Kenny Battle was a legendary basketball player in Illinois, playing at West Aurora and later for the Northern Illinois Huskies and the Illinois Fighting Illini. Now, the former NBAer’s children continue to add to the family legacy with their excellence in multiple sports.
Southwest Prairie Conference
After a regional loss in 2019, the Joliet West Tigers had their sights set on a deep postseason run last spring only to see their season canceled. They have returned with a vengeance in 2021, and recently won a Southwest Prairie Conference Eastern Division title.