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Alabama Roots: The state's first-round picks in the NBA Draft

Thirty-four players from Alabama high schools and colleges have been selected in the first round of the NBA Draft.

Watauga, Avery Obituaries – July 3, 2019  High Country Press

The following are recent obituary notices from Austin & Barnes and Hampton funeral homes in Boone and Reins-Sturdivant in Newland. Iris N. Gragg (February ...

BOB HAMBRIC: 1939-2009  Chicago Tribune

Bob Hambric never had a losing season in 24 years as the boys basketball coach at Simeon Career Academy, winning more than 500 games, including the ...

Lori Lightfoot to huddle with Ivanka Trump at the White House on Tuesday  Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON — Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot will huddle with Ivanka Trump on Tuesday, when she kicks off three days of meetings at the White House and the ...

Greatest high school basketball player from each decade  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - MaxPreps looks at the top high school basketball players for the past 100 years.

Robert Drew | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Robert Nolan Drew, 79, of St. Joseph passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday (June 8, 2019) after complications from a surgery.

Girls Sports Month: A look back at Candace Parker in high school  USA TODAY High School Sports

WNBA superstar Candace Parker was throwing down dunks in games in high school and even doubled as the water girl.

Parker H.S. Senior Helps Organize Benefit For Planned Parenthood  DNAinfo

LINCOLN PARK — A Francis Parker High School senior suddenly finds herself a concert impresaria after a Planned Parenthood benefit she was trying to ...

Senior citizens walk the halls of HF High  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Homewood-Flossmoor High School guests at an Oct. 10 senior breakfast and tour listen as teacher Mark Ciesielski, left, explains the training and projects

Blondean Davis  Jackson Free Press

Tougaloo College named Blondean Davis, chief executive officer of Southland College Prep Charter High School in Chicago, to its board of trustees in June.

Nike Gave Jabari Parker's High School Branded Apparel And That's OK  Deadspin

Grid, a weekly magazine in Chicago, noticed that the best public high schools for basketball in Chicago—a city where high school basketball gets foldout ...

The Whigs' Parker Gispert embarks on solo career  Greenville Journal

For more than a decade, the Athens, Georgia, trio The Whigs (singer/guitarist Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio, and bassist Timothy Deaux) played loud and ...

News, United Way givers hit $2.6M goal  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - The United Way Blackhawk Region has reached its 2018 campaign goal of raising $2.6 million, it wa.

Woodmont High briefly locked down after reported threat  Greenville Journal

Woodmont High School was briefly on a partial lockdown today, according to Greenville County Schools. During a partial lockdown, no one is allowed to enter or ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Still in middle of senior season, Jabari Parker’s high school jersey is already retired  Yahoo! Sports

Chicago (Ill.) Simeon High senior Jabari Parker is extremely talented at basketball. This is not news. He has been the top ranked recruit in the Class of 2013 for ...

In between study hall and bedtime, local teens plan March for Our Lives Chicago rally  Chicago Tribune

As teens flock to similar rallies in other major cities including a national rally led by survivors of the Parkland shooting in Washington. D.C., here's a look at the ...

Bill Lowry: Who is he, why he's running, his positions  Chicago Sun-Times

Bill Lowry is a Democratic candidate for the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the 3rd District. Read his responses to a Sun-Times' questionnaire.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Made Men Basketball AAU Tryouts | Articles | News |  Wednesday Journal

MADE MEN is the official AAU/grassroots basketball club of NBA player Iman Shumpert (Cleveland Cavaliers). Additional programs include camps, clinics and ...

A Legendary Coach Says Goodbye to His Team After 57 Years  Runner's World

Joe Newton, 88, learned plenty from his career coaching at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1993 | Marshall's Kim Williams  Chicago Tribune

The people of Englewood Terrace knew long before the rest of Illinois that Ms. Basketball lived in their South Side apartment building. Her picture, clipped out ...

Today's Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school board  Birmingham Times

Mayoral Candidates. Patricia Bell. Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson's ...

National Signing Day 2018: Local high school athletes decide where they are going to college  First Coast News

National Signing Day is underway on the First Coast. Dozens of talented high school athletes are set to announce where they plan to begin their college careers ...

Byron Trott's BDT buys stake in Athletico Physical Therapy  Crain's Chicago Business

BDT Capital Partners, the Chicago investment firm led by Byron Trott, bought an ownership stake in Oak Brook-based Athletico Physical Therapy and plans to ...

Where is the Oldest High School Radio Station in the United States?  Radio Survivor

Happy High School Radio Day! Because of my fascination with radio history, it seems like a great day to delve into the history of high school radio. As is the case ...

Alabama Roots: NBA Draft first-round total finally set to increase from 33

AP Photo. Thirty-three players with Alabama basketball roots have been selected in the first round of the NBA Draft. That total has not changed in the past seven ...

This week's Chicagoan: Kelwin Harris, DJ and former assistant to Mayor Daley  Chicago Reader

A first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. "I was born and raised on the south side, in Auburn-Gresham. I went to high school, ...

