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Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.

TF South’s Cortez Jones wins wrestling conference meet – other scores from TFS, TFN, Marian Catholic

Jones a success in football, wrestling, and track and field By Mike Clark The new year is off to a good start for TF South's Cortez Jones. On January 13, the senior announced his commitment to continue his football career at reigning NCAA Division III national champion North Central. Then on Saturday,...

TF North’s Jevon Warren leads Meteor Basketball’s turnaround season – other local scores

Scores from TFS, TFN, Illiana Christian, Marian Catholic, and South Suburban College By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2023) – Jevon Warren doesn't have to go online or look at TF North's trophy case to learn about the Meteors' rich basketball tradition. The senior guard has been hearing about it...

Bouncing back: Caleb Newman leads Red Wolves in points, rebounds after last year’s injury

Scores from TFS, TFN, and Marian Catholic By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (January 11, 2022) – Caleb Newman hasn't had the best of luck as he chases his dream of playing college basketball. The pandemic delayed and shortened his sophomore season, and then a knee injury cost him court time last...

Illiana baseball receives state championship rings

Team prepares for next season of mental, physical, and spiritual sharpness By Michael Clark DYER, Ind. (January 12, 2022) – Life is good for Kevin Corcoran Jr. The senior is playing a key role for Illiana Christian's boys basketball team, averaging a team-high 4.3 assists per game for a club that is...

From middle school to starting for TFS basketball – Gigi Dillon’s double-double journey

Scores from TFS, TFN, and Marian Catholic By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (January 11, 2022) – Middle school basketball to high school basketball is a big jump. But Gigi Dillon seems to be adjusting to that leap just fine. The freshman forward put up her latest double-double on Tuesday night, when she...

TFS’ Karter Thomas brings football skills to the bowling alley – other scores from Marian Catholic, Illiana

By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (January 8, 2022) – A lot of sports have complementary skill sets: think of a track sprinter using his speed on the football field, or a quarterback using his arm strength in baseball. But football and bowling? Strange as it might sound, TF South boys bowling coach...

Romello Ali represents TFS on all-tourney team; other boys basketball scores

By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (December 31, 2022) - TF South boys basketball hasn't had a hectic schedule so far this winter, but that will change. The Red Wolves (6-7) wrapped up the 2022 portion of their season on Friday as consolation runners-up in a Rich's Big Dipper Tournament, falling 70-59...

Bulldogs Basketball under pressure to defend national title – other local scores

By Mike Clark How good is defending NJCAA Division II men's basketball national champ South Suburban? Almost two months into the season, coach John Pigatti isn't sure. But he was expecting to learn more as 2022 winds down. The Bulldogs came out of the holiday break at 12-1 and ranked third...

Last-second three adds another win for TFS Boys Basketball – others scores from local schools

Scores include TF North, Marian Catholic, and Illiana Christian By Mike Clark LANSING, Ill. (December 24, 2022) – The situation looked bleak for TF South's boys at last Saturday's Crete-Monee Warrior Shootout. The Red Wolves were down by as many as 14 points to Thornwood in the fourth quarter and still trailed...