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[RECAP] Day one at Redbird Arena

[RECAP] Day one at Redbird Arena

Marek Makowski

March 2, 2013

  I was sitting next to an IHSA reporter on press row when he joked to another journalist, “...and we’re here at Redbird Arena, where nothing exciting happens ever.” He couldn’t be any more wrong. The first game was a thriller that went from surprisingly boring to an overtime contest...

Spartans spear Dolphins

Spartans spear Dolphins

Marek Makowski

March 2, 2013

For a defending state championship team, Whitney Young played a dirty game against Marian Catholic in the Class 4A State Semifinal on Friday night. The Dolphins (26-4) were shut down early by  Spartans' defense, which was complemented by a defense-throttling game by junior guard  Ashton Millender (2...

Huntley loses to Rolling Meadows, gains minute of fame

Huntley loses to Rolling Meadows, gains minute of fame

Marek Makowski

March 2, 2013

It happened with 26 seconds left in 42-59 state semifinal game between Huntley (26-7) and Rolling Meadows (30-3).  It was when the black and red stands were silent, mostly seated. It happened after a pass from junior Britni Siwuda with the clock running inevitably, sand slipping through cracks. It happened wh...

Vernon Hills gets their revenge

Vernon Hills gets their revenge

Kyle Sommerfield

March 1, 2013

On March 3, 2012, Vernon Hills faced a Montini team that was looking for its third state title in three years.  Montini came out and lit up the Cougars, taking a commanding 56-38 victory.  Going into Friday's 3A semifinal game, all the experts were expecting the same result. But Vernon Hill...

[PREVIEW] Class 4A Third Place Game Huntley v. Whitney Young

[PREVIEW] Class 4A Third Place Game Huntley v. Whitney Young

Marek Makowski

March 1, 2013

  Class 4A Third-Place Game Huntley vs. Whitney Young Friday, March 1 6:30 p.m. Huntley (26-7) Starters Kayla Barreto, guard, freshman Bethany Zornow, guard, junior Haley Ream, guard/forward, senior Ali Andrews, forward, freshman Sam Andrews, forward, junior T...

[PREVIEW] Class 4A Championship Game Rolling Meadows v. Marian Catholic

[PREVIEW] Class 4A Championship Game Rolling Meadows v. Marian Catholic

Marek Makowski

March 1, 2013

Class 4A Championship Game Marian Catholic vs. Rolling Meadows Saturday, March 2 8:15 p.m. (approximately) Marian Catholic (32-1) Starters Teniya Page, guard, sophomore Megan Walsh, forward, senior Ashton Millender, guard, junior Melanie Ranson, guard/forward, senior Aliyah Isa...

[PREVIEW] Class 3A Game Previews

[PREVIEW] Class 3A Game Previews

Kyle Sommerfield

March 1, 2013

Game 1: Montini v. Morton Saturday, March 2 12:00 noon   Montini (34-1) Starters Lea Kerstein, Guard, Fr. Kelly Karlis, Forward, Jr. Malayna Johnson, Center, Sr. Sara Ross, Guard, Jr. Kateri Stone, Guard, Jr.   Top Scorers Kateri Stone, 11.7 PPG Malayna ...

[RESULTS] Class 4A 3-point Showdown Finals

[RESULTS] Class 4A 3-point Showdown Finals

Marek Makowski

March 1, 2013

The four winners from Thursday's preliminary Three Point Showdown participated in Friday's Three Point Showdown finals. Bolingbrook's Kamari Jordan placed first with eight shots, Grayslake North's Kendall Detweiler and Rolling Meadows' Alexis Glasgow tied for second with six shots, and Sandburg's...

[GALLERY] Huntley falls to Rolling Meadows

[GALLERY] Huntley falls to Rolling Meadows

Mike Krebs

March 1, 2013

IN BLOOMINGTON, IL -- Huntley (44) fell to Rolling Meadows (61) in the IHSA Girls Basketball State Tournament Semifinals. Huntley will play for the third place trophy Saturday at 6:30 pm at the Redbird Arena.

[RESULTS] Class 3A 3-point showdown finals

[RESULTS] Class 3A 3-point showdown finals

Kyle Sommerfield

March 1, 2013

Timothy Christian senior Brittany Scheidt won the Country Financial Class 3A 3-Point Showdown on Friday afternoon. Scheidt's eight 3s bested St. Viator's Hannah Scheller (four shots), Mascoutah's Brittney Zipfel (six), and Villa Lakes' Kelsey Kohler, all of whom advanced from Thursday night's preliminar...

Quincy Notre Dame remains undefeated

Quincy Notre Dame remains undefeated

Kyle Sommerfield

March 1, 2013

Things looked bleak for Morton from the beginning.  Notre Dame led 24-5 at the end of the first period and Notre Dame guard Jordan Frericks had two points, two steals, and a rebound within the first two minutes of the game. The Raiders continued to break Morton's defense and pushed their way to a 67-51 v...

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