Porter's free throws seal victory for Illini West

PITTSFIELD, Ill. Illini West's Jackson Porter went 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the final 15 seconds to lift his team to a 57-54 victory over Liberty in the opening game of the Pittsfield Turkey Tournament at Voshall Gym on Monday night in the fi

Raiders to ratchet up defense to find points this season
Prep Boys Basketball

Raiders to ratchet up defense to find points this season

The number 51 was on one side of the scoreboard. The number 49 was on the other. Not everyone knew their significance when the Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team gathered earlier this month for their first practice. "I was kind of confused," senior Mac Little said. "At the start, I didn't know what the numbers were, but then I started thinking about it," senior Reed Hyer said. "We figured it out pretty quick."