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  • 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...
  • New law allows Illinois universities to conduct hemp research

    New law allows Illinois universities to conduct hemp research
    Illinois universities can legally grow industrial hemp now, but it may be a while before seeds are planted. A new law, effective Jan. 1, allows state institutions with four-year agriculture degrees to research hemp with a license from the Illinois...
  • 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...
  • Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band

    Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band
    Sam Tedeschi aspired to play percussion, as a child but a turn with a brass instrument in fourth grade quickly changed his plans. "My dad brought a tuba home one day, and I just fell in love with it," said Tedeschi, a senior at Downers Grove South...
  • Moran: 'Tis the season for unexplained travel nightmares

    The news out of Chicago’s Midway Airport — known to our grandparents as The World’s Busiest Airport — was that the lines to get through security stretched more than a mile on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The news out of central...
  • 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...