By Michael O'Brien

December 2006 Archives

Semifinals: Simeon 56, West Aurora 40; Warren 52, Oak Park 51

Simeon cruises past Lockport

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Simeon 67, Lockport 34...

Oak Park 70, Bloomington 68...

Logan Derrick's three-pointer beats Joliet

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Warren 58, Joliet 56...

Proviso West update: St. Joseph 74, Proviso West 66

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Demetri McCamey and Evan Turner go off again...

Big Dipper update: Lincoln Park 64, Thornton 56

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Derrick Rose skywalks at Pontiac

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Simeon beats Jacksonville 80-39...

Proviso West update: Proviso East beat Evanston 68-59

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Jamal Jones led the Pirates with 20, Jacob Pullen scored 16.

Simeon phenom Derrick Rose will play tonight at Pontiac

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Rose has decided to play in Simeon's first round game against Jacksonville...

Proviso West update: T. F. North beats Von Steuben

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TF North 55, Von Steuben 50...

Lockport's dynamic duo downs United

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Lockport 57, United 48...

Logan Derrick nails a game-winning three for Warren

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Blue Devils 54, Peoria Manual 51

Joliet 62, Schaumburg 52

Bloomington 82, Niles West 70...

Bloomington's Justin Bocot is putting on an aerial display

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Bocot has 11 points and three high-flying slam dunks as the Purple Raiders lead Niles West 40-24 at the half...

6-4 Jamis Nelson leads Oak Park over Danville

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Huskies will face winner of Bloomington vs. Niles West tomorrow...

Oak Park and Danville tied at the half

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It's an early morning foul fest...

Welcome to the 76th Annual Pontiac Holiday Tournament

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Illinois assistant coach Tracey Webster is on hand to watch Oak Park star Iman Shumpert...

Big Dipper update: Seton upsets Bloom, Leo knocks off Hales

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Bloom blows a 63-47 lead and loses in overtime.

Bryan Hall and A. J. Rompza lead Young into the second round

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Young 56, Peoria Central 48...

Halftime: Young 31, Peoria Central 24

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Bryan Hall and Chris Colvin leading the way...

Hillcrest expects Justin Taylor back soon...

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Jones and Berry lead Hillcrest over Fenwick

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Elliott Jones and Justin Berry’s names don’t show up on recruiting websites, they don’t get invited to shoe company all-star games or prestigious camps. But Wednesday at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament the two seniors willed No. 5 Hillcrest to a 55-51 win over Fenwick...

Hillcrest and Fenwick are tied at the half

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Hillcrest 25, Fenwick 25...

Justin Taylor will not play for Hillcrest

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Hillcrest vs. Fenwick is coming up and Taylor is in street clothes...

St. Joseph 73, Julian 61...

St. Joseph leads Julian 37-28 at the half...

Big Dipper Update: Lincoln Park beats Fenger 63-58

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Proviso West 59, Homewood-Flossmoor 56

Halftime: Proviso West 32, Homewood-Flossmoor 26

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Andrew Fair leads the way with 10 points...

All the info from the morning session...

Sorry

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We've been having technical difficulties, but things are working now and the Holiday Tournament updates will begin shortly...

Jordan, Loyola lead at the half

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With senior jeff Jordan scoring 11, unbeaten and third-rated Loyola jumped to a 25-19 lead over North Shore rival New Trier in the first game of the BlueCross-BlueShield doubleheader

Rose limps into Loyola

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Derrick Rose, who turned an ankle in practice, arrived with his Simeon team at Loyola's Gentile Center flanked by teammates Tim Flowers and Kevin Johnson, and he was noticably limping

Derrick Rose injured, won't play today vs. Carver

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Rose will miss today's game on Comcast SportsNet...

Update from San Antonio: Von Steuben remains unbeaten

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The Panthers knocked off San Antonio Central Catholic 71-70...

The Stars have plenty of young talent...

Thornwood 21, Rich South 19...

Tez to Illinois

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The Daily Double is set
Simeon football star Martez Wilson committed to Illinois at a press conference at the South Side school Thursday evening.
It ended the recruitment of the 6-4, 233-pounder who played defensive end, linebacker and wide receiver for the Wolverines.
Wilson is the state's top-rated football prospect while classmate Derrick Rose is Illinois' top-rated basketball player. Rose signed with Memphis in November.

Demond Watt is dominating Leo

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T. F. North leads Leo 32-13 at the half...

Leo heads down to Calumet City...

Brandon Ross steps in and leads Lincoln Park over Young

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No. 13 Lincoln Park beats No. 11 Young 58-51...

Lincoln Park and Young tied at the half

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J.J. Henley isn't playing...

Juice vs. Rompza and J. J. Henley vs. Dwight McCombs...

Inside the Super 25

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Reviewing week four...

Public League Holiday tournament pairings

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First round pairings for the tournament Jan. 4-6 at Chicago State
In bracket order (Note the times)
King vs. Marshall, 6 p.m.
Hyde Park vs. Carver, 10:30 a.m.
Vocational vs. Von Steuben, noon
Bogan vs. Washington, 1:30
Crane vs. Corliss, 3
Young vs. Englewood, 4:30
Foreman vs. Farragut, 9 a.m.
Austin vs. Simeon, 7:30 p.m.

