Category: Sports

Steven Hunter Hosts First Spring Break Hoops Camp At East

Saturday, April 6, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso East alum and former NBA player Steven Hunter works with a participant during his Spring Break basketball skills camp on April 6. | Shanel Romaina

Proviso East alum and retired NBA center Steven Hunter, 37, is hosting first annual Spring Break Give-Back Basketball Camp over the weekend at his Maywood alma mater. 

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D209 Official Wants To Form New Middle School Sports Program

Sunday, March 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2:46 p.m.

Featured image: Proviso East’s Jordan Morris dunks the ball during the Pirates’ Class 4A sectional semi-final game against Curie in 2018. | File

Elementary and high school officials in Proviso Township are seriously considering the creation of a middle school sports program that would allow fifth- through eighth-grade students from all of D209’s feeder schools the opportunity to compete against one another.

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Maywood Coach’s Dream Classic Basketball Tourney Has Diversity Fit For A King

Monday, January 21, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Maywood resident and Marshall High girl’s varsity basketball coach Dorothy Gaters watches a game during her annual MLK Dream Classic Tournament. | Alexa Rogals

For the past 18 years, girls and boys basketball teams from public and private high schools all across Illinois have trekked to Marshall High School in Chicago for the MLK Dream Classic tournament.

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