 55th-ranked senior in the nation according to ESPN, than Huntley's...