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 Toronto Raptors are one win away from their first NBA championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors, 105-92 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
The Dixon Dukes’ historic baseball season has one more day left, and they can still end their campaign with a win after Friday’s 5-1 loss to Montini in the 3-A state semifinals in Joliet.
The Sycamore Lady Spartans overcame an 11-4 deficit, rallying with a seven-run fifth inning and then walking off Mt. Zion in a 12-11 thriller in nine innings to advance to the 3-A state championship game.
Fred VanVleet’s late three as the shot clock expired put Game 3 on ice for the Toronto Raptors, winning 123-109 over the Golden State Warriors to grab a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals.
The senior class of the state-bound Dixon Dukes baseball team is the final 2018-2019 school year recipient of our 13 WREX Athlete of the Week award.
The St. Louis Cardinals selected Hononegah graduate Tyler Statler in the 14th round on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.
Tuesday’s 6 p.m. sportscast includes stories on Sincere Parker leaving East’s basketball program to play at a school in Arizona, and Dixon’s baseball team getting ready for its first trip to state.
Dixon’s baseball team continued its historic run Monday night, shutting out Dunlap with a 1-0 victory to qualify for state for the first time in school history.
Summer basketball returns to Rockford, as East plays host to its annual summer league.
The Golden State Warriors took the Toronto Raptors’ opening blow in the 2019 NBA Finals, and responded with one of their own in Game 2, winning 109-104 to even the series at one game apiece.