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[GALLERY] Andrews sisters, Zornow clutch in regional semis against DeKalb

[GALLERY] Andrews sisters, Zornow clutch in regional semis against DeKalb

Marek Makowski

February 12, 2013

  Basketball is a game of decisions, and Huntley girls basketball didn’t get the decision at its regional game on Tuesday night with Huntley fans and Raider Nation gravitating to the boys game at home against its rival Jacobs. A single Huntley student wasn’t in sight at the Belvidere North...

Trojans steal victory

Trojans steal victory

Marek Makowski

February 4, 2013

This is where the next chapter of the historic rivalry between Huntley and Cary-Grove ends: at the free throw line with 5:36 left in the fourth quarter. “It came down to toughness with the basketball,” said Raiders head coach Steve Raethz. It’s Saturday afternoon and the Raiders hold a 9-point...

Huntley sends Wolves packing, wins 56-30

Huntley sends Wolves packing, wins 56-30

Tom Heagney

January 30, 2013

Huntley overcame a sluggish start offensively to topple Fox Valley Conference opponent Prairie Ridge 56-30 on Wednesday night. The Raiders started off slow, scoring only 11 points in the first quarter and trailing the Wolves. At the end of the quarter, Huntley coach Marty Manning had a fiery talk...

[GALLERY] Wagner’s 32 points leads Huntley to victory over PR

[GALLERY] Wagner’s 32 points leads Huntley to victory over PR

Kyle Sommerfield

January 11, 2013

A loud "oh" echoed throughout the Prairie Ridge gym as Huntley's star forward Amanze Egekeze threw down a breakaway dunk in Huntley's 76-51 victory over Prairie Ridge on Friday.  He's finally back.  Egekeze played his first game back from an injury against Crystal Lake South on Tuesday and left the...

Sharp Huntley performance hands South “butt whooping”

Sharp Huntley performance hands South “butt whooping”

Marek Makowski

December 11, 2012

With his team chipping away at Huntley’s 15-11 lead, Crystal Lake South coach Kyle McCaughn called a pivotal timeout with 4:43 left in the second quarter. “It’s your ball,” he roared to his team with his voice rippling through the East Gym.  “You go get it!” About half the court away...

Huntley clips Golden Eagles’ wings, beats Jacobs 46-39 on road

Huntley clips Golden Eagles’ wings, beats Jacobs 46-39 on road

Tom Heagney

December 7, 2012

The Huntley boys basketball team defeated Fox Valley Conference archrival Jacobs 46-39 on Friday night. Huntley senior Jake Wagner led the Red Raider's winning effort with 15 points, nine of which came in the second half. Huntley led at the end of the first quarter, but watched its lead get squandered...

Raiders’ new-look offense routs Warriors in first FVC game

Raiders’ new-look offense routs Warriors in first FVC game

Marek Makowski

December 4, 2012

It’s not about “me” for Ali Andrews. Huntley’s 6-foot, 3-inch freshman didn’t have much to say about herself after a 20-point performance on Tuesday night in McHenry. “Everyone took a step up, Haley Ream, Kayla [Baretto], they hit their shots outside.” When asked about her offensive...

Huntley falls to Carmel in devastating overtime loss

Huntley falls to Carmel in devastating overtime loss

Kyle Sommerfield

November 30, 2012

The Huntley boys basketball team went into Friday night’s game with three wins under its belt, but despite leading for the majority of the game, lost to Carmel Catholic High School 38-31 in overtime. The first few minutes set the tone for the rest of the game.  The two teams alternated possessions,...

Girls basketball stomps Bartlett in season opener

Girls basketball stomps Bartlett in season opener

Marek Makowski

November 13, 2012

Huntley wasn’t fazed going into its season opener against last year’s third-place team in the state. Huntley’s young starting five, featuring a pair of freshmen and a lone senior, wasn’t fazed either. Neither was its conventional defense, which shut down the Bartlett Hawks (0-1) to the...

Knee surgery ends Ryan Craig’s basketball career

Knee surgery ends Ryan Craig’s basketball career

Tamara Funke

October 24, 2012

It was the final practice of his junior basketball season.  It was his final basketball practice ever due to a knee injury that would keep him from playing the rest of his junior season and, ultimately, his senior season. Senior Ryan Craig will be undergoing surgery on his knee Nov. 7 by Rolando...

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