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  • Weary Willowbrook perseveres against Addison Trail Jan 30, 2015 10:55 PM
    Willowbrook’s girls basketball players are ready for a few days off.

  • Verge scores 44 in Willowbrook win Jan 30, 2015 11:19 PM
    Carrying the momentum of an eight-game winning streak into a critical late-season West Suburban Gold matchup at Addison Trail, Willowbrook was content riding the hot hand of sophomore Alonzo Verge Jr. on Friday night. The guard had poured in 117 points over his last four contests, and once again he was dominant.

  • Willowbrook figures it out Jan 29, 2015 5:03 PM
    Perhaps the longest week of the season for Willowbrook’s boys basketball team also turned out to be its best. Four games, four victories.

  • Boys basketball: Week 8 MVP Jan 28, 2015 10:45 PM
    Willowbrook sophomore guard Alonzo Verge, Jr. has earned Daily Herald boys basketball MVP honors for his recent performances.

  • Images: Glenbard East vs Willowbrook, girls basketball Jan 27, 2015 10:01 PM
    Glenbard East hosted Willowbrook for grils basketball action on Tuesday in Lombard.

  • Leyden falls at Willowbrook Jan 15, 2015 10:45 PM
    Leyden’s girls basketball team dropped a 64-49 West Suburban Gold decision to Willowbrook in Villa Park on Thursday. Senior guard Alondra Chavarria led the Eagles (6-10) with a game-high 26 points while sophomore guard Artasia Gusman added 14.

  • O’Boye’s McDonald’s Shootout has stood the test of time Jan 15, 2015 6:38 PM
    Jim O’Boye never planned to run a girls basketball shootout for 25 years. But when the 25th Annual McDonald’s Shootout commences at Willowbrook High School Saturday morning, O’Boye’s event will have come full circle. From its humble beginnings on Jan. 11, 1991 at Welsh-Ryan Arena on the Northwestern campus, the McDonald’s Shootout has become the marquee event of Martin Luther King weekend, even as more and more events of its kind have popped up around the area and the country.

  • Willowbrook holds off West Chicago Jan 13, 2015 11:05 PM
    After being outscored by 16 points in the first quarter, West Chicago’s boys basketball team came close to erasing its deficit in the fourth quarter, but Willowbrook held off the Wildcats to earn a 63-53 win in West Chicago on Tuesday.

  • Glenbard South celebrates, but Willowbrook wins Jan 12, 2015 11:10 PM
    It was standing room only in the comfy environs of Glenbard South’s upstairs gym on Monday night. Weeknight girls gymnastics dual meets aren’t normally this well-attended, but this wasn’t any ordinary meet. This was Senior Night.

  • DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:47 PM
    DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • Shorthanded Willowbrook makes Glenbard South work for win Jan 7, 2015 8:03 AM
    Glenbard South coach Julie Fonda couldn't quite explain what seemed to be missing on Tuesday night, but she and her Raiders will surely take a girls basketball win any night.

  • Leyden takes tournament title from Willowbrook Dec 28, 2014 1:20 AM
    One day of resiliency rolled into two for Leyden’s boys basketball team. Saturday night it allowed the Eagles to hoist the biggest hardware at the Glenbard West Holiday Classic. Capping a comeback from a disappointing pool-play loss four days earlier, Leyden won its second title in three years in Glen Ellyn with a 64-53 victory over West Suburban Gold Conference rival Willowbrook.

  • Confident Willowbrook wins again Dec 23, 2014 10:48 PM
    Senior guard Jake Bruns senses a new attitude in the Willowbrook boys basketball team this season — no matter the situation.

  • A Willowbrook turnaround Dec 23, 2014 12:38 AM
    Willowbrook’s boys basketball team has spent the bulk of the season searching for consistency. The Warriors found it in the fourth quarter of Monday’s game against Glenbard West. In a matter of a couple crucial minutes they turned a 5-point deficit into a 6-point lead and eventually finished off a 58-55 victory over the Hilltoppers in the opening round of pool play at the Glenbard West Holiday Tournament.

  • Images: Willowbrook at Glenbard West, boys basketball Dec 22, 2014 9:59 PM
    Glenbard West hosted Willbrook Monday night for boys basketball.

  • Scouting area boys basketball holiday tournaments Dec 18, 2014 11:03 PM
    For a second straight year, York’s 32-team field will dominate the local boys basketball landscape this holiday tournament season. Beyond the Dukes’ 41st annual Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament — featuring 10 DuPage County representatives — teams will spread out among 12 tournaments from Wheeling to Centralia.

  • Downers South gets first win of season at Willowbrook’s expense Dec 17, 2014 12:12 AM
    After enduring the first three weeks of the season without a victory, you’d think Downers Grove South’s boys basketball team would have been in full celebration mode following Tuesday’s win over Willowbrook. The young Mustangs, though, treated it like just another step in the process. Rallying from a late fourth-quarter deficit, Downers South finally notched that elusive first win with a 57-54 West Suburban Gold Conference decision over Willowbrook in Villa Park.

  • Willowbrook keeps pace in Gold Dec 17, 2014 12:45 AM
    If Willowbrook has to play a little longer than normal to get a West Suburban Gold girls basketball victory in its quest for a division championship, then so be it.

  • Willowbrook loses to Hinsdale South Dec 12, 2014 11:14 PM
    Willowbrook’s Alonzo Verge Jr. had 31 points against Hinsdale South, but the Hornets’ Brian Kern countered with 25 points of his own to help send Hinsdale South home with a 57-50 West Suburban Gold victory on Friday night.

  • Willowbrook already moving on to next goal for season Dec 10, 2014 9:11 PM
    When Willowbrook’s boys basketball team beat Stagg on Nov. 28, the Warriors celebrated a little bit. After three games — and three wins — they’d already eclipsed their entire victory total from last season. “It was funny because when we won our third we were like, ‘Oh, we already beat last year’,” said Warriors coach Chris Perkins. “But our goal wasn’t just to beat last year.”

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