Articles filed under Schmit/Schwarz

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  • Looking for clues in league races Jan 22, 2015 11:21 PM
    We might be clueless now, but we’re about to learn an awful lot. A lot about boys and girls basketball, specifically how some of these tight conference races in DuPage County are going to turn out.

  • It’s shootout season again Jan 15, 2015 5:28 PM
    Every season needs a bridge, something to carry the fanbase over the dog days on their way to the playoffs. There are plenty of bridges in prep basketball: key conference showdowns, holiday tournaments and shootouts. Lots and lots of shootouts.

  • Talking 2015 high school hoops — and other subjects too Jan 8, 2015 2:03 PM
    Happy New Year, hoops fans! Eyes on Five makes its 2015 debut the same way it did in 2014 — with Kevin Schmit chiming in on boys basketball and Orrin Schwarz adding his two cents on girls basketball. Every now and then (like this edition) we’ll also toss in tidbits from elsewhere in the prep sports scene. Let’s get after it...

  • No help in sight for Fire run at playoffs Aug 7, 2014 8:58 PM
    On the day of the Chicago Fire’s annual White Party charity fundraiser, Frank Yallop refused to raise the white flag. Fire fans saw it clearly anyway. Orrin Schwarz has more on the club, which could miss the playoffs again.

  • In the thick of it Feb 20, 2014 11:17 PM
    Deep in the heart of the postseason for girls basketball, we’re also just around the corner from the boys reaching playoff time. “Eyes on Five” has its sights set on a fun few weeks ahead.

  • Let the fun begin Feb 13, 2014 10:00 PM
    Can you feel it? Conference championships are being won. The Class 1A and Class 2A girls basketball playoffs are under way, with Class 3A and Class 4A kicking off next week and the boys playoffs just around the corner.

  • Scattered thoughts on a busy season Feb 6, 2014 7:39 PM
    Nothing upsets Eyes on Five more than postponed basketball games. Whether it’s cold or snow this winter, something always seems to be getting in the way of a seamless season. Save the cancellations for the spring, we say! This week we scatter our hoop thoughts as we (snow) drift closer to the playoffs.

  • Time again to talk about conferences Jan 30, 2014 9:55 PM
    The conference basketball races will come to a close in the next few weeks, but not without a little excitement. Eyes on Five looks into some of what’s going on in area conferences.

  • Bringing top-notch hoops to DuPage County Jan 23, 2014 11:46 PM
    If you listen closely you’ll hear the dog days of winter barking loud and proud. Hang in there, folks. Eyes on Five looks at some hoops to look forward to this weekend.

  • Basketball fans eager to eat up full weekend of action Jan 16, 2014 6:40 PM
    Suddenly craving a Big Mac? So is “Eyes on Five” as we take a look at this weekend’s 24th annual McDonald’s girls basketball shootout at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park. On the boys side, meanwhile, we catch up with some old favorites.

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