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Varsity Falls and Sophomores Hold On For Win! The Varsity Bulldogs trailed 45-34 at halftime vs. Chicago Christian and fell down by as many as 18 points in the early third quarter. The Dogs didn't quit and continued to battle back, cutting the Knights lead to 4 points on numerous occasions in the fourth quarter, but couldn't get over the hump, before falling 85-74. Jalen Clanton led the Bulldogs with 29 points, 7 assists, and 5 rebounds. Ryan Cicenas added 21 points for the Bulldogs. The Dogs fall to 8-9 overall and host IC Catholic Prep on Friday, January 27th at 7:00pm.
The Sophomore Bulldogs and Chicago Christian were in a tight game for the first 2 1/2 quarters and the Bulldogs went on a 12-0 run to close out the first half and take a 33-19 lead into halftime. The Knights didn't give up and chipped at the Bulldog lead due to many good plays made by the Knights and many miscues by the Bulldogs. Int he end, the Bulldogs held on for the 58-56 victory and improved to 14-1 on the season. The Bulldogs host IC Catholic Prep on Friday, January 27th.
Varsity Drops Battle With Glenbard South! Sophomores Win High Scoring Affair! The Varsity Bulldogs led 35-32 at halftime and there were many lead changes in the second half, but couldn't close out the game and fell to the Raiders 69-65. Jalen Clanton led the Bulldogs with 30 points. Jalen Brooks chipped in 13 points and 6 rebounds. Ryan Cicenas added 10 points. The Dogs fall to 8-8 overall and 3-3 in the Metro Suburban Conference and host Chicago Christian at 7:00pm on Friday, January 20th.
The Sophomore Bulldogs were on fire in the first quarter, making 6 three pointers en route to a 32-14 lead after one. The Bulldogs led 48-35 at halftime and 65-51 after three quarters. However, the Raiders continued to battle and shot the ball very well making 12 three pointers for the game. The Raiders cut the lead to 71-65, before the Bulldogs closed it out by making 9 out of 11 free throws in the last 3 minutes to finish with the 80-71 victory. Andrew Veon led the Bulldogs with 31 points and 7 rebounds. Patrick Hanley added 25 points, while Sam Grivetti added a double double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. Reggie Loury chipped in 8 points. The Bulldogs improve to 13-1 overall and 6-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference. The Dogs host Chicago Christian on Friday, January 17th at 5:30pm.
Total Team Effort in Varsity Win! Sophomores Improve to 12-1! The varsity Bulldogs and Elgin St. Edward Green Wave were in a tight contest early into the second quarter, when the Bulldogs went on a 7-0 run to closeout the first half and take a 31-24 lead into halftime. The second half saw the Bulldog improve their lead to as many as 21 points early in the fourth quarter before finishing with the 72-60 victory. Jalen Clanton led the balanced Bulldog charge with 19 points and 8 assists. Jalen Brooks added 15 points and 5 rebounds. Sophomore guard Zach Vaia had 13 points and 6 assists, while Junior Ryan Cicenas added 11 points and 7 rebounds. The Bulldogs improve to 8-7 overall and host Metro Suburban Conference foe, Glenbard South on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:00pm.
The Sophomore Bulldogs led 35-17 at halftime and blew the game wide open in the second half, cruising to a 71-40 victory. Sam Grivetti led the Bulldogs with 20 points. Patrick Hanley added 13 points. Reggie Loury chipped in 12 points while Charles Terry had 10 points and 6 assists. The Bulldogs improve to 12-1 and host Glenbard South on Tuesday, January 17th in a Metro Suburban Conference matchup at 5:30pm.
Varsity and Sophomore Both Defeat Wheaton Academy! The Varsity Bulldogs led from start to finish and showed great balance by placing 5 player in double figures scoring. The Bulldogs built the lead to as many as 21 points early in the fourth quarter before finishing with the 67-55 victory. Jalen Brooks led the Bulldogs with 17 points and 4 rebounds. Jalen Clanton added 15 points, 9 assists, 4 rebounds, and 4 steals. AJ Meindl added 13 points and 4 rebounds. Zach Via added 12 points, while Ryan Cicenas chipped in 10 points and 4 rebounds. The Bulldogs improve to 7-7 overall and 3-2 in the Metro Suburban Conference. Next up for the Bulldogs is traveling to Elgin St. Edward on Friday, January 13th at 7:30pm.