Justin Taylor's residency being questioned

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The Hillcrest star, who transferred from Rich Central last year, was off to a hot start this season...

Kellen Thornton, No. 9 Hillcrest’s 6-6 center, has heard all the talk about being too soft. He’s mastered the art of flexibity however, bending, twisting and finessing for 19 points and 12 rebounds against the No. 13 Thunderbirds...

Kellen Thornton has six for the Hawks...

Washington beats H-F 49-48 in overtime thriller

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Keyon Smothers hits one of three free throws with 2.7 seconds left to win it for the Minutemen.

Washington leads Homewood-Flossmoor 24-21 at the half

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Michael Haynes has 10 for Washington, Kevin Dillard has seven for H-F, but the Big Ticket picked up three fouls.

Richards surges back to shock Bloom

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Bulldogs win 56-53 on Brendan Styler's layup with five seconds to play...

Bloom forward Larry Dumas is putting on a show

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The Blazing Trojans lead Richards 32-17 at the break...

Schaumburg hangs on to beat the Steelmen

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D. J. Dantzler's three-point attempt with three seconds to play rims out and the Saxons win 65-63...

Schaumburg leads Joliet 30-26 at the half

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Joliet's D. J. Dantzler terrific in the first half, scores 17 points...

Mustapha Farrakhan and Josh Parker will Thornton to victory

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Thornton beats Bloomington 66-57...

Bloomington leads 34-30 at the half...

Proviso West's Andrew Fair scores 17 points

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Panthers beat Stagg 68-53...

Stagg staged a second half comeback to get back in the game..

Von Steuben cruises past Thornridge 97-44

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Michael Horton, Deonte Lundeen and Mike Di Nunno lead the way...

Von Steuben leads Thornridge 46-27 at the half

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The Panthers are on fire...

Corliss 57, Kankakee 29

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Jarrell Turner scores 19 points, grabs nine rebounds to lead the Trojans...

Live updates from the Hillcrest Shootout begin at 10:30 a.m.

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Soldier Field Tripleheader III

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From Public League sports and facilities director Calvin Davis ----

The three football games to open the 2007 season at Soldier Field on Saturday Aug. 25:
St. Rita vs. Simeon
Fenwick vs. Hubbard
and
Mount Carmel vs. Joliet Catholic

the times will be determined

What's wrong with Matt Humphrey?

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Another bad game for Humphrey, but Josh Crittle and Kevin Hicks stepped up to help Hales beat No. 20 Fenwick...

Four Division I assistants watching at Hales

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Spartans lead Fenwick 25-24 at the half

Tonight: No. 20 Fenwick at Hales

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The Friars head to the South side...

Martez Wilson, Josh Brent, D'Angelo McCray headed to Illinois

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Illinois is in good position to land three of the nation's top football prospects within the next 10 days, a Christmas present that would give coach Ron Zook one of the top 20 recruiting classes in the nation...

Pontiac Holiday Tournament pairings

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Last season, six teams from the Pontiac tournament advanced to supersectionals...

Inside the Super 25

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Reviewing week three...

Thompson, Henley lead Lincoln Park over Leo

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Lincoln Park wins, 69-50...

Lincoln Park leads Leo 40-29...

Crane beats Evanston 65-58

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Crane leads Evanston 30-22 at the half...

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Marshall crushes Thornwood, T. F. North upsets Washington

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St. Joseph loses in overtime...

T. F. North leads 35-30 with 3:32 to play...

Dwight McCombs leads Young over H-F

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Dolphins win 62-53...

A. J. Rompza scores 13 in the first half

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Young leads Homewood-Flossmoor 25-22 at the break

Von Steuben beats Glenbrook North

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Panthers win 38-26, second half was a bit of a yawner...

Officially in Champaign

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Simeon defensive end Martez Wilson and Hubbard running back Robert Hughes are on an official visit to Illinois...

Von Steuben leads Glenbrook North at the half

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Panthers 20, Spartans 16...

The Public League shootout

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Check back this afternoon for live updates from Chicago State...

Marcus Jordan has arrived

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He's the best sophomore prospect in the state...

Tonight: A star-studded Catholic League showdown

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Hales and Loyola battle on the North Shore...

Schaumburg surges back to win

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Saxons defeat visiting Hoffman Estates 56-52...

Hoffman Estates leads Schaumburg at the half

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Hawks up by nine points, sophomore Tom Dombrowski has 10 points...

Big Dipper pairings...

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Rich East knocks off Oak Forest in overtime

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and John Koschnitzky was so good that I learned how to spell his name...

Checking out Rich East sophomore Shea Sumpter

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Tonight I'm off to see Rich East and Oak Forest...

Jacob Pullen scores 27 to lead Proviso East over Hillcrest

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Halftime: Proviso East 31, Hillcrest 21

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Jacob Pullen scores 15 in the first half.

Elgin Holiday Tournament pairings announced

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Batavia earns the top seed...

Get there early: No. 10 Proviso East at No. 6 Hillcrest

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Proviso West Holiday Tournament pairings

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Inside the Super 25

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Reviewing week two...

North Shore's Jereme Richmond: A driven freshman

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Curie Shootout results

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Von Steuben, Curie and Washington all winners....

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