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  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1985 | Springfield Lanphier's Ed Horton

    Lincoln High School basketball coach Loren Wallace hurled the challenge at Springfield Lanphier’s Ed Horton.  “He’s a great player, but he’s no Superman,” Wallace said of Horton before Lincoln played Lanphier in a Class...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Glenbrook North's Chris Collins

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Glenbrook North's Chris Collins
    Chris Collins adjusts the weighted vest snugly around his 6-foot-3-inch, 175-pound frame and heads for the front door of his family's Northbrook home. Collins is about to go through a series of agility drills, including skipping rope. He already has...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1994 | St. Martin de Porres' Jerry Gee

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1994 | St. Martin de Porres' Jerry Gee
    Jerry Gee sits behind the athletic director's desk at St. Martin de Porres, filling it out rather impressively with his 6-foot-7-inch, 215-pound frame and a solemn face that bears the maturity of a college upperclassman. If he seems at ease in this...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Limestone's Tammy Van Oppen

    When informed by her coach that she had been selected Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1992, the first words out of Tammy Van Oppen`s mouth were, ``No way, man!`` It is unclear whether the Limestone High School senior used her own voice or imitated that of...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1989 | Marshall's LaTonia Foster

    It was just a matter of time. When LaTonia Foster first set foot on the Assembly Hall basketball court in Champaign as a freshman for Marshall High School, she caught the attention of fans, coaches and media by grabbing 12 rebounds against Lake Zurich in...
  • Glendale Community College's Keoshian takes defensive at Illinois State

    Glendale Community College's Keoshian takes defensive at Illinois State
    Perhaps it’s accurate to say that an excess of talent is responsible for the most recent success of Glendale Community College product Collin Keoshian. The Santa Clarita Valley resident and one-time Vaqueros standout has enjoyed a breakthrough...
  • Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling

    Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling
    Of 100 freshmen who start at a Chicago public high school, about 14 will graduate from a four-year college by their mid-20s, a number that has improved over time but is still troubling and below the national average, according to a report to be released...
  • Helping CPS students to and through college

    Helping CPS students to and through college
    Back in 2006, the University of Chicago calculated that just 8 out of every 100 freshmen in Chicago Public Schools eventually earn a college degree. That was a dismal gauge of Chicago's future. While not everyone is destined for college, people who do...
  • Glenbrook South students take part in STEM project

    Glenbrook South students take part in STEM project
    There's no simple multiple-choice answer to the question facing nearly 50 science students at Glenbrook South High School. In fact, they'll likely spend some 20 hours formulating a solution to this real-world problem: "How can we evaluate our critical...
  • York High School honors distinguished alumni

    York High School honors distinguished alumni
    York High School's second annual alumni awards recognized a physician working on HIV, an athletic coach and an Academy Award-winning sound editor, among others, as Dukes of Distinction. "It's a great way to reconnect people who've had extremely...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...