Students at Ray Elementary School are enjoying the beginning of the fall athletics season, with dozens of children participating in volleyball, soccer and cross country.
"One minute," shouts DePaul student Maxwell Murray to a group of street soccer players in red and yellow pinnies playing on a defunct basketball court, letting them know how much time they have left in their game.
To kick off the 2021 IHSA season, the Kenwood Broncos defeated Lane Tech 27-9 on Friday, Aug. 27, on the road.
“I wanted to have some holes where you’d have the Statue of the Republic right behind where you’re teeing off, so playing this hole will make it very clear you’re playing disc golf in Chicago.”
Late Chicago Bear placed 6th in 1964 Tokyo Olympic wrestling
Local group building temporary 9-hole course in Jackson Park
Sophomore Leah Morris competes on the boys wrestling team at Kenwood Academy, going up against wrestlers in her 132-pound weight class regardless of their gender. Here, she checks with her coach during a practice session to see if her takedown of her opponent was correct.
The shouts of young women mixed with the thwacks of hands hitting volleyballs filled the air of the CSO Sports Multiplex on 47th Street this past Saturday afternoon, June 5.
After scoring 17 runs in a game earlier in the week against Solorio Academy, the Kenwood Broncos exploded for 11 more runs against the same opponent in a rematch held between the two team's on Friday, May 14, earning an 11-1 victory.
The Kenwood Broncos baseball team improved to 4-3 on the season with a 9-4 victory over Washington High School, on Friday, April 29, at Newport Field.
It was in December of 2019 when the Chicago Southside Wolfpack 12U (12 and under) team played their last game during the first round of the American Youth Football National Championship in Kissimmee, Florida. They came up short in that game, losing to the Virginia Wolverines, and have been h…
The Kenwood Broncos fell to 1-2 on the season after suffering a 23-18 loss to the Simeon Wolverines on Saturday afternoon at Gately Stadium.
After averaging nearly 38 points per game in his first four games this past season, Kenwood basketball star JJ Taylor showed he’s a force to be reckoned with in the Chicago Public League for the next few years.
The Kenwood Broncos' boys soccer team defeated Gwendolyn Brooks High School 4-0 at home on Thursday, April 8. Here, Kenwood's Savien Grant (#33) gets a shot off toward goal as he avoids a Brooks player. The game was called early due to inclement weather and an injury to Brooks' goalkeeper.
The Kenwood Broncos had their first loss of the season, falling 20-0 to the Morgan Park Mustangs on Saturday, April 3, at Gately Stadium.
For many, TikTok is where they watch videos to learn life hacks or figure out their next Amazon purchase. For Isabelle, the social media platform is where she decided to learn how to skateboard. The 13-year-old found her new hobby in November, inspired by watching TikTok videos and listening…
The Kenwood Broncos defeated Perspectives Leadership/IIT/Joslin/Tech 36-2 on Saturday, March 27, kicking off their shortened football season with an emphatic win.
Varsity captain and leading goalscorer Zyon Meakens (far right, #21) prepares to score one of his team-leading three goals Thursday afternoon during Kenwood's 7-2 victory over rival Lindblom.
When it comes to being one of the top student-athletes in the city, Desmond Dunn, who plays point guard for the Kenwood Broncos, is ranked among the best in the Chicago Public League academically.
The Kenwood Lady Broncos earned their eighth win of the season with a 95-28 victory over Chicago Agricultural Science High School on Monday night at Kenwood Gymnasium.
In the Hyde Park Herald Game of The Week, the 17th ranked Kenwood Broncos suffered a 72-56 loss to No. 7 Curie in a Public League Red South-Central conference match-up held at Kenwood Gymnasium.
The Kenwood Lady Broncos improved to 4-0 on the season with a 64-39 home victory over St. Ignatius College Prep on Wednesday.
Consistent with all neighborhood ice rinks, the Midway Plaisance Ice Rink will close on Feb. 15. Skating has been very popular this pandemic year; to maintain social distancing, the Park District limited the total number of skaters on the rink at one time to 50. On Jan. 2, an employee at the…
In-person Chicago Park District programming will resume on Monday as the state loosens mitigations in place to suppress the spread of COVID-19.
Advisories are evolving with the coronavirus outbreak, and the weather is getting chillier, but Hyde Parkers are continuing to find ways to exercise, both indoors and outdoors.
In spite of new regulations that would allow them to take part in sports during COVID-19, the students on the Kenwood girls cross-country team elected not to compete during the fall season.
The Kenwood Broncos won’t play any football games this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some sports will be played.
Kenwood Academy has named Mike Irvin to be the Broncos head boys basketball coach. He succeeds Justin Bowen, who left to pursue a job at the college level at the end of the 2020 season.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the IHSA announced the new restrictions for fall sports on July 29. Each sport falls under one of three categories: low-risk, medium-risk or high-risk. Each category is able to participate at a certain level of competition, however the higher the risk, the lower the le…
The University of Chicago will try to resume varsity athletic programs in the coming academic year and bring athletes back to Hyde Park in August and September, though administrators acknowledge that some seasons may be cancelled.
After suspending interscholastic athletics for two months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Illinois High School Association released its return-to-play guidelines on June 5.
A few days after a police officer in Minneapolis killed George Floyd, Demetrius Johnson, a Black football player at the University of Chicago, was scrolling through Instagram.
The Kenwood varsity baseball team will open its 2020 season with a new head coach, Romey Bracey, but the CPS has postponed the season’s opening games indefinitely. The Broncos were scheduled to open the season on March 16 against Carver High School.
Crystal Lindsey is completing her first full season as head coach of the Kenwood Academy varsity track and field team.
The Kenwood Academy Broncos boys basketball team’s season ended on March 7 when top-ranked Hinsdale South knocked them out of the state tournament 70-62.
Senior guard Roland McCoy poured in 33 points to lead the Kenwood Broncos to a 85-80 overtime victory over the Hyde Park Thunderbirds.
The Kenwood Lady Broncos season came to an end Thursday night, when they lost to top-ranked Simeon 68-51 in the state playoffs.
The Kenwood Lady Broncos advanced to the third round of the State Playoffs Thursday with a 54-25 victory over St. Laurence High School on the road.
After a huge upset over #5 Evanston Township on Tuesday night, the Kenwood Broncos were scheduled to return to action at home against 22nd ranked Orr High School on Thursday.
The Kenwood Broncos boys basketball team upset #5 Evanston Township High School 66-64 on Tuesday night.
The Kenwood Cheerleading team were crowned the 2020 Chicago Public League City Champions, defeating Whitney Young and Lane Tech in the city's cheer-leading championship held at Corliss High School in January.
In spite of a game-high 31 points and 13 rebounds by senior forward Darnell King, the Kenwood Broncos boys basketball team fell to the Simeon Wolverines 85-70.
The Kenwood Lady Broncos advanced to the Chicago Public League City Championship with a 68-57 victory over Whitney Young on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Chicago State University.
After suffering a blowout loss to #1 Curie on Jan. 9, the Kenwood
The Kenwood girls basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season after defeating Butler College Prep 59-31 on Saturday afternoon in the Township Tip-off Basketball Tournament held at Kenwood Gymnasium.
Thanks to a 28-point first quarter, the Maroons football team exploded for a 56-7 victory over Cornell College on Saturday afternoon in Iowa.
Kenwood Academy’s fall sports programs are feeling the crunch from the strike by the Chicago Teachers Union that began Oct. 17.
The strike by Chicago Public Schools teachers is generating fallout that will adversely affect athletes around the city.