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  1. Signing Day: Illini seeking instant help

    Scott Powers

    Illinois coach Tim Beckman received a rude awakening with last season's 2-10 finish, which included a winless Big Ten campaign. Beckman is now looking for his second Illini recruiting class to help fix some of those problems. Early start: Beck...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  2. Laquon Treadwell deciding Thursday

    Scott Powers

    Crete-Monee (Ill.) senior Laquon Treadwell, the nation's top wide receiver recruit, will announce his college decision at his school Thursday. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Treadwell will choose between Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Mississippi. He's alr...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  3. Top WR Laquon Treadwell to choose college Thursday

    Scott Powers

    Laquon Treadwell, the nation's top wide receiver, will announce his college decision at his school at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  4. IHSA football championships: WatchESPN

    Scott Powers

    The IHSA state football championships shouldn't disappoint again this season. It's full of all of the essentials, and all of the games can be seen on on Friday and Saturday. All-American player? Check. Crete-Monee wide receiver Laqu...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  5. Treadwell to play in Champion Gridiron Kings

    Scott Powers

    Crete-Monee senior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell was one of 64 high school skill players selected to play in the Champion Gridiron Kings. The Champion Gridiron Kings will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  6. Illinois releases Crete-Monee PG Orris

    Scott Powers

    Crete-Monee senior point guard Michael Orris was released Friday from his letter of intent to Illinois and has reopened his recruitment. Orris, a 6-3 point guard, was the Illini's lone Class of 2013 signed recruit. He averaged 12 points and four a...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  7. PG recruit Orris sticking with Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Crete-Monee senior point guard Michael Orris said Monday he plans to remains committed to Illinois after speaking with new Illini coach John Groce over the weekend. Orris, a 6-foot-3 point guard, is the lone player Illinois has signed for its Clas...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  8. Illinois' '12 recruits hope to play for Groce

    Scott Powers

    Illinois' two Class of 2012 recruits, Crete-Monee point guard Michael Orris and Prospect combo guard Mike LaTulip, are hopeful to be playing for the Illini next season after the announcement of new coach John Groce on Thursday. Orris is the Illini...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. Drama rules regional semifinals

    Scott Powers

    Welcome to March Madness ... in February. There was plenty of excitement in Class 3A and 4A regional semifinals on Tuesday. If this is any indication of the games to come, it should be an interesting ride to Peoria for the state finals. Thornton ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  10. Standifer has stumbling block with Irish

    Scott Powers

    Crete-Monee senior cornerback Anthony Standifer said Tuesday he will likely commit to Notre Dame Fighting Irish if the school allows him to complete an academic requirement online. Standifer said he's lacking sufficient Spanish credits to be admit...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  11. Previewing the holiday hoops action

    Scott Powers

    The holiday tournament season is upon us. Here's a guideline to the week ahead. Five tournaments to attend 1) Pontiac, Dec. 28-30: It helps that Pontiac has the country's top team in Simeon and top player in Jabari Parker, but that's just the start...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  12. Top 20 boys basketball preview

    Scott Powers

    1. Simeon: Expectations have never been higher at Simeon. The Wolverines are the two-time defending Class 4A state champions. They are ranked No. 1 in country by ESPN. Jabari Parker is considered the No. 1 junior in the country. They have a roster of...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  13. In-state recruiting breakdown

    Scott Powers

    Illinois schools landed a variety of in-state and out-of-state basketball recruits on Wednesday. Here's a look at each school's recruiting class. Illinois Michael Orris, 6-3, point guard, Crete-Monee (Ill.): "He is a point guard," Illinois coach...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  14. POTW: Crete-Monee's LaQuon Treadwell

    Scott Powers

    CRETE, Ill. - LaQuon Treadwell initially thought Crete-Monee coach Jerry Verde was making a huge mistake when he was moved from quarterback to wide receiver as a sophomore last season. Treadwell thought his size (6-foot-3, 195 pounds), elite athleti...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  15. Prep football rankings: Top 10 stay put

    Scott Powers

    With the first round of IHSA football playoffs complete, there wasn't much movement at the top of the rankings. Complete rankings....

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  16. Crete-Monee perfectly calm in opening win

    Scott Powers

    CRETE, Ill. -- Crete-Monee coach Jerry Verde could see the pressure getting to his players as they came to the final stages of completing an undefeated regular season. The Warriors hadn't accomplished a perfect regular season since 1952, and while...

    Blog | October 30, 2011