Posts by Darnell Pearson

December 19, 2017

I Overcame: Whitney Young’s Girls Tennis Team

They came in as the underdogs, but the Whitney Young High School girls tennis team didn’t let that label stop their quest to be the first-ever Chicago Public Schools team to win the state championship.

December 12, 2017

Chicago Public League basketball coaches aren’t feeling the new ‘super conferences’

Basketball is an integral part of Black Chicago culture. But the future of our beloved tradition is ominous with recent changes to the Public League’s high-school conferences layout.