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  • IHSA rules Mooseheart basketball players eligible to play but sanctions school

    IHSA rules Mooseheart basketball players eligible to play but sanctions school
    The Illinois High School Association has determined that three Sudanese athletes for Mooseheart High School are eligible to play, but the IHSA also sanctioned the school. The state athletic governing body's executive director on Nov. 29 deemed Mangisto...
  • Seton coach back to work after controversy in 2A final

    Seton coach back to work after controversy in 2A final
    According to multiple sources, Seton boys basketball coach Brandon Thomas returned to work Monday as the South Holland's school's director of admissions and recruiting after he was put on paid administrative leave following the Class 2A boys basketball...
  • CPS chief tells teachers, 'We need to finish this'

    CPS chief tells teachers, 'We need to finish this'
    Speaking to reporters before he rang the bell at Clemente High School this morning, CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard said school officials are making "steady progress" in contract talks with teachers as a strike deadline looms. But he quickly added, "At the...
  • Investigations ongoing after allegations of racial slurs taint Seton-Harrisburg final

    Investigations ongoing after allegations of racial slurs taint Seton-Harrisburg final
    Saturday's Class 2A state final basketball game in which Harrisburg defeated Seton Academy 50-44 was so hostile the IHSA threatened to cancel it at halftime, and four days later hard feelings continue to fester. Seton assistant coach Art Kimber and some...
  • Whitney Young chess team celebrates state title

    Whitney Young chess team celebrates state title
    At a Whitney Young Magnet High School pep rally today, the school band, cheerleaders and dance team pumped up the crowd, and the young men being honored raised their arms to gesture for more noise. It was not your usual chess team event. But after the...
  • Simeon All Access | The 1990s: New rivals emerge, a coach is born

    Simeon All Access | The 1990s: New rivals emerge, a coach is born
    The paragraph, taken from a 1992 Tribune story, is humorous with hindsight. Simeon, the 1980s power that produced a Class AA championship and two Illinois Mr. Basketball winners, had just lost back-to-back December games to Mount Carmel and Young, a...
  • Girls hoops blog | Breaking down the Class 3A state tourney

    Girls hoops blog | Breaking down the Class 3A state tourney
    The Illinois High School Association playoff brackets were recently released. In Class 3A, Montini's quest for a fourth consecutive state title includes a few potential pitfalls. Here's a list of some things to look for and some of my predictions...
  • On 40th anniversary of Title IX, girls still lag in Illinois high school sports

    On 40th anniversary of Title IX, girls still lag in Illinois high school sports
    Four decades after Title IX prohibited discrimination against female athletes, boys still vastly outnumber girls on the playing fields and gym floors of Illinois high schools, an imbalance that raises two thorny questions: Is this a problem? And if so,...
  • Chicago Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Preps Plus Athlete of the Month | Crete-Monee's Posada reaches new heights on soccer field

    Chicago Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Preps Plus Athlete of the Month | Crete-Monee's Posada reaches new heights on soccer field
    Marcos and Alex Posada never took it easy on their younger brother, never let little Carlos get the better of them with a soccer ball. "They were always older and better and stronger," Carlos Posada said. "It made me hate losing." By the time Alex was a...
  • Football | 2011 Chicago Tribune All-State Second Team, Special Mention

    Football | 2011 Chicago Tribune All-State Second Team, Special Mention
    SECOND TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback Blake Winkler, 6-0, 180, Lincoln-Way East, Sr. Illinois High School Football Coaches Association All-State pick in 7A, Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year, Southwest Suburban Blue offensive player of the year was...
  • Football | Former East St. Louis player Charles Tigue still causing headaches

    Football | Former East St. Louis player Charles Tigue still causing headaches
    Charles Tigue, the former defensive player for East St. Louis whose residency issues caused the Flyers to be removed from the IHSA football playoffs last season, is again in hot water. And again it has to do where Tigue lives. According to a report in...