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chicagoland high school boys basketball rankings, jan. 16


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicagoland area.with records through monday, jan. 15 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 15-3 (1)2. curie 14-2 (2)3. orr 14-3 (3)4. bolingbrook 13-2 (9)5. young 14-4 (6)6. evanston 13-3 (16)7. morgan park 12-7 (5)8. marist 17-1 (13)9. lincoln park 13-4 (10)10. fenwick 13-5 (8)11. depaul prep 16-4 (14)12. marian catholic 13-3 (11)13. loyola 16-3 (nr)14. new trier 14-3 (nr)15. maine south 14-5 (nr)16. naperville north 14-1 (nr)17. niles north 17-2 (4)18. hillcrest 15-4 (12)19. leo 11-5 (17)20. romeoville 15-3 (nr)jan. 8 rankingsjan. 3 rankingsdec. 25 rankings






chicagoland high school boys basketball rankings, jan. 8


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicagoland area.with records through sunday, jan. 7 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 12-2 (1)2. curie 12-2 (2)3. orr 12-2 (3)4. niles north 13-0 (4)5. morgan park 10-6 (5)6. young 13-4 (6)7. oak park-river forest 10-2 (7)8. fenwick 12-4 (10)9. bolingbrook 12-2 (9)10. lincoln park 11-4 (11)11. marian catholic 11-2 (12)12. hillcrest 12-4 (13)13. marist 15-1 (14)14. depaul prep 13-3 (16)15. st. rita 9-8 (8)16. evanston 12-3 (17)17. leo 9-5 (18)18. libertyville 8-5 (19)19. brother rice 11-6 (20)20. north lawndale 12-2 (nr)jan. 3 rankingsdec. 25 rankingsdec. 18 rankingsdec. 11 [email protected] @mikeclarkprepskevin tanaka /






cube high school boys basketball rankings, jan. 3


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicagoland area.with records through tuesday, jan. 2 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 11-2 (1)2. curie 10-2 (2)3. orr 11-2 (5)4. niles north 13-0 (3)5. morgan park 10-5 (6)6. young 13-3 (7)7. oak park-river forest 9-2 (4)8. st. rita 9-7 (nr)9. bolingbrook 11-2 (9) 10. fenwick 11-4 (18)11. lincoln park 11-4 (nr)12. marian catholic 10-2 (15)13. hillcrest 11-4 (nr)14. marist 14-1 (11)15. conant 11-4 (nr)16. depaul prep 11-3 (10)17. evanston 11-3 (nr)18. leo 7-5 (nr)19. libertyville 8-5 (nr)20. brother rice 10-6 (nr)dec. 25 rankingsdec. 18 rankingsdec. 11 [email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






cube high school boys basketball rankings, jan. 8


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicagoland area.with records through sunday, jan. 7 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 12-2 (1)2. curie 12-2 (2)3. orr 12-2 (3)4. niles north 13-0 (4)5. morgan park 10-6 (5)6. young 13-4 (6)7. oak park-river forest 10-2 (7)8. fenwick 12-4 (10)9. bolingbrook 12-2 (9)10. lincoln park 11-4 (11)11. marian catholic 11-2 (12)12. hillcrest 12-4 (13)13. marist 15-1 (14)14. depaul prep 13-3 (16)15. st. rita 9-8 (8)16. evanston 12-3 (17)17. leo 9-5 (18)18. libertyville 8-5 (19)19. brother rice 11-6 (20)20. north lawndale 12-2 (nr)jan. 3 rankingsdec. 25 rankingsdec. 18 rankingsdec. 11 [email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






cube high school boys basketball rankings, jan. 3


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicagoland area.with records through tuesday, jan. 2 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 11-2 (1)2. curie 10-2 (2)gary middendorf / daily southtownled by iowa state recruit talen horton-tucker, simeon keeps its no. 1 ranking entering 2018.led by iowa state recruit talen horton-tucker, simeon keeps its no. 1 ranking entering 2018. (gary middendorf / daily southtown)3. orr 11-2 (5)4. niles north 13-0 (3)5. morgan park 10-5 (6)6. young 13-3 (7)7. oak park-river forest 9-2 (4)8. st. rita 9-7 (nr)9. bolingbrook 11-2 (9) 10. fenwick 11-4 (18)11. lincoln park 11-4 (nr)12. marian catholic 10-2 (15)13. hillcrest 11-4 (nr)14. marist 14-1 (11)15. c






