The Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field

The pride and cultural legacy of the Chicago Football Classic (CFC) will fully be on display on Saturday, September 30, Soldier Field at 3:30...

Detective Alexander Jones brings home Gold with Team Indiana

Gary Police Department’s own Detective Alexander Jones traveled to Los Angeles, California with Team Indiana to compete in the World Police and Fire Games....

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...

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...

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...

United Negro College Fund salutes Chicago Football Classic Founders

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will salute the co-founders of the Chicago Football Classic – Larry Huggins and brothers Timothy J. Rand and...

TBLA girls’ track team ranks top in the state

The Thea Bowman track team competed in their season opener at the De La Salle Institute Indoor Invitational in late February. The invitational consisted...

Public League Dominates State Basketball Tournament

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader The Chicago Public League served notice to the rest of the state last weekend that boys’ basketball is their sport....

Orr Wins First State Title in School History

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader While the student population at Orr Academy has plummeted to 376 students, the basketball culture at the West Side school...

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...