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Friday, May 27, 2016

EMMANUEL REID SELECTED FOR EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO ICELAND
Senior Emmanuel Reid (Chicago, Beverly) was one of seven students selected to travel to Iceland for a week with the global educational travel program EF Educational Tours.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

'THE BIGS,' SOUTH SIDE NATIVES' SPORTS WEBSITE, SAW A NEED FOR BLACK VOICES
McIntosh, 39, a Chatham native who graduated from Mount Carmel High School, played college baseball at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

ILLINI FIRST TO OFFER MASSIVE CHICAGO SOPHOMORE
Verdis Brown, a 6-foot-5, 295-pound offensive tackle from Chicago Mount Carmel, is only a sophomore, but has added an Illinois offer and has many other programs coming after him.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MCNABB RETURNS TO ALMA MATER
McNabb finished his NFL career with 37,276 passing yards, 234 touchdowns, 3,459 rushing yards and 29 rushing touchdowns. He is the Eagles' all-time leader in career wins, pass attempts, pass completions, passing yards and touchdowns.
DT GREER JOINS EIU AS WALK-ON
Chicago Mount Carmel High School defensive tackle Terrell Greer already had some familiarity with Eastern Illinois University. One of his former teammates, Vince Speller, is a redshirt sophomore safety for the Panthers and one of his friends, Stephen Davis, a Thornridge High School graduate, is a junior defensive lineman.

Monday, May 23, 2016

JACOB CORREA '17 SELECTED FOR FUTURE LEADERS OF CHICAGO PROGRAM
Jacob Correa '17 (Whiting, IN) has been selected for the Future Leaders of Chicago program at the University of Chicago. 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

LOBO FOOTBALL HAS MOUNT CARMEL CONNECTION
In 1961, Chuck Kelly came to the University of New Mexico to play football, recruited out of a storied program at Chicago's Mount Carmel High School.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

MEN'S TRACK HEADED TO NATIONALS IN SEVEN EVENTS
The Cardinals also have three entrants in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Ethan Adlfinger owns the sixth-fastest time (nine minutes, 2.64 seconds) heading into the meet, while Ken Hoffman sits eighth (9:03.57) and Dan O'Keefe is 15th (9:07.60).

Friday, May 20, 2016

DISABOTO: A LOOK AT THE SOUTHLAND'S BASEBALL TEAMS THAT CAN WIN IT ALL
Why the Caravan can win it all: Offense. The Caravan can generate serious fireworks behind A.J. Lewis, Jeremy Houston, Bobby Seymour and five-tool talent Alek Thomas.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

HERNANDEZ '12 NAMED ARTHUR ASHE JR. SPORTS SCHOLAR
Carlos Hernandez closed out his collegiate career with the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota men's soccer team on Nov. 1, helping the Cardinals to a 3-0 win over Finlandia.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

DONOVAN MCNABB RETURNS TO MOUNT CARMEL, OFFERS ADVICE TO STUDENTS
McNabb, who retired from the NFL in 2011, still looks to be in playing shape. Dressed in a blue and white button-down shirt, gray sports coat and blue jeans, McNabb stressed the importance of setting goals and producing the work necessary to achieve them.
DART, GUIDE HONORED AT MOUNT CARMEL ALUMNI BANQUET
Over 500 people attended Mount Carmel High School's 80th Alumni Banquet, held on the evening of May 6 in the school's Convocation Center.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

'X' MARKS THE WIN FOR CARAVAN
With junior Nikolas Kubik in the face-off "X," the Mount Carmel lacrosse team controls possession against most opponents.
JANSON'S A HIT AN ANNUAL MC FIGHT NIGHT
Thanks to donations from businesses like Janson's Drive-In, 99th Street and Western Avenue, the Mount Carmel High School Fathers' Club's 40th anniversary Fight Night on April 30 was a success.
MOUNT CARMEL STUDENTS RAISE $68,000 FOR ANNUAL WALKATHON FUNDRAISER
Mount Carmel High School students exceeded fundraising records for the 40th annual Walkathon by raising $68,000 to support current and future students of the 116-year-old institution.

Monday, May 16, 2016

RYAN KUTT'S GAME-WINNING HOMER LIFTS BROTHER RICE PAST MOUNT CARMEL
With the Crusaders trailing Mount Carmel 5-4 in the top of the seventh inning, Kutt followed a one-out walk to fellow Illinois recruit Andrew Dyke with a home run for a thrilling 6-5 Catholic League Blue win.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

ILLINOIS RECRUIT MIKE MASSEY SPARKS RED-HOT BROTHER RICE PAST MOUNT CARMEL
The No. 3 batter in a stacked Crusaders order, he hit a two-run homer over the right-field fence. It was the start of three homers by Brother Rice in a 7-1 Catholic League Blue win over Mount Carmel.
BASEBALL: BROTHER RICE 7, MOUNT CARMEL 1
Mount Carmel's AJ Lewis behind the plate against Brother Rice.

