Chicago Football Classic to bring 15,000 students to Soldier Field

By Joseph Phillips Now in its 22nd season the Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund, Inc., (CFC) hosted its first annual “Student to the Stadium Drive”...

US Open: Defending Wimbledon champion Simona Halep stunned by Taylor Townsend

By Wayne Coffey, Special for USA TODAY Sports Taylor Townsend, a 116th-ranked qualifier from Atlanta, scored the biggest victory of her career Thursday, knocking Wimbledon...

New Statue At U.S. Open Honors African American Tennis Pioneer Althea...

By Richard Gonzales, NPR In a long overdue tribute to the first African American to break international tennis' color barrier, a new statue of Althea...

Les Gill new athletic director at Kenwood

By Joseph Phillips The 2019-2020 season will be Les Gill’s first as athletic director of the Kenwood Academy Broncos. Prior to his hiring as AD, Gill...

In spite of heavy rains, ‘Hoops in the Hood’ goes on

By Joseph Phillips The Local Initiatives Support Coalition (LISC), a community development group, and the Chicago Park District hosted the 13th annual “Hoops In The Hood,”...

Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in tragic motorcycle accident

Police suspect speed and poor visibility are the cause of the crash into a minivan By Megan Sims, The Grio Former NFL player, Cedric Benson lost...

Lakeshore PBS kicks off the High School Football Season August 22

Lakeshore PBS recently announced it will air the 30th Season of Prep Football Report (PFR) starting on August 22 at 7:30 p.m. In the late summer of...

Zorich Out at Chicago State, Outside Audit of Athletics Forthcoming

By J. Coyden Palmer Chicago State Athletic Director Christopher Zorich resigned from his position last week the Crusader has learned. Zorich, a former Chicago Bears...

Apostolic Faith Church Hosts 11th Annual Golf Outing to Support Local...

Love golfing and helping others? Then, tee up and participate in the Apostolic Faith Church 11th Annual Golf Outing which funds its Summer Enrichment...

Valpo U men’s basketball Crusaders’ three-point baskets net great futures for...

Even though basketball season and March mania has come and gone, the excitement of three point baskets by Valparaiso University Men’s Basketball Crusaders remains...