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  • Highland Park holds on to knock off New Trier in regional semi

    The Highland Park boys basketball team blew a 10-point third-quarter lead against New Trier in a Class 4A Mundelein Regional semifinal Wednesday night, but held on for a thrilling 44-41 victory. Leading by 10 at the end of three, the seventh-seeded...
  • Seniors step up to bring CSL North title back to Deerfield

    Seniors step up to bring CSL North title back to Deerfield
    A new group of leaders stepped up for the Deerfield boys' basketball team this season, and the result was almost the same as a year ago. The Warriors (17-11, 9-1) won their second consecutive Central Suburban North championship as the supporting cast...
  • Lake Forest girls basketball finds an identity in 2014-15

    Lake Forest girls basketball finds an identity in 2014-15
    Lake Forest's girls basketball team did not win a postseason game this season. That fact is deceiving, because the Scouts' lone playoff game was a sign of the program's ascension. By way of a 17-13 regular, the Scouts were awarded a No. 9 seed in the...
  • Barrington opens Class 4A postseason on fire

    Barrington opens Class 4A postseason on fire
    The calendar read late January. The Barrington boys basketball team was riding high after winning eight of its previous nine games. Then, as often happens throughout the course of a long season, the Broncos encountered adversity. On Jan. 22, there was a...
  • Deerfield's Sean Scarry not fazed by daring dives

    Deerfield's Sean Scarry not fazed by daring dives
    Deerfield senior Sean Scarry's last name fits when you think about his sport of choice, but the connection is especially strong when you consider all the alarming situations in which this daredevil has placed himself. Scarry competed in the boys...
  • Nick Koto caps influential swim season at Stevenson

    Nick Koto caps influential swim season at Stevenson
    Minutes before his 200-yard freestyle heat in the state preliminaries at New Trier on Friday, Stevenson senior Nick Koto had more than a swim cap attached to his head. The Bose headphones stuck in Koto's ears played the 2013 song "Take Me Home" by...
  • Elgin, South Elgin hope for smoother sailing next season

    Elgin, South Elgin hope for smoother sailing next season
    No one could blame Elgin's or South Elgin's basketball teams for believing time is on their side. Both return virtually all of their top players after bowing out in this week's Class 4A Bartlett Regional with 20-loss seasons. "We're not a very...
  • The Wizard of Westchester: Gene Pingatore ready for another year at St. Joseph

    The Wizard of Westchester: Gene Pingatore ready for another year at St. Joseph
    Sitting behind the desk in his office at St. Joseph, the most successful coach in Illinois boys basketball history is talking about the number he can't forget. As he talks, Gene Pingatore taps his hands on the desk. Some of the knuckles are swollen, the...
  • Waukegan's joining North Suburban Conference

    Waukegan's joining North Suburban Conference
    When the 2014-2015 school year ends, Waukegan will have completed 40 years as a member of the Central Suburban League. There will be a Year 41, but not a Year 42, as Waukegan athletic director Sam Taylor announced this week that the Bulldogs have...
  • Boys Basketball Top 10

    TOP 10 Records through Tuesday; last week's rankings in parenthesis. 1. St. Rita 24-3 (1) 2. Thornwood 22-5 (2) 3. Morgan Park 18-6 (3) 4. Thornton 23-3 (4) 5. Homewood-Flossmoor 18-7 (6) 6. Hillcrest 20-6 (7) 7. Providence 20-9 (NR) 8. Oak...
  • Local bowling scores

    King of the Week 830, Perry Schultz, Hobart Lanes Queen of the Week 713, Jheri Anderson, Casey's Lanes Weekly 300 Club CAMELOT — Doug Oosterhoff; CASEY'S — Jeff Greenlaw, Lynn Cains, Josh Trim; CRESSMOOR — John Burke; OLYMPIA &#...