The inaugural Chicagoland Summer Showcase high school boys basketball tournament tips off this weekend with plenty to top teams from around the country as well as some of the highest-rated recruits. Mat Paker, Rockford Public Schools Athletic Director talks about the next two weekends of top-flight basketball here in Rockford.

The IceHogs signed defenseman Josh McArdle on a one-year AHL contract through the 2018-19 season. The Roscoe native is the first alumnus of Rockford’s youth hockey program to sign with the ‘Hogs....
Taylor Ignoto talks about taking over as the new women’s basketball coach at Rock Valley College....
East is one win away from going to the IHSA Class 4A State Tournament, and all that is standing in the E-Rabs’ way is Geneva in Tuesday’s Northern Illinois University Supersectional at the Convocation Center. E-Rabs Coach...