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  • High school boys basketball: Maturing Morton making progress

    DOWNERS GROVE – Morton’s boys basketball team has the same roster of players now as it did at the beginning of the season, but in a way it’s a differe ...
    Feb. 15, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • High school boys basketball: TJ Clifford helps Downers Grove South hang on against Morton

    DOWNERS GROVE – TJ Clifford knew right away what kind of game it was going to be.The first time Clif ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Conference closer a benchmark win for Morton

    VILLA PARK – Maryam Wilcher has plenty of postseason basketball experience.Though the Morton senior ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Morton's finishing kick against Willowbrook secures winning season

    VILLA PARK – It didn't come easy, but Morton's girls basketball team set a benchmark against Willowbrook on Feb. 5.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Inconsistency makes life tough on Morton

    LOMBARD – Morton boys basketball coach Tony Martinucci got a sense of deja vu on Jan. 30.So what els ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Morton making late-season move

    ADDISON – After wrapping up the Riverside Brookfield Holiday Classic on Dec. 30, Morton girls basketball coach Joe Maietta challenged his team to fini ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • High school boys basketball: Big win a confidence boost for Morton

    FRANKLIN PARK – A dimly lit fieldhouse didn’t keep Morton from shining bright on Jan. 15.The Mustang ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Morton struggles against Downers Grove South's balance

    BERWYN – The boys basketball team at Downers Grove South has what every coach covets – multiple options other teams must plot to stop or try to neutra ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • High school boys basketball: 5 key games to watch this weekend

    Holiday tournaments are in the rearview mirror for boys basketball teams across the state, and now the conference races are about to heat up as teams ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Morton learns from tough tournament losses

    HILLSIDE – Morton’s boys basketball team experienced highs and lows at the 2015 Proviso West Holiday Tournament.
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • High school football: Nazareth's Julian Love leads all-area team that includes Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth football gave opponents a whole lot of love this fall. Julian Love, that ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school sports: Morton boys soccer trophy one of 2015's top accomplishments

    With the calendar about to flip to 2016, there is no better time to honor the sensational state championships and top-three state performances the ath ...
    Dec. 29, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Morton falls against Young in playoff rematch

    HILLSIDE – During last season’s playoffs, it was Morton’s boys basketball team that topped Whitney Young for a regional title.
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield boys ready for holiday play

    In addition to decorating trees and hanging lights, boys basketball tournaments are part of the holiday tradition. As the tournaments get set to tip o ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Morton moving in right direction

    VILLA PARK – Graduation claimed a lot of talent from Morton’s 2015 boys basketball team, but tough play and Tony Martinucci’s ability to coach remain ...
    Dec. 21, 2015 - 1:52 pm
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