Uplift: Comeback Clutch Advance

March 2, 2016

It’s not easy to win back-to-back championships in any sport. For the basketball team at Uplift that seemed to be a a difficult task after losing five starters from a 28-5 team that won the Class 2A championship last season. Will fans remember the Titans of 2016 ? The...
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Simeon wins Seventh CPS Title

February 22, 2016

It wasn’t easy, but Simeon  (24-3) won its seventh CPS basketball championship on Sunday night with a 54-49 win over Kenwood. The Wolverines prevailed despite blowing an eight point lead against Kenwood who had advanced to the Public League title game for the first time in school history. Simeon’s...
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Fenwick Wins Catholic League

February 22, 2016

Fenwick beat St. Joseph for the second time this season to win the Catholic League postseason basketball tournament 73-51 at DePaul on Saturday. The Friars jumped to an early 8-0 lead and opened the second half going 15-0. Mike Smith led Fenwick with 27 points while Quinn Fisher added...
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Two Former CPS Stars In NBA Rising Star Competition

February 13, 2016

Two former Chicago High School players, Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young and Jabari Parker of Simeon, played in this year’s NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Maybe one day soon these former CPS stars will participate in the NBA ALL-STAR GAME. Okafor and Parker helped lead Team USA past World All-Stars...
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Fenwick Clinches Catholic League North Title

February 6, 2016

One of the best high school basketball teams in the state this season, the Fenwick Friars (20-2) locked up the Catholic League North title on Friday night with a 58-41 win over DePaul Prep (12-12) in the regular season finale for both squads. Fenwick pulled away by scoring 11...
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Fenwick Tops St. Joe

January 30, 2016

There could be three basketball matchups this season between Fenwick and St. Joseph. Fenwick won Round 1 with a 54-42 win over St. Joseph on Thursday night in Oak Park. Fenwick’s Mike Smith, who is coming off a week where he had two 30-point games, led the Friars with...
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