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Brother Rice Mothers Club Host Flower Day This Saturday  Beverly, IL Patch

Brother Rice Mom's Club Flower Sale, May 11 - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Pick up something pretty for mom at the Brother Rice Mothers Club's flower sale this ...

Brother Rice Alum Remembered As Promising Teacher, Coach  Beverly, IL Patch

Brother Rice Grad Was Promising Teacher, Coach - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Recent college grad Jimmy Ariel, 22, taught at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in ...

Marist Vs. Brother Rice: Stage Set For IHSA Semifinal Showdown  Beverly, IL Patch

Marist Vs. Brother Rice Preview - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - The stakes have never been higher in the "Battle of Pulaski." Here's everything you need to know ...

Ex-NFL Player Named Brother Rice President  Beverly, IL Patch

New Brother Rice Prez Played In NFL - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Mark Donahue will serve as the next president at Brother Rice High School.

Brother Rice Class of '18 earns $17 million in scholarships  The Beverly Review

The members of the Brother Rice Class of 2018 are well prepared to succeed in college, their future careers and life adventures.

Brother Rice 2018 Football Schedule Released  Beverly, IL Patch

Brother Rice Football Schedule - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Find out when and where to find the Crusaders in 2018.

Brother Rice too tall a task for Montini  Chicago Daily Herald

Brother Rice defeated Montini in a Chicago Catholic League Blue Division football game.

Teacher, Coach At North Shore Catholic Schools Remembered  Glenview, IL Patch

Loyola, OLPH Teacher, Coach Remembered After Crash - Glenview, IL - Recent college graduate, Jimmy Ariel, 22, taught science at Our Lady of Perpetual Help ...

Scouting Warren vs. Brother Rice and Antioch vs. Notre Dame  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at Saturday's playoff games between Warren and Brother Rice, as well as Antioch vs. Niles Notre Dame.

Images: Montini vs. Brother Rice, Week 9 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Montini Broncos hosted the Brother Rice Crusaders for football action on Friday, Oct. 19 in Lombard.

Sean McBride named Br. Rice baseball coach | Sports  The Beverly Review

Sean McBride can't help but laugh when he hears about Major League Baseball's efforts to quicken the pace of a game.

Camerons Crusaders Plan Fundraiser At Brother Rice  Beverly, IL Patch

CHICAGO, IL - A fundraiser with music, food and raffles will remember the life of Cameron Fahey and raise money for the Cameron Miller Fahey Memorial ...

Longtime Brother Rice Principal Jim Antos To Retire  Beverly, IL Patch

Brother Rice Principal To Retire After 20 Years - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Brother Rice has already promoted Assistant Principal Bob Alberts to replace Antos ...

Brother Rice Class of 2017 leaves indelible mark of success  The Beverly Review

The Class of 2017 left an indelible mark on Brother Rice High School and the local community over the past four years.

Scouting the Class 8A championship game  Chicago Daily Herald

Previewing Saturday's Class 8A football championship game between Brother Rice and Loyola.

Woman convicted of killing Brother Rice teacher gets 15 years  Chicago Tribune

A prostitute convicted of murdering Brother Rice High School Teacher Al Filan asked his family to "find it in your heart to forgive me" before being sentenced ...

Catholic High Schools Hold Entrance Exam  Beverly, IL Patch

Catholic High School Placement Test Info, Dec. 1 - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Everything you need to know about the Catholic high school entrance exam for ...

Christmas Without Cancer Makes Stop At Mt. Greenwood Family Home  Beverly, IL Patch

CWC Makes Stop At Mt. Greenwood Home - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A local organization had a few surprise gifts for the family of Brother Rice student Patrick ...

Brother Rice High School Seeks Part-Time Alumni Assistant

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Job starts Aug. 8. Candidates should submit resumes asap, school says.

Catalytic Converters Swiped From Cars At Br. Rice, Mother McAuley  Beverly, IL Patch

Catalytic Converter Thefts At School Parking Lots - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Police say catalytic converters have been stolen from multiple cars at Brother Rice ...

