The first weekend of the Chicagoland Summer Showcase came to a close at Rock Valley College on Sunday, with another busy day of basketball.
The Dixon High School grad was selected 45th overall by the Detroit Pistons, but traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
Isaiah Roby waited more than four hours before hearing his name called in Thursday’s NBA Draft.
The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday.
The 13 WREX sports team featured 39 unique Athlete of the Week stories throughout the 2018-’19 high school sports season.
Former Winnebago basketball star Brandon Suggs will join a couple of his former AAU teammates in central Illinois this coming year.
The Rockford Rivets fell into an early 2-0 hole, but stormed back to beat the Battle Creek Bombers, 10-2.
Over the next two weekends, Rockford gyms will be packed with high school basketball teams, with players hoping to get noticed by one of the many college coaches expected to attend the Chicagoland Summer Showcase.
After a scoreless first four innings, the Big Northern All-Stars got a run in the 5th inning before pulling away late for a 7-1 win over the NIC-10 All-Stars.
Rockford native Fred VanVleet became the first NBA champion from his home city as he helped the Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title.
Fred VanVleet’s hometown is going all-in on its love and support for its first NBA champion.