| May 3, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Cody Caldwell, a former Newport Harbor High star, led Loyola Chicago to its first NCAA Division I men's volleyball national title, earning the tournament MVP after the junior outside hitter finished with 20 kills and 10 digs in the host Ramblers' 25-17,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:34 PM
No. 1 Stevenson at No. 3 Homewood-Flossmoor
When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Records: Stevenson 1-0, Homewood-Flossmoor 1-0.
On the offensive: Stevenson quarterback Willie Bourbon is a three-year starter and a threat to run and pass. His favorite target,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Scoring points against Mount Carmel's defense last season was a rare occurrence.
Mount Carmel's stout defense, led by Big Ten recruits Steven Richardson (Minnesota) and Enoch Smith Jr. (Michigan State), allowed 96 points in 14 games and surrendered...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:33 PM
The question comes from every new person Loyola senior Brian O'Brien meets.
"Why did your parents name you that?" O'Brien said. "Every time. I try to stick to B.A., which is Brian Alexander, but people think it means something else so I can't really say...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Just as the balance of power in Naperville seemed to be shifting from District 203 (Naperville Central, Naperville North) to District 204 (Neuqua Valley, Waubonsie Valley), Naperville Central claimed the Class 8A championship last season.
Not to be...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:21 PM
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Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here.
No. 8 St. Rita 14,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Loyola coach John Holocek said his team played its worst half in his nine years as coach in last week's overtime victory over Edwardsville.
It got worse Friday at Brother Rice, thanks to Mike Kubil's fumble recovery at the 2-yard line.
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:14 AM
After falling one win short of making the NCAA men's volleyball tournament seven times, Loyola is on its way for the first time in program history.
The Ramblers rallied from a 2-1 deficit Saturday night to beat Lewis 3-2 in Romeoville and...