Bloom Township Blazing Trojans
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Making the extra pass is not something new to the Bloom Township offense. The Blazing Trojans have been doing it all year long.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | With both teams coming off of Friday night games, the Bloom Township-Homewood-Flossmoor Saturday afternoon matinee got off to something of a slow start.
HARVEY | In the roughly 100 years Thornton has been playing Bloom in basketball, no doubt there have been other two-minute stretches where the offense came as quickly as it did for Da'Marques Turner at the close of the third quarter Tuesday.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Take away a team's point guard and you take away its lifeline.
CRETE | Officially, Times No. 3 Crete-Monee won the Southland Conference title outright Tuesday, when Bloom Township beat Rich South.
OLYMPIA FIELDS | Times No. 5 Bloom Township was down one very big man Friday at Rich Central, as 6-foot-5, 230-pound center James Coleman was making a football recruiting visit to Austin Peay.
Stepping up and taking charge is not new to Bloom Township sophomore Anika Johnson.
CRETE | Jared Johnson said the Bloom Township coaching staff wanted them to work it inside and control the boards Friday night.
He and his teammates have heard repeated stories about the legends.
PARK FOREST | When Bloom Township's Jared Johnson took a fast break and slammed it home for a 67-43 lead with five minutes left, it looked as if the Blazing Trojans had this one locked up.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Donte Thomas didn't take a lot of shots Tuesday. But he made a lot of the ones he did take.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Anika Johnson may be one of eight sophomores on the Bloom Township girls basketball roster, but Johnson and her teammates aren't making any excuses for a 2-3 start to the 2013 campaign.
LANSING | With top player Kat Strong out for the season with a torn ACL, Danielle King knew she and her Bloom Township teammates would have to step it up.
BOLINGBROOK | The reality of the playoffs struck in the second quarter Saturday night, and it hit Bloom Township hard.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | They both call Chicago Heights home, and they both walked into Marian Catholic's gym with 18-17 records in the regular season.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Tony Palombi tried to put on a cautious face.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township's Skye McNutt didn't start Thursday against Crete-Monee at Bloom Trail, because it was senior night.
CRETE | Bloom Township pushed Times No. 3 Crete-Monee to the limit on Friday night.
RICHTON PARK | All three phases of the game had plenty to go home proud about after this Bloom Township win.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township coach Kelly Gutierrez is happy with what she's seeing out of her team at this point in the season.
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