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2012 Jerry Tarkanian Classic

Nov 13, 2012 • by Leroy White • West Coast Hoops
Dear Media/Scouts/College Coaches:  This is an update for the inaugural 2012 Jerry Tarkanian Classic being held on Wednesday December 19th - Saturday Dec More

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Dontae Adams will compete for Gavit track after trying journey

May 9, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Then he moved to Chicago with his family, spending his junior year at Harlan Community Academy High School. For his senior year, though, he returned to ... While in Illinois in 2014, he qualified for the state finals in the 200. It only took one ... More

Mayor Emanuel faces tough questions from teens at Ch. 11 forum

Apr 22, 2015 • Chicago Sun-Times
“Explain how you would improve the equity in Chicago Public Schools. I go to Harlan Community Academy on the South Side of Chicago and we are barely funded, while there are schools downtown such as Jones that are well-funded with gyms and new ... More

Ronnie Lewis, ex-mayor and first black official in Dolton, dies

Dec 7, 2014 • Chicago Tribune
Ronnie Lewis was a long-time educator in Chicago Public Schools who later in life moved to south suburban Dolton and became the first African-American local government official, rising ultimately to the office of mayor. Lewis, who died Wednesday, Dec. More

PASSAGES John F. Vorrasi; Louis Beckham Snider Jr.; Patner memorial

Mar 11, 2015 • Windy City Times
John F. Vorrasi, of Chicago and Rochester, NY; died February 23, 2015, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Vorrasi co-founded the Wiliam Ferrris Chorale of Chicago and served as the ensemble's Artistic Director. John enjoyed a long and respected ... More

DePaul vs. Chicago State Game Preview

Dec 3, 2014 • WeAreDePaul.com (subscription)
I think we'll have to play better than we played (against Northern Illinois) to beat Chicago State. I think they've got some talent. We've had a tough time every time we've gone over there. It's an inter-city rivalry game. The last one we played was ... More

Chicago kids bring smiles, joy despite loss

Aug 24, 2014 • MLB.com
All you have to do to see it is look at Curtis Granderson Field on the Illinois-Chicago campus, the sparkling new stadium that is surrounded by youth fields -- all the result of the Mets' star giving back to his alma mater -- or, a little more subtly ... More

New voting law lets 4000 17-year-olds have their say for the first time

Mar 18, 2014 • Medill Reports: Chicago
At Harlan Community Academy on Chicago's South Side, civics teacher Robert Pincham also set out to make history. His goal was to not only get his students registered to vote, but to also get them engaged in their community. In his law class, almost all ... More

CPS expands math, sports mentoring program for troubled teens

Jul 21, 2014 • Chicago Sun-Times
“Through this investment, BAM and Match, which have grown substantially in just a few years, will be providing thousands of Chicago's children with high-quality educational experience, an alternative to the street and the opportunity for a bright ... More

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