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Boys' Basketball

NCTV17 Sports – Benet Athletes Pulling Double Duty

There are seven things that the boys basketball team and football team have in common at Benet Academy.

Bolingbrook’s athletism too much for Naperville North in NIU Super-Sectional

The sheer honesty espoused by Mitch Lewis, Naperville North’s senior leader, was very easy to see and understand. Bolingbrook is indeed a different breed of...

One Step From Peoria, Bolingbrook Next Test For Naperville North

Without question, Naperville North put its name out over the state’s radar with its Jan. 21 overtime upset of No. 2 Evanston. Now with the...

Naperville North Outlasts Wheaton North, 77-72, To Win Class 4A Hinsdale Central Sectional Title

Youcef Merabet doesn’t fear much. As someone who has risen to prominence late this season for Naperville North, the bigger the moment doesn’t appear to...

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball, Naperville North vs. Wheaton North Sectional Final 3/10/2017

Naperville North defeated Wheaton North 77-72 in the Hinsdale Central 4A Sectional Final on March 10, 2017.

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball, Naperville North vs. Wheaton Warrenville South Sectional Semifinal 3/7/2017

Naperville North defeated Wheaton Warrenville South 40-35 in the 4A Hinsdale Central Sectional Semifinals on March 7, 2017.

Naperville North Slows Pace, Upsets Top-Seeded Wheaton Warrenville South

Senior guard Winston Elston called it horrible. Another senior, Mitch Lewis, said it was just a matter of turning the tables. Either way you cut it,...

Naperville North Eyeing More Success at Class 4A Hinsdale Central Sectional

Like any self-aware team, Naperville North knows where its strength lies. With the depth at its disposal, it’s easy to see why pushing the pace...

Benet’s winning tradition under Gene Heidkamp continuing

The names may change at Benet, but the results certainly haven’t. If people haven’t gotten the memo nine years into Gene Heidkamp’s tenure at the...

Matt Walpole’s ‘Dream’ Comes True With Appointment As Bob Vozza’s Successor At Metea Valley

In a lot of ways, Matt Walpole’s directive is simple. Don’t screw it up. A very interested observer since Metea Valley’s debut season at the varsity...

Dixon’s Jason Mead “Excited” To Get Going At Waubonsie Valley

Ask Jason Mead how Dixon’s basketball program has been built from a one-win team into a perennial 20-win team, he’ll provide a simple answer. Changing...

Metea Valley’s Vozza Resigns as Coach

Bob Vozza was on the ground floor of both the Neuqua Valley and Metea Valley boys basketball programs. After more than 20 years coaching...

Heart and Soul of Benet’s Run to Peoria, Danny Sobolewski Earns 2015-16 Positively Naperville Prep Basketball Player of the Year Honors

The irony was lost on no one. “Not bad for a baseball guy,” Benet coach Gene Heidkamp said. Ask around and people will tell you Danny...

2015-16 Positively Naperville All-Area Prep Basketball Teams

First Team Naperville Central senior guard Matthew Meier (16.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and .9 steals) 2015-16 Unanimous All-DuPage Valley Conference Selection Benet senior forward Danny Sobolewski (10.36...

Benet Falls Victim To Devin Gage, Big Second Half Run As Curie Claims Class 4A State Title Courtesy Of 65-59 Victory

Flanked by senior Jason Malonga to his right and seniors James Dockery and Danny Sobolewski to his left following Benet’s upset victory over Simeon,...


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