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....

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

Local Hall of Fame Coach under Investigation

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader Less than two weeks after being elected in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Loyola University head women’s basketball coach Sheryl...

“It’s Time to Win”

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader After decades of ineptitude and frustration, Chicago State University students and alumni were elated with the news that Lance Chandler...

Gary’s DeAndre Gholston is featured on magazine cover

The 2017-2018 issue of the Hoosier Basketball Magazine was recently unveiled and is now available for the 48th season to the public. The magazine...

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...

Chicago Football Classic promotes city wide “Back to School” initiative

Widely known as the nation’s largest reunion of alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), the 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic (CFC) on...

Chicago Football Classic Week beefed up

Crusader staff report A pep rally at NBC. Several rounds of golf. Tailgate parties. A proclamation from the mayor’s office. They are among a string of...

Chicago State fires women’s and men’s basketball coaches

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Late last week the Board of Trustees at Chicago State University quietly fired the head coaches of both the...

Kappa’s 2018 Annual Scholarship Golf Outing and Day Party

The Gary Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. will host its Annual Scholarship Golf Outing and Golf Shirts & Sundresses Day Party...