By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer In the final game of the 2016 Fifth Annual Chicago Elite Classic, the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos defeated the Whitney Young Dolphins 67-65 in front of a packed house at the UIC Pavilion on Saturday night, Dec 3. “Tonight we felt like we had something to prove,” said Bryson Langon, starting point guard […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer In spite of great defense played by both teams, the number 11th ranked University of Chicago Maroons women’s soccer team fell short of its goal after1-0 loss to Messiah College in overtime of the NCAA Division III Championship Final Four hosted in Salem, Va. “What a great game,” said Amy […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Longtime activist and Hyde Park resident Suzanna “Sue” Juliet Purrington passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, after a short illness. Her life’s work involved social and political activism. Many of her friends also recall her love for gardening and pets. Purrington was born to Reverend and Mrs. Robert Purrington on […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Dr. Janellen Huttenlocher, a professor of psychology at the University of Chicago, died in Chicago, Nov. 20, due to complications from acute pancreatitis and heart disease. She was 84. Huttenlocher was a pioneer in the field of childhood development whose research explored how children acquire language, understand space and learn […]
Celebration of life for Ursula and Carl Selby on their marriage anniversary Date: Sunday, December 11 Location: 1700 E. 56th St. Time: 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer Known as the baby of the group of the school’s seven major sports programs, which are basketball, football, baseball, track and field, bowling and tennis, the Kenwood Academy High School Golf Team has come a long way after being five member’s strong back in 2013 under third-year head coach Bill […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer Entering his first full season as head football coach for the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos Football Team, Sinque Turner, a former three sport athlete standout from Simeon Career Academy and Eastern Illinois University graduate, is looking to lead the Broncos to their first ever city championship with dream’s and aspirations of one […]
Marjorie M. “Marnie” Veghte (nee McConeghey) passed away on November 15, 2016. Veghte was a loyal employee to the University of Chicago Department of History for more than 50 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Willis Veghte, and a dear mother of Christine Deering, John Deering and Linda (David Cook) Deering. Veghte was the […]