Shorewood nearly pulled out its first home playoff game in more than a decade, but came up just short 62-67.
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Thursday, January 20, 2011
Senior guard kept working despite setbacks, and his presence on the squad energizes teammates and students.
Even during a trying season such as the one the Shorewood boys basketball team is going through, a team can still find reasons to smile. For the Greyhounds this year, one of those reasons is the presence of Jeremiah Brooks. Jeremiah Brooks, known by teammates and fans as “JB," is a 5-foot-9 senior guard. Shorewood Athletic Director Bill Haury said his road to making the team was not typical. “This is Jeremiah's first year of high school basketball," Haury said. "He may have tried the last couple of years but he really didn't commit to it until this season.” Haury credits Brooks for not giving up, despite being unable to make the team. “What I give him credit about is he didn't just quit playing basketball and back away from it," Haury said…
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Shorewood stays within striking distance the entire game against Tosa West.
There are going to be games where a young and inexperienced team plays about as hard as its can and still comes up short. Tuesday that was the case for the Shorewood Greyhounds. Junior point guard Deion Jackson-Body led the way with 10 points as the Greyhounds boys basketball team fell at Wauwatosa West, 60-42. Shorewood head coach Phil Jones and his staff felt the Greyhounds didn't get much support from the officials. “We take the same test that the officials do, and the emphasis is on physical play and hand checking," Jones said. "So he called it on us on one end and he didn't call it on the other end and his reason was that this is varsity basketball.” Despite that, Shorewood trailed by only five points in the second quarter after …