High school football: Phillips, Johnsburg were vastly different programs 6 years ago

Northwest Herald – High school football: Phillips, Johnsburg were vastly different programs 6 years ago

November 17, 2016 – Chicago Phillips football coach Troy McAllister would be lying if he said he had envisioned his football team where it is now when he took over the program in 2010. McAllister’s team will suit up 46 players for the state semifinal game Friday at Johnsburg. At his first practice in 2010, 12 players showed up. Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago’s Bronzeville...

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Solorio High School Football ‘Fighting For The Community’

DNAinfo – Solorio High School Football ‘Fighting For The Community’

October 14, 2016 – The Solorio Academy High School football team takes more than just a 6-1 record into its game Friday night against Phillips. "We're fighting for the community," quarterback Quincy Patterson said. The football program at Eric Solorio Academy High School, 5400 South St. Louis St., is not one of the historical blueblood football programs in Chicago Public League athletics. But ...

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Graduate Address: Robin Purman

Graduate Address: Robin Purman

Last August, after a summer of graduate school classes and weeks of waiting in anticipation for our school and mentor placements, I was finally, finally in Solorio Academy High School, setting up my classroom with my mentor. As we got to know each other while organizing, cleaning and decorating our room, she said something to me that I will never forget: “...

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Graduate Address: Rebecca Rubin

Graduate Address: Rebecca Rubin

Hello everyone! Welcome to the 2016 AUSL CTR graduation! I see a lot of supportive faces in the crowd today: family, friends, significant others, and my therapist also known as my mother. Thank you everyone who has come out today to watch as we finish our journey, and thank you family and friends for putting up with our confusing acronyms for the past seven months.

It’s hard to believ...

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