Fieldcrest led Bishop Mac from the opening minutes onward in front of a packed house, the Knights using a 25-point first quarter to propel them to a 72-47 triumph and on to next Tuesday’s semifinal of the Class 2A Clifton Central Sectional.
The opening day of the IHSA Girls Wrestling State Finals was contested Friday morning, with a trio of Illinois Valley area wrestlers advancing to the final day.
A five-point play in the closing seconds of the third quarter flipped the lead and the momentum, leading Pontiac to end Streator's season in the semifinals of the Class 3A Streator Regional.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Somonauk boys basketball's Carson Bahrey!
Woodland lost its fourth straight and had its season come to a sudden close Monday evening in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A Lexington Regional with a 44-41 upset loss to 13th-seeded Cornerstone Christian.
Flanagan-Cornell’s Kesler Collins — already a member of the 1,000-point Club — joined the 1,000-rebound Club last weekend, joining much more select company.
Possession after possession, Kankakee slowly but surely pulled away from the hosts of the Class 3A Morris Regional for a 47-34 victory, the championship plaque and a trip to next week’s East Peoria Sectional.
Here are regional, sectional, super-sectional and state schedules for team across the Illinois Valley area in the 2024 IHSA state boys basketball series.
Streator came up big down the stretch to get its program's 1,500th win and avenge a lost to Wilmington last week, 51-49.
The fields are set for both the boys and girls wrestling IHSA individual state championships, and as always, the Herald-News coverage area is well-represented. Here are the area’s state qualifiers.
Higher-seeded Kankakee pulled away in the middle quarters to end Ottawa’s season and advance on to Thursday’s Class 3A Morris Regional championship game.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Streator boys wrestling's Nick Pollett!
Gardner-South Wilmington’s inbounds steal and quick shot just ahead of the final buzzer rolled out, giving Marquette a 54-53 overtime victory and setting up a regional semifinal rematch with archrival St. Bede.
Matt Cloe, a first-time head coach with a lifetime's experience of coaching football and managing weight-room regimens, has been hired as the next head coach of the Streator football program.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Streator boys basketball's Landon Muntz!