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Ashburn »

Huge Family Reunion at Dan Ryan Woods Thrives for last Half-Century

The Bell, Jones and Brown families have been reuniting every year in the city since 1963.

Chatham »

Men Killed Simeon Athlete, 16, Over Comment Made to Daughter: Prosecutors

Kenneth Jackson allegedly thought Michael Flournoy said something to his daughter before the crime.

Chatham »

White Sox Amateur Program Grads Guide College Teams to Cusp of World Series

Vanderbilt's Ro Coleman and Louisville's Corey Ray — Simeon alums — play Friday in the Super Regionals.

Chatham »

Michael Flournoy Fundraiser Launched by Fellow Simeon Wrestlers

Helping cover funeral costs for Flournoy, 16, who was gunned down Saturday night, is the goal.

Auburn Gresham »

Dayton's NCAA Sweet 16 Team Features Two Former Chicago Hoops Stars

Morgan Park grad Kyle Davis and Simeon alum Kendall Pollard both won state titles in high school.

Chatham »

Simeon Wrestler Carnell Wrencher Overcomes Childhood Injury, Inspires Team

His left leg was nearly severed when he was hit by a car, but he still made it to the state finals.

Chatham »

Simeon Baseball Standout Darius Day's Path to Scholarship Began With a Snub

Darius Day, 19, said he's learned to relish the underdog role in his transformation to an elite player.

West Englewood »

Deuce Rachal, Lindblom Wrestler, Hopes to Become School's 2nd State Champ

The state's fourth-ranked heavyweight is 20-0 and also has an extensive martial arts background.

Kenwood »

Kenwood Ref Has Blown Whistle on Obama, Michael Jordan and More

Reuben Norris, 78, is still going strong after 41 years officiating high school, college and pro games.

Gold Coast »

Gale Sayers to Derrick Rose: 'It's Going To Be A Tough, Tough Road'

The Hall of Fame Bears running back said the injured Bulls point guard needed to "work his butt off."

Chatham »

Demarius Reed: Two Charged in Fatal Shooting of Ex-Simeon Football Star

Reed, a junior at Eastern Michigan University, was shot to death in his off-campus apartment.

Hyde Park »

APEX Elite Academy Teaches Skills to Some of City's Top Youth Hoops Players

Chris Harper founded the program to provide academic and athletic fundamentals to local basketball stars.

Chatham »

Demarius Reed: Simeon Players Honor Memory of Slain 'Mentor'

The Eastern Michigan University wide receiver was killed in a possible robbery, police said.

Chatham »

Simeon Grad Out for a Jog Caught in Crossfire Near His Old School

A motor club employee trying to lose weight, Morrice Gibson was out for a jog Friday, his family said.  

Chatham »

Arrested Activist: I Flashed Brights at Cops Before Alley Standoff Got Ugly

Alley too tight for squad car and local activist's auto to pass — and mayhem breaks out.

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