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  • Prep basketball's glory days may have passed us by

    Prep basketball's glory days may have passed us by
    Rounding third and heading home to celebrate Mama Bonato's 87th birthday. But first, there's the matter of transcribing notes scribbled on the bottom of the empty pizza boxes littered around the room. and getting them into a spot so you can read them in...
  • Bears await seed for 'special team'

    Bears await seed for 'special team'
    Earlier this season, there were plenty of people who took the Lake Zurich boys basketball team for granted. That's changed in a hurry. The Bears enter the week with a 20-8 record, and one heck of an impressive resume as the Class 4A playoff seeds are...
  • Athletes who have lost titles urge Jackie Robinson West to stay positive

    Athletes who have lost titles urge Jackie Robinson West to stay positive
    Jeff Soler knows what it's like to have a championship snatched away. In 2003, he was an outside hitter on the Lewis University men's volleyball team that won an unlikely championship over athletic behemoth Brigham Young. After the final point, the...
  • National governing body approves football, soccer rule changes

    National governing body approves football, soccer rule changes
    The National Federation of State High School Associations, which helps coordinate and standardize high school sports on a national level, announced tweaks to the rulebooks for football and soccer for the upcoming school year. Most of the football rule...
  • Dick Foerch, a quiet force, took Thornwood to elite status

    Southland boys gymnastics coaching legend Dick Foerch wasn't a screamer. Analyzing was his thing — and dedicating himself to seeing his sons reach their highest potential. The IHSA record book is filled with the evidence of his success. Foerch,...
  • Warren's Basara is best all-around in prep gym sectional

    Six area girls earned spots in the IHSA state gymnastics meet with strong performances at Monday night's Mundelein Sectional. Warren senior Emily Basara, Warren freshman Teagon Albert, Carmel sophomore Samantha Lococo, Mundelein senior McKenzie Kehr,...
  • Boys basketball: Plainfield North dispatches Plainfield East

    Plainfield East senior guard Wynston Wright's 3-pointer at the buzzer Friday didn't have much consequence. This time Plainfield North had taken care of business throughout the game and won 63-54, avoiding a second loss to Plainfield East. In their...
  • Orr forfeits nine games for using two ineligible players; will compete in CPS playoffs

    Orr forfeits nine games for using two ineligible players; will compete in CPS playoffs
    Orr has forfeited nine conference games for use of two ineligible players but will continue to play in the Chicago Public Schools postseason tournament, according to CPS spokesperson Lauren Huffman. Huffman said the CPS investigation into Orr is...
  • Girls basketball blog: Narang's predictions, projections for 3A state playoffs

    Girls basketball blog: Narang's predictions, projections for 3A state playoffs
    The Illinois High School Association girls basketball playoffs are already under way, but the two big classes don't begin until next week. Here are my predictions and analysis of the Class 3A state tournament, as 4A picks will arrive Thursday. (For...
  • Mundelein, Carmel playoff showdown looms

    Mundelein, Carmel playoff showdown looms
    When the Class 4A girls basketball playoff pairings were announced earlier this month, something interesting happened. Mundelein and Carmel — which have both struggled this season — were placed in the same regional bracket. And as luck would...
  • Antioch, Grant, Stevenson win regional team titles

    Antioch, Grant, Stevenson win regional team titles
    News-Sun Something positive happened for just about every area high school during the regional level of the IHSA's wrestling tournament last weekend. But if you're looking for a school with the most plus signs next to its name,...