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  1. Simeon's Williams commits to Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Simeon junior forward D.J. Williams committed to Illinois on Tuesday. Williams, a 6-foot-7, 203-pound small forward, chose the Illini over DePaul, Florida, Georgetown, Providence, Purdue and SMU. "From my first time on campus, I was ju...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  2. Simeon's Smith impressed by Groce's start

    Scott Powers

    Simeon coach Robert Smith believes Illinois' John Groce is on the right path as far as recruiting top talent out of Chicago. In fact, Smith believes if Groce had been hired sooner, he might have had a shot at Jabari Parker. Groce replaced Bruce...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  3. Smith: Rose would play if he could

    Scott Powers

    Derrick Rose's high school coach, Simeon Career Academy's Robert smith, said Monday he's positive Rose would play this season if he was able to for the Chicago Bulls. "Derrick's a warrior," said Smith, who coached Rose for three years. "One of the...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  4. Smith passes on college to stay at Simeon

    Scott Powers

    Simeon Career Academy coach Robert Smith said Monday he has decided to bypass college coaching opportunities to make a run at a fifth consecutive Illinois state title with the Wolverines next season. Smith has accumulated a 260-40 record, won six ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  5. Jabari Parker ends prep career to big cheers

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Jabari Parker threw down a baseline dunk. He dished out a few assists. He grabbed a few rebounds. He made a few steals and blocked a few shots. On the court Wednesday, Parker was being Parker as he displayed his all-around game and sho...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  6. Jabari Parker repeats as Mr. Basketball

    Scott Powers

    Simeon senior forward Jabari Parker was announced as the first two-time Illinois Mr. Basketball winner on Monday. Parker, a Duke recruit, won the award, which is voted on by statewide media and schools, with 315 points and 43 first-place votes, th...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  7. Simeon's Parker wins Wootten player of year

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Simeon Career Academy senior forward and Duke recruit Jabari Parker was named the Morgan Wootten Male Player of the Year during a news conference Monday at the Ronald McDonald House. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. Jabari Parker of Chicago Simeon named the Morgan Wootten Male Pla...

    Scott Powers

    Simeon Career Academy senior forward and Duke recruit Jabari Parker was named the Morgan Wootten Male Player of the Year during a news conference Monday at the Ronald McDonald House.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  9. Jabari Parker following Derrick Rose as McDonald's selection

    Scott Powers

    Simeon senior forward Jabari Parker has always dreamed of being a McDonald's All-American partly because of its prestigious status, but also because it was something Derrick Rose did in his Simeon career.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  10. Simeon retires numbers of Parker, Nunn

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Simeon Career Academy forward Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior and a Duke recruit, has accomplished what few before him have in their high school careers. The latest came during Simeon's final home game of the season on Jan...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  11. Morgan Park, Simeon high school basketball head coaches suspended...

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin and Simeon coach Robert Smith have each been suspended four games due to their conduct following their game on Jan. 16, according to a Chicago Public Schools spokesperson on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  12. Teen fatally shot after Simeon-Morgan Park game

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park student Tyrone Lawson, 17, was fatally shot after his school took on powerhouse Simeon and top player Jabari Parker in a contentious game Wednesday night at Chicago State. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  13. Chicago teen Tyrone Lawson fatally shot after high school basketb...

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park student Tyrone Lawson, 17, was fatally shot after his school took on powerhouse Simeon and top player Jabari Parker in a contentious game Wednesday night at Chicago State.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  14. Recruits impressed by Illini's early success

    Scott Powers

    Being Illinois' head coach got John Groce in most doors when he was first hired and began recruiting the Chicago area. Groce's sales pitch then was a mixture of the past along with predicting the future. He spoke of what he had done at Ohio and wh...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  15. Jabari to return to action in Pontiac

    Scott Powers

    Simeon forward and Duke recruit Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior, will play in the Pontiac (Ill.) Holiday Tournament, which opens Thursday night, after missing the Wolverines' last three games to improve his conditioning, according to Simeon ...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  16. Parker faces backlash for Duke pick

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior out of Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, said Friday his decision to commit to Duke has resulted in some fans harassing him on Twitter. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 21, 2012