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Just like old times for H-F, Bloom at top times meet

BLOOMINGTON | A long and storied rivalry returned with a flash Saturday.

March 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Thornwood's Stewart’s shot comes in shot put

Thornwood's Stewart’s shot comes in shot put

SOUTH HOLLAND | It’s funny what can result when happenstance smiles on you.

March 25, 2014 7:11 pm Photos

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Marian Catholic will graduate 10 seniors from back-to-back supersectional team

Marian Catholic will graduate 10 seniors from back-to-back supersectional team

NORMAL | The casual observer probably couldn't tell that Tyler Ulis's body wasn't 100 percent in Marian Catholic's supersectional game against Edwardsville on Tuesday night.

March 19, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Class 4A Illinois State Super-Sectional

Class 4A Illinois State Super-Sectional

NORMAL – So close.

March 18, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Thornwood beaten, not broken

Thornwood beaten, not broken

HARVEY | There were tears in the Thornwood locker room Wednesday night, Thunderbirds coach Paul Slavich reported.

March 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Marian Catholic advances to sectional

Marian Catholic advances to sectional

PLAINFIELD | The box score sometimes hides the truth.

March 07, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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The right start for Homewood-Flossmoor

The right start for Homewood-Flossmoor

NEW LENOX | For a brief moment during the second quarter on Wednesday night, Lincoln-Way Central was giving Homewood-Flossmoor all it could handle. Three-pointers were dropping in from all angles for the Knights, and a seven-point deficit became a tie on Brad Bass's shot from the free-throw line.

March 05, 2014 10:00 pm
Meteors rally and fall to Plainfield Central

Meteors rally and fall to Plainfield Central

PLAINFIELD | T.F. North came all the way back from a 14-point deficit to take the lead on Plainfield Central in front of a raucous group of Wildcats fans.

March 03, 2014 9:45 pm

T.F. South fades at Hillcrest

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS | It had the makings of an upset.

February 28, 2014 11:00 pm
T.F. North zooms past Bremen

T.F. North zooms past Bremen

MIDLOTHIAN | Not that an exclamation point was needed for T.F. North's first quarter against Bremen on Thursday night, but Sadiq Salisu provided one anyway.

February 27, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Seton Academy's hopes of a state berth come up short

Seton Academy's hopes of a state berth come up short

RIVER FOREST | Three times in as many years, Seton Academy's girls basketball team walked into the super-sectional — the last two at Concordia University — with hopes of a berth in the state semifinals at Illinois State.

February 24, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Thornton cruises past Lincoln-Way North

Thornton cruises past Lincoln-Way North

HARVEY | It could have been more one-sided, but Troy Jackson is a nice guy.

February 21, 2014 11:00 pm

Lincoln-Way East outruns Bloom Township for win

FRANKFORT | It's a tall order trying to stop a team that shoots 76 percent from the field.

February 19, 2014 10:15 pm
Thornwood escapes Rich South with last-second score

Thornwood escapes Rich South with last-second score

RICHTON PARK | There was method to Thornwood's end-game madness against Rich South on Tuesday night.

February 18, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Bloom Township wins, Thornwood loses in regional play

Bloom Township wins, Thornwood loses in regional play

FRANKFORT | Do not for a minute regard Bloom Township's 14-14 record as a true indicator of the Blazing Trojans' potential.

February 17, 2014 10:15 pm
Wildcats subdue Lincoln-Way West

Wildcats subdue Lincoln-Way West

NEW LENOX | It was a clinic.

February 14, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Marian Catholic comes up big in this big game

Marian Catholic comes up big in this big game

JOLIET | It was not a surprise that Ashton Millender and Teniya Page rose to the occasion on Wednesday night, carrying second-ranked Marian Catholic to a victory over Joliet Catholic Academy and taking with it at least a share of the East Suburban Catholic Conference title.

February 12, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Thornwood runs by Thornridge in second half

Thornwood runs by Thornridge in second half

DOLTON | Maybe it was the 6 p.m. start, a Thornridge tradition? Maybe it was the Falcons' defense? Maybe it was just a bad half?

February 11, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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H-F's Odiase can't carry the Vikings by himself

H-F's Odiase can't carry the Vikings by himself

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS | The defense was there for Homewood-Flossmoor on Saturday.

February 08, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Thornton boys thump Thornridge

Thornton boys thump Thornridge

HARVEY | Thornton's boys basketball team wasn't about to make the same mistake twice.

February 07, 2014 11:00 pm
Rebels come out more focused in win against Tinley Park

Rebels come out more focused in win against Tinley Park

TINLEY PARK | It was evident from the start that T.F. South was a more focused team Wednesday night against Tinley Park than it had been Monday at Rich East.

February 05, 2014 10:25 pm Photos

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Ulis, Oliver lead Marian to win

Ulis, Oliver lead Marian to win

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic proved that it's more than just Tyler Ulis in Tuesday night's 72-58 dissection of Richards.

February 04, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Turnovers doom T.F. South in loss to Rich East

Turnovers doom T.F. South in loss to Rich East

PARK FOREST | Trailing by a point at the half, T.F. South boys basketball coach John O'Rourke was concerned.

February 03, 2014 10:25 pm Photos

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Caravan on guard

CHICAGO | Mount Carmel coach Mike Flaherty knows the difference between one guard who can handle the ball and two. Caravan ran their winning streak t

January 31, 2014 11:00 pm

Marian Catholic boys fall to Stevenson

LOMBARD | Mike Taylor meant it when he said of Stevenson's Jalen Brunson, "I'd pay to see him go play."

