Stories about high school boys basketball
A look at the upcoming games for the area football teams
Cary-Grove's Maddux Tarasievich put it all together during the final week of August, earning top honors in FVC dual wins against Crystal Lake Central, Huntley and McHenry. The Trojans senior was voted the Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week by readers.
Morris erupted for 42 points in the first quarter in its season-opening win over Coal City
Huntley graduate Amanze Egekeze will soon be playing professionally in Finland, while Jacobs graduate Cameron Krutwig is in the Philippines starting his pro season.
A couple of weeks ago, Michigan State-bound guard Jeremy Fears Jr. announced he was attending Overtime Academy in Atlanta. Now, he's returning to Joliet West to play with his brother, Jeremiah.
Burlington Central senior Drew Scharnowski grew up playing guard, but since added 6 inches in high school, making him a versatile defender and offensive threat. He will play college basketball at NCAA Division I Belmont next year.
The Spartans senior averaged 16.5 points a game last season and will play for Providence graduate Tavaras Hardy
Oswego East senior Mekhi Lowery, who last season helped lead the Wolves to a 33-2 record and sectional final, made his verbal commitment to Towson University this past week, choosing the Baltimore-based school from eight scholarship offers.
The Raider guard led his team to a fourth-place finish in Class 4A last season
Jameson Oster was named to take over for his brother, Josh, as the Porters' head coach
The Raiders' boys basketball coach went to Italy to help run a basketball camp
Michigan State-bound guard to play basketball at Atlanta academy
Former L-P boys basketball coach Jack Margenthalter and players from his six teams held a reunion Saturday in LaSalle.
Crystal Lake South senior shooting guard Cooper LePage committed to Northern Michigan over the weekend and surprised his grandparents with the news. LePage's parents, Matt and Marisa, both played basketball at the Marquette, Michigan, school.
As a third-year starter, Oswego senior guard Max Niesman is aspiring to a big finish to his high school career – and is the clear leader on a Panthers' team short on experience and size.