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  • Thornton, Bloom, Lockport seeking boys basketball coaches

    It's not very often that three of the Southland's most storied boys basketball programs simultaneously are looking for new coaches. But that's the position Lockport, Bloom and Thornton find themselves in just days after the season officially ended. Yes,...
  • St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year

    St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year
    There's much to appreciate about Charles Matthews' basketball skills. The 6-foot-6 senior from St. Rita possesses the means to put the ball in the basket a variety of ways, often lifting fans from their seats in awe. Launching a jump shot, driving to...
  • UCLA vs. Gonzaga: How they match up in NCAA tournament

    UCLA vs. Gonzaga: How they match up in NCAA tournament
    WHO: No. 11 UCLA (22-13) vs. No. 2 Gonzaga (34-2) WHAT: NCAA South regional semifinal, Friday, 4:15 p.m. WHERE: NRG Stadium, Houston. TV: CBS; Radio: 570. FOLLOW OUR LIVE UPDATES: UCLA vs. Gonzaga UPDATE: This seems backward, guard Isaac...
  • West Aurora sets sights on breakout softball season

    His team may start the season flying under the radar, but West Aurora coach Randy Hayslett thinks the Blackhawks' blip could develop into serious concern for opponents. "We should have higher expectations than we did last year," said Hayslett, whose...
  • Ducks' Cam Fowler gets reminder not to get too comfortable

    Ducks' Cam Fowler gets reminder not to get too comfortable
    Defenseman Cam Fowler didn't look for excuses when he was a healthy scratch Tuesday for the first time in his NHL career. He looked in the mirror. "I think I had kind of fallen into a habit of kind of letting the game come to me instead of being...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2015: Fremd's Haley Gorecki

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2015: Fremd's Haley Gorecki
    To call Dave Yates an optimist would be an understatement. The Fremd girls basketball coach became notorious among his staff for overrating his young players, envisioning futures nearly impossible to attain. For 10 years, Dave Townsend served as...
  • 'Tough' Braxton Miller helps Marquette in return to state title game

    Braxton Miller was sick. He had been for the entire week. But the Marquette guard did not want to use it as an excuse prior to the team's semistate game against Liberty Christian. "I don't think I'm on that level to have a flu game yet," Miller later...
  • Johnny Giavotella tightens grip on second base job in Angels' 8-4 win

    Johnny Giavotella tightens grip on second base job in Angels' 8-4 win
    Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 4 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols highlighted a four-run fifth by turning on a Jason Motte 96-mph fastball and driving it well beyond the left-field wall for a three-run home run, his fourth homer in six games. C.J. Cron capped a...
  • Mike 'Hollywood' Jimenez plans tuneup before heading to Las Vegas

    Hollywood is coming home. Mike "Hollywood" Jimenez is planning to sharpen up his boxing skills and remain undefeated Saturday night when he takes on St. Louis boxer Kevin Engel (20-11, 16 knockouts) in the Bobby Hitz Fight Night at the Venue inside the...
  • Marquette knows what to expect from Barr-Reeve in state title game

    Barr-Reeve coach Bryan Hughes has appeared in four state final games with the Vikings. His teams have lost four times. Beware of a four-time state runner-up. "I ... understand a lot of guys would like to be in my shoes and do this one time," Hughes...
  • Hyron Edwards, Drew Hackett, Chris Palombizio named to IBCA All-State team

    East Chicago Central's Hyron Edwards, Munster's Drew Hackett and Chesterton's Chris Palombizio have been named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-State Supreme 15 team. Also honored were Crown Point's Nick Jeffrs, who was named to...