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Former Pirate Dee Brown Joins Illini Coaching Staff | Retired East Wrestling Coach A Hall Of Famer

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 || By Michael Romain 

Former Proviso East basketball standout and star University of Illinois Fighting Illini point guard Dee Brown, 31, will return to his college alma mater as the first-ever director of player development and alumni relations. 608 more words

Community Notebook

Illini need another comeback

11 years ago today, this happened:


I’ve watched that video at least 50 times since it was published, and I still tear up when Deron hits the three. 683 more words

University Of Illinois

Dee Brown

Nothing lives long
Only the earth and mountains

— Dee Brown, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. (Holt Paperbacks; 30th Anniversary edition January 23, 2001) Originally published 1970.


MILESTONES: Proviso East Boys Regional Champs; A Pirate Inducted Into Murray State's Hall Of Fame; J. Will Cancer Benefit Raises $6K; More

Proviso East Pirates celebrate after capturing the Class 4A St. Ignatius Regional Title | Chicago Tribune || Brian Jackson/Chicago Tribune

Monday, March 7, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR… 1,011 more words


The Joy of Reading (Good Stuff)

During a recent radio interview, I heard someone bemoan all the reading of insignificant detritus he’s done on the Internet, while the good books on his To Read… 677 more words