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Marion football season comes to end against Rich Central, 54-12

October 30, 2017 by The Daily Republican

Rich Central quarterback Jyran Mitchell accounted for five touchdowns, four of them on carries. Martin said the Olympians looked like a good team on film but were inconsistent. That changed on the field. "Today they brought a different level," Martin ...

Prep Football Playoffs | Big plays down Marion at Rich Central

October 28, 2017 by The Southern

The SouthernMarion's Caden Hilliard finds a small hole behind a block from Brennan Pecord (77) in Saturday's Class 5A playoff game at Rich South. TIM PETROWICH For The Southern. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. OLYMPIA FIELDS — Saturday's IHSA Class 5A ...

League of Women Voters Hosting Candidate Forums

February 4, 2017 by The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

School District 161 — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, Parker Junior High, 2810 School St., Flossmoor; four school board seats. Homewood — 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 18, Homewood Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut; village trustee and Homewood Public ...

Chicago area schools compete in marching band competition

October 17, 2016 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVLocal high school marching bands competed in the 12th annual Olympian Marching Band and Drumline Festival. (WLS). WLS. Monday, October 17, 2016. OLYMPIA FIELD, Ill. (WLS) --. Chicago area high school marching bands competed Saturday in the 12th annual ...

Two to share interim superintendent duties for Rich Township District 227

June 22, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

"We've got to stop being high on low expectations," he said. "Eighty percent of the children are not ready for college and successful careers." Wright holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin/Superior, a master's degree from ...

Friday's Class 2A high school boys state track results

May 27, 2016 by The State Journal-Register

2, Xavier Taylor, Chicago (Morgan Park), 22-02.00. 3, Davon Haynes, Dolton (Thornridge), 21-08.50. 4, Anthony McRoberts, Cahokia (H.S.), 21-07.50. 5, Luther Newburn, Country Club Hills (Hillcrest), 21-04.25. 6, Will Daniels, Geneseo, 21-03.75. 7, Caleb ...

Professional athletes, HF grads, to compete at McLegends game April 23

April 19, 2016 by The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Professional athletes who got their start at south suburban high schools will face off against this year's top high school basketball players at the McLegends XIII game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields. The ...

Prairie State, Dist. 227 partner for STEM classes

March 31, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Rich Central High is in Olympia Fields. In a world where college tuition and college debt are a major issue for students, that benefit is enormous. "For those students who are selected to be in the program, they're actually in the program at no cost to ...

Retiring High School Soccer Coach Surprised With Trip To Los Angeles

January 11, 2016 by CBS Local

CBS LocalBrian Papa, 63, has been a teacher since 1978, and has taught and coached at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Sandburg High School in Orland Park, and currently at Lincoln-Way East High School in ...

Hundreds pay respects to Bogan football player who died from on-field injury

October 31, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSmith is the first prep football player in Illinois to die from a football-related cause since 2012, according to the Illinois High School Association, which is involved in the investigation of Smith's injury. Family members, including Smith's older ...

Should your child play high school football?

October 30, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneEvan Murray, 17, of Warren Hills Regional High School in New Jersey, died of a lacerated spleen. Cam'ron Matthews, 16, Alto High School, Alto, Texas, suffered an aneurysm during a game. Roddrick Williams, 17, of Burke County High School in Georgia ...

Services this weekend for Bogan football player

October 29, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneOur initial focus remains on getting a better understanding of what occurred on the field that day," said Matt Troha, assistant executive director of the Illinois High School Association. Smith was the first prep football player in Illinois to die from ...

Service held for HS football player who died after head injury

October 29, 2015 by WLS-TV

WLS-TV... game between Bogan and Chicago Vocational High School. Smith lost consciousness after the game and died at a hospital. His death was caused by blunt force head injuries, according to the medical examiner. His family said he had brain swelling ...

Laughter, tears for Bogan football player; autopsy blames head injuries

October 24, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChris Smith said his brother attended Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields until last year, when he transferred to Bogan. His family lives in Country Club Hills, but he had been living with a family friend in Chicago, according to the family ...

Friday Flyover: Rich Central High School

October 16, 2015 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVHigh School District #227 serves the residents of Country Club Hills, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, a small section of Chicago Heights and adjoining rural areas in South Cook County. The district was formed from non-high school ...

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