Brother Rice to Rename Football Field After Late, Legendary Coach Tom Mitchell

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Brother Rice High School will officially dedicate "Coach Tom Mitchell Field" before the Crusaders' take on Mt. Carmel this Friday, ...

Brother Rice Announces 2017 Illinois State Scholars

CHICAGO, IL -- The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), the state agency committed to helping make college accessible and affordable for Illinois ...

Brother Rice Teacher and Christian Brother John Jay Toole Dies At Age 76

Mass of Resurrection Set for Christian Brother - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A Christian Brother for 47 years, Brother John "Jay" Toole taught at Brother Rice, ...

Summers TDs power Br. Rice past OPRF | Sports  The Beverly Review

The Br. Rice football team's defense has risen to the occasion all season.

Slain Chicago Officer John Rivera laid to rest Friday  CLTV

CHICAGO -- A funeral mass was held on the Far Southeast Side for slain Chicago police Officer John Rivera. The *service* was held around 10 a.m. Friday at the ...

Brother Rice Ranked Among Top Private High Schools in State

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Private, all-boy school among state's best, according to

Brother Rice Robotics Team Sweeps Regional Championships

Br. Rice Robotics Team Places First in Regionals - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Brother Rice robotics team qualifies for international competition after sweeping ...

28 Brother Rice Seniors Named Illinois State Scholars

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Illinois Student Assistance Commission designates 28 members of Brother Rice Class of 2017 state scholars.

Double Duty Classic Held At Guaranteed Rate Field  Chicago, IL Patch

White Sox Host Double Duty Classic - Chicago, IL - High school baseball players from several city and suburban schools took part in the annual event held by ...

Religious Order Knew of Molestation Charges at Brother Rice: Court Records

Oak Lawn, IL - Former students seeking claims against Irish Christian Brothers must show religious order knew certain members were a danger to children.

Marist Taps New Coach To Head Girls Lacrosse Program  Beverly, IL Patch

Marist Taps New Girls Lacrosse Coach - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - José Colón will head Marist High School's accomplished girls lacrosse program.

7 charged in locker room theft at Crete-Monee football game against Brother Rice  WLS-TV

Several arrests are made in connection to a theft inside a locker room during a suburban high school football game.

Brother Rice Locker Room Burglarized During Football Game In Crete

Br. Rice Locker Room Burglarized During Crete Game - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Up to 38 smart phones, wallets and keys were reportedly stolen from the ...

Orland Park Student Scores Perfect 36 On ACT Test

Orland Park Student Scores Perfect 36 on ACT Test - Orland Park, IL - Liam Coughlin, a junior at Brother Rice High School, got a perfect 36 score on the ACT on ...

Former Religious Brother Accused of Sexually Abusing Br. Rice, St. Laurence Students Surfaces in Hawaii

Oak Lawn, IL - What does a convicted serial abuser do after he's alleged to have molested 50 teens and children? He retires in Hawaii.

Chicago Firefighter Kneels For National Anthem At Charity Game  Chicago, IL Patch

Chicago Firefighter Kneels During National Anthem - Chicago, IL - A member of the Chicago Fire Department knelt as the National Anthem played before a ...

Chicago Police Officer John Rivera’s Wake To Be Held Today  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)–Visitation for Chicago police officer John Rivera will be held Thursday afternoon. Rivera, 23, was killed Friday after a night out with friends in ...

Slowik: Many famous athletes, entertainers have called the Southland their home  Chicago Tribune

Jane Lynch, Dwyane Wade, Gary Sinese and Dick Butkus are among famous athletes and entertainers with connections to the south suburbs.

Prostitute Guilty of Murder in Brother Rice Teachers Stabbing Death

Orland Park, IL - Alisha Walker, 22, claimed Al Filan attacked first and that she stabbed him in self defense. She stabbed him 14 times and left him to die.

