Illinois' all-time baseball team is unique for at least two reasons: It features eight Hall of Famers, including three from the Nokomis area.
The first thing you have to know about Willie May is he was one of the most talented multi-sport athletes in Illinois high school history.
At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Simeon coach Robert Smith stated that his primary goal was to finish 34-0, win the state and national championships and supplant Thornridge's 1972 power
By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (33-1)
Results: Defeated Evanston 59-34, Bloom 45-35 and Proviso East 50-48
739 Illinois high school boys basketball teams had dreams of playing in Peoria in March. Only four of them get the right to call themselves state champs. Two schools have already been crowned.