| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Doing more with less is the hallmark of the Chicagoland Jewish High School boys basketball program.
Less can mean fewer practice days because of the Sabbath or a crowded gym. It also can mean no summer program to develop athletes.
Despite all that,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism.
But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday that member schools had voted to eliminate full-pad drills from summer football practices, effective for the upcoming season.
The vote bans full-pad and full-contact drills during the summer...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Curie will have to give up its city championship but its seven academically ineligible players might be allowed to participate in the upcoming state tournament.
Curie coach Mike Oliver will not.
A week after Curie beat Young 69-66 in four overtimes to...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The Illinois High School Association announced Wednesday changes to the classification system for non-boundaried high schools that have consistent success within their current class of competition.
The changes will boost non-boundaried schools up to...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Thursday several rule changes for football and soccer aimed to make competition safer.
In football, the NFSA revealed its defintion of "targeting" as "an act of taking aim and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday its legislative committee had approved a proposed by-law change that would eliminate full-contact football practices during the summer.
The proposed rule change now goes to IHSA member schools. If a...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The Illinois High School Association State Gymnastics Meet gets rolling Friday and for the second year in a row, no Sandburg athletes will compete.
But that's not going to stop the Eagles' first-year assistant coach from stopping by for a while....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople.
A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
BLOOMINGTON -- Since 2007, Montini's only dual-meet losses to an Illinois opponent were delivered by Oak Park the past two seasons.
The Broncos set a record with their seventh consecutive state championship Saturday, but to win No. 8, they'll likely...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Since Joe Smalzer graduated a year before Marist High School's boys volleyball team won the Illinois High School Association state championship, he's now trying to help his Loyola University team win a national championship..
From Palos Heights, Smalzer...