cube high school boys basketball rankings, dec. 25


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicago area.with records through sunday, dec. 24 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 7-2 (1)2. curie 7-1 (3)3. niles north 9-0 (5)4. oak park-river forest 7-0 (6)5. orr 7-2 (7)6. morgan park 6-5 (4)7. young 10-2 (2)8. naperville north 8-0 (8)9. bolingbrook 7-1 (9)10. depaul prep 9-1 (10)11. marist 11-0 (nr)12. romeoville 10-1 (11)13. new trier 8-0 (12)14. st. viator 8-1 (13)15. marian catholic 7-1 (15)16. larkin 7-2 (14)17. benet 8-2 (16)18. fenwick 8-3 (18)19. wheaton warrenville south 8-0 (20)20. st. laurence 10-2 (nr)dec. 18 rankingsdec. 11 [email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






cube high school boys basketball rankings, dec. 18


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings for the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicago area.with records through sunday, dec. 17 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 6-0 (1)2. young 10-1 (2)3. curie 6-1 (4)4. morgan park 4-3 (3)5. niles north 8-0 (5)6. oak park-river forest 7-0 (6)7. orr 6-2 (9)8. naperville north 8-0 (8)9. bolingbrook 7-1 (10)10. depaul prep 8-1 (11)11. romeoville 9-1 (7)12. new trier 7-0 (12)13. st. viator 8-1 (14)14. larkin 6-2 (16)15. marian catholic 6-1 (15)16. benet 7-2 (13)17. west aurora 7-1 (19)18. fenwick 7-3 (nr)19. proviso east 7-2 (nr)20. wheaton warrenville south 8-0 (nr)dec. 11 rankingsdec. 4 [email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






chicago-area high school boys basketball rankings — dec. 4


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings of the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicago area.with records through sunday, dec. 3: 1. simeon 1-02. morgan park 1-1 3. young 6-14. curie 1-1 5. oak park-river forest 5-06. orr 1-1 7. niles north 5-0 8. naperville north 4-0 9. romeoville 5-0 10. st. rita 4-211. bolingbrook 4-0 12. depaul prep 5-1 13. lincoln-way east 5-0 14. marian catholic 4-0 15. hillcrest 6-1 16. larkin 3-2 17. new trier 5-0 18. benet 5-1 19. kenwood 1-1 20. west aurora 3-1 [email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






cube boys basketball rankings, dec. 11


the chicago tribune suburban sports department has teamed up with the cube to present the rankings of the top 20 high school boys basketball teams in the chicago area.with records through sunday, dec. 10 and last week's rankings:1. simeon 3-0 (1)2. young 8-1 (3)3. morgan park 2-2 (2)4. curie 4-1 (4)5. niles north 7-0 (7)6. oak park-river forest 6-0 (5)7. romeoville 7-0 (9)8. naperville north 6-0 (8)9. orr 3-2 (6)10. bolingbrook 5-0  (11)11. depaul prep 7-1 (12)12. new trier 6-0 (17)13. benet 7-1 (18)14. st. viator 6-1 (nr)15. marian catholic 4-1 (14)16. larkin 5-2 (16)17. homewood-flossmoor 5-1 (nr)18. kenwood 4-1 (19)19. west aurora 5-1 (20)20. evanston 6-1 (nr)[email protected] @mikeclarkpreps






sierra canyon takes over as no. 1 team in southern section basketball


with one week left in the regular season, sierra canyon is the new no. 1 team in boys' basketball in this week's southern section division 1aa coaches' poll.that means the trailblazers will be the no. 1 seed for the open division if they finish off this week without losing.chino hills dropped to no. 2, mater dei is no. 3 and bishop montgomery no. 4.here's the link to complete rankings.in s' basketball, long beach poly is no. 1 and etiwanda no. 2 in 1aa.here's the link to complete rankings.cathedral is no. 1 in division 1 boys' soccer, followed by redlands east valley and santa barbara. here's the link to complete rankings.jserra holds no. 1 in division 1 s' soccer. here's the link to rankings.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






minnesota boys' high school basketball rankings


the associated press polls for minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by let's play hockey newspaper. first-place votes are in parentheses:receiving votes: bemidji, cloquet-esko-carlton, cretin-derham hall.receiving votes: fergus falls.






