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  • Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch

    Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch
    No. 7 Bolingbrook at No. 8 Homewood-Flossmoor When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Records: Bolingbrook 6-0, 4-0 Southwest Suburban; Homewood-Flossmoor 6-0, 4-0. On the offensive Homewood-Flossmoor has one of the most diverse attacks in the area. The Vikings...
  • Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all

    Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all
    Although many kids had hockey dads pushing them, Nick Bonino didn't need any prodding to explore an athletic life that built him into a versatile Ducks center who was recently awarded a $5.7-million contract extension through 2016-17. It started with...
  • Football | Providence picks up pace against Fenwick

    Football | Providence picks up pace against Fenwick
    Providence needed to win two of its last three games to be eligible for playoffs. On Saturday that dropped to one of two after the Celtics' 21-13 victory against No. 20 Fenwick in a Catholic League crossover at Concordia University in River Forest....
  • Austin Croshere to be Fox Sports college basketball analyst

    Austin Croshere to be Fox Sports college basketball analyst
    Austin Croshere, a standout forward at Providence College and analyst for Fox Sports Indiana, has been named a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college basketball coverage on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. A first-team All-Big East selection as a...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look

    UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look
    Ryan Boatright, No. 11 6-0 G JR., Aurora, Ill. Always exciting, interesting on the court (15.4 ppg). Looking to play more under control and improve on 33.3 pct. three-point shooting. Amida Brimah, No. 35 7-0 C FR., Accra, Ghana Averaged 7.2 blocks...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college roundup: CNU takes Capital volleyball tournament title, but two other CNU teams fall in finals

    Women’s volleyball: Rachel Conway had 38 assists and freshman Briana Sutton from Jamestown High added 12 kills Saturday to lead Christopher Newport past Salisbury 25-19, 25-20, 25-22 in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament championship match...
  • Men's Soccer: Late goal lifts UCI past Tar Heels

    Men's Soccer: Late goal lifts UCI past Tar Heels
    UC Irvine men's soccer coach George Kuntz called it a leak in the dam. Anteaters senior forward Christopher Santana thanked God for the opportunity. And UCI senior defender Tarek Norad said though definitely not a miracle, that Santana's dramatic...
  • High expectations for Burbank boys' basketball teams

    High expectations for Burbank boys' basketball teams
    The expectations for the upcoming boys' basketball season are high for three of the four local teams, as Burroughs High, Burbank and Bellarmine-Jefferson each believe that a league championship, or a top-three finish in league, is possible. The other...
  • Tuesday's local college basketball roundup: Hawaii overcomes Norfolk State; CNU women win

    Men: Christian Standhardinger and Garrett Nevels combined for 50 points as Hawaii pulled away from Norfolk State in the second half and won 77-66 in Honolulu. NSU, which went all the way to the westernmost state for just one game, led by one at...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: HU women outlast Kansas State in 2-OT thriller

    Women: Hampton gained one of its most remarkable victories in school history, outlasting Big 12 opponent Kansas State 86-75 Saturday with a game-closing 12-0 run in the second overtime period before a crowd of 587 at the HU Convocation Center. Senior...
  • CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year

    CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...