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A three-year varsity starter for Mt. Carmel, senior second baseman Tony Livermore has seen some talented teams in his years playing for the Caravan.

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De La Salle junior guard Dionna Brooks was no stranger to shooting on one of the state’s biggest stages.

Morgan Park senior guard Adam Miller (44) and Marian Catholic senior guard Ahron Ulis (1) were named to the first team of the 2020 Associated Press All-State Boys Basketball Teams on March 19 in Class 3A and 4A, respectively. Miller is an Illinois recruit, and Ulis is an Iowa recruit. Other …

With Illinois high schools closed through March 30 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, area high school athletic directors are in a wait-and-see situation on how to handle spring sports going forward.

After three seasons as the boys basketball head coach at St. Laurence, Jim Sexton has stepped down.

The Southside Catholic Conference (SCC) announced its eighth-grade boys basketball All-Conference team on Feb. 29 at Br. Rice. The team included St. Barnabas’ Tim Daigler and Richard Moran, Christ the King’s Cale Cosme (20) and Ryan Runaas (5), St. Catherine’s Mike DeMatteo and Brendan Rusht…

We’re all missing the NCAA Tournament action, so to help fill the time, we asked a question: What’s your favorite basketball movie?

De La Salle recently honored 20 seniors who chose where they will further their academic-athletic careers at the next level. The Meteors included Gabe Galvez (Robert Morris University, hockey), Erianna Claudio (Triton College, softball), Kamryn Gonzalez (La Sierra University, softball), Alys…

It had been a long week of waiting for the St. Xavier University (SXU) women’s basketball team.

In Adam Miller and Marcus Watson, the Morgan Park High School (MPHS) basketball team has two senior guards who are capable of carrying the Mustangs in any given game.

Longtime Morgan Park Academy (MPA) Coach Tom Drahozal has been named the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association District Three Coach of the Year. Winning the girls basketball program’s first regional title since 2014, MPA finished 22-7 overall, setting a new single-season mark for victories…

The Southside Catholic Conference honored its All-Conference volleyball team on March 8 at Marist High School. The team includes Christ the King’s Carmen Colon and Ayanna McClain, St. Cajetan’s Keeley Fill and Audrey Losieczka, St. John Fisher’s Tessa Harris and Olivia Urbon, St. Catherine o…

Playing for the Southside Catholic Conference South fifth-grade division title, St. Cajetan White defeated St. Christina White on March 8 at Marist High School. St. Cajetan beat No.-2 seed St. John Fisher in the semifinals, and St. Christina defeated No.-1 seed St. Catherine. The St. Cajetan…

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on March 12 that it has canceled the rest of the boys basketball state playoffs over concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Playing for the Class 3A Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) regional title, top-seeded Morgan Park defeated Tinley Park 87-44 on March 6. The Mustangs advanced to the Thornridge sectional to play Hillcrest on March 10, after press time. In a regional semifinal victory over…

Local Mt. Greenwood Special Olympics athletes delivered huge performances on Feb. 22 at the District Special Olympic Power Lifting Competition at the Quest Center while competing in the bench press, deadlift and squat. Area finishers in their individual classes included Andrew Andersen (1st …

The Chicago Catholic Hockey League (CCHL) has named Marist senior forward Jack Molenhouse as the recipient of the 2019-20 Virginia McPartlin Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The honor goes to a graduating senior who has demonstrated qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, maturity, community se…

The St. Catherine of Alexandria eighth-grade girls basketball team rolled through the fall season on the way to the Southside Catholic Conference (SSC) Gold Ball championship.

Coach Robert Whittaker knows his halftime speeches to the Christ the King (CK) seventh-grade basketball team might sound at times like a broken record.

Playing for the Southside Catholic Conference-White eighth-grade title, St. Barnabas survived with an exciting 39-37 victory on Feb. 29 over St. Michael at Br. Rice High School. Brady Courtney powered the Buckeyes with a huge day, finishing with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals. …

Competing in the State Three-Point Showdown on Feb. 28 at Illinois State University’s Redbird Arena in Normal, Ill., Morgan Park Academy (MPA) senior forward Kaitlyn Mullings finished second in Class 1A. Mullings (Beverly, Kellogg) lost to Illini Central senior Kyndel Arthalony in a tiebreak…

Wrestling for the Class 3A dual-team title on Feb. 29 at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington, Ill., Mt. Carmel lost to rival Montini by a 37-9 final score. The showdown was a matchup of the two top-ranked teams in the state. Winners for the Caravan included seniors Jalen Grant (above, 285…

St. Ignatius senior outside hitter Michael Eastman signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his academic/athletic career at Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington, Ill. The 2020-21 academic year will be the first for the Titans men’s volleyball program. Helping St. Ignatius to a sectional …

Fr. Perez Knights of Columbus Council 1444, located in Mt. Greenwood, held its 2020 free-throw contest at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences on Jan. 25.

When Coach Tom O’Malley started his career 50 years ago, he never gave much thought to how many wins he would achieve.