Former UNC guard Bobby Frasor has turned star coach for Chicago's Brother Rice  USA TODAY High School Sports Most remember Bobby Frasor as one of the starting guards from North Carolina's 2008-09 ...

Brother Rice High School Hosts Trivia Night

Evergreen Park, IL - Trivia Night takes place Saturday, Jan. 24, in the Brother Rice cafeteria beginning at 7 p.m..

Marian Catholic Wins ABC-7 Friday Flyover Vote  Chicago Heights, IL Patch

Marian Catholic Wins 'Friday Flyover' - Chicago Heights, IL - Viewers of ABC-7 Chicago said Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights had the best ...

Brother Rice Grad from Evergreen Park Drafted by Tennessee Titans

Evergreen Park's Andy Gallik, a 2010 graduate of Brother Rice High School, was drafted as a lineman by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of this ...

Western Springs village clerk Bridget Fitzgerald, incumbent John Curran talk economics in state Senate race  Chicago Tribune

Democrat Bridget Fitzgerald, the Western Springs village clerk, is challenging Incumbent Republican state Sen. John Curran to represent the 41st district.

Top student loses six-month battle against leukemia  The Beverly Review

Jacob Schmitz was a young man who made his parents beam with pride.

Chicago first responders face off over football, bond over loss  WLS-TV

Chicago's emergency personnel honored two fallen members with the annual First Responders Bowl on Saturday.

3 Chicago area Catholic schools keep dangerous secrets, sex abuse victims say  WLS-TV

The ABC7 I-Team looked into claims by nearly 100 alleged victims of sexual abuse in metro Chicago that the archdiocese and some of its schools are keeping ...

Woman convicted in 2014 murder of Br. Rice teacher  The Beverly Review

A 22-year-old prostitute was convicted of second-degree murder in the January 2014 killing of a longtime Br. Rice High School teacher.

New principal for Plainfield Elementary in Des Plaines  Chicago Daily Herald

Lisa Bucciarelli-Carlos has been named the new principal of Plainfield Elementary School in Des Plaines Elementary School District 62.Carlos will replace ...

Trial to start for woman accused of killing teacher  Chicago Tribune

Nearly two years after a popular teacher at Brother Rice High School was stabbed to death in his Orland Park home, the trial of the woman accused of his killing ...

Imamges: Our faves: see our staff's best prep sports photos of 2018  Chicago Daily Herald

From Friday night football to Thursday afternoon water polo, our Daily Herald photo staff covers prep sports like no one else. Here are our favorite photos from ...

Arlington Heights native joins Prospect Heights police  Chicago Daily Herald

Colleen Zitkus joined the ranks of the Prospect Heights Police Department. Read about Officer Zitkus and some of your other neighbors in Neighbors in the ...

Hooker Who Stabbed Brother Rice Teacher to Death Will Claim Self Defense

Orland Park, IL - Accused of murdering Al Filan in Orland Park, Alisha Walker expected to go on trial Jan. 11. She will claim he attacked her with a knife.

Illinois sophomore Ricky Smalling a 'complete receiver' | Illini  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Coming out of Chicago Brother Rice High School in 2016, Ricky Smalling was the No. 6 recruit in the state of Illinois.

100 Best Private High Schools in Illinois: 2017

Chicago, IL - See where North Shore Country Day School, Brother Rice, Wheaton Academy, the Latin School and others rank in's annual list.

Raymond Ides  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Ides announces his sudden passing on Aug. 16, 2018, in Kentucky at the age of 73.

Badali, Macs defense slow down Wolfpack | Sports  The Beverly Review

When a loose ball is up for grabs, most basketball players are willing to sacrifice their body to gain possession.

Sean Morrison: Candidate Profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Candidate information for Sean Morrison, running for Cook County Commissioner, District 17.

Local Catholic High Schools Hold Entrance Exam for Eighth-Graders, Saturday, Jan. 14

Local Catholic High Schools Hold Entrance Exam... - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Parents' investment now in Catholic high school education can lead to lower ...

