PALMYRA, Mo. -- When Macon's Megan Cashalt nailed a 3-pointer to tie the game at 30 with a little more than seven minutes remaining in the game, the Clark County girls basketball team easily could have panicked. Instead, it turned to a key player to answer
PALMYRA, Mo. -- When Palmyra coach Chris Parsons compared Monroe City's Jada Summers to one of the strangest players in NBA history, he meant it as a compliment. "She reminds me of Dennis Rodman, but she can score too," Parsons said. "She was the differenc
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- The spoils that come with winning the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division championship are something the Quincy University men's basketball players plan to relish. A couple days of rest will be as welcome as anything.
SHELBINA, Mo. -- The South Shelby boys basketball team will have its third coach in as many seasons when it takes the floor next year. Brian Patterson said he was told Thursday by South Shelby Superintendent Tim Maddex his coaching contract will not be ren
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. -- The third-seeded Lousiana boys basketball team defeated seventh-seeded Scotland County 54-48 in the Class 2 District 6 semifinals Thursday night. The Bulldogs (22-5) advance to the district title game at 4 p.m. Saturday against second-s
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. -- The Knox County boys basketball team, ranked sixth in the Class 2 state, led 24-20 at halftime in Thursday night's semifinal game in the District 6 tournament. Clopton wasn't about to lose its first game at home, however. The Eagles wer
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- It appeared that the Quincy University women's basketball team was ready to end a rough year on a positive note. The Hawks, who had won just two Great Lakes Valley Conference games coming into Thursday night's season finale against Truma
Kaylee Kuhn is well aware of one of the most storied basketball teams in Unity history. Kuhn's father, Rob, played on the 1989-90 Unity boys basketball team that won its first 30 games before falling to Pittsfield in the Class A Super-sectional. Junior forward Erica Cramm's father, Craig, and sophomore forward Alaina Voss's father, Rick, also played on that basketball team coached by Van Wilson.
Here are the all-state high school girls basketball teams for Class 2A and Class 1A in Illinois, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by John Radtke of the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald. Players received 5 po
BARRY, Ill. -- When freshman Preston Wellman went to the free-throw line with the score tied late in Wednesday night's Class 1A Barry Western Regional semifinal game, he wasn't nervous. He'd been waiting for that kind of opportunity. "Just had to be calm a