March 16, 2022
We heard it a ton before the Super Sectional contest Monday night at Northern Illinois University as the small town, 77 total student, Scales Mound Hornets didn't stand a chance in hell against the high powered, more athletic, more experienced, and much bigger Chicago Marshall Commodores.
"They'll be out-classed," I was told by some local "experts". "Chicago Marshall is a power. They've been to the State finals before and won it all. They're used to this kind of pressure, but Scales Mound ... they're probably going to be intimidated by everything – the gym, the crowd, the atmosphere and...