Catholic High Schools Set December Date for Placement Exam

Catholic High School Placement Test Info, Dec. 2 - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Eighth graders will take the Catholic high school placement exam Dec. 2.

St. Cajetan Eyes Tech, Security Upgrades With Queens Ransom  Beverly, IL Patch

How St. Cajetan Plans To Spend Their Million - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Principal Michelle Nitsche shares the school's plans on what to do with the $1.3 ...

Wicker Park Resident Ryan Spokas Mourned By Family And Friends Crushed By His Unexpected Death  Block Club Chicago

WICKER PARK — Ryan Spokas, the man discovered dead in Wicker Park's namesake park last Friday morning, had popped in at Northside Bar & Grill — his ...

Election 2018 candidate: John Curran, 41st Illinois Senate District  Suburban Life Publications

Age. 45. Town of residence. Downers Grove. 19 Year resident of Senate District 41. Current occupation and employer. An error has occurred. Attorney in private ...

JCA Unveils 2018 Champions Class  Joliet, IL Patch

JCA Unveils 2018 Champions Class - Joliet, IL - How many of these athletic greats did you know growing up?

Jim McKeever Cancer Benefit Planned Friday At Reillys Daughter  Oak Lawn, IL Patch

Benefit for Jim McKeever @ Reilly's Daughter - Oak Lawn, IL - Reilly's Daughter in Oak Lawn will donate food sales from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday for Evergreen Park ...

REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin talks about rerouted tour, which kicks off March 8 in Joliet  Chicago Tribune

In early January, REO Speedwagon postponed its tour dates due to lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Kevin Cronin requiring a "routine procedure … so simple it ...

Alleged prostitute Alisha Walker guilty of 2nd degree murder in teacher's killing  WLS-TV

A jury found an alleged prostitute guilty of second-degree murder in the killing a Brother Rice High School teacher.

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Broadcasting Preparing for Great Things  Western Illinois University News

From the Summer 2018 issue of Western: The Magazine for Alumni of Western Illinois University -- By Jodi Pospeschil MA '15. When Western Illinois University ...

Allan J. Paul  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN – Allan John Paul, DVM, 65, of Champaign passed away Sunday (Feb. 12, 2017) peacefully at Meadowbrook Health Center in Urbana.

IU football announces 23 signees on National Signing Day  Indiana Daily Student

The IU football program received National Letters of Intent from 23 high school football players from around the country Wednesday. All 21 players who were ...

Br. Rice High School Community Mourns Beloved Teacher

Evergreen Park, IL - Eileen Barkowski died Friday night, and the school is coming together in tribute to her.

6 to be inducted into JCA Hall of Champions  The Herald-News

Joliet Catholic Academy has announced its fifth Hall of Champions class, which continues to speak to the depth of tradition and talent on and off the playing ...

Hiestand back with Chicago Bears as O-line coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Matt Nagy's first hire as the Chicago Bears' head coach is expected to be offensive line coach Harry Hiestand, who served the team in the same capacity ...

100 Best Private High Schools in the Chicago Area

Oak Park-River Forest, IL -'s list of the top private high schools includes institutions in Lake Forest, Winnetka, Downers Grove, Evanston and other ...

Chicago Cop Killer Says He Never Got a Chance to Live

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A judge told him to live out his days in prison for taking the life of Officer Thomas Wortham IV, a Brother Rice grad and Iraq War ...

Cousins Nabbed In Traffic Stop After Buying Heroin: Cops  Evergreen Park, IL Patch

Cousins Nabbed After Buying Heroin: Cops - Evergreen Park, IL - Evergreen Park cops find six baggies of heroin and fentanyl and straw with residue, police ...

WIU Student Broadcasters Debut Purple Blazers for Television Appearances  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL -- Student broadcasters at Western Illinois University got an on-camera wardrobe upgrade over the weekend after the University's Department of ...

Funeral Services Set for Br. Rice Student Jacob Manning Schmitz

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Student passed away Monday from leukemia, was son of retired CPD officers.

