High School Basketball

High School Basketball

He read his mom's note every day. It helped him take his team to the playoffs

Breese Central High School Cougars senior high school basketball and baseball player Jack Strieker uses a note from his mother, Alicia Strieker, for motivation after dealing with her long illness and recent death from cancer. Strieker and the Cougars, based in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, begin the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) basketball playoffs next week as the top seed at the Class 3A Civic Memorial Regional.

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Seventh Woods happy for Gamecocks' success, to be Final Four with UNC

Former Hammond standout Seventh Woods chose between South Carolina and North Carolina and both teams made it to Final Four this year.
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Seventh Woods happy for Gamecocks' success, to be Final Four with UNC 1:46

Seventh Woods happy for Gamecocks' success, to be Final Four with UNC

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Sindarius Thornwell's high school coach remembers his first practice

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Sindarius Thornwell was a football player in high school until....

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Seventh Woods talks Hammond-to-North Carolina transition