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  1. Five to watch: Kane, Hawks riding high

    Scott Powers

    Heading into Sunday night's matchup with the Detroit Red Wings, here are five things to watch with the Chicago Blackhawks: 1. Kane at his best: Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is off to the best start of his career. He has nine points, including ...

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  2. Paul tabbed Big Ten Player of Week

    Scott Powers

    Illinois senior shooting guard Brandon Paul was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. Paul scored a season-high 35 points on 10-of-16 shooting in the Illini's road win over Gonzaga on Saturday. He sank nine of his 11 shots, made five 3-p...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  3. Chicago's best to face nation's best at UIC

    Scott Powers

    Illinois' best high school basketball teams have often had to travel outside of the state to face the nation's best. On Saturday, the country's elite will come to Chicago as five of the nation's top squads will face five of Illinois' top ones in t...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  4. White Sox sign 24 of 41 draft picks

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday they have signed 24 of their 41 selections in the 2012 first-year player draft. The White Sox have signed five of their top six draft picks. The signees include high school first baseman Keon Barnum (1A roun...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  5. 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
  6. 5 thoughts on boys hoops: Simeon's path

    Scott Powers

    Here are five high school boys basketball thoughts for your Tuesday. 1. Simeon is the obvious favorite to win the city playoffs, but it doesn't have an easy path ahead. The Wolverines will likely see Hyde Park in the second round, probably either ...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  7. Five prep hoops thoughts

    Scott Powers

    Here are five high school basketball thoughts for your Wednesday: 1.It's undoubtedly hard to go undefeated for an entire regular season: Andrew fell from the unbeaten ranks Tuesday when it was upset by Thornton on a buzzer-beating shot. Proviso Eas...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  8. 5 Thoughts On Boys Hoops: Foreman rolling

    Scott Powers

    Here are five high school boys basketball thoughts for your Tuesday. 1.There hasn't been much talk about the Red-North this season, but Foreman is quietly having a strong season. The Hornets are 14-1 overall and 7-0 in conference, and their only ...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  9. Five thoughts: Predictable stumbles

    Scott Powers

    Here are five college basketball thoughts heading into the weekend. 1. Poised for a crash: There probably weren't two teams in the country more likely to come crashing down this week than Illinois and Northwestern. The Wildcats were sailing high a...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  10. Five prep hoops observations

    Scott Powers

    Here are five thoughts on the high school boys basketball scene for your Wednesday afternoon. 1. The early scholarship offer trend is getting way out of hand: It's been ridiculous for a while, but an offer the other day reminded me of that. Cal Poly...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  11. 5 Thoughts: DePaul's dynamic duo surging

    Scott Powers

    Here are five college basketball thoughts to chew on Monday. 1. DePaul is one of only two high-major programs to place a duo in the nation's top 80 scorers. Blue Demons sophomore forward Cleveland Melvin is tied for 37th in the country at 19.3 po...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  12. Early-season hoops observations

    Scott Powers

    Here are five early observations to the 2011-2012 high school boys basketball season. 1: It's going to be a crazy year: The preseason assumption was it was top-ranked Simeon and everyone else, and that couldn't be truer through a few weeks of actio...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. Five thoughts from Week 8

    Scott Powers

    Here are five thoughts from the high school football weekend: 1. Catholic League earns the regular-season crown: The Catholic League Blue has looked like the strongest area conference during the regular season. All five teams are headed to the pla...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  14. Five thoughts from Week 7

    Scott Powers

    Here are five thoughts from the high school football weekend: 1. Conference showdowns: The next two weeks should be full of drama in a number of conferences. The Catholic League Blue again will come down to Loyola, Mount Carmel and St. Rita. Four...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  15. Five thoughts from Week 6

    Scott Powers

    Here are five thoughts from the high school football weekend. 1. Elite company: There appears to be four teams vying for the top spot in the state through six weeks, but Maine South has been No. 1 all season. While the Hawks had close calls again...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  16. Five thoughts from Week 5

    Scott Powers

    Here are five thoughts from the high school football weekend. 1. The Josh Williams Show: I had a chance to see Downers Grove South running back Josh Williams for the first time this season. It appeared as if he was going to disappoint after rushin...

    Blog | September 27, 2011