The Sophomore Bulldogs jumped out to a 9-0 lead and 21-7 first quarter lead. Wheaton Academy outplayed the Bulldogs in the second quarter and cut the Bulldog lead to 28-21 at halftime. The Dogs came out and set the tone in the third quarter, increasing their lead to as many as 22 points, before finishing the game with the 58-46 victory. Andrew Veon led the Bulldogs with 18 points and 6 rebounds. Patrick Hanley added 15 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Charles Terry chipped in 11 points and 5 assists. The Bulldogs improve to 11-1 overall and 5-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference. The Bulldogs travel to Elgin St. Edward on Friday, January 13th at 6:00pm.
Varsity Heads Into 2017 on Winning Note! The Varsity Bulldogs led from start to finish in a 74-55 victory over Elk Grove in their final game at the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic. The Dogs led 17-13 after one quarter and 33-22 at the half, before building the lead to as many at 25 in the second half. Jalen Brooks led the Bulldogs with 19 points and 6 rebounds. Jalen Clanton added 16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals. Zach Vaia was the third Bulldog in double figures with 10 points. The Dogs improve to 6-7 overall and next up they host Wheaton Academy on January 6th at 7:00pm.
Varsity Drops Tough Game to Lyons Township! Sophomores Beat Leo-Finish 3rd! The Varsity Bulldogs dropped a tough game against Lyons Township 77-68 in the 3rd round of the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic at York High School. The Dogs led 39-30 at the half, but gave up 27 points in the 3rd quarter and trailed by 2-4 points most of the rest of the game. Jalen Clanton led the Bulldogs with 28 points. Jalen Brooks added 13 points and 8 rebounds, while Ryan Cicenas added 13 points and 6 rebounds. The Dog fall to 5-7 overall and take on Elk Grove at 9:00am on Thursday, December 29th.
The Sophomore Bulldogs bounced back from a very disappointing loss yesterday, to defeat Leo 59-48. The Dogs jumped out to a quick lead, and took a 14-8 lead after one quarter. The Lions responded by going on an 8-0 run to start the second quarter and the Dogs trailed 16-14. After that run, it was all Bulldogs. The Dogs led 32-25 at halftime and led by as many as 15 in the second half before finishing the victory. Patrick Hanley led the Bulldogs with 15 points, while Sam Grivetti added 14 points. Andrew Veon had 8 points and 5 rebounds, while Charles Terry had 8 points and 4 assists. The Sophomores improve to 10-1 and next host Wheaton Academy on Friday, January 6th at 5:30pm.
Varsity Loses to Oswego! Sophomores Drop Heartbreaker! The Varsity Bulldogs dropped a tough game against Oswego at the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic 80-73. The Varsity plays next against Lyons Township at 10:30am on Wednesday, December 28th.
The Sophomore Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaker to York. The Dogs led the game 20-13 at halftime and by as many as 10 points in the mid-third quarter, before unraveling and not putting the ball in the basket, finishing with the 33-30 loss to the Dukes. Patrick Hanley led the Bulldogs with 9 points, while Sam Grivetti added 8 points and 5 rebounds. The Dogs fall to 9-1 overall and take on Leo in the 3rd place game of the Big Gold Tournament at St. Laurence at 12:00pm on Wednesday, December 28th.
Sophomores Roll Reavis! The Sophomore Bulldogs jumped out to a 14-1 lead and never looked back, cruising to a 62-30 lead over the Reavis Rams. The Bulldogs showed great balance with Sam Grivetti leading the way, with 15 points and 4 rebounds. Patrick Hanley and Ryan Cermak each chipped in 13 points. Andrew Veon had a solid overall game with 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Charles Terry led the Bulldogs with 8 assists. The Bulldogs showed their unselfishness, by having an incredible 23 assists on 25 made baskets. The Dogs improve to 9-0 and take on York at 12:00 on Tuesday, December 27th in the Big Gold tournament at St. Laurence High School.
Ryan Jackson '11 Signs Professional Contract in France! Congratulations to Ryan Jackson, former Bulldog guard, class of 2012, for signing a contract to play professionally in France with Brissac Aubance Basket. Jackson had a fantastic 3 year varsity career as a Bulldog, winning 2 regional championships, leading RB to it's first sectional win in school history, winning 3 conference titles and at the time, became RB's all-time leader in varsity wins with 69. Ryan currently holds 5 individual records at RB, including points in a single season. After RB, Ryan had a tremendous career at Division 2, Lewis University, where he garnered many accolades. Ryan is the second RB alum to play Professional Basketball from Coach McCloskey's tenure. Sean McGonagill '10 was the other, who played professionally in Germany and England.