New Trier basketball season in photos

By Giuliana Allegrotti New Trier coach Teri Rodgers walked out of the locker room, her eyes still red from crying. New Trier had just lost the regional championship to Maine West. Their season was over. “You couldn’t have been around a better group,” Rodgers said through her sniffles. “I’ve been doing this for 19 years. […]

The joy of her game


By Giuliana Allegrotti Barb Rodgers peered into the elementary school gym window to watch basketball tryouts. She had her eye on one player in particular. The school principal, on his way out of the gym, turned to Rodgers and said, “That little girl is pretty good. It’s too bad we can’t keep her.” “Why not?” […]