100 Best Private High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best private high schools.

Special Report: Water Polo Prospers in the Windy City  Swimming World Magazine

Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor. Ike Marshall. Moose Mulcrone. Dave Perry. Phil Stelnicki. Joe Wendt. These are just a few of the coaches and ...

WeishFest 2017: When, How To See Third Eye Blind At Benefit Show

WeishFest 2017: When, How To See Third Eye Blind - Oak Forest, IL - The band headlines the annual benefit to raise money for the foundation set up in honor of ...

Sued, found unfit and a friend mysteriously shot — a Chicago cop's rocky record  Chicago Tribune

Chicago police classified Michael LaPorta's shooting by officer Patrick Kelly's gun as an attempted suicide, but LaPorta says he wasn't suicidal.

Black Oak brings neighborhood feel to new level  Chicago Tribune

New Oak Lawn eatery offers upscale casual dining.

7323 - Longtime city official Tim Mitchell dies - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Longtime city official Tim Mitchell dies [UPDATE: A memorial mass for Tim Mitchell will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. ...

Teen's tragic death shows it's business as usual at  Chicago Sun-Times

There is no way to sanitize what happened to 16-year-old Desiree Robinson. Authorities say a man twice Robinson's age pimped her out to a man who sexually ...

Former state fire marshal Larry Matkaitis dies  Chicago Tribune

Larry Matkaitis often joked that he never strayed far from his Mt. Greenwood neighborhood—the community he lived in his entire life. But Mr. Matkaitis made a ...

ATN: December 2016  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. As part of All Saints and All Souls Day celebrations, De La Salle students at the Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women created offrendas, ...

Orland Park Mayoral Election 2017 Preview

Orland Mayoral Election Preview - Orland Park, IL - Incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin faces challenger Keith Pekau in his re-election bid.

Lipinski nominates local students for service academies  Suburban Life Publications

WESTERN SPRINGS — U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-3rd Dist., recently announced his nominations of 16 high school seniors from the 3rd Congressional District ...

Coaches optimistic about Saint Ignatius, De La Salle, and Chicago Hope 2014 football  Gazette Chicago

By Dermot Connolly. The new field at Saint Ignatius College Prep. This season marks the first home football games on campus in the school's 145 year history.

Hundreds of Runners Turn Out in Rain for Christmas Without Cancer 5K

Evergreen Park, IL - South Loop dwellers are top finishers in second annual Christmas Without Cancer 5K in Evergreen Park.

Michael Flatley Sr., Founder of Flatleys Plumbing Express, Has Passed Away

Oak Lawn, IL - Father to world-famous Irish stepdancer Michael Flatley Jr., the elder Flatley was a hardworking Irish immigrant who prized his heritage.

Lipinski Nominates 18 High School Seniors for Military Academies

Local Students Nominated for Military Academies - Oak Lawn, IL - Local students achieve first step toward applying to prestigious U.S. military companies.

Trying to tell party bosses about good government  Chicago Tribune

As Palos Park resident Sean Morrison was being handed a seat on the Cook County Board by his fellow GOP township committeemen Wednesday night, one ...

Sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas leaves Illinois football progam  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas has left the football program for "personal reasons," according to a news release from the ...

Ryan Kwanten trains with Chicago Wolves in Hoffman Estates  Chicago Daily Herald

Actor Ryan Kwanten couldn't be less like his former vampire-fighting character on HBO's "True Blood" series as he films his new movie -- he plays an aspiring ...

Rev. Michael Gabriel takes over as pastor of Holy Family Church  Gazette Chicago

After a three-month transition period, the Rev. Michael Gabriel recently became the new pastor at Holy Family Church, located at 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Gazette Chicago » Park Improvements; $50,000 Raffle; Round ups  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT AARP Experience Corps is looking for volunteers age 50 and older to help students improve their reading skills.

CPD Enforcers Host Orange County Lawman in Gold Star Memorial Game

Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Gold Star Memorial football game gets underway Saturday, April 30.

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