Maggie Schutte couldn't get the vision out of her mind. Moments after Clark County had lost the third-place game of the Class 3 girls state basketball tournament in Springfield, Mo., Schutte was asked about the role her coach ...
Meet the first team members of The Herald-Whig's All-Area Girls Basketball team, plus a list of second team selections and honorable mention
Western-Payson senior Blair Borrowman was preparing for one last postseason run as the final month of her high school basketball season was winding down. The Wildcats had a 23-4 record and seemed to be hitting their stride, looking primed to compete for a Class 2A regional championship. If things went right, maybe a deep tournament run was possible. All of that was thrown off course when Borrowman fractured the fibula in her left leg during a game against Liberty, two weeks before regional play started.
SCORING Player G Pts Avg McKenzie Lathrom, MTw 25 668 26.7 Laney Lantz, CSE 26 605 23.3 Jada Summers, MCity 28 613 21.9 Blair Borrowman, Wes-Pay 27 581 21.5 Baylee Clampitt, IWest 31 605 19.5 Lilly Pepper, Pit/G-P 31 601 19.4 Kaitlin B
Sports Editor David Adam takes a day off to watch at least a few minutes of all 16 games played on Thursday during the NCAA Tournament.
Andy Schmitt was admittedly fortunate. During his four years as a manager with the University of Illinois men's basketball program, the Illini made the NCAA Tournament twice and nearly upset second-seeded Miami in the second round in 2013.
CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Bill Rasmussen never figured he'd be the head boys basketball coach at Illini West for four years. In fact, he twice had plans to step down and allow a younger assistant coach to take over, only to see both coaches leave Hancock County f
Missouri was hoping to earn a top four seed in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, which would have also meant the team would have played its first two games at home. Instead, the Tigers (24-7) learned Monday night they are the No. 5 seed in the Lexington Regional, and they will play at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against No. 12 seed Florida Gulf Coast (30-4), the Atlantic Sun Conference champion, in Palo Alto, Calif. Instead of staying at home this weekend, Tigers senior Jordan Frericks will start the final chapter of her playing career on the road.
DANVILLE, Ill. -- As the scoreless minutes mounted and the wayward shots missed the mark Sunday afternoon, John Wood Community College men's basketball coach Brad Hoyt held true to the belief his team would generate some offense. It never happened.
Adam Notteboom couldn't remember what his reaction was or how it looked when the final seconds ticked away on the Lipscomb men's basketball team's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament championship and first-ever berth to the NCAA Tournament.