Sunday, March 24, 2013
Titus, a 2-year-old basketball phenom, loves shooting trick shots.
Once Titus learned to walk, he started shooting baskets. These trick shots were filmed when Titus was between 18 and 24 months old, posted by Joseph Ashby in this YouTube video. If he keeps this up, we may see Titus in the NCAA Tournament - in about 17 years.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Check to see when the Fighting Illini will be playing.
Update 10:05 p.m. Thursday: Finals and Friday's matchups. Illinois defeated Minnesota 51-49. Michigan over Penn State 83-56. Iowa beat Northwestern 73-59 Nebraska beat Purdue 57-55 Friday's Matchups: Illinois v. Indiana Wisconsin v. Michigan Iowa v. MSU OSU v. Nebraska Bracket and Schedule Below Performing well in or winning the Big Ten Tournament is likely the only way the Iowa Hawkeyes will make their way into the NCAA Tournament. To do so they must defeat Michigan tonight at 7:00 p.m. CST. If they do they will get the quality win over an upper tier Big Ten team that has narrowly eluded them all year, setting up a better resume for the NCAA Tournament. They will then advance to play the winner of the Ohio State v. Nebraska game on …
Friday, March 1, 2013
At the IHSA's Class 4A 3-point basketball shootout on Thursday, Grayslake North junior Kendall Detweiler showed them who had the goods. She advanced to finals Friday.
Congratulations to Grayslake North High School basketball player Kendall Detweiler, who led the way at Thursday's Illinois High School Association's Class 4A 3-point basketball competition at Redbird Arena in Normal, Ill. Detweiler, a junior at GNHS, made 9 out of 15 shots as the sixth shooter in Class4A, reported the Daily Herald. Her top shooting score held up through 26 additional shooters, earning her a spot in Friday's finals. Today's winner advances to Saturday's Queen of the Hill competition, reported the Daily Herald. "I just want to relax, have fun and do well," Detweiler told the Daily Herald. "I'm happy to have made it this far." In the spring of 2011, Detweiler placed second out of 120 people in a 3-point shooting contest in …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Register now for the 3-on-3 'Hoops for Hope' basketball tournament at Grayslake North High School on March 16 and 17. The event benefits the 12 Oaks Foundation.
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Tuesday, February 19
Just in time for March Madness, the 12 Oaks Foundation will host its Third Annual Hoops for Hope tournament March 16 and 17 at Grayslake North High School. Each spring the tournament draws more than 500 basketball players and 100 teams to the court for some 3-on-3 action. Open to all players from fourth-graders through adults, the event raises funds to help children in families coping with cancer and financial hardships. Blood Drive New this year, the friendly competition at Hoops for Hope will also bring about some real bloodshed—off the court, that is. The organizers have teamed up with LifeSource to host a Matt Hupp Memorial Blood Drive on-site during the first day of the tournament, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To donate blood, fans…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
North won Tuesday night's game 61-45.
Grayslake North High School's Girls Basketball team is celebrating its division win over Grayslake Central. The Knights faced off agains the Rams Tuesday night, with the Knights winning 61-45, said Nate Flannery, head girls basketball coach for Grayslake North. "We were able to come out and shoot the basketball very well in the first half, going 6-12 from the 3-point line and gain a 17-point advantage going into the second half," said Flannery. "I thought our defense did a nice job of creating the tempo we wanted to play at and got us going in transition." Brittney Thibeaux was the high scorer, with 13 points, followed closely by Kendall Detweiler and Emily Dugan with 12 points apiece. Joanna Guhl, Emily Stinner and Jordyn Bowen scored 10…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Tamika Catchings, who played for Stevenson High School in the mid-1990s, is a member of the 2012 women's basketball team.
Update: Aug. 12 The U.S. women's basketball team won the gold medal Saturday in its final Olympic game, beating France 86-50. Tamika Catchings, a member of the team who played basketball for Stevenson in the '90s, Tweeted the news Saturday afternoon. "Wow #Soblessed!! #OperationGOLD ACCOMPLISHED!!! Such an amazing experience w/ an amazing team! Luv ya'll! Dreams do cm true... : )," she wrote. The gold medal was the third for Catchings, and the seventh consecutive for the U.S. ------------------------------------------------------------------- A former star basketball player for Stevenson High School is shooting for the Olympic gold for the third time as part of the U.S. women’s basketball team. Tamika Catchings, who as a sophomore led the…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The North Chicago Warhawks defeated the Grayslake Rams 77-62 in the boys basketball sectional semifinals Tuesday night at GCHS.
With a minute gone in the first quarter, the Rams trailed 4-2 and that was the closest they could get to a speedy, high-flying North Chicago team that was the #1 seed in the Grayslake Central Regional. The Rams fell 77-62, but this game was over in the 3rd quarter when the Warhawks went on a dunk-rattling exhibition and took a 20-point lead into the 4th quarter. Several key Rams spent a large part of the game on the bench with foul trouble – Savonte McWilliams, Tyler Smith and Casey Boyle – but that was no surprise trying to guard the super quick and elusive guards senior Aaron Simpson and sophomore Javairius Amos-Mays. Simpson led the Warhawks with 23 point and Amos-Mays threw in 17. Sophomore Kurt Hall added 13 points. Jordan Taylor, …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Grayslake boys basketball showdown is tonight. Follow along play-by-play from your computer via a liveblog on grayslake.patch.com.
The Grayslake Central Rams boys basketball team battles their cross-town rival Grayslake North Knights for the Regional Title at 7:30 p.m. tonight, March 2, at Antioch High School. Join in and root for your favorite team!
Monday, January 30, 2012
Though the final score of 64-55 would indicate that the Rams were in the driver’s seat of this game, those who were there know differently.
The cross-town rivalry game was played in front of an SRO crowd that made it appear as if everybody in the town of Grayslake was inside of the field house at Central High School. Both teams battled fiercely until the Rams came out ahead 64-55. The Rams now have control of the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division with a perfect 7-0 mark. The Knights are in third place with a 4-2 record. The difference in the exciting matchup was the outstanding play by the Rams Tyler Smith and Savonte McWilliams. Smith scored 18 points and took down a number of big rebounds. McWilliams scored early and often in the first half. North Head Coach Todd Grunloh said that despite the loss, he was happy with how his team competed. "Normally, we have come into this …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Grayslake Central boys basketball defeated Grayslake North 64-55 Friday night in a very close battle. Relive the game through our liveblog summary.
Big crowds filled the gym at Grayslake Central High School for the Crosstown Classic rivalry game between GNHS and GCHS boys basketball teams. Grayslake Central is now in first place and undefeated in the conference. North is now 6-2 in the conference. It was a classic, intense matchup. Relive the highlights of the game through our liveblog coverage here.