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University Village »

Illini Star Comes Back Home to Coach Hoops at UIC, Seeks Top Job in Future

Former "Mr. Basketball" who played for Simeon is now recruiting and coaching for the Flames.

University Village »

State's Top Basketball Players Are Skipping U. of I., Deon Thomas Says

The former Mr. Basketball, now a coach at UIC, said players leaving the state is "not good at all."

Auburn Gresham »

Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah to Coach at Peace Basketball Tournament

Jabari Parker and Will Bynum also are expected to attend the event at St. Sabina Church.

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.