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Loyola Wins Battle of Champions 35-28 Over Mt Carmel

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September 10, 2016

Mt. Carmel lost a rare home game 35-28 to Class 8A defending champion Loyola Academy
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Onoh! 3 TDs to Lead Von Stueben 41-18 Over Amundsen

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August 30, 2016

Dominic Onoh leads Von Stueben with 3 TDs for first varsity football win of season over Amundsen
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Uplift: Comeback Clutch Advance

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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 Titans nearly had a memorable...
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Simeon wins Seventh CPS Title

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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 Zach Norvell, who will attend...
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Fenwick Wins Catholic League

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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 12 points and Jacob Keller...
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Two Former CPS Stars In NBA Rising Star Competition

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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 157-154 in the showcase of...
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Fenwick Clinches Catholic League North Title

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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 straight points after the Rams...
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Fenwick Tops St. Joe

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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 21 points. Nick Rakocevic, who...
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Fenwick Stuns Simeon 71-68

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January 19, 2016

For the first three quarters a matchup between two of state’s best basketball teams was really a duel between Simeon’s Zach Norvell and Fenwick’s Mike Smith. Smith would eventually score 38 points to lead Fenwick(15-2) past Simeon 71-68 on Martin Luther King Day in Oak Park. “It was a great game for us to...
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Rams Win Catholic League Opener

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December 5, 2015
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Freshman Perry Cowan scored 15 of his game-high 19 points in the second half to lead DEPAUL PREP (3-2, 1-0) past MONTINI (1-3, 0-1) 57-36 in the Catholic League basketball opener for both teams. RAMS will face BENET tonight in a matchup against one of the top hoop squads in the Chicago area. BENET...
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