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U. of C. women’s soccer team advances to Final Four

U. of C. women’s soccer team advances to Final Four

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer For the fourth time in school history, the University of Chicago Maroons women’s soccer team advanced to the 2016 NCAA Final Four championship with a 6-5 victory over Pomona-Pitzer College of Claremont, CA. on Sunday night, Nov. 20, in WhiteWater, Wis. “We were fortunate to defeat a very good team in Pomona-Pitzer,” said Amy(…)

U. of C. men’s basketball team lose season opener

U. of C. men’s basketball team lose season opener

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS  Sports Writer Thanks to a three-point buzzer beater by guard Colin Lake, the University of Chicago Maroons men’s basketball team dropped their season opener 88-87 to North Park University on Tuesday night, Nov. 15, at the Gerald Ratner Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave. In the first half, the Maroons would establish their(…)

U. of C. men’s soccer team eliminated in Sweet 16

U. of C. men’s soccer team eliminated in Sweet 16

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer The no. 1 ranked University of Chicago men’s soccer team fell to Redland’s College 3-2 on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19, at Stagg Field, 5530 S. Ellis Ave., losing their first game of the season. “It changed the game a little bit,” said Mike Babst, head coach of the Maroons about the windy weather conditions. “[But(…)

Kathryn Ann (Kay) Clement, 88

Kathryn Ann (Kay) Clement, 88

By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Hyde Park resident and longtime activist Kathryn Ann (Kay) Clement, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. She was 88 years old. A Hyde Park resident for 67 years, Clement, affectionately known as Kay to family and friends was a staunch advocate(…)

U. of C. soccer teams advance to NCAA Sweet 16

U. of C. soccer teams advance to NCAA Sweet 16

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer The No.1 ranked University of Chicago Maroons men’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 after a 4-0 shutout victory over the Westminster College (MO) Blue Jays on Sunday night, Nov. 13, at Stagg Field, 5530 E. Ellis Ave. “A great first half,” said Mike Babst, head coach of the University of(…)

Kenwood’s basketball teams host Midnight Madness

Kenwood’s basketball teams host Midnight Madness

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer To kick off the 2016-17 Illinois High School Association basketball season, the Kenwood Academy Broncos hosted the third annual Midnight Madness event, in honor of the boys and girls varsity basketball teams on Wednesday night, Nov. 9.   “I enjoyed the atmosphere tonight,” said Manny Patterson, senior and star center at(…)

Camilla Fano ,99

Camilla Fano ,99

Camilla Fano [née Lattes] was born in Turin, Italy, on September 16, 1917, and died on November 3, 2016 in Chicago at a youthful 99 years of age. After graduating from high school in Milan, Italy she attended the University of Milan’s Engineering College.  There she completed 4 out of 5 years as one of(…)

Kenwood football star excels as three-sport athlete

Kenwood football star excels as three-sport athlete

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer As a three sport athlete for the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos, senior Jabari Simpson has excelled in a number of key positions in the areas of football, basketball and track and field for the school varsity sports programs. In his junior season as running-back, Simpson rushed for a Broncos(…)

Judith Grace Cosin Roothaan, 92

Judith Grace Cosin Roothaan, 92

Judith Grace Cosin Roothaan, 92, of the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago, died at home at 10 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2016. She was born October 13, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to Etta and Joseph Cosin. She is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Clemens C. J. Roothaan, 98. Also surviving are(…)

Leon F. Howard, 88

Leon F. Howard, 88

Leon Howard of Rockford, Ill. and former resident of the Hyde Park passed away on October 27, 2016. Leon was the faithful and devoted husband of Annie Howard, father of two children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Howard lived in Hyde Park for over 40 years serving on the Blue Gargoyle Board of Directors for(…)

Mt. Carmel hockey loss

Mt. Carmel hockey loss

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer After surrendering three goals in the second period, the Mt. Carmel Caravan boys hockey team fell to the Notre Dame College Prep Dons 5-1 on Thursday night, Oct. 20, at the Morgan Park Center Ice Rink, 11505 S. Western Ave. “We were not being physical enough in the first period,” said Bart Czachor, head(…)

Corrine Elnora Helmke Niedenthal , 87

Corrine Elnora Helmke Niedenthal , 87

Corrine Elnora Helmke Niedenthal, age 87, died of ALS on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. Corrine was born on Aug. 24, 1929 in Madison, just minutes after her identical twin, Carol, to Dorothy Nelson Helmke and Chester Carl Helmke. She grew up with her three beloved sisters in nearby McFarland, and(…)