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  • Laura Stoecker/lstoecker@dailyherald.comImages from the West Aurora vs. Geneva sectional semifinal boys basketball game Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in Aurora.

    Bloodied Parrilli becomes Geneva's heroMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    On one hand, East Aurora High School is becoming a painful place for Geneva senior Chris Parrilli and his nose to play basketball. On the other, Parrilli — and every Geneva basketball follower on hand Wednesday night — will remember East Aurora High School quite fondly for the sweetest moment of his career and one of the best in the school's long history.

  • Geneva's Chris Parrilli, facing, hugs teammate Pace Temple after making the game-winning shot in the Vikings' 70-68 win over West Aurora Wednesday night at East Aurora.

    Geneva knocks out West AuroraMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chris Parrilli literally made a basket for the ages. The Geneva senior guard's 8-foot fadeaway from the right side with less than four seconds to play gave the Vikings a 70-68 victory over West Aurora at Wednesday's Class 4A East Aurora sectional semifinal.

  • Alyssa Andersen, Aurora Christian

    Girls basketball: All-area team, Tri-CitiesMar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Presenting the 2013-14 Tri-Cities all-area girls basketball team.

  • Scouting East Aurora sectional: Geneva vs. West AuroraMar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at Wednesday's West Aurora vs. Geneva boys basketball sectional game.

  • West Aurora wins 40th regional titleMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Aurora senior Jontrell Walker played his final game on his home court Friday night. The Blackhawks’ all-time leading scorer added 31 points to his total, and more importantly led his team to a 73-59 victory over Plainfield North in the Class 4A West Aurora regional championship game for the school’s 40th regional crown.

  • You try being 10 places at onceMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Any basketball fan can relate to my dilemma Friday night.

  • Scouting Tri-Cities boys basketball regional championship gamesMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Preview of Kaneland-Marmion, St. Charles East-South Elgin, Geneva-Bolingbrook and West Aurora-Plainfield North regional championship games.

  • West Aurora’s Jontrell Walker has a streak of 30 straight free throws.

    Nothing but net for West Aurora’s WalkerMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Included in the capsules printed in West Aurora’s senior night program, Blackhawks guard Jontrell Walker named his brother, Johnny, as the person who has inspired him the most. It’s an inspired choice. Johnny “Little J” Walker earned a unanimous vote to the DuPage Valley All-Conference Team in 2006, point guard for the last West Aurora squad to win the DVC before this season’s co-championship with Glenbard North.

  • Dom Adduci

    Boys basketball: All-area team, Tri-CitiesMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Tri-Cities boys basketball all-area team.

  • Jalen Brunson of Stevenson and Sydney Smith of Vernon Hills are the Daily Herald All-Area honorary team captains for basketball in lake County for 2014.

    Images: Daily Herald All-Area Basketball Honorary Team CaptainsMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of the Daily Herald All-Area basketball honorary team captains for 2014.

  • Lake Zurich High School performs in the Varsity Flag Open Flag category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.

    Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand ChampionshipMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Images from the Lake Park vs. West Aurora boys basketball game Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

    Images: Lake Park vs. West Aurora boys basketballFeb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake Park played West Aurora in a boys basketball game Wednesday night in Aurora.

  • West Aurora’s Matt Dunn scoops in two points during the Blackhawks’ 70-43 win Wednesday in Aurora.

    West Aurora leaving DVC with co-championshipFeb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Aurora is leaving the DuPage Valley Conference like it spent much of it — as conference champions. In its final game in the DVC before joining the Upstate Eight next year, West Aurora never trailed in a 70-43 win over Lake Park Wednesday that wrapped up a share of the title with Glenbard North.

  • Naperville North forces W. Aurora to OTFeb 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Tommy Koth didn’t feel the pressure. “Not really, I was drowning out all the voices,” said the West Aurora junior, who on Saturday made the biggest shot of his prep career.

  • Libertyville’s state effort comes up shortFeb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Libertyville’s girls bowling team, making its first trip to state in 14 years, had hopes of joining Friday’s top-performing squads in Saturday’s finals. And the Wildcats did produce one of their best games of the season with a 1,036, but it wasn’t quite enough as Libertyville finished in 20th place. The Wildcats’ Natalie Zeng, however, will still be bowling on Saturday after advancing as an individual. She made that cut by 3 pins, with 1,187 for six games at Cherry Bowl.

  • West Aurora rolls Joliet CentralFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Joliet Central hit the West Aurora girls basketball team with a 10-point unanswered run Wednesday night in Plainfield. But it would prove to be the only leads of the game for the Steelmen as the Blackhawks more than rebounded, accruing 40 points by halftime.

  • Hinsdale Central’s Matt Allen defeats Morton’s Kevion Anderson 6-4, in the 220 pound class of the 3A Hinsdale Central individual wrestling sectional semifinals.

    Marmion has a big dayFeb 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Marmion wrestling team has an entirely different look from this time in January. The Cadets, the reigning state runners-up in Class 3A, were forfeiting as many as five weight classes due to injuries last month. But one week after dominating the Waubonsie Valley regional, Marmion had another stellar team performance at the Hinsdale Central individual sectional on Saturday afternoon.

  • Glenbard North makes its shotsFeb 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    When the ball goes through the hoop as often as Glenbard North made it happen Friday night, the game of basketball sounds so easy. “We hit a lot of shots. We hit a lot of shots,” said Panthers forward Chip Flanigan, who made 10 of them.

  • West Aurora rallies past Lake ParkFeb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Taylor Jacobsen escaped the doghouse with impeccable timing for the West Aurora girls basketball team Thursday night.

  • Kanelandy excited to host 1st shootoutFeb 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Multiple conference champion? Check. Regional host? Check. Playing at the United Center? Check. All-day basketball shootout? Kaneland boys basketball coach Brian Johnson is checking this off on the list of program-building aspects.

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