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  • Stevenson has real shot at joining elite athletic group

    Stevenson has real shot at joining elite athletic group
    Points pondered while starting the new year off with a really sore/stiff neck, the result of paying $6 at a service station for 3.05 gallons of gas, and then spending the next four hours perusing the sky in search of flying pigs. 1) It may be that...
  • Boys basketball notes: Hinkle Holiday Classic could be regional preview

    Boys basketball notes: Hinkle Holiday Classic could be regional preview
    It’s time for a tournament preview in more ways than one. The Jim Hinkle Holiday Classic at Jacobs begins Saturday, and not only are area teams looking forward to playing good competition, but they’re also looking at establishing a possible...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 18

    BOYS BASKETBALL Morgan Park takes high-intensity tilt from Bogan Most teams in the state would falter trying to hang with Bogan’s high-octane backcourt, which is led by Massachusetts recruit Luwane Pipkins. Morgan Park isn’t most teams....
  • Church gives congregants $500 each to do good

    Church gives congregants $500 each to do good
    Christmas came early for people in the pews of LaSalle Street Church the first Sunday in September. That morning their pastor handed them $500 checks. The Rev. Laura Truax, pastor of the evangelical church in Chicago's Near North neighborhood, told...
  • Robert Tunnicliff, longtime Libertyville High athletic director, dies at 90

    During his 32-year career as athletic director at Libertyville High School, Robert D. Tunnicliff built a reputation for bringing out the best in his coaches and their athletes and expanding the number of athletic programs offered at the school. Mr....
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck
    Fourteen-year-old Morgan Tuck had just completed her first photo shoot, commissioned because she was selected as the youngest Ms. Basketball of Illinois in the prestigious award's 24-year history. The freshman sat in the middle of the court where her...
  • Maine South's Matt Perez: Winning at all costs

    Maine South's Matt Perez: Winning at all costs
    The offer was unusual, and not only because Matt Perez was an eighth-grader. The bribe would not have been in violation of any Illinois High School Association or NCAA rule. The offer was $2,000 not to play football. The offerer was the mother of the...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2007 | Olney East Richland's Brittany Johnson

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2007 | Olney East Richland's Brittany Johnson
    She was born almost 18 years ago in Ft. Myers, Fla., to a woman with a crack cocaine addiction. Weighing only 1 1/2 pounds at birth, Brittany Johnson struggled to survive. "She was sick and puny, and they didn't think they could take care of her,"...
  • Roundup | Saturday, Jan. 3

    Roundup | Saturday, Jan. 3
    FOOTBALL Disabato: The season that was Southland boys sports in 2014 The year 2014. Like a comet, it was here and gone. My mother always told me the older you become the faster the years go by. She was right — as she was in most instances....
  • Clark: Failed football proposal spared a lot of unnecessary change

    Clark: Failed football proposal spared a lot of unnecessary change
    The process of amending the Illinois High School Association's constitutional bylaws usually is a low-key affair. It's often the administrative equivalent of plastic surgery — a nip here to tweak the length of a sport season or a tuck there to...
  • IHSA: Proposal to overhaul football scheduling rejected in school vote

    IHSA: Proposal to overhaul football scheduling rejected in school vote
    The Illinois High School Association's football regular-season and playoff format may not be perfect, but it clearly was preferred over a revised plan that was rejected Tuesday by member schools 395-212. Proposal 10 would have eliminated football...