The regional tournaments are in full force for Class 1A and 2A girls' basketball teams. Throughout the area -- and throughout the state -- schools are viewing the postseason as a second chance for success or to make a statement about how much they've improved.
On one hand, it's great to see the underdog or unheralded teams shine in the tournament. It's further proof that on that proverbial given day, most teams can be beaten. It's a testament that hard work -- quite often -- does pay dividends.
Out-of-state choice helps alleviate pressure of expectation
Is this an idea whose time has arrived?
Here's what we know will be played
How we're coming up with the choices for our high school All-Decade teams
Short-handed Danville puts up another valiant effort
Vikings advance, B-H falls short and all county schools have nominees for a Sunday evening awards banquet at a northside Danville church
Bismarck-Henning lone team from conference to advance into second round of the IHSA playoffs
An out-of-state game, an end to a streak and revenge in a rematch among the noteworthy moments
Five of eight conference schools advance to playoff, with two playing home games