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  • Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic

    Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic
    Nazareth, because it had played so well all season, had no experience dealing with in-game adversity. As it turns out, the Roadrunners can do that too. Trailing at halftime for the first time all season, Nazareth took a huge step toward the East...
  • George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...
  • Common heritage bonds next archbishop, Chicago's Croatian Catholics

    Common heritage bonds next archbishop, Chicago's Croatian Catholics
    Saturday's announcement that the next archbishop of Chicago is the grandson of Croatian immigrants thrilled some area Catholics with roots in the southeastern European country whose population is dwarfed by that of Illinois. Blase Cupich, 65, who now...
  • Football | Boykin leads Providence as playoffs loom

    Football | Boykin leads Providence as playoffs loom
    Individual accolades and team success were intertwined Friday for Miles Boykin. During a school assembly Friday, the Providence senior wide receiver received his Semper Fi All-American Bowl game jersey. The game features some of the premier seniors in...
  • Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back

     Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back
    The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand. Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...
  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...
  • Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests

    Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests
    Both Loyola and New Trier made statements last weekend. Loyola remained in contention for at least a share of its fifth consecutive Catholic Blue title by shutting down then-No. 3 Providence's explosive offense. New Trier did not extend its season-...
  • Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival

    Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival
    The difference between winning and losing in the Catholic League Blue often is minuscule. Accustomed to being at the top of arguably the state's toughest conference, Loyola finds itself at the bottom of the standings following its 16-13 road loss to...
  • Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks

    Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks
    Lyons and Oak Park-River Forest suffered disappointing setbacks in Week 6. For all the progress made the last few years, Oak Park (5-1) learned it still hasn't caught up to Glenbard West after a 28-14 loss Saturday in Glen Ellyn. Following its 37-23...
  • Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash

    Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash
    The transformation into a power happened in short order. John Hoerster has turned Oak Park-River Forest into an elite program since becoming head coach in 2011. There's one remaining hurdle for Hoerster's Huskies to clear. Oak Park, 5-0 and ranked...
  • Cupich vows to aid poor, help Chicago neighborhoods

    Cupich vows to aid poor, help Chicago neighborhoods
    Chicago's next archbishop said Monday that Catholics should make poverty more of a priority, both locally to help the city's poor and nationally, where his bishop colleagues can keep the issue front and center. Bishop Blase Cupich, back in the Chicago...