Who woulda thunk it?
Everybody from here to Cairo wrote off Hope Academy's chances of winning the Class 1A championship when 6-foot-3 junior point guard Jalen James, who is committed to the University of Illinois,
Bruce Weber still is the head basketball coach at the University of Illinois. But for how much longer?
Will the finals of the 2013 state football playoff be conducted at Illinois State, Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois, Toyota Park or Northwestern?
When I was researching my first book, "Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe: High School Basketball In Illinois," published by University of Illinois Press, I deliberately arranged