With senior jeff Jordan scoring 11, unbeaten and third-rated Loyola jumped to a 25-19 lead over North Shore rival New Trier in the first game of the BlueCross-BlueShield doubleheader
Steve Tucker: December 2006 Archives
Derrick Rose, who turned an ankle in practice, arrived with his Simeon team at Loyola's Gentile Center flanked by teammates Tim Flowers and Kevin Johnson, and he was noticably limping
The Daily Double is set
Simeon football star Martez Wilson committed to Illinois at a press conference at the South Side school Thursday evening.
It ended the recruitment of the 6-4, 233-pounder who played defensive end, linebacker and wide receiver for the Wolverines.
Wilson is the state's top-rated football prospect while classmate Derrick Rose is Illinois' top-rated basketball player. Rose signed with Memphis in November.
First round pairings for the tournament Jan. 4-6 at Chicago State
In bracket order (Note the times)
King vs. Marshall, 6 p.m.
Hyde Park vs. Carver, 10:30 a.m.
Vocational vs. Von Steuben, noon
Bogan vs. Washington, 1:30
Crane vs. Corliss, 3
Young vs. Englewood, 4:30
Foreman vs. Farragut, 9 a.m.
Austin vs. Simeon, 7:30 p.m.
From Public League sports and facilities director Calvin Davis ----
The three football games to open the 2007 season at Soldier Field on Saturday Aug. 25:
St. Rita vs. Simeon
Fenwick vs. Hubbard
Mount Carmel vs. Joliet Catholic
the times will be determined