| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ben Wilson, 6-8, G/F, 1985
"Magic Johnson with a jump shot," Wilson was considered the No. 1 player in America when he was murdered following an accidental run-in near the school eight months after helping Simeon win its first city and state...
| Jan 25, 2012
It's almost time for dormant weekend athletes to re-emerge from a winter season spent channel-surfing or gaming on a Wii.
Whether the interests are biking or running, softball or soccer, local college sports experts warn that a rush to regain fitness...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Luke Ford hoped to visit his relatives in Ireland someday.
Loyola's sophomore safety never considered the possibility of having them watch him play a high school football game in Dublin.
On Aug. 31, in Week 2 of the 2012 season, Loyola will play against...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
We've all had our NCAA Tournament pools shattered by some team we've underestimated simply because we never saw them play. Raise your hand if you had George Mason knocking off UConn in 2006, or Siena upending Vanderbilt in 2008, or Murray State toppling...
| Dec 2, 2010
CHICAGO -- Matt Howard and Zach Hahn scored 15 points apiece and Butler held on to defeat Loyola of Chicago 65-63 in the Horizon League opener for both schools Wednesday night.
Hahn made a pair of free throws with 7 seconds left to give Butler a three-...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:56 PM
They weren't by choice, in fact it was much more by chance.
In the first half of Butler's final home game of the season against Loyola on February 26th, Brad Stevens vision became blurry.
As time ticked off the clock, things only got worse, to the...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 5:08 PM
Brother Rice senior Billy McGivern wasn't born when the Los Angeles Dodgers' Kirk Gibson hobbled around the bases in 1988 after hitting a dramatic pinch-hit World Series home run despite knee and hamstring injuries.
But he has seen the footage....
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:53 AM
The snowstorm predicted for the Chicago area this week has revived memories of the record blizzard that paralyzed the region 44 years ago.
Over the course of 35 hours on Jan. 26 and 27, 1967, 23 inches of snow fell on Chicago, clogging streets,...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Another impressive pitching performance by sophomore Brittany Gardner of Sandburg has put the Loyola University women's softball team into the final of the Horizon League tournament for the first time since 2004.
Should second-seeded Loyola win the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Quarterback: Mike Rudolph, Buffalo Grove, 6-3, 190, sr. Passed for almost 2,200 yards and 13 touchdowns, completing 65 percent of his attempts while rushing for three TDs. The leading passer in the Chicago area, he led the Bison to...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Porter Moser recognizes a court-savvy, cognizant player when he sees one.
And the first-year Loyola coach caught an up-close, extended look at one Saturday when Butler senior guard Ronald Nored contributed mightily to the Bulldogs' 63-57 victory over...