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Althought this site is geared more towards the Conference Tournament itself, I thought I would take a look back on some teams that captured post season hardware such as the 1930 Waterman club, the fantastic run by the 1945 Somonauk Bobcats or the great Newark team of 2011.

POST SEASON HONORS

 

Earlville won district titles in 1922, 1938, 1941, 1954, 1956, 1957 and 1958.

 

Leland won a district title in 1959 and the Panthers won back-to-back regional titles in 1978 and 1979.

 

Newark won district titles in 1968 and 1969.  The Norsemen have also captured twelve regional titles (1968, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012), three sectional championships (2009, 2010 and 2011) and after winning the super-sectional in 2011 won the the Class 1A state title and finished season 33-1. 

 

Plano, while a conference member won a district trophy in 1941.

 

Hinckley won seven district championships in 1926, 1936, 1942, 1950, 1951, 1952 and again in 1963.

 

Paw Paw won district titles in 1940, 1941 and 1943.  The Bulldogs lifted their only regional plaque in 1998.

 

Sandwich while a conference member was unable to take home any post season hardware.

 

Serena has claimed five district championships (1944, 1955, 1960, 1964 and 1965).  The Huskers have also claimed four regional titles coming in the 1981, 1985, 1998 and 2007 seasons.

(in 1955; Huskers upset Somonauk and Earlville to claim district title, then fell to Marseilles 59-50 at Streator Regional)

 

Shabbona won four consecutive district titles in 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962.  The Indians took home regional titles in 1959, 1961, 1972, 1976 and 1980.  In the 1972 season, the first year of the two-class system, Shabbona won a sectional title.  Under head coach David Fultz, the Indians fell to Elgin St. Edwards in the super-sectional 56-54 in overtime to finish their season with a 28-1 record.

 

Hinckley-Big Rock captured two district titles in 1967 and 1968.  The Royals five won seven regional crowns those coming in 1967, 1984, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2012.  In 1984, H-BR was a member of the Class A Elite Eight as they defeated Winnebago at the DeKalb Super-Sectional, but fell to eventual state champ McCleansboro in the state quarter-finals.

 

Indian Creek has won three regional titles in 1997, 2010 and 2011.

 

Somonauk earned district titles in 1943, 1945 and 1946.  The Bobcats have won five regional titles coming in 1943, 1945, 1982, 1989 and 1992.  In 1945, Somonauk won a sectional title to advance them down state as 16 teams traveled to University of Illinois’ Huff Gym.  The Bobcats and their head coach Bill Randles won their first round game with a 44-35 win over Carbondale to reach the Elite Eight, but fell to Champaign 77-28 to end their magical post season run.

 

Rollo won a pair of district titles in 1938 and 1950.

 

Waterman won eight district titles (1930, 1931, 1935, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1953 and 1954).  The Wolverines also captured five regional titles in the years 1936, 1939, 1941, 1945 and 1948.  Waterman earned sectional titles in 1930 and 1941, while also being a state qualifier in 1930 under legendary head coach Ernie Eveland.

 

Malta was unable to win any post season hardware while a member of the conference.

 

LaMoille captured the schools first ever regional title in 2008.

 

Kirkland-Hiawatha has been unable to earn any post season hardware since joining the conference in the 2006-2007 season.

 

Sheridan was unable to win any post season hardware while a member of the conference.