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2013-2014 ACC Basketball Preview

Oct 6, 2013 • by Kenneth True • Nations Elite
Will Rasheed Sulaimon and Duke be lifting their hands at the end of the season? Predicted Order of More

Class of 2013 Elite 50 (Update)

May 13, 2013 • by Kenneth True • Nations Elite
The class of 2013 should go down as one that hoops fans will remember for years to come. With so much top end talent, and Andrew Wiggins stranglehold on the #1 spot. Somebody locked down the #2 spot, where'd everyone else land and who is #2? More

Sports Xpress Class of 2013 Top 50

Dec 10, 2012 • by Kenneth True • Nations Elite
The class of 2013 should go down as one that hoops fans will remember for years to come. With so much top end talent, it was hard to determine #2-12. But #1 is a certainty as Huntington Prep SF Andrew Wiggins name is etched in stone. More

EliteHoopsShowcase National Rankings

Aug 17, 2012 • by Horace Neysmith • All Metro Sports
The new EliteHoopsShowcase National Rankings are now out. The class of 2013, 2014, 2015, 2106 and soon to come 2017 are included. See the attached link for the rankings. http://www.elitehoopsshowcase.com/ More

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What If Illinois Kept Its In-State Talent?

Aug 19, 2014 • Hoops Habit
Then-head coach Bruce Weber has since moved on to Kansas State after not being able to keep top talent from Chicago in the state of Illinois. It all began in 2007 when Chicago's Simeon Career Academy basketball star Derrick Rose chose to leave his home ... More

Jabari Parker says he's 'trying not to be that second pick bust'

Aug 16, 2014 • NBCSports.com
CHICAGO – Jabari Parker was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the second overall pick in this year's draft, but instead of feeling some sense of entitlement given his level of talent and lofty position on the draft board, he's well aware of how ... More

"You Don't Really Know Us," Say CPS Kids

Aug 4, 2014 • ChicagoNow (blog)
State Sen. Jacqueline Collins (D-16), Sen. Donne Trotter (D-17) and Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-Chicago) of the 31st district met Friday with Chicago Public School CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett to discuss bringing two of Simeon Career Academy's cut programs. More

Imagining a Signature Sneaker for Jabari Parker

Aug 12, 2014 • Complex.com
Illinois, and more specifically Chicago, is synonymous with the Jordan Brand. The brand may have been born in Beaverton but it lived in ... The influence of the brand that represents the greatest athlete ever has spanned across generations ... More

Cut CPS Training Programs Hurt Employment for Chicago Youth Supporters Say

Jul 30, 2014 • Chicago Defender
The number of career and technical programs in Chicago public schools has declined, with Simeon Career Academy's electricity program being the latest to be cut. With the high youth unemployment rate in Chicago, some say that the program cuts will limit ... More

Chicago School Board Passes Another Odious Budget

Jul 24, 2014 • Chicagoist
Speaking of extinct programs, CPS dropped the lone remaining electrical program for students in the district at Simeon Career Academy, over the objections of parents, teachers and even Ald. Howard Brookins. CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett said the ... CPS ... More

B of A Student Leaders push for reform; no rose colored glasses for these ...

Aug 5, 2014 • ChicagoNow (blog)
Jada Smith will be a senior this year at Simeon Career Academy. At Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, she is a counselor for campers ages, 6-8. Jada introduces her campers to art, dance, nutrition and culture (China was the topic when I came to visit ... More

Volunteer Chicago high school track coach accused of sexually assaulting 3 ...

Jul 23, 2014 • The Tribune
CHICAGO — A volunteer track coach at Chicago's Simeon Career Academy has been charged with raping a student in a school office and groping two other students. Gerald L. Gaddy was ordered held Wednesday in lieu of $300,000 bond on aggravated ... More

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