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HARVEY | Malcolm Grady is not Homewood-Flossmoor's star, but the junior forward was hard to miss Wednesday in the sixth-seeded Vikings' 71-62 upset over No. 2 Thornwood in the Class 4A Thornton Sectional semifinals.
HARVEY | When Tyler Ulis left the game Tuesday after hitting a pair of free throws with 1:37 to play, the score was Bloom Township 40, Ulis 40.
PLAINFIELD | Tyler Ulis doesn't have many fond memories of the Plainfield Central gym.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Samson wouldn't have taken the risk.
After his team escaped Bloom Trail with a 67-62 overtime sectional title win Tuesday over Oak Lawn, Marian coach Dan Murray seemed especially pleased for forward Kauai Bradley.
HARVEY | The story of Thornton's depth, for coach Troy Jackson, goes back to the school's annual Purple and White game.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Ninety seconds into the second quarter, Marian Catholic coach Dan Murray stared down the sideline at Ashton Millender, his offensive centerpiece.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The sequence might have gone unnoticed by many, but not by Marian Catholic's Spartans.
Given they've won 24 times in 28 outings, Alan Millender hasn't had many opportunities to see his daughter, Ashton, and her Marian Catholic teammates down this season.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | On the night their team secured a share of its third straight Southland Athletic Conference title, third-year Bloom Township varsity player Jared Johnson and first-year coach Ron Ashlaw would have to be content to disagree.
Homewood-Flossmoor’s boys basketball program is under investigation by the Illinois High School Association and could be banished from the state playoffs as the school's girls program was earlier this week, the agency's executive director confirmed Friday.
CALUMET CITY | Three seniors played their last basketball games Wednesday for T.F. South, as the Rebels bowed out of the T.F. north Class 4A Regional with a 55-45 loss to Marist.
Homewood-Flossmoor's girls basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A in Illinois, was suspended Wednesday from the state playoffs and required by the state's high school sports sanctioning agency to forfeit its wins from the 2013-14 season.
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.
SOUTH HOLLAND | En route to its third straight regional crown, Seton Academy wasn't exactly tested, rolling to a 54-point win over Carver and a 26-point win over Illiana Christian.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | It is not surprising that Ashton Millender, the leading scorer on Marian Catholic's defending state champion girls basketball team, would invoke the same phrase as her coach when discussing the game she loves.
SOUTH HOLLAND | By most standards, the last of Donzel Vinson's five 3-point baskets Friday was from way, way outside.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Given this was Seton Academy's third regional title in a row, the biggest victory for the Sting's Ebony Bailey on Thursday may not have been her team's 56-30 win over Illiana Christian.
LANSING | After handfuls of his players exited a post-game meeting, tears mottling the cheeks of most, Steve Breshock, coach of Times No. 4 T.F. South, struck a philosophical tone.
SOUTH HOLLAND | After getting a layup off the opening tip Tuesday in their Class 2A Seton Academy Regional opener against St. Francis de Sales, Illiana Christian looked for most of the rest of the first quarter like it might not score again.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Ashton Millender's first shot of the night — a 3-pointer, of course — spun around the rim, mashed the glass and rolled in.
CALUMET CITY | Marian Catholic's Jose Champagne didn't have to wrestle to claim a win over Washington's Orlando Rivera in the 152-pound championship at Saturday's T.F. North Class 2A Regional.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Miraculously, the ball found Rashaad Alexander.
CRETE | Officially, Times No. 3 Crete-Monee won the Southland Conference title outright Tuesday, when Bloom Township beat Rich South.
COUNTRY CLUB HILLS | Over a season in which he's started lineups featuring a freshman, two sophomores and a junior, T.F. North coach Tim Bankston has seen a lot — but he'd never seen what the Meteors put on display Tuesday at Hillcrest.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Times No. 2 Marian Catholic didn't have Kauai Bradley on Monday, as the front-court stalwart was resting a banged-up knee for the second straight game.
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.
LANSING | Times No. 4 T.F. South won two of four quarters Thursday against Rich Central, and a third came up even.
OLYMPIA FIELDS | Christina Cobbins wasn't in the mood for celebrating because it wasn't the time for celebrating.
SOUTH HOLLAND | In what used to be called Thornwood's "Girls Gym," well before the Times No. 2 Thunderbirds took the floor for their SouthWest Suburban Red contest Friday with Lincoln-Way North, Donzel Vinson was in the one place he was assured of getting all the shots he wanted.
LANSING | On throwback night at T.F. South, the Rebels met Bremen in Gray Gym, where the home team hasn't played regularly since 2005.
FLOSSMOOR | Last week at practice, Homewood-Flossmoor coach Tony Smith decided to play a simple game to make a simple point.
FLOSSMOOR | They'd won their other seven games against in-state competition by an average of 46.7 points per. They'd seen no fellow IHSA member finish within 25 points of them at the final buzzer.
VILLA GROVE | It was as much a rubber game as it was a rematch.
SOUTH HOLLAND | It was a call Times' No. 2 Thornwood coach Paul Slavich conceded he'd never seen before.
A lawsuit filed this week accuses the Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball program of recruiting players, district officials confirmed Thursday.
BOLINGBROOK | At Bolingbrook High School, Tony Smith is history.
PARK FOREST | Asked about her highlight of the day Monday, T.F. South senior guard Ninah Bertrand answered without hesitation, or guile.
CALUMET CITY | After a win early this season over another of the top teams in the metropolitan area, Bogan's LuWane Pipkins declared himself "the best guard in the city."
CALUMET CITY | It must not have been pleasant, listening to Crete-Monee coach Tom Cappel during a first-quarter timeout after his team had fallen behind Dunbar, 8-0, at Saturday's Coaches Against Cancer Basketball Tournament, committing turnovers on three of their first four possessions.
CALUMET CITY | East Chicago Central coach Abe Brown has been preaching all season about getting his young squad to stay aggressive after gaining an advantage.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | All-everything Marian Catholic point guard Tyler Ulis missed his first three shots Friday night. He attempted only one 3-pointer, and bricked it badly. At halftime, he had one basket, and finished the night with four.
RICHTON PARK | As a potential game-tying 3-point try from Rich South's Tierra Webb caught the left side of the rim and dipped in past the equator before lipping out to the right, Crete-Monee's Marsha Howard watched in horror.
CHICAGO | With Erin Drynan, a 6-foot-2 forward, out sick Saturday, Mother McAuley started no player taller than 5-7 in its game with Times No. 3 Crete-Monee.
RICHTON PARK | Thornton's boys basketball team had one wish for Christmas.
MAYWOOD | The bright lights of the Proviso West Holiday Tournament have not been kind to T.F. South. Again.
HARVEY | At one point in the third quarter, Thornton's Keondre Woods wondered if he'd ever get in Tuesday night's SouthWest Suburban Red contest against Andrew.
CHICAGO | The numbers might have sent most coaches into a tirade against the officials.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Donte Thomas didn't take a lot of shots Tuesday. But he made a lot of the ones he did take.
CRETE | Asked how the south suburban basketball cognoscenti likely viewed Hillcrest's basketball program vs. her own before Saturday, Crete-Monee guard Alexia DeBose smiled.
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