All-star rosters set
CHAMPAIGN — Area seniors who will participate in the Parkland College/News-Gazette all-star basketball game on April 19 have been divided into teams.
BLOOMINGTON — The IHSA, in some quarters, is viewed as the Evil Empire.
It’s a perception that is prevalent among those with gripes about an organization in its 114th year of existence.
Some criticize the IHSA for its multiplier policy that is applied to non-boundaried schools.
Others don’t like the number of championships that are permitted in a particular sport.
MOUNT CARMEL — Tyra Buss’ averages are mind-boggling: 45.8 and 38.0.
There’s another average which delights her as much as the state single-season scoring record and her all-time IHSA career scoring mark.
CHAMPAIGN — Two Judah Christian High School student-athletes were selected to the Better Prep Success (BPS) Illinois Christian School all-state girls’ basketball team. Seniors Leslee Chambers and Kristina Lee were chosen for the 10-player first team.
CHAMPAIGN — Tori McCoy has grown accustomed to the spotlight.
That happens when you’ve been offered a scholarship to play in college before you’ve played your first high school basketball game.
That happens when two independent national scouting services have you ranked among the nation’s top 10 prep players in your class.
Why he’s coach of the year: Directed St. Thomas More to the Class 2A state championship in a season where the Sabers were top-ranked in every state poll. His 33-2 team also set the school record for wins in a season, which was one of 44 marks broken or tied.