High School Sports - Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times - High School Sports en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/YourSeason/assets/img/logo.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Boys Basketball: Bolingbrook's Ben Moore chooses SMU ]]>
There haven’t been many recruitments like the one Bolingbrook’s Ben Moore just went through. The wild ride ended with a commitment to coach Larry Brown and SMU Tuesday afternoon. Moore’s commitment marks the second Chicago-area product the Mustangs have secured in the last week. Moore will join Proviso East senior Sterling Brown in Dallas next year. Brown committed to SMU on Sunday. … ]]>
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:04:54 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15796963-393/boys-basketball-bolingbrooks-ben-moore-chooses-smu.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15796963-393/boys-basketball-bolingbrooks-ben-moore-chooses-smu.html
<![CDATA[ Boys Basketball: Simeon’s Jaylon Tate chooses Illinois ]]>
Simeon senior point guard Jaylon Tate committed to Illinois and coach John Groce Thursday, following in the footsteps of his Wolverines teammate Kendrick Nunn. Tate committed to Illinois after visiting the campus earlier in the day. The Illini’s pursuit of Tate was fast and furious. Tate, who was gaining attention from higher-level programs during fall open gyms, felt there was no need … ]]>
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 20:47:06 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15569499-393/boys-basketball-simeons-jaylon-tate-chooses-illinois.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15569499-393/boys-basketball-simeons-jaylon-tate-chooses-illinois.html
<![CDATA[ Boys Basketball: Bartlett’s Lance Whitaker commits to UIC ]]>
What a difference a year makes. One year ago at this time Lance Whitaker was in the early stages of his recovery from knee surgery after tearing an ACL in the summer prior to his junior season. Now the 6-5 Bartlett standout is not only back at full strength, but he also has his college decision out of the way after committing … ]]>
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 23:18:43 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15362050-393/boys-basketball-bartletts-lance-whitaker-commits-to-uic.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/15362050-393/boys-basketball-bartletts-lance-whitaker-commits-to-uic.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Naperville Central’s Cody Campbell commits to Minnesota ]]>
Living in five different states prior to arriving in Naperville before the 2011-12 school year, Cody Campbell always had designs on continuing his baseball career at a Big Ten school. On Thursday night, Campbell saw that dream become a reality in verbally committing to the University of Minnesota. “I’ve always wanted to be a Big Ten player and if I couldn’t go … ]]>
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 16:44:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14578968-393/baseball-naperville-centrals-cody-campbell-commits-to-minnesota.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14578968-393/baseball-naperville-centrals-cody-campbell-commits-to-minnesota.html
<![CDATA[ Football: Jacobs lineman Adam Kulon picks Toledo ]]> Jacobs senior Adam Kulon solidified his college plans Wednesday when he verbally committed to play Division I football at Toledo. The 6-5, 240-pound defensive end earned All-Fox Valley Conference Valley Division honors as a junior and had plenty options when it came to where he’d play in college. “Like a lot of kids, Adam had been offered by all the MAC schools,” … ]]> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 20:54:49 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14221321-393/football-jacobs-lineman-adam-kulon-picks-toledo.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14221321-393/football-jacobs-lineman-adam-kulon-picks-toledo.html <![CDATA[ Football: Draco Smith chooses Northern Illinois ]]>
Draco Smith will be staying close to home to play college football. Smith, a rising senior at Mount Carmel and a key cog in the Catholic League Blue power’s offense, has committed to Northern Illinois, according to Caravan defensive coordinator Dave Lenti. The 5-foot-9, 190-pounder was recruited by the Huskies as a cornerback. He rushed for 740 yards and five touchdowns on … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:16:37 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14020551-393/football-draco-smith-chooses-northern-illinois.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/14020551-393/football-draco-smith-chooses-northern-illinois.html
<![CDATA[ Football: Maine South’s Pat Maloney picks Ball State ]]> In a perfect world, Pat Maloney probably would have waited until February to make up his mind about where he wanted to play football in college. Instead, the Maine South senior offensive lineman confirmed Friday his verbal commitment to Ball State and second-year coach Peter Lembo. Although the 6-foot-3, 275-pound left tackle must wait until February to sign the official papers, Maloney’s … ]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 21:44:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13765081-393/football-maine-souths-pat-maloney-picks-ball-state.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13765081-393/football-maine-souths-pat-maloney-picks-ball-state.html <![CDATA[ Football: Lyons’ Matt Harris stays near home, picks Northwestern ]]>
Staying close to home was too much of an allure for Lyons two-sport star Matt Harris to resist. The standout defensive back/wide receiver and Class 3A state runner-up in the long jump made a verbal commitment to Northwestern after meeting with coach Pat Fitzgerald and his staff Thursday morning. Harris picked Northwestern over Wisconsin and also received offers from Minnesota and Illinois … ]]>
Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:46:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13737404-393/football-lyons-matt-harris-stays-near-home-picks-northwestern.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13737404-393/football-lyons-matt-harris-stays-near-home-picks-northwestern.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Mount Carmel’s Jerry Houston chooses Oregon ]]>
Mount Carmel shortstop Jerry Houston, who has spent his entire three-year high school career on the varsity, has verbally committed to the University of Oregon. One of the area’s top prospects, Houston chose the Ducks over Notre Dame and Missouri. “I loved the coaching staff and their facilities are nice,” said Houston, a graduate of Salem Christian Academy in Chicago. “They’re going … ]]>
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:22:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13625393-393/baseball-mount-carmels-jerry-houston-chooses-oregon.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13625393-393/baseball-mount-carmels-jerry-houston-chooses-oregon.html
<![CDATA[ Boys Basketball: Niles North’s Malachi Nix, Lorenzo Dillard hope to attract recruiters’ eyes ]]>
Next month is a big one for aspiring college basketball players. July introduces another evaluation period and, once again, Malachi Nix will be out to show people his 5-foot-6 frame doesn’t define him. The incoming senior is looking to play ball in college following graduation from Niles North. He’s already earned tremendous respect in the CSL, and Niles North coach Glenn Olson … ]]>
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:02:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13409220-393/boys-basketball-niles-norths-malachi-nix-lorenzo-dillard-hope-to-attract-recruiters-eyes.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/recruiting/13409220-393/boys-basketball-niles-norths-malachi-nix-lorenzo-dillard-hope-to-attract-recruiters-eyes.html