By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Chicago Bulls fans are seeing red with anger, not the team’s “See Red” promotional theme. This time last year Bulls fans were preparing for the team’s playoff appearance, one that ended with a second-round loss to Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Many blamed...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader When the basketball season began, nobody thought Curie would end up being the state champions in Class 4A. But nobody told the Condors that and with just one senior on their roster, Curie won their first state championship in school history. The Condors defeated...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Despite the results last weekend in downstate Normal, Chicago Public Schools girl’s basketball programs gave notice they are going to be a force to be reckoned with over the coming years. While Morgan Park and Whitney Young finished fourth in Class 3A and 4A...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader For decades CPS boys basketball teams have had a consistent presence in the state finals. But this year the girl’s teams are making a presence of their own sending three teams in two classes to the state finals to be played this weekend at...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The up and coming boys basketball program at Kenwood Academy served notice last weekend they plan to be a force to be reckoned with in the coming years. The Broncos lost to heavily favored Simeon 54-49 in a tight contest played at Chicago...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Losing weight and changing to living a healthy lifestyle can be one of the toughest challenges one can take on. Doing it over a period of 10 months and losing the equivalent of weight as another above average sized human being seems almost impossible....
Lisa Borders, who brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service, has been appointed President of the WNBA, it was announced Wednesday, Feb. 10 by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Borders, who served most recently as Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President,...
After a successful meeting with the parents of Morgan Park students and Principal Dr. Carolyn Epps, a resolution has been reached and all parties has agreed to join forces to create the best environment possible for the students of Morgan Park High School. The number one ranked team in the...
Jason Heyward World Series titles are not won in December but both the White Sox and Cubs have given their fans some early Christmas presents. The Cubs have been making a big splash by pulling off trades and signing big time free agents to bolster a roster that last year...

State Champions at Last!

PHILLIPS HOLDS UP the 2015 4A state championship trophy won on November 27 making the Wildcats the first Public League team to do so. (Photo by Robert Earl) Phillips Makes History by Becoming First CPS State Football Champs It took 42 years and a few just misses, but the Phillips Wildcats...