| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:13 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:11 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:55 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
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...
| May 31, 2012
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,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2011
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...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:34 PM
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...