| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The day began with more optimism than Curie had felt in days.
Condors coach Mike Oliver's suspension was lifted before he missed a game and there was hope that the Stamps brothers would be eligible if Curie reached the sectionals.
The day ended with...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
NORMAL, Ill. — Montini's cold shooting spell had reached the critical stage late in the fourth quarter of a Class 3A girls basketball state semifinal Friday against Burlington Central.
The Broncos had scored six points in 16-plus minutes...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Supporters of Curie Metro High School basketball players say stripping the team of its Chicago Public League title punishes students when adults dropped the ball.
A day after Chicago Public Schools officials said the team must forfeit all of its...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:09 PM
PEORIA — Makur Puou doesn't know much about Illinois high school basketball history.
"No, I don't know," the 6-foot-10 Mooseheart senior from South Sudan said.
Still, the Mooseheart senior and his teammates stand on the verge of it for their...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
NORMAL, Ill. — Montini coach Jason Nichols had the best seat in the house Saturday for his team's shower of 3-pointers.
The Broncos made sure their last game in Class 3A –- at least for a few years — would be memorable.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Jahlil Okafor was the star Tuesday at the United Center, a role he handled adeptly.
Tyler Ulis was wearing a walking boot to protect his injured toe, but the Kentucky recruit had just sparkled in practice and was ready to play again.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:06 AM
The fate of embattled Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball coach Anthony Smith grew murky Tuesday night, after school board members cast an initial 4-3 vote to not renew his contract following a stormy first season that saw him lead the team to the No. 1...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:05 AM
State officials have lifted their suspension of Homewood-Flossmoor High School girls basketball coach Anthony Smith and closed out an investigation into practice schedule violations and allegations of improper recruiting, sanctions that forced the top-...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The Illinois High School Association announced Wednesday changes to the classification system for non-boundaried high schools that have consistent success within their current class of competition.
The changes will boost non-boundaried schools up to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Let's try this again.
Officially, Marshall coach Dorothy Gaters needs one more victory to reach 1,000 in her career.
At first, Gaters thought her 1,000th win occurred last week in a regional title game victory over St. Joseph. She found out from an...