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  • 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...
  • In the event of a CPS strike, what about sports? (Or other extracurriculars?)

    In the event of a CPS strike, what about sports? (Or other extracurriculars?)
    My colleague David Haugh wrote an interesting and heartfelt column on the possible ramifications for Chicago Public Schools athletes in the event of a teachers' strike. Some of those students are on the cusp of getting college athletic scholarships,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 | IHSA denies military cadet chance to play in opening game

    Football | IHSA denies military cadet chance to play in opening game
    On opening night Paxton-Buckley-Loda will face off against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley in the biggest rivalry game for the two schools. Only Paxton will be without one of its top players. Paxton senior running back and linebacker Eddie Nuss will be...
  • Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year

    Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year
    On a brilliant and warm late spring morning, Lukas Verzbicas arrived 15 minutes ahead of friends who would be starting a workout with him on the sun-mottled trails of the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien. The friends, all triathletes from the...
  • State sues on behalf of disabled swimmer

    State sues on behalf of disabled swimmer
    Paralyzed from the waist down, 16-year-old Mary Kate Callahan relies solely on upper-body strength to power through the water in the 200-meter freestyle, her favorite race. Accustomed to overcoming obstacles, Callahan is now fighting for the chance to...
  • Disabled swimmer sues to compete in state finals

    Disabled swimmer sues to compete in state finals
    A high school swimmer from La Grange is suing for the right to compete in the state finals in November.   Mary Kate Callahan swims without the use of her legs. She's still very fast, but the Illinois High School Association says it has no provision to...