Posts Tagged “Tom Sloan”

Sweet silent start

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Sweet silent start

Sweet silent start In empty gym, Lyons boys beat Morton, 69-61 By Steve Metsch Echoing a sentiment heard often around Illinois these days after the long-delayed boys’ basketball season finally started, Lyons Township Coach Tom Sloan said, “the biggest thing was the kids had fun.” “They got out here, they got to play a real…

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Cool under pressure

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Cool under pressure Lyons boys rally late past Bulldogs By Steve Metsch Capping an intense rally, Lyons Township seniors Josh Heath and Michael Niedermeyer were cool when the heat was on. Each senior hit two free throws in the closing moments to seal a 56-49 victory over Riverside-Brookfield (19-10) in La Grange on Feb. 22….

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Poise pays off

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Poise pays off Lyons boys rally at hostile Hinsdale Central  By Steve Metsch When playing in a hostile environment – with pre-game jeers by Hinsdale Central students that would make their grandmothers blush – it’s important for a team to prepare mentally. That’s why Lyons Township senior Grant Niego, who’s played there before, reminded his…

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