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.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Niles school will play New Trier for the chance to advance to the sectional championships.
Notre Dame College Prep is playing in the boys’ basketball sectional semi-finals game tonight against Winnetka’s New Trier at 7:30 p.m. The game takes place at Glenbrook North High school in Northbrook. Notre Dame advanced the to semi-finals after beating out Chicago’s Foreman in the regional finals game. Tonight’s game was pushed back by one day due to Tuesday’s snowstorm. If Notre Dame wins, they will take on Niles North in the sectional championship tomorrow at Glenbrook North High School at 7:30 p.m. Watch highlights from the Niles North/Maine South game.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Maine West, Niles West, Niles North and Notre Dame will all compete in a Regional Finals game tonight.
Niles-area boys’ basketball teams are coming out on top in the 2013 IHSA basketball tournament. Both Maine South and Niles West advanced to their section’s Regional Finals tonight, after coming out on top in the Regional Semi-Finals game. Maine South beat out Lincoln Park High School 46-26, and Niles West beat Glenbrook North with a score of 53-51. The two will go head-to-head tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Maine South High School. Niles North High School also advanced to the section’s Regional Finals game against Wilmette’s Loyola Academy tonight at 7:30 p.m. Niles North beat Chicago’s Taft High School 65-53 in their Regional Semi-Finals game. Notre Dame High School will take on Chicago’s Foreman High School in the team’s Regional Finals game…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Bob Williams achieved the milestone last week in a game against Maine West High School, CSL Insider reports.
Wednesday, February 27
Niles West High School boys basketball coach Bob Williams has achieved a milestone in his coaching career. Williams earned his 400th career win last week when Niles West beat Maine West 58-51 in the final regular season game of the season, CSL Insider reports. Williams, who has been the coach at Niles West for four seasons, was presented with the game ball after the game for his successes. He was formerly the coach at Schaumburg for 18 years.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The team won Wednesday's game in double-overtime.
Thursday, February 21
The Maine South boys’ basketball team beat Niles North Wednesday to clinch the Central Suburban League title, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports. The Hawks came out on top over the Vikings with a 64-61 win in double-overtime play. Maine South’s top scorer was senior Danny Quinn with 9 points, 14 rebounds and 8 assists, the newspaper reports.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The team made the finals after beat Resurrection 54-37.
Wednesday, February 20
The Maine South girls' basketball team made the sectional finals after beating Resurrection 54-37, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports. The Hawks big scorers were Jacqui Grant, Regan Charmichael and Mackenzie Duffy, the newspaper reports. Maine South will take on Evanston Township Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Loyola Academy in Wilmette.
Monday, March 12, 2012
The nominees for Athlete of the Week are: Glenbrook North's Jared Prost, Evanston's Josh Irving, New Trier's Isabelle Baneaux, Niles West's Casey Mahoney-Muno and Glenbrook South's J.J. Connor
Editor’s note: Patch will be trying a new method for voting our Athlete of the Week. We’re asking readers to post their vote in the comments section. Loyola's Michelle Ricolcol was last week's Athlete of the Week. Ricolcol led Loyola with 17 points in the Ramblers’ overtime loss to Barlett in the Class 4A state championship third-place game. It was the first time Loyola has gotten to the state semifinals since 1998. She garnered 328 votes, or 78 percent The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, March 5 – March 11: J.J. Connor, senior, boys water polo, Glenbrook South - Connor scored six goals in Glenbrook South’s 12-8 victory over Niles West. Connor helped the Titans to their first win of the season and a 1-0 record in Central Suburban …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
More than 400 votes were cast in last week's contest, see who won Athlete of the Week.
Loyola's Michelle Ricolcol is this week's Athlete of the Week. Ricolcol led Loyola with 17 points in the Ramblers’ overtime loss to Barlett in the Class 4A state championship third-place game. It was the first time Loyola has gotten to the state semifinals since 1998. She garnered 328 votes, or 78 percent HONORABLE MENTION Lucas Nudelman, junior, boys track and field, Highland Park – Nudelman took first place in the 1600 in a dual meet against Glenbrook North and Northside Prep. The Highland Park junior was also highly involved with organizing the school’s 24-Hour Run, an annual charity event that has raised more than $100,000 in less than 10 years. Ethan Smith, senior, boys track and field, New Trier – Smith won the shot put event at the…
Monday, March 5, 2012
The nominees for Athlete of the Week are: Niles North's Lorenzo Dillard, Loyola Academy's Michelle Ricolcol, New Trier's Ethan Smith, Highland Park's Lucas Nudelman and
In last week's poll, almost 300,000 votes were cast and Deerfield's Danny Katz was proclaimed the winner. The nominees for North Shore Patch Athlete of the Week, Feb. 27 – March 4: Lucas Nudelman, junior, boys track and field, Highland Park – Nudelman took first place in the 1600 in a dual meet against Glenbrook North and Northside Prep. The Highland Park junior was also highly involved with organizing the school’s 24-Hour Run, an annual charity event that has raised more than $100,000 in less than 10 years. Ethan Smith, senior, boys track and field, New Trier – Smith won the shot put event at the 46th Maine East Invitational with a throw of 48 feet-9 ½ inches. Smith’s victory helped New Trier to a team championship, beating out six other …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week: Niles West's Jewell Loyd, Deerfield's Danny Katz, Glenbrook North's Mark Johnson, Highland Park's Jake Norcia, Loyola Academy's Kathleen Stralka.
More than 8,000 votes were cast in last week's competition and Deerfield's Artie Bess was named Patch Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Feb. 20 - Feb. 26: Kathleen Stralka, senior, girl’s basketball, Loyola Academy – Stralka scored a team-high 10 points in Loyola’s 31-26 win over Glenbrook South. The victory gave the Ramblers the Class 4A New Trier Sectional championship and Loyola advanced to play Wheeling in the Stevenson Super-Sectional. Danny Katz, senior, boys track, Deerfield – Katz won the long jump, triple jump and 55-meter intermediate hurdles at the Buffalo Grove quad last week. Katz’s three victories helped the Warriors win the meet, beating Conant, Prairie Ridge and Buffalo Grove. Mark Johnson, …