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Twice as nice

In the classic sports movie Hoosiers, Norman Dale, the head basketball coach of Hickory High, demands that his players pass the ball four times before taking a shot.

The Swenson show

Meet the Swenson boys basketball team, the best area high school hoops squad you’ve never heard of. 

Bambie baby steps

For Meg Matthews, the shoe is now firmly fitted on the other foot.

Holy Ghost Prep tournament honors longtime NE scorekeeper

Holy Ghost Prep’s annual Jack Schott Memorial Holiday Tournament is named for one of its own, in a way.

Heart of Higgins

Given everything he’s been through in the last 18 months, it’s fitting that Aaron Higgins has become the heart of the Father Judge basketball team.

Ryan’s Chabot, Brockington banking on better season in ‘14-‘15

Catholic League basketball has a rude way of imparting its lessons on those not accustomed to its rigorous demands.

A lion’s heart

Jeremiah Alston, Justin Johnson and Tacony Charter basketball are taking full advantage of their opportunities. 

GW’s Brown putting himself, hoops program on the map

The 6-foot-6 senior scored 25 points in Thursday's win over Southern, pushing Washington to an undefeated 8-0 record on the season.

Somerton scores a historical win

The Somerton Spartans football team recently won the Mighty Mites Division (9 and under) championship in the Northeast Suburban Athletic Conference (NESAC) with a 30-0 victory over Calvary A.A. It was Somerton’s first football championship in any division in about 30 years, according to team officials.

Let’s play ball!

Score an inside look at your favorite squads in the Northeast Times’ boys basketball preview.