20 Black and Hispanic Players Sign Baseball Letters of Intent

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader In a scene that would have made Satchel Paige, Minnie Minoso and Jackie Robinson proud, 20 minority baseball players...

Gary’s DeAndre Gholston is featured on magazine cover

The 2017-2018 issue of the Hoosier Basketball Magazine was recently unveiled and is now available for the 48th season to the public. The magazine...

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...

First Step basketball season begins with another round of tryouts

One of Chicago’s oldest independent basketball programs, ‘First Step’ is embarking on its 16th season with open tryouts for travel teams from grades third...

Teens and police unite for 5-on-5 basketball tournament

Teenagers from seven different communities within Thornton Township teamed together with police officers in the first annual Taste of Thornton Township Basketball Tournament as...

Chicago’s Phillips High School State Champions Again!

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader For the second time in three years, Chicago’s Phillips High School from Bronzeville has won the state championship in football...

Apostolic Faith Church hosts Golf Outing to support local youth

All Golfers are invited to tee up and participate in the Apostolic Faith Church 10th Annual Golf Outing, which funds the church’s Summer Enrichment...

COLIN’S CAPERS AND THE NFL

African American athletes have long been the darlings of American society. It didn’t start out that way, however. Back around the early part of the...

35th Annual UNCF Walk For Education Chicago

Join hundreds of supporters and their family, friends and team members to help UNCF raise funds for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). UNCF 5K...

NBA point guard George Hill says graduating from IUPUI was about...

Nearly 15 years after he began his educational journey, Indianapolis native and NBA star George Hill is an IUPUI college graduate. The starting point...