as postseason nears, undefeateds still hold top spots in seattle times state ran


the top-ranked teams have run through (or nearly through) the entire regular season with no losses.the top-ranked teams in the seattle times state basketball rankings have certainly proved they should be at the top.federal way no. 1 in cl 4a boys? the eagles are undefeated and have won 63 straight games.nathan hale no. 1 in cl 3a boys? the unbeaten raiders are considered the top team in the nation.central valley no. 1 in cl 4a s? the defending state champs still haven’t been beaten.blanchet no. 1 in cl 3a s? braves still cruising through a tough league with no defeats.seattle times cl 4a boys power rankingsseattle times cl 3a boys power rankingsseattle times cl 4a s power rankingsseattle times cl 3a s power rankings






despite loss, federal way still tops seattle times state basketball rankings


the eagles' state-record 63-game winning streak e to an end urday night, but they're still no. 1 on sunday.the federal way eagles saw their cl 4a record 63-game win streak come to an end urday night.sunday, the eagles are still no. 1 in the seattle times state basketball rankings as the two-time state champs head into the district playoffs this week. most of the rankings remained unchanged. undefeated central valley (4a s), nathan hale (3a boys) and blanchet (3a s) are still no. 1.there was some shakeup in the 4a s rankings as central washington powers mosses lake and sunnyside moved into the top 5 and the four npsl teams that have been ranked most of the season slide into the bottom five. seattle times cl 4a boys power rankingsseattle times cl 3a boys power rankingsseattle times cl 4a s p






southern section releases first basketball rankings


bishop montgomery is ranked no. 1 in division 1 in the first southern section boys’ basketball coaches poll.among the other no. 1 teams: anaheim canyon (2aa), rancho christian (2a), st. anthony (3aa), riverside notre dame (3a), ridgecrest burroughs (4aa), rolling hills prep (4a), malibu (5aaa), pilibos (5aa), duarte (5a).here’s the link to complete rankings.harvard-westlake is ranked no. 1 in girls’ basketball.here’s the link to the rankings.






by majority rule, nathan hale had nation’s best boys basketball team in 2016-17


la lumiere, a private school in indiana, was ranked no. 1 in three different national polls while nathan hale topped four.the final high-school boys basketball poll was released wednesday, nathan hale retaining its top overall spot. it’s not a consensus, but the raiders, who were 3-18 last year, can regard themselves as the best boys basketball team in the country.there are seven national polls to comprise this assertion. la lumiere, a private school in indiana, and nathan hale, a public school in north seattle, were split at three polls each ranking them no. 1 in the land. hs hoops elite, which is operated by the north carolina-based jordan divens, was the deciding vote due to his finalized poll not being released until wednesday evening.all seven polls reached a consensus on nathan hale






garfield, gonzaga prep top seattle times preseason boys basketball state ranking


sandy ringer: on twitter: @sandyringer1. longtime preps reporter sandy ringer teams with other contributors on high school sports coverage.






boys, s bay area preps top 20


this week’s boys and s basketball rankings (records through tuesday):boys1. st. joseph nd | 23-12. bellarmine | 19-13. salesian | 21-44. de la salle | 20-4 5. st. ignatius | 18-26. st. francis | 15-57. dublin | 21-38. bishop o’dowd | 14-89. oakland tech | 20-310. heritage | 20-311. moreau catholic | 14-912. james logan | 19-413. menlo-atherton | 17-414. palo alto | 18-315. freedom | 17-616. mitty | 11-917. fremont-oakland | 16-618. sequoia | 17-419. antioch | 15-820. deer valley | 16-7 s1. mitty | 19-22. bishop o’dowd | 18-33. pinewood | 19-24. carondelet | 20-45. sh cathedral | 13-76. menlo-atherton | 20-17. miramonte | 19-38. salesian | 17-89. palo alto | 16-310. polindo | 18-511. heritage | 19-412. eastside prep | 15-613. st. ignatius | 15-614. valley christian-sj | 12-915. st. joseph n