January 25, 2014 9:45 pm
Taylor-made victory for Thornton

Taylor-made victory for Thornton

HARVEY | There's an explanation for the dimming lights in the area around Thornton Township High School at about 7:15 Friday night.

January 24, 2014 10:15 pm
T.F. South girls roll past Oak Forest

T.F. South girls roll past Oak Forest

OAK FOREST | Coach Steve Breshock spent five hours Tuesday plowing snow from driveways.

January 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Bloom Twp., Mt. Carmel come up winners in Joliet

Bloom Twp., Mt. Carmel come up winners in Joliet

JOLIET | Bloom Township answered Joliet Central's rally with a counter rally to escape the host's gym with a 67-60 boys basketball victory in the final game of the MLK Day of Hoops on Monday.

January 20, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Times No. 2 Marian Catholic rollis past Marist

Times No. 2 Marian Catholic rollis past Marist

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Some days, it’s your day.

January 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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T.F. North falls to Reavis 42-33

BURBANK | Three points in the third quarter. Nearly nine minutes without a basket. One 3-pointer in 11 attempts.

January 10, 2014 11:00 pm

Marian works its way past Meteors

CRETE | Compared to Friday's incandescent effort, Tyler Ulis was just relatively brilliant Saturday night.

December 21, 2013 8:45 pm

No. 3 Thornwood knocks off No. 2 Mount Carmel

CRETE | It wasn't all that pretty. At times, the winner wasn't really effective. But Times No. 3  Thornwood will take its 56-46 victory over no. 2 Mount Carmel on Saturday at the Crete-Monee Shootout, thank you very much.

December 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Thornwood beats Thornridge in boys basketball

Thornwood beats Thornridge in boys basketball

SOUTH HOLLAND | When Thornridge threatened Thornwood's comfortable lead on Tuesday night, and threaten the Falcons did, cutting a 16-point deficit to eight with 5:37 to play, someone had to step up.

December 17, 2013 10:15 pm Photos

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T.F. South fades against Richards

T.F. South fades against Richards

OAK LAWN | For all the back-and-forth in the second quarter in T.F. South's tangle with Richards on Friday night, Rebels coach John O'Rourke didn't like what he saw.

December 13, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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Illiana Christian falls into Rich East trap

Illiana Christian falls into Rich East trap

LANSING | The question as Rich East and Illiana Christian traded baskets and the lead back and forth Tuesday night was simple: Which team would break the other's form first?

December 10, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Big finish for Mount Carmel

Big finish for Mount Carmel

DEKALB | There is no need to state the goal at Mount Carmel at the start of a football season.

November 30, 2013 9:00 pm Video Photos

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Mount Carmel dominates in beating Lake Zurich

Mount Carmel dominates in beating Lake Zurich

DEKALB | The statistics were staggering.

November 30, 2013 9:00 pm Video Photos

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Marian Catholic captures Chicago Heights Classic title

Marian Catholic captures Chicago Heights Classic title

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Here is the problem with playing against Tyler Ulis: Stop one phase of his game, he goes to another. Stop that one, he goes to yet another. And so forth.

November 29, 2013 9:45 pm Photos

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No. 1 Marian Catholic routs Thornwood

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The moment that decided Times No. 4 Thornwood's visit to No. 1 Marian Catholic came early on Tuesday night.

November 26, 2013 11:00 pm
Football with all the trimmings for Mount Carmel

Football with all the trimmings for Mount Carmel

Nothing says it’s the holiday season more for a Mount Carmel football player than a Thursday featuring tackling before turkey.

November 26, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Mount Carmel defense comes up in state semifinal victory

Mount Carmel defense comes up in state semifinal victory

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. | When an offense piles up yardage and touchdowns the way Mount Carmel does, the defense can be overlooked.

November 23, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Bobby Bolton Classic: T.F. South tops Thornridge

Bobby Bolton Classic: T.F. South tops Thornridge

OAK LAWN | T.F. South girls basketball coach Steve Breshock remembers a time when his Rebels couldn't shoot straight.

November 21, 2013 9:30 pm
Defense rules in Mount Carmel's quarterfinal victory

Defense rules in Mount Carmel's quarterfinal victory

DOWNERS GROVE | The rain pelted down and the wind prevented a precision passing game.

November 16, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Mount Carmel hopes for return trips to state cross country meet

Mount Carmel hopes for return trips to state cross country meet

PEORIA | At Mount Carmel, running has generally been associated with crashing through the line and reaching the end zone.

November 09, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Illiana Christian boys finish second in state cross country meet

Illiana Christian boys finish second in state cross country meet

PEORIA | To a man, Illiana Christian cross country runners prefer to consider the water bottle half-full.

November 09, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Late turnovers help Caravan pull out the victory

Late turnovers help Caravan pull out the victory

CHICAGO | Matt Domer had to take a breath -- something he'd earned after rushing for 273 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries -- before considering the question.

November 08, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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Illiana cross country runners on the cusp of greatness

Illiana cross country runners on the cusp of greatness

Nick Fiene was there last year, awash in the vortex of the state high school cross country championship, a sophomore waiting for the crowd at Peoria’s Detweiller Park to quiet down, waiting for the gun.

November 06, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Bloom Township ousted from playoffs

Bloom Township ousted from playoffs

BOLINGBROOK | The reality of the playoffs struck in the second quarter Saturday night, and it hit Bloom Township hard.

November 02, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Beezhold only Viking girl to advance

Beezhold only Viking girl to advance

WEST CHICAGO | It was expected that Saturday’s Class 2A cross country sectional at Kress Creek Farms Park would come down to Illiana Christian and Yorkville.

November 02, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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