Gary’s Steel City Superstars to compete in national pom-pom competition

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Tami Reynolds, a teacher at Gary Lighthouse Charter School, started the Steel City Superstars in 2000 as an activity for...

PUT A RING ON IT

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The championship trophy has been awarded. Celebrations all over Chicago have been held. Scholarships have been offered. The only thing...

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

PHOTOS: Marshall’s girls take an easy win over Schurz

Marshall's girls take an easy win over Schurz in preseason play. Marshall record is to 2-0. Worsom Robinson/For Chicago Crusader

CPS Girl’s Basketball Makes History

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...

Teaching Black Kids Chess to Relieve Stress

By J. Coyden Palmer In the basement at the St. Sabina Ark in the Gresham community, 20 young people are sitting in front of computer...

White athlete with just one medal wins over Shani Davis to...

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Chicago’s Shani Davis, one of America’s most decorated gold medal-champion in the Winter Olympics, lost the opportunity to carry the...

Northeast Community College signs Jerrica Neal to Letter of Intent

Jerrica Neal has signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska in the fall after graduating from...

Gary’s basketball star shines at Emporia State

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The family of Kelly Moten is extremely proud of her. Not only because she will be graduating from Emporia...

Curie wins first basketball title in school history

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...