boys' basketball: chad beeten resigns as head coach at crossroads


chad beeten has resigned as basketball coach at crossroads, the school announced on wednesday.he was in his first season, and crossroads is scheduled to participate in the state playoffs next week. beeten did not coach in an open division consolation game last week against redondo.in an email from sara ring, the school's communications director, the statement reads, “chad beeten has resigned from crossroads school for arts & sciences. chad served as the boys’ varsity basketball coach, a college athletics recruiting specialist and a physical education instructor."crossroads would like to thank chad for his work on behalf of the school and wishes him well in his future endeavors. assistant coach danny marakovits is serving as interim head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball team for the re






western minn. school evacuates basketball game after 'terroristic threats,' poli


benson high school was evacuated friday evening during a basketball game after a person made "direct terroristic threats" against the school, according to police in the western minnesota town.police say the person believed to be responsible for the threats was arrested and that there is no danger to the public. the incident remains under investigation.a boys' basketball invitational was underway about 6:55 p.m. friday when police were informed of threats made against the school and students. the tournament was abruptly stopped and the building was evacuated, according to officials.the basketball tournament was set to resume saturday afternoon, according to the benson school district. varsity boys' and girls' hockey games are also scheduled.benson police were assisted by deputies with swift






boys, girls bay area preps top 20


this week’s boys and girls basketball rankings (records through tuesday):boys1. st. joseph nd 25-12. bellarmine 21-13. salesian 22-44. de la salle 22-45. dublin 23-36. st. ignatius 19-37. bishop o’dowd 16-88. st. francis 16-69. oakland tech 22-310. heritage 22-311. moreau catholic 16-912. james logan 21-413. menlo-atherton 20-414. sequoia 20-415. freedom 18-716. palo alto 19-417. mitty 12-1018. las lomas 20-519. los gatos 17-620. antioch 16-9reading this on your iphone or ipad? check out our new apple news app channel here.girls1. mitty 21-22. bishop o’dowd 21-33. pinewood 21-24. carondelet 22-45. sh cathedral 15-76. menlo-atherton 23-17. miramonte 22-38. salesian 18-89. palo alto 17-310. campolindo 20-511. heritage 21-412. eastside prep 17-613. st. ignatius 16-714. st. joseph nd 22-415. j






best in show for 2016-17


sports416521333 boys' hockey or boys' basketball? with one state tournament down and another to go, asking which is best invites a uniquely minnesota argument. veteran high school sports writers jim paulsen and david la vaque try to convince you they're right.  march 18, 2017 — 5:41pm






basketball: rolling hills prep is only school with two teams playing for state c


rolling hills prep athletic director brian knigin needs to take a bow. his boys and girls basketball teams will be playing for state division v championships on friday in sacramento, making the huskies the only school that can win two titles.knigin, a former boys basketball coach, used his connections to hire two retired former city section coaches, harvey kitani and richard masson.kitani spent 35 years at fairfax until retiring at the end of last season. he had two sons attend rolling hills prep. masson was hired as the girls' coach three years ago after coaching boys teams at carson and jordan."i'm a guy who believes coaches should coach and these are two of the best coaches i've ever met," knigin said. "they're both fantastic and have done an unbelievable job."the two teams will go toge






campbell sports briefs


cross countrythree local high school seniors competed in the prestigious california interscholastic federation state cross country championships on nov. 25 at woodward park in fresno.prospect’s dylan ellis placed 81st in the division iii boys race with a time of 16 minutes, 54.2 seconds for the 3.1 mile course. westmont’s jason gomez placed 184th in the same race with a time of 18:17.9.in the division iii girls race, prospect’s micaela daney was 118th in 20:45.9.high school basketballthe westmont high school varsity boys basketball team opened its season with a 52-44 loss to soquel on nov. 21.westmont outscored the host knights 32-29 in the second half, but could not make up a 23-12 halftime deficit.t.c. wegner led the warriors with 26 points on 50-percent shooting. he also had a team-high






