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  • Thank you, Pullman

    I am a graduate of Wendell Phillips High School (in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood) and Northwestern University. I grew up in the Ida B. Wells Homes and the Clarence Darrow Homes (former public housing projects in Bronzeville ). I am one of...
  • Tyson Builds Foundation For UConn Hockey

    Tyson Builds Foundation For UConn Hockey
    STORRS — He is a building block. To look at Ryan Tyson, all of 5 feet 9 and 187 pounds, calling him one might seem like a reach. To look at his numbers, one goal and nine points in 33 games this season, it might seem like an even bigger reach. Make...
  • South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse

    South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse
    Senior Erin Slifer (South Carroll) had a career-high five goals to power No. 14 host Princeton (1-0) to a 10-8 victory over No. 11 Loyola Maryland (0-1) in women's lacrosse Saturday. Senior Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) added two goals. Taryn VanThof had...
  • Penn State football players host THON families

    Penn State football players host THON families
    Saturday featured a Penn State football event that didn't have touchdowns, tackles or interceptions. Instead, it featured rising junior tight end Adam Breneman dancing, kids lifting weights and ice cream as the Penn State football team hosted Four...
  • Allen grad Mink to represent Penn State field hockey team in THON Marathon

    Allen grad Mink to represent Penn State field hockey team in THON Marathon
    Allen High graduate and Penn State junior field hockey player Bethany Mink will represent her team in this weekend's THON 46-hour dance marathon at the Bryce Jordan Center. The marathon assists in the fight against pediatric cancer. Mink, who was...
  • Off to college with mental illness: How to prepare

     Off to college with mental illness: How to prepare
    Margaret Skoch of Cleveland felt a jumble of emotions as the day to leave for college neared. She was thrilled to be attending her dream school, Notre Dame University, her mother's alma mater. She was anxious about leaving home. And then there was her...
  • Clarendon Hills business stays in tune

    Clarendon Hills business stays in tune
    It took Sue O'Connell several years to get into a career that included the world of music, something for which she's always had a passion. But since 2008, the Clarendon Hills resident has been her own boss in her Crescendo Music Management business,...
  • Local and Penn State players hope to measure up at NFL Scouting Combine

    Local and Penn State players hope to measure up at NFL Scouting Combine
    Although the ultimate evaluation and development of any football player will always be more art than science, there are ways to eliminate much of the guesswork. Enter the NFL Scouting Combine, an annual event that began as the National Invitational Camp...
  • Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal

    Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal
    HARTFORD — The Achievement First boys basketball coach is like most coaches of high school sports: "My job is to be the most competitive, supportive and dedicated coach I can be. My goal is to become the best coach and role model for my players."...
  • Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs

    Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs
    BOSTON — Miami spent its time Sunday after its game against Boston College was postponed playing what coach Jim Larranaga called "Ballroom Baseball." A day later, his team pulled out what felt like a walk-off win over the Eagles. Tonye Jekiri...
  • How Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty helped integrate college football

    How Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty helped integrate college football
    Black History Month regularly features stories about the integration of college football in the 1960s. Usually, the accounts focus on the first African-American players who broke the barriers to play at powerhouse schools in the South. However, there&...