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Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game

Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game
CHICAGO – For the better part of his high school career it seemed as if  Jahlil Okafor would never escape the shadow of Jabari Parker. Anything Jahlil did, Jabari had already done better: be All-State, check; make the McDonald’s All American team, check; sign with Duke University, check; be named Illinois Mr. Basketball, double check,... Read more »

Jabari Parker Wins Wootten Award

Two days after leading Simeon to its fourth consecutive IHSA Class 4A State Basketball Championship, Duke-bound Jabari Parker has won the Morgan Wootten Male Player of the Year award. Jabari was named one of six finalists for the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year award last week just before tip off against New Trier. The... Read more »

15 Good Things That Happened On The Ides of March

1493: Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from his first voyage to the New World. Not only had America been discovered, now people actually knew about it.
Ever since Julius Caesar was warned, “Beware the Ides of March,” March 15th has served to be one of the most unlucky days in Western Civilization. Among the terrible things that have happened on the Ides of March: 44 BC: Julius Caesar is assassinated 1917: Czar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the throne of the Russian Empire... Read more »
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Jabari Parker Leads Simeon Downstate Past Resilient New Trier

Jabari Parker Leads Simeon Downstate Past Resilient New Trier
Playing for the last time as a member of the Simeon Wolverines in front of the city that helped propel him to the top of the prep basketball world, Jabari Parker was good as advertised in victory. Led by Parker’s 23 points, No. 1 Simeon Career Academy (28-3) held off a furious fourth quarter rally from No. 11 New Trier (28-6) to... Read more »
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