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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...
  • Regulation wins a cheering section

    Regulation wins a cheering section
    When Madeline "Maddie" Dardanes was a varsity cheerleader at Barrington High School, she suffered a torn ligament in her knee during a routine — and tumbled into a growing statistic that is getting more attention from doctors and safety advocates,...
  • 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...
  • Simeon All Access | Have talent, will travel -- on the cheap

    Simeon All Access | Have talent, will travel -- on the cheap
    HENDERSON, Nev. — Simeon players completed their practice at Coronado High School and wandered out into a warm, sunny Friday afternoon, loaded into white vans with the windows rolled down and headed for an evening of relaxation in the desert....
  • 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...
  • Simeon All Access | Spotlight's on Donte Ingram

    Simeon All Access | Spotlight's on Donte Ingram
    Note to readers: Simeon's Class 4A sectional semifinal game against DuSable has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday because of snow. Simeon coach Robert Smith pulled junior guard Donte Ingram into his office for a chat a couple of weeks ago. "I...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...