McHenry athletic director Chris Madson was thrilled that the Warriors were able to hire former Prairie Ridge boys basketball coach Corky Card, one of the winningest coaches in Fox Valley Conference history, to take over the McHenry program.
Richmond-Burton has hired Rich Petska to take over as its boys basketball coach. Petska worked on former coach Brandon Creason's staff the last three years as a varsity assistant. Before that, he was head coach for six seasons at Harvard.
McHenry and Johnsburg are looking for former boys basketball players for an alumni game on Saturday, June 24. Proceeds from the game will go to help the Matthew Werderitch family, whose son Jackson, was struck by a car last month.
Collin Kalamatas stepped down as Burlington Central's girls basketball coach so he could come back to Huntley, his alma mater, as an assistant. Instead, he will be taking over the boys basketball program.
For decades, Alden-Hebron's 1952 boys basketball state champs have revered fans with stories of their exploits when their 98-student school won the state title under the one-class system. Now, only two are left as Paul Judson, 89, passed away Sunday.