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...

Golden Champions

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader While some smashed records, others made history. Some turned into overnight trailblazers by becoming the first Black in their sport...

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...

Volleyball tourney raises money in honor of Cancer Awareness

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader There were two very important people in the life of 21st Century Charter School Varsity Volleyball Coach Markeysha Coleman....

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...

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...

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...

Kenwood comes up short against Simeon in City Title game

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The up and coming boys basketball program at Kenwood Academy served notice last weekend they plan to be...

International Women’s Day celebrated at Bulls Game

Female BMO Harris and Chicago Bulls leadership mentor young women from local nonprofit BMO Harris Bank and the Chicago Bulls partnered with community organization Youth...

Successful CPS Basketball Coach Suddenly Dies

By Patrice Nkrumah Lewis Thorpe, who coached North Lawndale Charter School to a Class 2A  boys basketball state title in 2008, passed away suddenly in...