Glenbard North running back Justin Jackson made his verbal commitment on Tuesday to play for Pat Fitzgerald and the Northwestern Wildcats. Jackson is the ninth member of the 2014 class and second from Illinois.
Rivals.com ranked Simeon All-American Jabari Parker No. 4 on its final top-150 for the 2013 class. Six others, including teammate Kendrick Nunn, from Illinois were listed.
2mAfter not being selected to the All-Chicago Area basketball team, Malachi Nix of Niles North High School still feels like he has something to prove.
2mSeton Academy isn't favored to win its second championship, but that isn't slowing the team down. Instead, they're looking for redemption this year.
2mThe talk around town is that Whitney Young or Simeon will take home the 4A state title. But can little-known Edwardsville play spoiler?
2mSenior Zach Strittmatter isn't just the captain of Batavia's football team, he also ranks No. 1 in his class in GPA and spends his free time raising money for cancer research.
2mMalcolm Hill, a 6-foot-7 senior for Belleville East, has been considered the area's best player since Darius Miles and will attend Illinois in the fall to play for coach John Groce.
2mWheaton St. Francis hit a high point in January after boosting their record to 15-3 but after a few bumps in the road on a way to a state championship, Coach Ward believes they are back on track.
2mMundelein's hot streak should have been the kind of success they enjoyed all season, but no matter, as it's coming at just the right time with a sectional matchup with Waukegan Tuesday.