VALPARAISO | It took Matt Thomas a while to realize his ultimate career goal was to be the Valparaiso boys varsity basketball coach.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | At Monday night’s regular board meeting, the school board approved the hiring of Ron Ashlaw as boys basketball coach for the Bloom Township D206 program.
Matt Crawford was still a twinkle in his parents' eyes in 1983, the year Marty Gaff became the head coach at Kouts.
As first reported on www.nwi.com, Ron Ashlaw, who coached Waukegan and star Jereme Richmond to second- and third-place finishes in the 2009 and 2010 Class 4A state basketball tournaments, will be presented to the District 206 board Monday as Bloom Township's new boys basketball coach.
I didn't grow up in Valparaiso, so I'm not familiar with Dale Gott.
I loved to play connect the dots when I was a kid.
Crete-Monee's Marvie Keith tries to go between Bloom Township defenders Zerrel Jackson, right, and Jared Johnson at the McDipper. Keith will play for the boys all-star team against a team of current and former NFL stars in today's McLegends game.
VALPARAISO | Joe Otis has done a little bit of everything in his coaching career, so the move the Valparaiso coach made Tuesday night shouldn't come as any surprise.
INDIANAPOLIS | They started from the bottom, but on Tuesday the 12 members of the Thea Bowman Academy boys basketball team were honored by the top political leaders in the state.
The exodus of talent from Chesterton's boys basketball program continues.
HAMMOND | Apparently the postseason isn’t over.
Seton boys basketball coach Brandon Thomas released a statement Friday calling the Illinois High School Association's investigation of the March 9 Class 2A state championship between Seton Academy and Harrisburg "defective."
Seton Academy will not appeal the sanctions issued Wednesday by the Illinois High School Association, said Seton principal Marianne Lynch.
Seton boys basketball coach Brandon Thomas will be barred from the next two postseasons, thanks to sanctions passed down Wednesday by the Illinois High School Association.
GARY | “Started from the bottom; now we’re here.”
INDIANAPOLIS | Three Bowman Academy Eagles fans drove 30-plus hours to get to Indianapolis on Saturday for the Class 2A state championship game against Linton-Stockton.
INDIANAPOLIS | Too many Eagles. Not enough Miners.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's not like the complaints and harsh words about Bowman Academy's boys basketball program have been stated in a vacuum.
INDIANAPOLIS | The point guard position is near and dear to Bowman Academy coach Marvin Rea.
Glenn Robinson III talked to Tyler Wideman a couple of years ago about playing for the Indiana Junior All-Star basketball team. It turned out to be some very good news.
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