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Jan 23 2015 | 11:24 pm - A lot of work in a short amount of time Friday night allowed Dundee-Crown to celebrate the benefits of all the time and effort it spent this week on a new play for Caleb Parson. A 3-pointer by Parson from the top of the key with two seconds to play...
Jan 23 2015 | 9:46 pm - “Tragic” and “great” are two words misused and abused in sports. Reading or hearing the term “tragic loss” coupled with a game has always made me cringe. Ending up on the wrong end of the scoreboard in a game or...
Jan 16 2015 | 11:35 pm - There were no extraordinary individual performances Friday night for Grayslake Central. But the Rams were certainly willing to make the extra pass on offense and the extra effort on the boards in order to snap out of a rough stretch with a 51-46 Fox...
Jan 10 2015 | 6:15 pm - Hampshire still had hope of recovering from its first scoring drought of nearly 5½ minutes in Saturday afternoon’s Fox Valley Conference Fox Division girls basketball showdown at Prairie Ridge. When the Whip-Purs’ offense deserted...
Jan 08 2015 | 9:00 pm - Rich Bokor spent the majority of his life helping kids get the most out of their lives. Whether it was in an advanced placement history class at Fremd, on a cross country course or in a track workout, Bokor’s goal was to inspire and drive his...
Dec 27 2014 | 11:31 pm - When a contested off-balance 3-pointer by Larkin senior guard Charles Sanders popped up into the air off the front rim, it appeared the Hinkle Holiday Classic championship game with Barrington was headed to a second overtime Saturday night in...
Dec 27 2014 | 11:52 pm - Jacobs looked to be on its way to claiming third place in its Hinkle Holiday Classic as it overcame a sluggish start to build a 12-point lead late in the third quarter against Zion-Benton on Saturday night. But the Golden Eagles couldn’t...
Dec 26 2014 | 11:40 pm - It took just 2½ minutes for Larkin to lose 75 percent of a comfortable 12-point lead in Friday night’s Hinkle Holiday Classic semifinal against host Jacobs. But the important thing head coach Deryn Carter and assistant Jon Winters noticed in a...
Dec 27 2014 | 12:14 am - Scott Bennett saw two options as he raced up the court to try and complete Barrington’s uphill battle to get to overtime in Friday night’s Hinkle Holiday Classic semifinal against defending champion Zion-Benton at Jacobs. Bennett went...
Dec 23 2014 | 10:54 pm - Jacobs senior guard Mike Canady epitomizes his belief that he has never played on a basketball team this unselfish.