The first weekend of the Chicagoland Summer Showcase came to a close at Rock Valley College on Sunday, with another busy day of basketball.
Rockford native Fred VanVleet snapped out of a playoff shooting slump to help the Toronto Raptors turn the Eastern Conference Final into a best-of-three series.
Nolan Lentz went to state alone representing Dakota last year. Now as a junior, he qualified in three events with several of his teammates also punching tickets to state.
Boylan jumped out to a 3-0 lead on Rockford Lutheran in Monday’s 3-A Regional quarterfinal game, and the Titans held on to beat the Crusaders, 4-2, to advance in the playoffs.
Keith Country Day runner Tristan Olpin dominated the distance events at last week’s 1-A Lena-Winslow track and field Sectional meet.
The IHSA girls track and field state finals featured a banner day for local teams and athletes with a lot of local representation on the medal stand.
Quinten Nevenhoven continued his dominant senior season, highlighting Auburn’s team championship in the 2-A tennis sectionals on their home court in Rockford.
The 1-A regional championship at Orangeville had to wait two hours to get going thanks to Saturday’s torrential rains, but once the game began, the Lady Broncos felt right at home.
The high school baseball’s regional playoff round had to fight off Mother Nature in our neighborhood, but after the skies cleared, some great games unfolded on the diamond.
he Rock Valley College softball team left no doubt that their championship streak would remain intact, beating Schoolcraft 13-1 to win the district title.
The cold temperatures didn’t slow down the action heating up on local tracks as athletes took their shot at a trip to the big blue track at state next week.