Oswego East’s rebounding causes West Aurora problems in Hoops for Healing title game

The dunk is still something special. Oswego East senior Ryan Johnson certainly would have some thoughts about slams. His thunderous jam was in the middle of a game-changing run during the Wolves eventual 69-51 victory over West Aurora in Friday night’s Hoops for Healing Tournament championship game at Oswego. “That dunk was amazing,” Johnson said. … Read more

Beaumont’s 26 leads Benet past Carmel

Benet’s Lenee Beaumont waited a few extra minutes before turning on the green light on Friday afternoon. But she definitely made her mark in the nonconference victory over Carmel. The Indiana recruit is an elite two-way player capable of affecting a game on many levels. A four-year varsity player, Beaumont admitted she’s adjusting to her … Read more

Fremd battles past WW South to reach Fenton title game

Morning walk-throughs can make a difference between a win and a loss. Fremd boys basketball coach Bob Widlowski emphasized Friday morning’s walk-through which led to a 52-44 win over Wheaton Warrenville South. The win finds the 3-0 Vikings facing the 3-0 Rolling Meadows Mustangs for Fenton’s 34th annual Chuck Mitchell Tournament championship at 7 p.m. … Read more

Crystal Lake South shakes off slow start, beats Huntley for Johnsburg crown

There wasn’t the least bit of panic. With Huntley making 4-of-5 from 3-point range, the Red Raiders opened up a 16-4 advantage with 2 minutes left in the first quarter. The last 26 minutes belonged to Crystal Lake South. The Gators outscored the Red Raiders 49-33 to rally for a 53-49 win to claim the … Read more

Hersey tops Barrington in battle of coaching legends

When it comes to Mid-Suburban League girls basketball, it simply doesn’t get any better than Friday’s coaching matchup at the Buffalo Grove Bison Classic. You not only had the league’s two hall of fame coaches and deans of the MSL East and West meeting each other but also a pair of coaches who faced each … Read more

Texas ISD where students made monkey noises at Black players had to address racism before

MARBLE FALLS, Texas (KXAN) — A central Texas school district where students were heard shouting monkey noises at black basketball players addressed different racial discrimination allegations on its campus months earlier, according to school board records.   Marble Falls Independent School District officials said Monday they are investigating allegations their students made insensitive comments and … Read more

White’s clutch 3s lead Bulls to another surprising win at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The Bulls tried to take out the top two teams in the East in a span of three days, something they never did last season. Behind 36 points from DeMar DeRozan, some smart passes and clutch 3s in the final 75 seconds, the Bulls got it done, beating Milwaukee 118-113 on Wednesday at … Read more