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  1. Justin Wade of Notre Dame Fighting Irish blazing own hockey path

    Scott Powers

    Justin Wade of Notre Dame Fighting Irish is blazing his own hockey path.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  2. Class 4A super-sectionals preview

    Scott Powers

    Here's a look at Tuesday's Class 4A super-sectionals: Simeon (30-1) vs. Evanston (21-10) at Chicago State at 7:30 p.m. The story: Evanston, a No. 5 seed, has made a nice story for itself with a run to the Chicago State super-sectional, but it...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  3. Previewing the boys hoops brackets

    Scott Powers

    The Class 3A and 4A boys basketball playoffs begin on Monday. Here's a glance at the top games and players to see this week. Five regional semifinals to see 1. St. Charles East vs. St. Charles North at St. Charles North on Wednesday 2. Marist vs....

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  4. Johnson, Kerkman McDonald's coaches

    Scott Powers

    Zion-Benton's Tanya Johnson and West Aurora's Gordie Kerkman were announced as McDonald's All-American Games coaches on Thursday. Johnson will coach the West girls team. She has a 634-191 career record, two state championships, seven sectional tit...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  5. Metea Valley tops Lake Park, stays perfect

    Scott Powers

    AURORA, Ill. -- To be undefeated at this point of the season is no easy feat. The number of unbeatens dwindles by the day now. Bloom and Glenbard West both fell from those ranks earlier this week. Metea Valley never expected to be undefeated t...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  6. IHSA title game preview

    Scott Powers

    Here's a look at this week's state championship games and Prep Bowl. All eight state championships and the Prep Bowl will be shown on and can be found at No. 2 Bolingbrook (12-1) vs. No. 1 Loyola (13-0) When:Saturday...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  7. IHSA semifinal preview capsules

    Scott Powers

    Here's a look at this week's area playoff action. No. 12 Glenbard North (9-3) at No. 1 Loyola (12-0) When: Saturday at 12 p.m. The story: It's Loyola's Class 8A state championship to lose at this point. The Ramblers have proven throughout this se...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  8. First-round playoffs notebook

    Scott Powers

    Before moving onto the second round of the playoffs, let's take one last look back at the players and teams that stood out in the first round during a memorable weekend in Illinois high school football. Playoff stars Aurora Christian wide rec...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  9. Week 9 football helmet stickers

    Scott Powers

    Here are five players who stood out during Week 9 and received our weekly helmet stickers. James Butler, Bartlett WR/KR: Butler returned two punts for touchdowns in Bartlett's win over East Aurora. He had returns of 35 and 50 yards...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  10. Week 3 prep football helmet stickers

    Scott Powers

    Here are five players who stood out during Week 3 and received our first weekly helmet stickers. Plano's Joseph Jones: Jones is the first of two Northwestern recruits to receive a sticker this week. Jones was the difference in Plano'...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  11. Aurora Christian's Maddie picks WMU

    Scott Powers

    Aurora Christian senior quarterback Anthony Maddie has committed to Western Michigan. Maddie, who is 6-2 and 194 pounds, chose the Broncos over Bowling Green, Illinois State, Wyoming, among others. "It's a great opportunity for him as he might be a...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  12. Boatright, Randle co-Mr. Basketball winners

    Scott Powers

    East Aurora senior guard Ryan Boatright and Rock Island senior guard Chasson Randle were named co-Mr. Basketball on Tuesday. Boatright and Randle are the first players ever to tie for the award. Each received 257 points and 35 first-place votes fr...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  13. Breaking down the field for Mr. Basketball

    Scott Powers

    The ballots are in for Illinois' Mr. Basketball, and it's only a matter of time before the winner is announced. Here's a look at the top candidates for this year's prize: Max Bielfeldt, Peoria Notre Dame, Senior, Forward Bielfeldt, a 6-8 power for...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  14. Boatright earns Player of the Year honors

    Scott Powers

    AURORA, Ill. - Ryan Boatright believes there can only be one explanation to why he isn't more highly esteemed among high school basketball aficionados. "A lot of people haven't see me play," the 5-foot-11 East Aurora senior said. "I think that's got...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  15. Hoops playoffs: 5 things to watch Wednesday

    Scott Powers

    Here are five things to watch for in Wednesday's boys basketball playoffs: 1. The headliner:On Tuesday, East Aurora vs. Benet was the marquee game. On Wednesday, it's No. 8 Homewood-Flossmoor vs. No. 9 Crete-Monee in the Thornwood sectional semifi...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  16. Boatright, East Aurora upset No. 1 Benet

    Scott Powers

    AURORA, Ill. - Every time East Aurora's Ryan Boatright glanced up at the scoreboard during the first four-plus minutes of the fourth quarter Tuesday, Benet took a step closer. What once was a 17-point second-half lead for East Aurora dwindled all th...

    Blog | March 09, 2011