2nd Annual Thornton Township Taste Tourney Basketball Competition

On Friday, August 24, 2018, President Frank M. Zuccarelli and the Thornton Township Board of Trustees will host its 2nd Annual Thornton Township Taste...

Northeast Community College signs Jerrica Neal to Letter of Intent

Jerrica Neal has signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska in the fall after graduating from...

John Carlos’ fist changes the Olympics forever

By Hermene Hartman  Dr. Conrad Worrill is a retired educator. He is the former Director and professor of the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City...

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...

Gary’s basketball star shines at Emporia State

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The family of Kelly Moten is extremely proud of her. Not only because she will be graduating from Emporia...

Kenwood Academy hires former NBA standout as new head coach

By Joseph Phillips Sports Writer With an outstanding background as a former professional basketball player in both the NBA and overseas, and over five years of...

Lisa Borders named WNBA President

Lisa Borders, who brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service, has been appointed President of the...

Gary’s first boxing champion “Merciless” Mary McGee looks to successfully defend...

By Joseph Phillips Sportswriter With a mission statement that reads "One Dream, One Passion, One Mission to be the greatest," Gary native and professional boxer Mary...

Darius Sanders on the rise as nation’s top Roller Skater

With more than 121 medals under his belt, 17-year-old Darius Sanders is currently ranked as one of the top African-American roller skaters in the...

NBA Super Star Isiah Thomas reveals heartbreaking childhood

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader When Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. recently honored retired NBA super star Isiah Thomas, he and scores of people were...