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Girls Basketball

  • Burlington Central girls basketball embraces 'slugging it out' mentality

    Burlington Central coach Mark Smith provides a window of intrigue into this weekend’s Class 3A girls basketball tournament for a handful of entities o ...
    March 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Burlington Central girls basketball rides Pryor, defense to 3A state berth

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Samantha Pryor had a defender in her face. The Burlington Central sophomore gave a ...
    March 3, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Geneva girls basketball routs Boylan for state berth

    ELGIN – Every blue-clad student who had been chanting and cheering for the Geneva girls basketball team suddenly converged on the Vikings and their ne ...
    March 4, 2014 - 6:33 am
  • Schwab: Geneva girls hoops receives welcome assist

    The Geneva girls and boys basketball teams were a combined 47-10 going into the Vikings boys’ regular season finale Friday night, so perhaps it should ...
    March 1, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Central girls basketball repeats as sectional champs

    BELVIDERE – One exasperating sequence during the third quarter saw Burlington Central girls basketba ...
    Feb. 27, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Geneva bounces Batavia, moves on to supersectional

    ADDISON – Geneva senior guard Michaela Loebel climbed to the top of the ladder positioned under the far basket in Addison Trail’s gym Thursday night.
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Batavia, Geneva girls basketball set for sectional final clash

    Batavia girls basketball players have absorbed their share of program history this season, most recently when they earned the school’s first regional ...
    Feb. 27, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • McCloughan extends Geneva girls basketball’s postseason

    ADDISON – Janie McCloughan stepped to the line with eight-tenths of a second left in Tuesday’s IHSA Class 4A Addison Trail Sectional semifinal needing ...
    Feb. 25, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Batavia girls basketball victory sets up ‘insane’ sectional final

    ADDISON – Few players can light up a scoreboard like Liza Fruendt. But if the Batavia girls basketba ...
    Feb. 26, 2014 - 8:04 am
  • Geneva girls basketball rides late-season resurgence

    Geneva girls basketball players and their posse invaded the Wheaton North court Thursday night, shouting and posing with the program’s sixth straight ...
    Feb. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Burlington Central girls basketball finds poise, advances

    BELVIDERE – Burlington Central girls basketball coach Mark Smith took full responsibility for his team’s subpar start.
    Feb. 24, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Burlington Central girls basketball tightens defense, takes regional

    AURORA – The Burlington Central girls basketball team encountered a rare halftime deficit, and the chief culprit was obvious: St. Edward guard Katie S ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland boys hoops complete sweep of Morris

    MORRIS – Kaneland’s status as a thorn in the side of the Morris boys basketball team since the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference formed may have rea ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hobbled Geneva girls basketball does its share in victory

    WHEATON – Grace Loberg rebounded a missed Michaela Loebel free throw and passed to Janie McCloughan, who drilled an easy jumper.
    Feb. 21, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Jacobs: Baltes collects honors at Illinois Wesleyan

    Lexi Baltes is sure to receive plenty of honors for her contributions on the basketball court for Illinois Wesleyan this season, but it will be hard t ...
    Feb. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am