Robservations: After 25 years, Catalyst folds into Chicago Reporter  Robert Feder

It's the end of an era for Catalyst Chicago: The influential journal on school reform and urban education has ceased its run as a print publication.

JUF News | Jewish teens present 'The Revenge of Dinah: A Feminist Rape Culture Seder' on May 21  Jewish United Fund

The Passover seder is a complex, ancient tradition steeped in values and meaning. Using the Haggadah as a guide, Jews around the world reflect on events set ...

Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to Washington and Why  NBC 7 San Diego

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the ...

Sing For Me! Incredible Video Of High School Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  Broadway World

A high school excels with THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!

New name, expansion plans for Legacy Charter  Greenville Journal

Legacy Charter School is changing its name — not expectations — and making plans to expand. Legacy, now the county's largest Title I school, is changing its ...

Milwaukee Bucks acquire draft rights to Brown; Proviso West hires 3 new coaches  West Suburban Journal

By MIKE SANDROLINI. PROVISO | Sterling Brown indicated during his senior year at SMU that he wanted to play pro ball. It appears as if the Milwaukee Bucks ...

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Maya Romanoff, wallcovering king, dies at 72 | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

Maya Romanoff, who made tie-dyed shirts after a visit to Woodstock and then constructed a wallcovering empire and artistic career, luring such luxury clients as ...

Are Jabari Parker And Andrew Wiggins The Next Carmelo And LeBron?  Neon Tommy

Both pairs were the most highly-touted duos from deep draft classes.

Innovative ‘co-working’ spaces planned in old West Greenville mill  WYFF Greenville

A company that provides flexible workplace options is taking over one of Greenville County's old mill buildings.

Sue Conway, versatile singer who performed worldwide, dies at 67  Chicago Tribune

Sue Conway, a singer who performed in a variety of styles on stage, in films and in music halls worldwide, has died at 67.

Northeast Florida athletes seal college futures on Signing Day  WJXT Jacksonville

Dozens of local high school athletes will put pen to paper Wednesday and sign their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate athletics.

Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr., Washington D.C. lawyer with ties to Birmingham, dies  Birmingham Times

By Monique Jones. The Birmingham Times. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr. died at the age of 59. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr, a prominent Washington D.C. lawyer and ...

Bucks complete draft-night trade for second-round guard Sterling Brown

The wait is over, and guard Sterling Brown is officially a member of the Bucks. Milwaukee finalized its trade with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire the draft rights ...

Illinois News, Young talent: Local orchestra develops skills, friendships  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE — They know Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart just as well as they do John Williams. After all, the kids inv.

Huskie Hall of Famer Tom Jorgensen Passes Away  Northern Illinois University Athletics

Dec. 2, 2013 DEKALB, Ill. -- Former Northern Illinois University men’s basketball head coach, and NIU Athletics Hall of Famer, Tom Jorgensen passed.

Robert W. Farquhar, 83, a retired astrodynamicist, has died  Baltimore Sun

Robert W. Farquhar, a retired NASA astrodynamicist who was an expert in halo orbits, died Oct. 18 of cardiomyopathy at his home in Burke, Va. The former ...

Who Is Laura Harrier? Meet Spider-Man's Liz!  Just Jared

Laura Harrier has a starring role in the new Marvel film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, out in theaters at midnight. The 27-year-old actress plays the role of Liz in the ...

ATN: February 2016  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. ARMOUR SQUARE PARK PROGRAMS Armour Square Park, located at 3309 S. Shields, has begun registration for winter programs online ...

'His legacy is through every runner that puts on the green and white'  Suburban Life Publications

Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton passes away at age 88.

What Happened to Billy Zane - News & Updates  Gazette Review

Billy Zane has starred in several high-profile films including Dead Calm (1989), The Phantom (1996), and Titanic (1997). Where is he in 2017?

7486 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...

Vic Law Jr. goes from savior to sidelined to scripting history  Inside NU

How a kid from South Holland jump-started the new era of Northwestern basketball.

Gun shop burglary suspect mailed manifesto to Trump, police say  CNN

Joseph Jakubowski, the man suspected of burglary at a Wisconsin gun shop, is on the run after allegedly mailing a manifesto to President Donald Trump ...

A Rare Look Inside The Byron Power Plant

It's one of the most recognizable sights in the stateline: the two towers that shoot steam high in the sky can been seen from miles away. Many know the Byron ...

Interview: Laura Harrier, star of BlacKkKlansman, is set to be the breakout actress of 2018  The Times

What's most striking about Laura Harrier when she stands to shake my hand in Soho House, on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is her delicacy. She's slender as a ...

Montini Catholic Announces Soccer Captains — Lombard news, photos and events  TribLocal

The Montini Catholic High School Varsity Boys Soccer Team has chosen their 2011 Team Captains. The three captains include seniors Kyle Samas (#9) and ...

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