Nike kicks off summer with reunion of local student athletes

By the end of June, it’s safe to say most students will be well on their way to enjoying some kind of summer vacation....

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...

Gary for Life Basketball League Tuesdays and Thursdays

The Gary for Life Basketball League has been burning up the court on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hudson-Campbell Fitness Center. The League’s inaugural...

Public indoor track facility at Gately Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined After School Matters, Exelon Corporation, local and state officials and community members...

Detective Alexander Jones brings home Gold with Team Indiana

Gary Police Department’s own Detective Alexander Jones traveled to Los Angeles, California with Team Indiana to compete in the World Police and Fire Games....

Support the next Miss Basketball at 9th Annual Lakeshore Classic

The Gary Chamber of Commerce is presenting its 9th annual Lakeshore Classic. The theme is “Step Up For Education.” The Gary Chamber also wants...

Public League Dominates State Basketball Tournament

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader The Chicago Public League served notice to the rest of the state last weekend that boys’ basketball is their sport....

Can Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. really change the face of NASCAR?

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Tiger Woods changed the face of golf. Venus and Serena Williams transformed tennis. And now Darrell “Bubba” Wallace...

21 to tryout for McDonald’s All American Games

Illinois’ top high school basketball talents have the opportunity to play against other great players from around the country at the 40th annual McDonald’s...

19th annual Chicago Football Classic kicks off Sept. 10

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader It’s that time of year again to not only support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), which graduate more African...