Catching up with former area high school players
From time to time, members of the Highland Community College basketball team in Kansas play a game of one-upmanship with stories of their high school glory days.
Mike McCall can picture Rick Majerus squatting into a defensive stance and hear Majerus's claim that he gets lower than McCall.
Ahmad Starks has moved well past the stage of proving he belongs at the high-Division I level.
A little more than 28 years after the famously tragic killing of his good friend Ben Wilson, Nick Anderson said he is so saddened by the state of his old South Side stomping grounds that he rarely returns.
Because of basketball, Mark Holmes' life started overseas.
An injury has brought Calvin Brock to a crossroads in his basketball career, and the former Simeon and Illinois guard is not yet sure which direction he will go.
Eight years after Bryant Notree's basketball career was cut short due to a heart condition, the former Simeon, Illinois and UIC player has found a new purpose — helping others stay healthy.
Seven years after Tim Flowers helped launch Simeon's string of five state championships in seven years, he is back on the Wolverines' court trying to develop the players needed for more titles.
Bobby Simmons casually took a seat on the sideline of Simeon's basketball court Thursday to catch the end of practice, occasionally rising to hug and chat with players and coaches who greeted him.
Cody Seeger figured the quickest way to get on the field was to switch positions.