Thursday, December 29, 2011
What is he doing now? Working at his alma mater has been rewarding for former Marist basketball standout Larry Tucker.
- Ken Ryan
Thursday, December 29, 2011
When Marist principal Larry Tucker witnesses the success the athletic program has had in recent seasons, he admits to being a little jealous. Marist’s girls volleyball team reached the state quarterfinals for the first time in November, while the boys and girls basketball teams are currently area-ranked, the boys volleyball team captured the state championship during the 2009-2010 season and the football team finished as state runners-up in 2010. “We didn’t get to go down state when I was in high school,” said Tucker, who was a star basketball player at Marist. “I always envy those kids.” Tucker has been Marist’s principal since 1998. Returning to his alma mater was a dream-come true for the 1979 graduate, who had basketball coaching …
Monday, September 5, 2011
Patch brings you a video recap of the top four stories of the week in the south sububs.
Photo Gallery: Marist vs. Brother Rice, a Slugfest For Bragging Rights Together We Cope Pantry Coordinators Ask for Help Stocking Sparse Shelves Local Food Pantries At All Time Low H-F Principal Addresses Parents' Questions About Last Friday Night's Attacks After Football Game Arrest Made in Crash That Killed Frankfort Teen
Friday, May 20, 2011
A daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
Marist High School Graduation 2011 Should Bloom 206 Superintendent Be Donating to Mayor's Campaign Fund? FBI Searches for Walt's Bank Robber, Reward Offered [Update] Police: Couple Startled to Find Pantie-Clad Nighttime Creeper at Foot of Their Bed
Friday, February 25, 2011
Every weekday at noon Patch brings you a video recap of the Southland's top stories.
Pot Producers Get 1 Year In Prison Oak Lawn Sued for Age Discrimination SXU Stuttering Expert Applauds ‘King's Speech’ Girls Basketball: Marian Catholic Surges Past Marist for L-W North Sectional Title Lego Club Inspires Families to Come Together and Create
Thursday, February 17, 2011
A video recap of the Southland's top stories
Subdivision Residents Demand Street Services From Palos Heights Patch is Back, Live at Blarney Stone Pub for the 'American Idol' Viewing Party! False Idols? Patch Editors Go Toe to Toe on Idol Show Girls Basketball: Marist Gets an Early Jump on Shepard Frankfort Sees More Than 70% Population Increase Since '00: Census Get Out!: Orland/Tinley/OakForest/Palos OakLawn/Evergreen Park Mokena/Frankfort/New Lenox Chicago Heights/Homewood-Flossmoor
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Sophomore guard JeTaun Rouse scores 23 points as Marist rolls to a 52-35 girls basketball victory over Homewood-Flossmoor.
JeTaun Rouse and the Marist RedHawks brought their 'A' game on Wednesday night, as they claimed third place in the Hillcrest Holiday Tournament with a 52-35 girls basketball victory over Homewood-Flossmoor. Marist coach Mary Pat Connolly said she wasn't allowing her players much room for error. "We were a little bit more composed," Connolly said. "We had a little shorter lease on players. We were trying to control our turnovers, and we were trying to refine everything that went wrong (Tuesday)." The RedHawks bounced back from a loss to Morgan Park to raise their record to 11-4 overall and 3-1 in the tournament. "The girls did a a great job of crashing the boards," Connolly said. "The girls did a good job of keeping things under control and…