Friday, May 13, 2016

MATT TRZESNIEWSKI CLOSES THE DOOR AS PROVIDENCE SLIPS PAST MOUNT CARMEL
The senior right-hander got out of that inning, then worked his way through the heart of the Caravan order in the seventh to preserve host Providence's 4-3 Catholic League Blue victory.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

LOCAL ROUNDUP: PHIL SEGROVES NAMED MOUNT CARMEL BASKETBALL COACH
Don't expect a lot of low-scoring games for Mount Carmel next basketball season. Phil Segroves, who was named on Thursday to succeed Mike Flaherty as the Caravan's coach, plans to rely on an uptempo offense and stingy defense.
BASEBALL NOTES: ILLINOIS-BOUND BEN TROIKE, LINCOLN-WAY NORTH FIND GROOVE
Mount Carmel coach Brian Harry acknowledged that winning the Catholic League Blue always is a goal. But it's not an achievement that keeps him up at night. The Caravan have greater ambitions.
Mount Carmel Announces new Head Basketball Coach
Mount Carmel is excited to announce the hiring of Phil Segroves as Mount Carmel High School’s Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach. Segroves was the head freshman basketball coach from 1996-2002, and head sophomore coach from 1998-2002 and from 2011-2015. During that time he led the Caravan freshman team to an undefeated Chicago Catholic League championship in his first season, while capturing four more titles at the freshman and sophomore level. Segroves has also coached football, wrestling and baseball at Mount Carmel.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

XAVIER STRONG ‘17 SELECTED AS DELEGATE TO PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Xavier Strong '17 (Chicago, Auburn Gresham) has been selected to represent Mount Carmel High School and the State of Illinois at the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Youth Leadership Congress in Washington, D.C from January 20-22nd, 2017.
SPEAR RELISHES OPPORTUNITY TO DEFEAT ST. RITA
Injuries derailed Connor Spear during his junior season at Mount Carmel, and it pained him that he couldn't help the Caravan during its march to the Class 4A state championship game, where his team finished as runner-up.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

MARK ANTONIETTI ‘84 INDUCTED INTO CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE HALL OF FAME
Mount Carmel High School alumnus Mark Antonietti '84 was honored for his accomplishments as a coach and student-athlete by being inducted into the Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame.
HENRICKSEN: BREAKING DOWN THE HIGH SCHOOL COACH OPENINGS
Mike Flaherty retired after spending four decades as one of the premier coaches in Illinois. Flaherty, who won at all three of his coaching stops - eight seasons at Mendel Catholic, 22 at Thornridge and 10 at Mount Carmel - won 760 games in his career.

Monday, May 09, 2016

MC ALUM,  LEWIS HITTER BOBBY WALSH NAMED FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
Walsh, a Mount Carmel product, learned Monday he was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
MOTHERS' DAY MASS AT MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL
Archbishop Blase Cupich presides over the annual Mother's Day Mass at Mount Carmel High School in Chicago.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

BASEBALL: MOUNT CARMEL 5, ST. RITA 1
Mount Carmel's Alek Thomas rounds third base after his solo home run against St. Rita.
MOUNT CARMEL HIGH HONORS 92-YEAR-OLD BEVERLY MAN
Finn, 92, will be honored Friday for the award at the school's Alumni Banquet. He will join Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who is receiving the Father. Aquinas Colgan, O. Carm. Humanitarian Award.
HEALTHY AT LAST, CONNOR SPEAR PITCHES MOUNT CARMEL PAST ST. RITA
Spear, a senior, fired a five-hitter to lead Mount Carmel to a 5-1 Catholic League Blue win.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

MOUNT CARMEL HONORS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AT SCHOLAR LUNCHEONS
Mount Carmel High School hosted two scholarship luncheons to honor the achievements of current freshmen who were recipients of the James Barda Leadership Award and the Kevin F. Kennelly Jr. Memorial Scholarship.
WALSH GAINS AVCA ACCOLADES
Lewis middle hitter Bobby Walsh was a first team All-American selection Monday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
HERE COMES THE SHERIFF
His youngest is now six and his eldest 14. The latter, following in the footsteps of his father, uncles, grandfather, and great-grandfather, is a freshman at the private, Catholic, all-boys Mount Carmel in Woodlawn. Before that he attended the neighborhood school Mount Greenwood Elementary, where his four sisters now go.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

THREE FLYERS VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS NAMED ALL-AMERICANS
Bobby Walsh is a 2012 graduate of Mount Carmel High School. 
BOBBY WALSH - TEAM USA PROFILE
Named All-Chicago Catholic League each of his first three seasons at Mount Carmel

Monday, May 02, 2016

ANGLERS DROP LINES IN HAMMOND FOR DERBY
Connie Goodman of Dyer taught her son, Brian, 17, to fish when he was a youngster. They traveled to various spots over the years and it became a beloved hobby for both of them. Brian attends Mount Carmel High School in Chicago and belongs to the fishing team there.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

MOUNT CARMEL PARTICIPATES IN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY POPE FRANCIS HOME CHALLENGE
Ten Mount Carmel seniors and three faculty and staff members participated in the Habitat for Humanity Pope Francis Home Challenge on Thursday, April 14th.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

LEWIS HELPS CARMEL STEAL CCL WIN AT ST. LAURENCE
Mount Carmel senior A.J. Lewis has been around the battles in the Chicago Catholic League-Blue long enough to appreciate the intensity and importance of each conference game.

Monday, April 25, 2016

BRIAN LYLE'S TWO-RUN HOMER HELPS ST. LAURENCE TAKE DOWN MOUNT CARMEL
But Lyle also showed he is more than capable with his bat. His two-run homer in the fifth inning erased a 2-1 deficit and powered St. Laurence to a 12-3 Catholic League Blue win over host Mount Carmel.
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