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Jan 24 2015 | 11:36 pm - It took just three days, but Conant is back in the Mid-Suburban West boys basketball race. After knocking off Barrington on Thursday, Conant went into Fremd and dropped the Vikings in a defensive battle 42-30 on Saturday. The victory by Conant,...
Jan 21 2015 | 12:17 am - He might not be Michael Jordan, but St. Viator’s Ricky Muench has the shrug down perfectly. Muench gave the perfect Jordan imitation as an exclamation point when he converted his fourth 3-pointer of the night with just over two minutes to...
Jan 17 2015 | 9:26 pm - Fremd boys basketball coach Bob Widlowski has always been a proponent of going deep into his bench, regularly playing as many as 10 players. And that approach paid huge dividends for Fremd on Saturday in the Vikings’ 67-53 victory of Hoffman...
Jan 16 2015 | 11:08 pm - Christian Liberty Academy’s Ben Daniel does not want to be a watchmaker. But he still has an excellent concept of time. Daniel’s putback just before the final horn sounded helped lift the Chargers past Alden-Hebron 44-42 Friday in...
Jan 15 2015 | 10:38 pm - With a pair of Big Ten coaches in the stands to scout Barrington’s Rapolas Ivanauskas, it was his teammate, Chris Lester, who stole the show. With Illinois coach John Groce and two of his assistants in the stands along with Purdue coach Matt...
Jan 10 2015 | 9:19 pm - What a difference 24 hours can make for Maine West. On Friday night just before tip off, the Warriors had just one victory. By Saturday night at the same time, Maine West had 3 wins. After equaling their season win total with a win over Maine East...
Jan 09 2015 | 11:25 pm - It was Big Mac time for St.Viator on Friday. Senior Pat McNamara scored a career-high 28 points to lead the Lions past Marian Catholic 65-48 in Arlington Heights. “We have come out a little flat in the third quarter,” said McNamara,...
Dec 30 2014 | 9:24 pm - Conant switched tactics and came up with another comeback victory Tuesday at the 41st annual Jack Tosh Holiday Classic. Trailing by as many as 9 points to Minooka, Conant switched to a zone defense and was able to rally for a 37-35 victory in the...
Dec 29 2014 | 6:43 pm - Conant shut down Wheaton Warrenville South’s bombers to rally for a 41-39 victory Monday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the consolation round of the 41st annual Jack Tosh Holiday Classic at York in Elmhurst. After surrendering 6...
Dec 27 2014 | 6:37 pm - Elk Grove fell into a deep, dark hole Saturday. And no matter what the Grenadiers did, they could not climb out of the abyss. Elk Grove turned the ball over on its first 6 possessions to fall behind 11-0. And the Grens could never recover, losing to...