western minn. school evacuates basketball game after 'terroristic threats,' poli


a basketball tournament resumed at benson high school on saturday, a day after the school was evacuated during a game after someone made "direct terroristic threats" against the school.police in the western minnesota town said the person believed to be responsible for the threats was arrested and that there is no danger to the public.the incident remains under investigation.a boys' basketball invitational was underway shortly before 7 p.m. friday when police were informed of threats made against the school and students. the tournament was abruptly stopped.the basketball tournament resumed saturday afternoon, according to the benson school district.benson police were assisted by deputies with swift and grant counties and the minnesota state patrol.miguel otárola






east aurora boys basketball coach jeffries is out


wendell jeffries is out as head boys basketball coach at east aurora high school, officials confirmed thursday after weeks of speculation and community support.the high school administration has decided to look for a new head varsity basketball coach for the 2017-18 season, east aurora school district 131 spokesman tom jackson said in a statement thursday.he declined to specify the reason jeffries would not remain basketball coach, saying the decision was a personnel matter and not subject to public discussion. he said jeffries would continue to work in other capacities, including as a p.e. teacher and girls badminton coach.school board members discussed administrators' recommendation on jeffries in closed session at a meeting wednesday, according to jackson, after community members twice






there's a new 'best places to work' list. this time it's for new dads.


top workplaces 2016: search chicago-area companiesnausheen husainabt electronics, assurance agency and medpro health providers have taken the top spots for large, midsize and small chicagoland workplaces, respectively, according to rankings released by workplacedynamics on behalf of the chicago tribune. abt electronics, assurance agency and medpro health providers have taken the top spots for large, midsize and small chicagoland workplaces, respectively, according to rankings released by workplacedynamics on behalf of the chicago tribune. (nausheen husain)






the times' boys' basketball rankings


a look at the top 25 high school boys' basketball teams in the southland.rk. school (w-l) next game (previous ranking)1. bishop montgomery (8-0); vs. van nuys, dec. 26 (1)2. santa ana mater dei (6-2); vs. south eugene in portland, dec. 27 (2)3. sierra canyon (5-1); vs. canyon at hart, dec. 26 (6)4. westchester (10-2); at torrey pines tourney, dec. 28 (3)5. fairfax (8-2); vs. st. augustine at torrey pines, dec. 27 (5)6. rancho christian (9-1); vs. cajon at damien, dec. 26 (4)7. eastvale roosevelt (7-0). vs. central catholic at damien, dec. 26 (8)8. damien (9-1) vs. st. bernard, dec. 26 (8)9. st. john bosco (9-0); vs. alemany at damien, dec. 26 (9)10. crespi (10-1); vs. jesuit in portland, dec. 27 (10)11. harvard-westlake (9-1); at slam dunk to the beach, dec. 27 (11)12. santa margarita (8-2






minnesota girls' high school basketball rankings


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minnesota girls' high school basketball rankings


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watch live: simeon vs. thornton in class 4a boys basketball sectional final


watch live: simeon vs. thornton in a class 4a boys basketball sectional final at 7 p.m. on friday, march 10, 2017, at thornwood high school in south holland.






the times' boys' basketball rankings


a look at the top 25 high school boys’ basketball teams in the southland:rk. school (w-l)  next opponent (last week’s ranking) 1. chino hills (23-0)  vs. etiwanda, tuesday (1) 2. sierra canyon (19-1) vs. paraclete, tuesday (2) 3. bishop montgomery (20-2) at gardena serra, wednesday (3) 4. santa ana mater dei (23-1) at jserra, wednesday (4) 5. birmingham (20-3) at granada hills, wednesday (5) 6. alemany (19-3) at loyola, today (8) 7. damien (21-3) at upland, tuesday (6) 8. fairfax (19-2) vs. university, today (7) 9. eastvale roosevelt (14-6) at corona, tuesday (9) 10. santa margarita (17-5) at st. john bosco, wednesday (11) 11. corona centennial (17-7) vs. corona santiago, tuesday (10) 12. esperanza (21-1) vs. brea olinda, tuesday (12) 13. westchester (18-7) at laces, today (13) 14. long be






tennessee boys basketball booster indicted for theft


nashville, tenn. (ap) — the tennessee comptroller’s office says a former high school basketball team’s booster club leader was indicted after an investigation found she stole more than $6,100 from the group.a comptroller’s office news release says a washington county grand jury this month indicted former science hill high school boys basketball boosters president kimberly charles on one theft count over $2,500.it says charles stole at least $6,150 and used it for her benefit from june 2015 through april 2016.the comptroller’s office says charles bought a prepaid cash card with club funds to pay for beauty products, restaurant meals and a relative’s college fees.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksit says charles also withdrew money from the club’s account and didn’t de






