Stories about high school girls basketball
Brad Bjelk isn’t coming in and overhauling the DeKalb girls basketball team. After all, the team’s new head coach has been an assistant for the Barbs under former coach Mark Sykes and was JV coach as well.
Huntley takes the Northwest Herald All-Sports Award for the seventh consecutive year with 132 points, well ahead of second-place Crystal Lake Central. The Red Raiders won seven FVC titles and were runners-up in four other sports.
Jim Schmidt, who retired as athletic director at Plano High School at the end of the last school year, has been hired as the girls basketball head coach at conference rival Sandwich.
Kaneland junior guard Lexi Schueler is embracing change this offseason – a new coach, a new offensive system and a rebuilt jump shot. Schueler and the Knights concluded their June schedule on Thursday with three games at the Oswego Shootout.
Hinckley-Big Rock and Hiawatha got an early look at some potentials faces joining their rosters this fall Thursday with a volleyball-girls basketball doubleheader.
The annual KSB Tennis Classic has started play in Dixon, with three divisions taking to the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts each day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
From an all-area volleyball season to an “unreal” basketball season that included an (individual) state title to her final season in her family’s legacy sport, Faith Feuerbach had a busy, standout senior year for Sycamore.
New DeKalb varsity girls basketball head coach Bradley Bjelk is getting his team ready for the upcoming season as they held a summer practice Thursday afternoon at the school.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Jakob Junis has started a throwing program to rehab the hamstring injury he suffered during his June 10 start against the Dodgers, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Huntley's Jessie Ozzauto recently committed to play basketball at NCAA Division I Lehigh after a memorable track and field season.
32-team event will take place over two days
Serena’s Katie Baker and Fieldcrest’s Ella Goodrich played Saturday in Class 1A/2A IBCA All-Star game, while legendary Knights boys coach Matt Winkler walked the sidelines on last time.
Sarah Teipel was officially hired as the girls basketball coach at Mundelein on Tuesday after nine seasons at Dundee-Crown. Teipel led the Chargers to four regional titles, one sectional championship and a program-best 29 wins in 2020.
Crystal Lake Central co-op ended its season Tuesday with an 11-2 loss to Lake Forest in the supersectional round, but the Tigers were excited for the history they made this spring in their second varsity season as a program.
Stephanie Mickley, who has coached basketball for 20 years, including time as an assistant coach at Orion and La Salle-Peru high schools, has been hired to lead the St. Bede girls basketball program.