Boys Basketball: Marshall rises, beats St Joseph

Marshall guard Cris Craig didn’t get many opportunities to score Wednesday, but he came through when it counted most. The 6-1 junior guard had attempted …

  • Mar 7, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph takes down Farragut in overtime

When St. Joseph dropped a number of close games earlier this season, senior Reggie Johnson didn’t panic. “I never doubted (our potential),” Johnson said. “You …

  • Mar 8, 2012

Joe Henricksen’s City/Suburban Hoops Report

City The Catholic League and Public League will serve up a mini-version of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge Friday. Three of the most entertaining regional title …

  • Mar 7, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph rides Reggie Johnson past Glenbard South

St. Joseph senior Reggie Johnson admits some of the players may have been looking ahead to Friday’s showdown against Farragut. The 6-foot-1 guard did his …

  • Feb 28, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph regroups to top Kenwood

St. Joseph’s celebration of both Senior Night and Alumni Night nearly had a late party crasher. Up 16 points late in the third quarter Friday, …

  • Feb 24, 2012

Boys Basketball: Reggie Johnson’s play gets St Joseph past St Rita

Reggie Johnson had his orders from his coach. Play smart and the rest of the team will follow. Johnson executed those orders brilliantly in helping …

  • Feb 22, 2012

Boys Basketball: Paul Turner’s clutch free throws key St Joseph win

St. Joseph used an 11-0 run toward the end of the third quarter to build a slim lead Saturday night against Notre Dame, and then …

  • Feb 18, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph’s Gene Pingatore back on top

Gene Pingatore is the all-time winningest boys basketball coach in Illinois history — again. The veteran St. Joseph coach moved up to the No. 1 …

  • Feb 15, 2012

Boys Basketball: Batavia Night of Hoops roundup

Benet 39, Wheaton North 35 When Benet’s boys basketball team jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead in Saturday’s matchup with Wheaton North at Batavia’s …

  • Feb 10, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joesph flies by Hales

It has been a rough year for Hales and didn’t get any better Friday night as it suffered a 65-45 lost at home. The Spartans …

  • Feb 8, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph escapes Fenwick on free throws

St. Joseph senior Reggie Johnson put up a high-arcing floater from the free-throw line, and all eyes in the gymnasium followed the ball on its …

  • Jan 27, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph gets back at De La Salle

After losing to No. 12 De La Salle earlier in the year, St. Joseph inflicted some payback Tuesday night with a 68-61 Catholic North victory …

  • Jan 31, 2012

Boys Basketball: Marshall turns away St Joseph late

It was a good old-fashion barn burner on the west side in a game that kept fans on the edge of their seats before Marshall …

  • Jan 21, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph holds off Evanston

St. Joseph senior Reggie Johnson did a little bit of everything to help his team build a large early lead Saturday. He saved his biggest …

  • Jan 19, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Ignatius holds off St Joseph

St. Ignatius prides its on working hard, and they had to work harder than expected to edge out 57-53 victory over visiting St. Joseph on …

  • Jan 17, 2012

Boys Basketball: Third quarter is key for St Joseph

The other St. Joseph players know how to ride a hot hand. Reggie Johnson is smoldering. The guard hit four three-pointers and scored 13 points …

  • Jan 14, 2012

Boys Basketball: Reggie Johnson’s big night propels St. Joseph past Loyola

St. Joseph’s Reggie Johnson missed five of seven free throw attempts in the fourth quarter Friday night against Loyola, but fortunately his outstanding effort in …

  • Jan 7, 2012

Boys Basketball: St Joseph takes third at Proviso after ‘W’ over Hinsdale Central

Winning the consolation bracket championship at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament might be a very good omen for the St. Joseph boys basketball team. The …

  • Dec 30, 2011

Boys Basketball: Benet holds off St Joseph

Last year’s Benet team was one for the ages, but Sean O’Mara is ready to make his imprint on this year’s club. “We worked very …

  • Jan 2, 2012

Boys Basketball: Chargers win in OT

Reggie Johnson led a second-half comeback and hit the game-winning free throws with 2.4 seconds left in overtime to lead St. Joseph to a 56-54 …

  • Dec 28, 2011

Boys Basketball: Demarcus Richardson lifts De La Salle past St Joseph

De La Salle junior Demarcus Richardson knows that he has a number of teammates that are going to grab most of the headlines this season. …

  • Dec 17, 2011

Boys Basketball: AJ Patty, Reggie Johnson lead St Joseph past Hales

Though his team might take some lumps in the early going, St. Joseph boys basketball coach Gene Pingatore believes a tough schedule will pay dividends …

  • Dec 5, 2011

Harvey's free throw boosts St. Joseph

Standing at the free-throw line with his team tied and four seconds remaining in the game, St. Joseph's guard Cameron Harvey had one thought go …

  • Jan 8, 2011

St. Joseph takes down T.F. South

St. Joseph 62, T.F. South 47: Senior forward Joe Edwards scored 14 of his game-high 20 points in the first half to lead the Chargers …

  • Jan 10, 2011

Shorter trip suits St. Joseph

St. Joseph is staying a little closer to home for this weekend's games over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday. Last year, the Chargers went on …

  • Jan 12, 2011

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