Phillips became the second Chicago Public League football team ever to reach the IHSA championship game.
Two-sport star Raphe' Gross leads Simeon to Saturday's semifinals, with a state finals berth at stake.
"It just shows the growth that the Public League is making," Simeon coach Dante Culbreath said.
Edward Morrow, D.J. Williams and Isaiah Moss signed with Nebraska, Illinois and Iowa, respectively.
Mother McAuley's volleyball champs are featured, with King, Marshall, Carver and Simeon hoops to come.
Former "Mr. Basketball" who played for Simeon is now recruiting and coaching for the Flames.
The former Mr. Basketball, now a coach at UIC, said players leaving the state is "not good at all."
Jabari Parker and Will Bynum also are expected to attend the event at St. Sabina Church.
A teacher suffered chemical burns, police said.
The Bell, Jones and Brown families have been reuniting every year in the city since 1963.
Kenneth Jackson allegedly thought Michael Flournoy said something to his daughter before the crime.
Vanderbilt's Ro Coleman and Louisville's Corey Ray — Simeon alums — play Friday in the Super Regionals.
Helping cover funeral costs for Flournoy, 16, who was gunned down Saturday night, is the goal.
Morgan Park grad Kyle Davis and Simeon alum Kendall Pollard both won state titles in high school.
His left leg was nearly severed when he was hit by a car, but he still made it to the state finals.
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