| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Guard Walt Lemon Jr. scored 16 points as the Bradley Braves broke a three-game losing streak with a 55-38 Missouri Valley Conference victory over visiting Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on Saturday at Carver Arena in Peoria, Ill.
The Braves (12-17, 7-9)...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:46 AM
While Charlie Pontarelli's play screamed Division I, his body doesn't fit the mold.
His mind is Ivy League.
Pontarelli, a Tribune first-team All-State defensive lineman, did not sign a national letter of intent during signing day last week because...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Since Joe Smalzer graduated a year before Marist High School's boys volleyball team won the Illinois High School Association state championship, he's now trying to help his Loyola University team win a national championship..
From Palos Heights, Smalzer...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Former Oak Park and River Forest High School volleyball standout Diego Rodriguez was on the Loyola University men's roster. The Ramblers finished No. 1 in the nation on May 3 after beating Stanford in the NCAA Tournament in Chicago.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:55 PM
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8A: Marist 14, Oswego 7
In the pouring rain, Peter Andreotti and...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Crescenta Valley 4, Hoover 1: With first place in the Pacific League at stake, the Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer team got a strong second half effort that featured a pair of successful penalty kicks from Erick Trejo.
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...