ROCKFORD – The Forest City will welcome an even bigger group of teams for the second weekend of the Chicagoland Summer Showcase.
Games will be held at Rock Valley College, Guilford High School, and Auburn High School as high school teams from across the country converge in Rockford to show off their talents to college coaches and scouts from all levels of the sport.
One of the non-Illinois states represented at the Showcase is Nebraska, home to North Star High School. Many of the players on the team are trained by Daniel English, a Rockford native who coached with Roy Sackmaster at East before moving to Lincoln. His stepsons, Bryson and Donovan Williams, are present and future Big Ten athletes in their own right. Bryson is a rising sophomores with Wisconsin football, and Donovan has committed to play basketball for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.