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  • In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will

    In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will
    Cardinal Francis George has announced that he has written Chicago's Roman Catholic schools into his will. "While waiting for the Pope's appointment of the ninth Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich, I reflected often on our Church in Chicago...
  • Week 9 Friday night football updates

    Week 9 Friday night football updates
    Follow along on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. At a game? Send updates using hashtag #TribFB on Twitter. Get all the scores here. Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here. Want to know where your team is ranked? Check it out here.  Catch up...
  • Week 9: High school football scores

    Week 9: High school football scores
    Friday, Oct. 24 Super 16 No. 4 Lake Mary 41, Spruce Creek 19 - F No. 5 Osceola 39, Gateway 0 - F No. 6 Oak Ridge 28, Lake Howell 14 - F No. 7 South Sumter 42, Weeki Wachee 10 - F No. 9 Bishop Moore 63 Lake Highland 2 - F Mount Dora 49, No....
  • Football Roundup: Glastonbury Slips Past Manchester, Wins Division

     Football Roundup: Glastonbury Slips Past Manchester, Wins Division
    Donevin O'Reilly rushed for 217 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries, and Glastonbury blocked a Manchester extra-point kick to seal a 14-13 CCC Division I East road victory on Friday and wrap up its seventh consecutive division title. O'Reilly scored...
  • Brother Rice tops St. Rita for share of Catholic League Blue title

    Brother Rice tops St. Rita for share of Catholic League Blue title
    It took Brother Rice 10 years to get back to the top of the Catholic League Blue. Friday night's season finale against St. Rita seemed to take longer. The No. 16 Crusaders led 21-7 halftime, then needed two big fourth-quarter defensive stops to hold...
  • Better late than never, here are your Week 9 high school picks

    Better late than never, here are your Week 9 high school picks
    A little distracted today by the Andre Reed fiasco, and I do mean fiasco. I will say it one last time here with feeling: for the Allentown School Board to table the naming of the field at J. Birney Crum Stadium because of a little bickering on...
  • Quarantines must be used to slow Ebola

    When immigrants arrived at Ellis Island and were deemed ill, they were quarantined and not allowed into the U.S. Fast forward to 2014 and the Ebola mess. We know we are in a dire situation when our president skips a fundraising function to meet with his...
  • Berlin Powers Past Northwest Catholic 27-8

    Berlin Powers Past Northwest Catholic 27-8
    Eric Garcia caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more scores to power Berlin past Northwest Catholic 27-8 at Neil J. Brewer Field Saturday. In a confrontation of undefeated teams and longtime rivals, Berlin was in control from the opening series....
  • Catholic Church has attacked homosexuality

    I found it odd that Richard Shirkness criticized The Morning Call for implying the Catholic Church "historically … never welcomed" gays and lesbians. In the 11th century, St. Peter Damian wrote the "Liber Gomorrhianus," an extended attack on...
  • 2014 IHSA football playoffs by the numbers

    2014 IHSA football playoffs by the numbers
    256 Teams that qualify for the playoffs. 32 Teams per class. 8 Number of classes. 13 State titles won by Joliet Catholic, most in state history. 29 Seasons in a row Mount Carmel has qualified for the playoffs, a state record. Stevenson...
  • Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs

    Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs
    Top seeds: Sacred Heart-Griffin, Geneseo, Normal U-High. Last season: Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin defeated Montini 38-28 for the title. Favorite: Sacred Heart-Griffin. Dark horse: Decatur MacArthur. Best first-round game: Solorio-Marian...