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Marshall girls basketball coach Dorothy Gaters featured in Nike's new 'Equality' campaign

January 16, 2018 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneHe broke down so many barriers. I am proud of his basketball career and his leadership as a person since he overcame so many obstacles in life.” When Gaters took the job at Marshall in 1974, McClendon was one of the people who guided her at a time when ...

Athletico Physical Therapy Announces 5th Annual Coach of the Year Award Winner

December 7, 2017 by Markets Insider

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy is proud to announce Sal Konkle of Marshall High School in Michigan as the winner of the 5th Annual Athletico Coach of the Year Award. In addition to receiving a commemorative ...

Men's Basketball Adds Williford

November 8, 2017 by SIUE Cougars Official Athletic Site

SIUE Cougars Official Athletic SiteTyresse Williford has agreed to join SIUE for the 2018-19 school year. Williford is a 5-foot, 10-inch, 165-pound point guard from Chicago, Illinois. He will transfer to SIUE from Wabash Valley Community College and will be a junior at SIUE. "We are ...

Prominent Chicago Civil Rights Attorney Antonio Romanucci Speaks at John Marshall

May 2, 2017 by GlobeNewswire (press release)

Chicago, Illinois, May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Antonio Romanucci ('85), a Chicago plaintiff's attorney and John Marshall alumnus, spoke to law students, faculty and guests at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago on April 17. Romanucci discussed ...

For former Marshall coach, basketball helps reassemble a shattered life

May 2, 2017 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAn article in the New York Times led to an interview with Bryant Gumbel and a sobering story on HBO's "Real Sports" that noted basketball no longer offers refuge from Chicago's gun violence. Harrington knows: Five former Marshall players have been ...

Scholarship leads to unexpected friendship

April 12, 2017 by MyDaytonDailyNews

MyDaytonDailyNewsContributing Writer Thurgood Marshall HS graduate, Eliza Straughter, graduated from N. Illinois University last year and today is employed by Hewlett Packard in Chicago. Straughter received several scholarships from the Dayton Foundation. CONTRIBUTED ...

Chicago Teacher: Rahm Emanuel's Graduation Requirement Shows He Has 'No Interest In Understanding The Issues'

April 11, 2017 by Shadowproof (blog)

Shadowproof (blog)The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has come out in strong opposition against the new graduation requirement. Communications manager Ronnie Reese expressed the union's disapproval, citing “self-inflicted budget problems” which will leave most high schools ...

Special Report: Water Polo Prospers in the Windy City

March 28, 2017 by Swimming World Magazine

Swimming World MagazineIke Marshall. Moose Mulcrone. Dave Perry. Phil Stelnicki. Joe Wendt. These are just a few of the coaches and parents who helped build Chicago into one of the country's most fertile area outside of California for youth water polo development. Over the ...

'Keep grinding': Four days behind scenes with D-League's Windy City Bulls

March 16, 2017 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLoenser, who hit .596 in baseball as a high school senior in Iowa despite being born with a partial left arm, has an incredible back story. But his focus is on his players and the D-League as a whole, which has 22 teams and this season added the Windy ...

No.1 Chicago Marshall stands in Rochester girls' path to state title

March 1, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterChicago Marshall High School is back at the girls state basketball tournament for the first time since 2011. The undefeated Commandos hold Illinois High School Association records for most state titles (eight), trophies (19) and appearances (26) -- all ...

North Lawndale girls forced to forfeit 3A sectional final by IHSA

February 23, 2017 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe North Lawndale girls basketball team looked forward to trying to give Marshall its first loss of the season Thursday in the Class 3A Glenbard South Sectional championship game. The Phoenix had lost three times to Marshall this season, but they did ...

#SigningDaySD: Area recruiting lists, live blog

February 1, 2017 by Sioux Falls Argus Leader (blog)

Sioux Falls Argus Leader (blog)Two-time first-team all-state performer for Mount Vernon who led the Mustangs to a state runner-up finish in 2015 and a trip back to the state semifinals in 2016 ... school's all-time scoring leader with 406 points ... totaled 2,505 yards rushing with ...

A 'Hoop Dreams' Sequel, Written by Gun Violence

December 23, 2016 by New York Times

New York Times“Hoop Dreams,” you'll perhaps recall, followed two promising basketball players from Chicago's West Side from the eighth grade through high school. One of them, William Gates, became a star guard for suburban St. Joseph, where Isiah Thomas went to high ...

Cardinals prevail, Cougars routed at Lakeshore Classic

November 26, 2016 by

nwitimes.comAt one end of the court was Chicago Marshall's Dorothy Gaters with her 1,051-191 record, eight Illinois state high school titles and 2000 induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. She's been turning out winners since 1976. Coach Rod Fisher's ...

Rising black graduation rate jeopardized by funding cuts in Chicago

September 19, 2016 by Chicago Reporter

Chicago ReporterMarshall High School achieved a major milestone recently: More than half its students graduated for the first time in years. The school in East Garfield Park, a lower-income black neighborhood on the West Side, posted a graduation rate of 58 percent in ...

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