| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The backup quarterback on No. 1 Mount Carmel's 2012 Class 8A championship team was crucial to the Class 4A baseball title the Caravan won in the spring.
The backup quarterback on No. 2 Loyola's 2012 Catholic Blue championship team was the leading scorer...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Collectively, the Ramblers have become giants.
Loyola has been as feared as any team in the state under John Holecek's leadership, taking the Catholic League's rugged Blue Division by storm and playing in four consecutive Class 8A semifinals despite...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:17 PM
No. 10 Benet at No. 9 Crete-Monee
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Records: Benet 3-0, Crete 3-0.
On the offensive
Benet's Jack Beneventi is the state's best quarterback prospect in the junior class. Brad Sznajder had a big first game in place of RB...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:55 PM
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8A: Marist 14, Oswego 7
In the pouring rain, Peter Andreotti and...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Justin Jackson broke his own DuPage Valley Conference record Friday with 405 yards rushing in Glenbard North's 40-34 victory over Naperville Central , giving the Northwestern-bound senior 1,847 in seven games this season.
Last year the Panthers played...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Not that it's anybody's business, but I'm going to take this opportunity to share something about myself with you, my 12 readers.
I was raised Jewish and educated in the District 21, 214 and University of Illinois public school systems.
Why is this...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Senior guard Richard Carter scored 20 points to help the Drake Bulldogs hold on for a 70-62 victory over visiting Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on Saturday at Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Sophomore guard Jordan Daniels came off the bench to score 12...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:37 PM
CHICAGO — No. 7-ranked Loyola Chicago, featuring former Newport Harbor High standout Cody Caldwell, upset No. 1-ranked UC Irvine, 24-26, 25-19, 26-24, 17-25, 15-12 in a nonconference match Thursday night.
Caldwell was one of three Ramblers with...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Tom Izzo arrived just before tipoff, and the Michigan State coach plopped down next to Marquette's Buzz Williams.
Kansas assistant Jerrance Howard showed up a few minutes later. Northwestern coach Chris Collins and his father Doug already were...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Guard D.J. Balentine scored 18 points and forward Blake Simmons added 11 to lead Evansville to a 53-48 Missouri Valley victory over Loyola on Saturday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.
The Ramblers (7-11, 2-4 in the MVC) managed only one field goal...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:24 PM
It was a thrill for me whenever the Michael Lenehan byline appeared above a story — usually a very lengthy story — in The Atlantic from the early 1980s to early 1990s. Occasionally he would write for his home publication, the Chicago Reader,...