Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien


Chicago Sun-Times Prep Sports Editor

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Lockport gets a field goal. Porters lead Maine South 10-0 with 5:29 left in the 3Q.

Well, it is time for this. Which team is No. 1?

Lockport coach George Czart on taking a team from winless to a state title: "I can pretend like I'm the big wig but you can't win without the horses and these guys are the horses...they are making plays on their own a lot of times."

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JUST IN: This is a shocker. Sources say the IHSA board will announce today that basketball season can start on schedule, defying the guidance given from Gov. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Health.

Take a bow CPS. There are three Public League players in the NBA finals. Anthony Davis, Perspectives Kendrick Nunn, Simeon Talen-Horton Tucker, Simeon

The first Sun-Times photos of Candace Parker (2000) and Allie Quigley (2002).

BREAKING: The IHSA has canceled the state basketball tournament.

We should also all make note of the strange politics happening. IHSA tells media it is making a 2 p.m. announcement. Governor strolls out and drops an IHSA news bomb at noon. This should have been so much more coordinated. Students, parents, coaches, schools deserve better.

Fenwick has produced a governor, astronaut, Heisman trophy winner and Pulitzer winner. Now it finally has a football state champion. The Friars beat Kankakee 34-15 to win Class 5A.

Pritzker: “When the multi-billion dollar sports leagues with multi-million dollar athletes are struggling to protect their players it is obvious there won’t be enough protection for kids on our school’s playing fields."

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