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  • Prep roundup: BC boys hoops takes fourth at Plano

    PLANO – The Burlington Central boys basketball team – the No. 2 seed in the Plano Christmas Classic – let a 21-point lead slip away against No. 4 s ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Adversity sharpens Geneva boys basketball despite defeat

    DeKALB – Geneva's boys basketball season could have gone downhill. And quickly. Leading scorer Benn ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Sis-boom-bah: A gaze at 2016 predictions

    My late mother habitually allowed her growing boy to stretch bedtime on Fridays to watch episodes of “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” a past ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Geneva vs. DeKalb boys basketball: 14 photos

    DeKalb defeated Geneva 41-39 in the championship game of the Chuck Dayton holiday classic boys basketball tournament Wednesday in DeKalb.
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Geneva vs. Marmion boys basketball: 6 photos

    Geneva vs. Marmion boys varsity basketball in the 88th annual Chuck Dayton holiday classic boys basketball tournament in DeKalb.
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 7:07 am
  • Boys Basketball: Knights fall to Cogs

    PLANO – Kaneland’s boys basketball team still is looking to find itself nine games into the season.PLANO – Kaneland’s boys basketball team still is lo ...
    Dec. 29, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Boys Basketball: 'Good looks' aplenty for Geneva, as Vikings rolls into finals

    DeKALB – He struck first with the hook inside. Then he delivered the knockout punch from downtown. ...
    Dec. 29, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Kaneland boys basketball falls to Newark

    PLANO – The Kaneland boys basketball team – the No. 5 seed at the Plano Christmas Classic – let an 11-point lead halfway through the third quarter sli ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Boys Basketball: Batavia overwhelmed in loss to De La Salle

    ELMHURST – Despite being on break from school, the Batavia boys basketball team was up bright and early Monday for an 8:30 a.m. start against De La Sa ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Boys Basketball: Marmion, Geneva ready for battle after victories

    DEKALB – Just like Irwin Maurice Fletcher, Marmion’s Matt Fletcher is 6-foot-5, and would be 6-foot-9 with an afro.DEKALB – Just like Irwin Maurice Fl ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Boys Basketball: Saints build big lead then hold on for win

    HINSDALE – The St. Charles East boys basketball team’s strong offensive effort in the middle quarters of its Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic game aga ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Boys basketball: Young, Marmion hand Sterling first loss of season

    DEKALB – Since his three older brothers are away in college, Jon Young seldom gets a chance to play in front of Andy, Ethan and Zack.
    Dec. 27, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Boys basketball: Strong second half leads Geneva past Belvidere North

    DEKALB – Geneva coach Phil Ralston isn’t pro-gambling on the hardwood. He wants his team to play go ...
    Dec. 27, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Boys basketball: Kaneland cruises to victory in Plano Tournament opener

    PLANO – The Kaneland boys basketball team showed no ill effects from a two-week layoff and cruised to a 70-32 victory Saturday against Chicago Hope in ...
    Dec. 26, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Boys basketball: Slow start to second half costly for Batavia in Jack Tosh Tournament opener

    ELMHURST – At halftime in its opening round game of the Jack Tosh Tournament with Metea Valley Saturday, the Batavia boys basketball team enjoyed its ...
    Dec. 26, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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