Jack Lydon


DePaul Seeded 18th in 3A Playoffs

October 18, 2015
DePaul Rams football being addressed by Coach Bill Jeske

The IHSA has updated its football playoff outlook, moving the DePaul College Prep Rams from an estimated 18th seed in 3A to the estimated 19th seed. This is not necessarily a bad thing. The IHSA seeding process for 3A is not a pure 1-32 seeding system. The ISHA will divide the 3A qualifiers into two 16...
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DePaul Rams Overrun St. Joe Chargers

October 17, 2015
DePaul Rams huddle

DePaul Prep Rams Beat St. Joe’s; Win CCL Red Championship and Reach IHSA Playoffs The DePaul Prep Rams (6-2, 3-2) defeated their Chicago Catholic League Red Division rival St. Joseph Chargers (1-6, 0-6) on Friday evening, 50 to 22, at Elmhurst College, gain their first outright Catholic League Red Division Championship and a trip...
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Gordon Tech Upsets St. Ignatius

February 16, 2013
Gordon Tech Upsets St. Ignatius

The Gordon Tech Rams closed the regular season with a huge 36 to 30 upset victory over St. Ignatius, (15-10, 7-4), Friday evening at St. Ignatius. The Rams jumped out to an early lead and held on to win, spoiling St. Ignatius’ senior night. Earlier reports here and the Sun-Times report that the final score was...
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St. Benedict Loses in IHSA Sectional to Walther Lutheran

February 12, 2013
St. Benedict Loses in IHSA Sectional to Walther Lutheran

The St. Benedict Bengals girls backetball team (18-9, 6-3) lost 60 to 29 in the IHSA Lisle Sectional semi-final game to the Walther Lutheran Broncos (24-6, 8-2), at Lisle High School, Tuesday evening. The Bengals struggled early falling behind 20 to 7 early in the second quarter. Despite a ten to two second quarter run, the...
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Latest Edgewater Hospital Plan Unveiled

February 9, 2013
Latest Edgewater Hospital Plan Unveiled

40th Ward Alderman Patrick O’Connor hosted a meeting to discuss development plans for the Edgewater Hospital property this past Tuesday at St. Gregory High School. Approximately 200 people attended and heard Alderman O’Connor outline the current plan for the development of the former Edgewater Hospital property. Ald. O’Connor recapped the years of development, or...
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Gordon Tech Girls Fall to Maine East

February 6, 2013
Gordon Tech Girls Fall to Maine East

The Gordon Tech varsity girls team (12-12) lost, 54 to 45 to the Maine East Blue Demons (13-14), Tuesday evening at Gordon’s Tom Weinicki Gym. Suspect officiating did not help the Rams against the hot shooting Blue Demons. In the final home game for GT senior’s Melanie Claudio, Sarah Granberg and Sarah Rivas, the...
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GT Coach Tom Kleinschmeidt Featured in Sun-Times Article

February 3, 2013
GT Coach Tom Kleinschmeidt Featured in Sun-Times Article

  Gordon Tech’s head boys basketball coach Tom Kleinschmidt has the Rams headed in the right direction. The Rams have won three games in the Chicago Catholic League so far this season and nearly two others with heartbreaking last minute losses to Bishop McNamara and Fenwick. Coach Kleinschmidt was featured in today’s Sun-Times in...
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Gordon Tech Smothers Leo

February 2, 2013
Gordon Tech Smothers Leo

The Gordon Tech Rams (13-8, 3-6) defeated the Leo High School Lions (1-16, 0-9) Friday night, 41 to 26, at Gordon.  The Rams jumped out to a lead in the first half but the Lions brought it 20 to 19 at the half.  After that, the Rams defense simply turned off the Lions scoring...
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Community Conversation on How to Save Center Square Journal

February 1, 2013
Community Conversation on How to Save Center Square Journal

Center Square Journal’s Mike Fourcher held a public meeting at the Dank Haus, in Lincoln Square Thursday evening to discuss the future of the Center Square Journal. Approximately 50 people attended the meeting. Several weeks ago, Mike Fourcher announced that his hyper-local news outlets, Center Square Journal and Roscoe View Journal, would cease operations....
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Gordon Tech Girls Fall to Niles North

January 22, 2013
Gordon Tech Girls Fall to Niles North

  The Gordon Tech Girls Varsity basketball team, (10-9), lost to the Niles North Vikings, 48 to 43, Tuesday evening at Gordon Tech’s Tom Weinecki Gym.  Plagued by a rash of turnovers in the quarter, the Rams fell behind 20-5.  Despite charging back in the second quarter and then again in the fourth quarter,...
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