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  1. McDonald's games extend Chicago deal

    Scott Powers

    The McDonald's All-American Games announced Wednesday it will remain in Chicago for at least five more years. The games were held at Chicago's United Center in 2011 and set a record for attendance with 19,909 tickets sold. The games returned to th...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  2. Bolingbrook's Tuck player of the year

    Scott Powers

    Bolingbrook senior Morgan Tuck was named the 2011-2012 Gatorade Illinois Girls Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday. Tuck, a 6-foot-2 forward, averaged 29 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.7 steals for the Raiders this season. She led ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  3. Undefeated Whitney Young takes 4A title

    Scott Powers

    NORMAL, Ill. -- The truth is when Whitney Young walked off the court victorious over Bolingbrook at the Hinsdale super-sectional on Monday it essentially won the Class 4A state championship. Whitney Young knew it. It's upcoming competition knew it...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  4. Montini girls capture third straight 3A title

    Scott Powers

    NORMAL, Ill. -- This was supposed to be someone else's year. Montini, to no one's surprise, had won the last two Class 3A state championships. The Broncos had been stacked with Division I players, and it would have been a shock if they hadn't rais...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  5. 2011-12 all-area girls basketball team

    Scott Powers

    Here is's 2011-12 all-area girls basketball team. Meredith Boardman, Fenwick, senior, forward Boardman carried the torch of elite Fenwick players. She averaged 19 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. She shot 50.3 percent fro...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  6. Young tops Bolingbrook in 4OT thriller

    Scott Powers

    HINSDALE, Ill. -- Layers of Whitney Young's players, coaches, family members and students hugged, kissed, cried, shouted, jumped around and celebrated in every other kind of way on Hinsdale Central's basketball floor on Monday night. In the center ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  7. Early showdown for Whitney Young, Bolingbrook

    Scott Powers

    The year, the players, the location and even the playoff round have changed over the last five seasons. But what has been a constant in Illinois high school girls basketball since the 2007-08 season is that when Bolingbrook and Whitney Young meet ...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  8. Girls rankings: Bolingbrook stays at top

    Scott Powers

    Bolingbrook and Whitney Young seem destined for a show down in the Hinsdale Central super-sectional. The two powerhouses remain atop the final regular season of edition of's girls basketball rankings. Read the entire top 20....

    Blog | February 12, 2012
  9. Players put up big points on Friday night

    Scott Powers

    The moon must have looked like a basketball on Friday night because something was in the air. From North Chicago's Aaron Simpson dropping 49 points to Niles West's Jewell Loyd scoring 42 points, Friday will go down as a memorable evening in Chicag...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  10. Illinois trio to play in McDonald's game

    Scott Powers

    Niles West guard Jewell Loyd, Whitney Young guard Janee Thompson and Bolingbrook forward Morgan Tuck were announced as selections to the McDonald's All-American girls game on Thursday. Zion-Benton coach Tanya Johnson was also announced as the West...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  11. Girls rankings: Benet works way to No. 5

    Scott Powers

    Benet climbed to No. 5 in ESPNChicago's girls basketball rankings this week. Complete rankings....

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  12. Gaters' hoops tourney celebrates MLK

    Scott Powers

    Dorothy Gaters has two loves -- basketball and teaching. Gaters combines those two passions almost on a daily basis while coaching Marshall's girls basketball team. But this upcoming weekend, she looks to not only teach her own players a few lesson...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  13. Girls hoops rankings: Bolingbrook No. 1

    Scott Powers

    Bolingbrook's multi-year run a top the Girls basketball rankings continues this week. The Raiders won their only contest against St. Mary's (Canada) this past week. Whitney Young, Marist, Trinity and Bartlett round out the top five. Read the ful...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  14. 2011 in review: Top 5 prep stories

    Scott Powers

    1. Rise of Anthony Davis: He put himself on the basketball map a year ago, but Davis finished his rise in 2011 and cemented himself as the No. 1 player in the Class of 2011. Davis, who played at Perspectives High School, closed out his prep career sh...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  15. Girls rankings: Bolingbrook stay at No. 1

    Scott Powers

    In spite of suffering it's first loss of the season in a national tournament this past week, Bolingbrook maintains its position as the top-ranked team in's girls basketball rankings. Who else moved in? Read the full story....

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  16. Game balls: The week's top players

    Scott Powers

    Here are boys and girls basketball players who stood out last week and received our weekly game balls. BOYS Paris Burns, Proviso East: Burns scored 30 points in Proviso East's 74-58 win over Hinsdale South last week. Tyron...

    Blog | December 19, 2011