previewing the 2017 5a, 4a colorado high school state basketball tournaments


the 2017 chsaa state basketball tournament kicks off this week, with the girls first round on tuesday night and the boys first round on wednesday night.the tournament continues with second-round action on friday for the girls and saturday for the boys.denver post preps editor kyle newman previews the class 5a and class 4a boys and girls tournaments, including favorites and players to watch, on this week’s edition of post preps tv.






whalen and her dad share special bond


yes, the hockey is nice. great, exciting. but the memories that stand out for lindsay whalen?getting a day off from school in the middle of the week.mini doughnuts.and being with her dad.whalen has done just about everything possible on a basketball court. the former hutchinson high school star led the university of minnesota into the ncaa final four. she has won three wnba titles with the minnesota lynx and has won olympic gold.but she started as a hockey player, like her dad, neil whalen.and it was when she was 5 or 6 years old — and still playing hockey with the boys as a center/wing, describing herself as “pretty good” — that she and her dad started a tradition of going to the first day of the state boys’ high school hockey tournament together.it became a thing.“you’d get a day off fro






rtd tdit download


download download experience high school basketball at its finest in one convenient mobile app from the rtd. download the richmond times-dispatch's tdit app for total access to our annual high school basketball tournament. find game schedules; team and player information; scores and results; ticket information; photos and more. the times-dispatch invitational tournament showcases 16 elite boys and girls high school teams from across the richmond, virginia area showcasing their outstanding talent in a three-day tournament. student athletes are provided an opportunity to perform in a high-profile basketball setting on the final day and play in game match-ups that may not routinely occur during the regular season.






boys' basketball: van nuys faces sotomayor for city section division iii champio


van nuys and sotomayor, two schools seeking to gain success in basketball, will meet in the city section division iii championship game on thursday night at 7 o'clock at north hollywood high school.van nuys has been the heavy favorite all season. the wolves are 22-9 under coach evan porter and have been receiving strong offensive play from junior tyree winborn.sotomayor, a relatively new school, is 20-3 under coach jesus fernandez. sotomayor had an impressive 61-45 semifinal win over banning.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






five observations from the summer high school boys basketball season


in local summer basketball, june is typically reserved for high schoolers to take a break from playing for their respective clubs and come together with their high school teams. preps editor kyle newman breaks down five takeaways from this month’s high school boys basketball action: overland’s capable of another crowncoach danny fisher’s blazers, winners of back-to-back class 5a titles in 2014 and 2015, are reloaded once again following last winter’s learning curve.overland captured titles at the c3 challenge (at multiple sites in the south metro area) last weekend and the metro state tournament the weekend before that, proving that senior point guard tucson redding, senior shooting guard daijon smith, junior shooting guard stephen hayes and the rest of the blazers are ready to make anothe






boys' basketball: it's a sellout at galen center


at 4:31 p.m., the southern section open division semifinals at galen center was declared a sellout.seating capacity is 10,258, so that's a pretty impressive achievement for a non-championship game.but the lure of seeing a doubleheader featuring sierra canyon against bishop montgomery and chino hills against santa ana mater dei has brought out high school basketball fans around southern california.the winners advance to next saturday's 7 p.m. final at honda center.the games scheduled for 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. will be streamed live at foxsportsgo.com.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






ultimate travel kit - thailand with olympus' e-m1 ii & 25mm prime lens: digital


introductionwhen i travel, i always bring a dedicated era with me. my preferred form of 'travel p og hy,' at least when taking pictures for myself, is to document my experiences and create a visual diary. i like to travel as light as i can while still being able to come back with results of decent quality (though a personal trip to iceland with a d810 was a notable exception to the notion of traveling light).so, what would i bring for a planned personal trip to thailand? my d700's are solid but a bit bulky, and i'm not entirely sure how my original x100 would stand up to high humidity, beaches and possibly a rain shower or two (understatement of the year, as i'll get to in a bit). i considered the ni d500 or the pentax k-3 ii, but both are also fairly bulky, though i was still hoping to en