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  • Colleen Kane on girls basketball blog | Hinsdale South ousts Proviso East for West Suburban Gold title

    Colleen Kane on girls basketball blog | Hinsdale South ousts Proviso East for West Suburban Gold title
    Coach Jen Belmonte said the excitement still hadn't worn off at Hinsdale South on Monday afternoon. The Hornets beat seven-time defending West Suburban Gold champion Proviso East 59-43 on Friday to win their first conference title since 2004. Point guard...
  • Mike Helfgot on boys basketball | Simeon protests during state seeding but won't boycott tournament, Smith says

    Mike Helfgot on boys basketball | Simeon protests during state seeding but won't boycott tournament, Smith says
    The placement of several Chicago powers in the Class 4A Argo Sectional created quite a stir this season. In recent years, these teams were spread out over two sectionals, but with some city schools dropping to Class 3A, No. 1 Simeon, No. 3 Curie, No. 5...
  • Helfgot makes his 3A, 4A picks

    Helfgot makes his 3A, 4A picks
    There are two ways to look at the surprising scare New Trier gave Simeon Tuesday night. Proviso East, no doubt, sees it as evidence that the three-time defending Class 4A champions are, in the words of New Trier point guard Reid Berman, "not gods."...
  • Edgy's football blog | Progress being made on concussion front, so no need for law

    Edgy's football blog | Progress being made on concussion front, so no need for law
    First-year Johnsburg football coach Mike Maloney has been around the game for most of his life — first as a standout player at Joliet Catholic, then at Illinois and finally at the high school level again as a head coach at Joliet Central and now...
  • Edgy's football blog | Moves to Catholic League make sense in many ways

    Edgy's football blog | Moves to Catholic League make sense in many ways
    Looks like "The Wandering 5," aka the remaining Suburban Christian Conference members, have found a home, at least for football starting in 2014. Hello, Chicago Catholic League. Montini, Marian Central, Aurora Christian, St. Francis and Marmion will...
  • Edgy's football blog | Looking to transfer? Enjoy sitting

    Edgy's football blog | Looking to transfer? Enjoy sitting
    The days of high school athletes staying at one high school for four years seems as outdated as MySpace. Name the high school sport and I promise you the rash of kids transferring is an issue. I wish most kids were transferring for a better academic...
  • Edgy Tim's football blog | Searching for resolutions in the new year

    Edgy Tim's football blog | Searching for resolutions in the new year
    With a new year just around the corner, I've been looking ahead to some important high school football issues I think the Illinois High School Association will need to address soon. As far as I'm concerned, no issue is more pressing than the financial...
  • Edgy's blog | Could be price to pay for playing more than one sport

    Edgy's blog | Could be price to pay for playing more than one sport
    It's never easy when to talk about multisport athletes and football recruiting. In an age of specialization and year-round training specific to one sport, I want to believe that the two- and three-sport athlete can survive. Sure, there are some...
  • Edgy Tim on Football | Contemplating the future of high school football

    The 2012 football season will come to an end this weekend at the state finals, and I can't help but think what lies ahead for the sport. Interest in Illinois high school football has improved. More media outlets have discovered people really care...
  • Edgy Tim's Monday Evening QB | Final edition

    Edgy Tim's Monday Evening QB | Final edition
    Eight state champions were crowned during the weekend in Champaign. And away we go with the final edition of 2012's "Monday Evening Quarterback." Biggest surprise: Turnovers. They are key in any game but somewhat unexpected in droves at the state...
  • Helfgot's football blog | He picks 'em, Class 5A-8A

    Helfgot's football blog | He picks 'em, Class 5A-8A
    The NFL has Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. Come playoff time, they play on Saturday night, too. College football is on five nights a week and all day Saturday. Spoiled as a fan, it just doesn't seem fair...