Tom Kleinschmidt is a Catholic Leaguer at heart. His roots are buried deep at Gordon Tech. In 1990, he led the basketball team to one of the most significant achievements in school history.
In the wake of the 2012 Class AA finals, Proviso East's Sterling Brown has made a significant leap up the ladder in pursuit of top-rated Jabari Parker of Simeon.
Pat Heston is a minister in Cahokia, Illinois.
At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Simeon coach Robert Smith stated that his primary goal was to finish 34-0, win the state and national championships and supplant Thornridge's 1972 power
Johnny "Red" Kerr didn't earn All-State recognition while playing at Tilden. And Jack Sikma, from tiny St.