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Boys Basketball

  • Druley: Late-game drama finally breaks bad for Geneva

    PEORIA – Geneva boys basketball coach Phil Ralston emphasized a handful of statistics after Friday’s Class 4A state semifinal against Normal that seem ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Druley – Whistler’s father: Ralston puts finger on habit

    Phil Ralston pauses for a few beats when asked when he began whistling to get players’ attention. In ...
    March 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Beating Simeon tough act to follow for Geneva’s foe

    After taking down Simeon on Tuesday, there isn’t an opponent in the state that could intimidate the Normal boys basketball team.
    March 20, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Temple, Geneva boys basketball eschew ‘time travel’

    GENEVA – A postseason bracket jammed with 20-plus win teams ensured the Geneva boys basketball team would have no comfortable outings this postseason.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Geneva survives ‘sucker punch,’ Peoria-bound

    DeKALB – As they began spilling from the court to the bowels of Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center late Tuesday night, Geneva boys bask ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Crowds filling in for surging Geneva boys basketball program

    GENEVA – The Geneva boys basketball program is in no position to take its hefty fan support for granted.
    March 16, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • ‘The most extraordinary feeling’ for Geneva boys basketball

    DeKALB – Loudon Vollbrecht whipped the pinpoint pass to Nate Navigato that produced the winning points and yet another dose of bedlam for the Geneva b ...
    March 14, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Schwab: Geneva basketball’s toughness leads to landmark victory

    DeKALB – Considering the Geneva boys basketball team will head back to DeKalb for Tuesday’s IHSA Class 4A NIU Supersectional, it might have made sense ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Meadows keeps Geneva girls basketball connected on, off court

    Most Geneva girls basketball players routinely visit with coach Sarah Meadows after the season ends.
    March 13, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Auburn presents ‘grueling’ obstacle for Geneva boys basketball

    GENEVA – The last time the Geneva boys basketball team was a clear underdog, it was March 2014. The ...
    March 12, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Druley: Geneva boys basketball up to speed with looming challenge

    DeKALB – The folks sitting behind me at Wednesday’s 4A DeKalb Sectional semifinal boys basketball game played devil’s advocate like Steve Harvey does ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Geneva boys basketball dominates stretch run, beats Jefferson

    DeKALB – The Rockford Jefferson boys basketball team was beginning to take charge of Wednesday’s sectional semifinal until Geneva took a pair of charg ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • St. Charles East boys basketball's Gentry quick as a Jackrabbit

    St. Charles East senior guard Cole Gentry played in the most boisterous atmosphere of his high school career in Friday's season-ending loss to host Ge ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Aurora Central Catholic boys basketball falls in sectional semifinal

    ROCHELLE – Grasping the end of their season presented a challenging proposition for Aurora Central Catholic boys basketball players Tuesday.
    March 10, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Athlete of the Week, Kaneland basketball player Steven Limbrunner

    Steven LimbrunnerKaneland, Boys Basketball, SeniorWhy he was selected: Scored a career-high 20 point ...
    March 10, 2015 - 10:47 pm