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Crete wins by 16!!! Crete-Monee closes out Homewood Flossmoor on to the Sectional Finals...

Mar 10, 2011 • by Wyideopen Video Productions • Wyideopen Sports
Crete-Monee did it! Mays and Crockett win the Board Battle against long HF.... More

Boys basketball | 4A Thornwood Sectional: Greg Mays' defense helps Crete-Monee to first sectional fi

Mar 10, 2011 • Wyideopen Sports
Boys basketball | 4A Thornwood Sectional: Greg Mays' defense helps Crete-Monee to first sectional final since 1985 More

The top 25 boys basketball teams in Illinois

Jan 25, 2011 • by Wyideopen Video Productions • Wyideopen Sports
Here are the new Sun-Times rankings Simeon still #1 and ranked Nationally. Crete-Monee moved up from 22 to 15. More

Greene, Thornton hold off Crete

Jan 22, 2011 • Wyideopen Sports
Plenty of D-1 Talent on the Floor and they did not disappoint. Greene, Crocket, Mays, Orris, Parker to name a few... More

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Historic footage gives glimpse into 1930s-style basketball

Mar 13, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
This is an introduction to films of the 1932 through 1936 Illinois High School Association basketball tournaments, shot by H. V. Porter, the "Father of March Madness." ... And Vogler, 81, has seen almost everything there is to see about Thornton High ... More

2 Teens Killed in Stolen Car Crash

Jul 27, 2014 • NBC Chicago
She says her youngest son (pictured, below) was a junior at Thornton High School who loved to fix things. She said he had a curfew and was supposed to spending the night with relatives. "They told me Mike was going to get in the car with someone else ... More

Police search for gunman who shot Thornton teacher

May 5, 2014 • nwitimes.com
HARVEY | Police are searching a suspect in the shooting of a Thornton High School teacher Saturday. Sean Howard, a spokesman for the Harvey Police Department, said Monday that Michael Brown, of Flossmoor, was driving his car through Harvey when he ... More

Area history, March 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015 • Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
In 1965: 400 fans from Thornton High School in Harvey will arrive on a special Illinois Central train for the Elite Eight game against Marion Friday night at the Assembly Hall. The 14-coach special will pick up the fans at the Homewood station. The ... More

HV Porter's Personal Collection Unearths Video of 1932-36 Boys Basketball ...

Mar 11, 2015 • Aledo Times Record
Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Assistant Executive Director and resident historian Scott Johnson has unearthed the earliest video of the famed IHSA Boys Basketball State Tournament, courtesy of H.V. Porter. The video consists of on, and off ... More

School closed as Harvey hostage standoff continues

Aug 20, 2014 • Chicago Sun-Times
Thornton High School will remain open, Eaves said, but students who live in the area near the standoff will not be required to attend. “We don't want ... Hostage negotiations were being conducted by the Illinois State Police and Dart's office. More ... More

Bond set at $250K for teen charged in rape of Thornton High student

Sep 23, 2013 • nwitimes.com
... boy facing criminal charges as an adult in the alleged robbery and rape of a Thornton High School student near school property, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office. J.W. McBee, of Harvey, was at the Criminal Courts Building on ... More

Grads show promise of community college

Feb 1, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
When he graduated in 1989, he went straight to Illinois Wesleyan, the university of his choice. After that, he earned a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Today, Salgado is president and CEO of the Instituto del ... More

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