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Entries for March 2018

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Rock Island’s Breanna Beal Repeats as Ms. Basketball, Belleville West’s EJ Liddell Named Mr. Basketball
The Chicago Tribune has named its 2018 Illinois Ms. and Mr. Basketball Award winners based on a statewide vote by coaches and media. Rock Island junior Breanna Beal repeats as Ms. Basketball in 2018, becoming the fourth player (Cappie Pondexter, Candace Parker, Tyra Buss) in state history to win ... Read more
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Mother McAuley Wins IHSA Class 3A/4A Student Section Showdown
Mother McAuley High School was named the winner of the fourth annual IHSA Class 3A/4A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Representatives from each of the Class 3A/4A finalists: Buffalo Grove, Mother McAuley, Ottawa Township and Sandburg – were on hand at the IHSA Cla... Read more
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2017-18 Illinois Gatorade Players of the Year
As an official partner of the Illinois High School Association, Gatorade is in the IHSA and in high school student-athletes competing at IHSA state finals. Gatorade annually recognize some of the best and brightest in Illinois by naming Gatorade Players of the Year in 12 sports, including Footba... Read more
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2017-18 Associated Press Boys Basketball All-State Teams
The Associated Press has released its IHSA Boys Basketball All-State Teams for the 2017-18 season. The Class 1A and Class 2A Teams were released on March 8, 2018, by the AP the and Class 3A and Class 4A teams on March 15, 2018. CLASS 1A FIRST TEAM Jake Wolfe, Aurora Christian (6-4, Sr., G) 95 O... Read more
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2017-18 IBCA Boys Basketball All-State Teams
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) has released its IHSA Boys Basketball All-State Teams for Class 1A/2A and Class 3A/4A. All-State honorees who were present at the Peoria Civic Center's Carver Arena for the state finals were recognized on the court. 1A/2A FIRST TEAM ... Read more
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IHSA Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Finals - America's Original March Madness
America's Original March Madness rolls back into Peoria for the 23rd time, and this time its the large schools' turn, as the IHSA Class 3A and Class 4A Boys Basketball State Finals take center stage this weekend at the Peoria Civic Center’s Carver Arena. The state semifinals will unfold on Fri... Read more
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Monmouth-Roseville’s Kevin Ferry Named Section Winner of NFHS Heart of the Arts Award
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently announced one National winner and eight Section winners for the 2018 NFHS Heart of the Arts Award. The Illinois High School Association’s (IHSA) nominee, Monmouth-Roseville High School music teacher Kevin Ferry, was n... Read more
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Okawville Repeats as IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown Champs
Okawville High School was named the winner of the fourth annual IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 10, 2018, giving the Rockets their second straight title in the contest. Representatives from each of the Class 1A/2A finalists: Okawville and Elmwood – were on hand ... Read more
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COUNTRY Financial IHSA Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Finals - America's Original March Madness
America's Original March Madness rolls back into Peoria for the 23rd straight year, as the COUNTRY Financial IHSA Class 1A and Class 2A Boys Basketball State Finals take center stage this weekend at the Peoria Civic Center’s Carver Arena. The state semifinals will unfold on Friday, March 9 wit... Read more
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Hart & Soul: Stephanie Hart Lifts Geneva to State Titles on Last Second Shots Two Years in a Row
Hitting a last second shot to win an IHSA basketball state championship assures you legendary status at not only your high school, but for all-time in state tournament lore. So that leaves the question of what to call Geneva’s Stephanie Hart, who in a feat unlikely to ever be repeated, sunk th... Read more
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Richwoods Fans Prevail In The Biaggi's Spirit Challenge
The fans from Richwoods High School and Nazareth Academy put on an awesome display of school spirit at halftime of the 2018 IHSA Class 3A Girls Basketball State Championship game competing in the Biaggi's Spirit Challenge. As a part of the Biaggi's Spirit Challenge, presented by Biaggi's Ristoran... Read more
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2017-18 IBCA Girls Basketball All-State Teams
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) has released its IHSA Girls Basketball All-State Teams for Class 1A and Class 2A. All-State honorees who were present at Redbird Arena for the state finals were recognized on the court. CLASS 1A/2A FIRST TEAM ... Read more
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2017-18 Associated Press Girls Basketball All-State Teams
The Associated Press has released its IHSA Girls Basketball All-State Teams for the 2017-18 season. The Class 1A and Class 2A Teams were released on February 22, 2018, by the AP and Class 3A and Class 4A teams followed on March 1, 2018. CLASS 1A FIRST TEAM NAME SCHOOL YR. HT. POS. PTS. ... Read more