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...

Dorothy Gaters inducted into NFHS Hall of Fame

Dorothy Gaters, who has coached and won more high school basketball games than any other coach in Illinois, was inducted into the National Federation...

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....

Dana Evans chooses the Louisville “Cards”

The dynamic West Side Leadership Academy point guard, who commands the floor at only 5-foot-6 inches, announced at a Sept. 27 press conference her...

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....

Unifying Purdue Northwest campuses select future nickname and mascot

DARIEN THOMPSON, 10, holds the ball as the No. 14 Purdue University Calumet women’s basketball team overcame a slow shooting start with a strong...

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...

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...

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...

Open Letter on the IHSAA Ruling From a Student’s Perspective

Dear IHSAA: The recent ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) prohibits every athlete in every sport at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy (TBLA)...