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The Standard: Turkey Bowl

2022-11-28T23:10:49-06:00

By Jack Morrison ‘23

Last Wednesday, Brother Rice hosted their third annual Turkey Bowl. With 28 teams ready to compete for first place, it was destined to be a good time.

The first round was full of many upsets, the biggest being Team Mendoza taking down Team Marcus Brown. Many people had Team Marcus Brown going all the way to the championship and taking it all. But, Team Mendoza had other plans. With big performances from Mikey Santos and Roman Harris, Team Mendoza came away with a gritty win.

Mikey Santos said, “You know we just had more pride and passion. Everyone doubted us, […]

The Standard: Turkey Bowl2022-11-28T23:10:49-06:00

The Standard: The Future Crusaders

2022-10-13T19:11:59-05:00

By Billy Reardon ‘23

The Brother Rice Open House was a success! It is one of the most significant events during the school year. Twice a year Brother Rice welcomes hundreds of grammar school students. This is our first mask-free open house for the first time in two years.

During the open house, potential students and their families can see what Brother Rice has to offer. National Honor Society members give a variety of information about clubs or sports and give tours around the school.

This year we showed our recently renovated broadcasting room, football field, and weight room.  Being a National Honor Society […]

The Standard: The Future Crusaders2022-10-13T19:11:59-05:00

Brother Rice High School Circle of Champions Class of 2022

2022-10-11T12:15:32-05:00

brhs-hocoflyer2022The Circle of Champions, the Brother Rice athletic hall of fame, is excited to welcome its twelfth class of dedicated coaches and athletes to this prestigious fraternity. The Class of 2022 will be inducted at halftime of the Friday, October 14, Homecoming game against Marian Catholic. The varsity game kicks off at 7:00 p.m. with the introductions of the inductees during halftime festivities. Please join us in “welcoming home” our new class of inductees on this special Homecoming night.

The Class of 2022 includes: Keith Alberts ’97 (volleyball), Chris Budvitis ’85 (swimming], George Escobarete ’91 (baseball], Timmy McGovern ’76 (basketball], Bryan McMurray ’70 (wrestling], Steve Nye […]

Brother Rice High School Circle of Champions Class of 20222022-10-11T12:15:32-05:00

Brother Rice High School Names Danny Lawler New Head Lacrosse Coach

2022-10-11T09:59:12-05:00

Brother Rice High School has announced Danny Lawler as the new head coach of its Lacrosse program. No stranger to the lacrosse scene on the southside, Lawler played at St. Rita before attending Bendictine University, where he played all four years, two as captain. As a defenseman, he helped the Eagles win the NACC conference championship in 2021. Lawler has also coached many different club programs, including 1223, True Lacrosse, and East Ave. After graduating from Benedictine, he helped coach at the university for a semester, and he currently coaches at Four Star Lacrosse and Beverly Lacrosse.

“I want Brother Rice to be where kids want to come play lacrosse on the southside,” […]

Brother Rice High School Names Danny Lawler New Head Lacrosse Coach2022-10-11T09:59:12-05:00

Be Exceptional Leadership Award

2022-09-27T10:37:13-05:00

Steps to apply:

  • Potential students with a proven track record of being a positive contributor in their local community are encouraged to nominate themselves through this
    link for this award.
  • Have your current grammar school use this form to acknowledge you are exemplary in discipline and academic standing. Please note any
    extra-curricular school programs. Scan and email to BeExceptional@brrice.org
  • Have a member of your community email a letter of recommendation recognizing your individual talents to BeExceptional@brrice.org
  • Submit an essay via email to BeExceptional@brrice.org – Describe a time in your life where you […]
Be Exceptional Leadership Award2022-09-27T10:37:13-05:00

Brother Rice High School Students Awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs

2022-08-31T11:50:51-05:00

Brother Rice High School students excelled in College Board assessments and school work to earn these awards, which colleges use to identify academically competitive underrepresented students

Chicago, Illinois – Brother Rice High School has six students earning academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs: Alexander Novak (St Germaine), Alexander Lamantia (St Germaine), Carlo Alvarez (Cardinal Joseph Bernardin), Daniel Leon (St Germaine), Emmanuel Richardson (Keller Regional Gifted), & Julian Gamboa (St Germaine). These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with […]

Brother Rice High School Students Awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs2022-08-31T11:50:51-05:00

“Slam dunk!”: Brother Rice High School Names Conte Stamas New Head Basketball Coach

2022-08-25T20:33:11-05:00

Brother Rice High School (Chicago) Director of Athletics Michael Fahey announced that, effective immediately, Conte Stamas will helm the basketball program as the new Varsity Head Coach. With 22 years of head coaching experience and fifteen years at the collegiate level, Stamas looks to continue the recent success of a Crusader team that went 24-7 last season and is returning many of their players.

Stamas will serve as only the sixth Varsity Basketball Head Coach in Brother Rice’s storied history.

“I’m extremely excited,” Stamas says. “I can’t wait to get started, to get to know the players, and to learn […]

“Slam dunk!”: Brother Rice High School Names Conte Stamas New Head Basketball Coach2022-08-25T20:33:11-05:00

Brother Rice Pumps Up Commitment to Student-Athletes with Weight Room Revamp… and Coach Michael Cano!

2022-07-11T16:05:39-05:00

On a recent summer morning, Brother Rice Strength and Conditioning Coach Michael Cano (Class of ’03) could be witnessed explaining a proper lifting technique to a gathered crowd of captivated student-athletes in the newly renovated weight room at Brother Rice High School.  Twenty years ago, Cano patrolled the gridiron as a captain of the Brother Rice Crusader football team; nowadays, besides running his own business and helping parent his three young children, Cano oversees a year-round training regimen for student-athletes, no doubt enhanced by the improved accommodations.

“This weight room now gives each student-athlete the opportunity to maximize […]

Brother Rice Pumps Up Commitment to Student-Athletes with Weight Room Revamp… and Coach Michael Cano!2022-07-11T16:05:39-05:00

Bobby Frasor Is Inducted Into the Catholic League Hall of Fame

2022-05-19T12:43:02-05:00

Congratulations to Bobby Frasor ’05 on being inducted into the Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame!

The Blue Island native attended St. Benedict school before attending Brother Rice High School. While at Brother Rice, Frasor played three years of varsity basketball, winning two sectional championships and one Super-Sectional. Frasor began to stand out as a junior when he averaged twelve points and five assists on a team that finished the season 26–2. The following year, Frasor’s senior season, he averaged 21 points, five rebounds, and seven assists and was named the Chicago Catholic League Player of the Year. In his total time […]

Bobby Frasor Is Inducted Into the Catholic League Hall of Fame2022-05-19T12:43:02-05:00

The Standard – Brother Rice Water Polo Optimistic Going into Playoffs

2022-05-12T11:37:07-05:00

By Robby Pratl ‘22

The Crusader Water Polo Team competed in a tournament in Fremd, Illinois over the past couple of days. The Crusaders posted a record of 2-6 with the two wins coming in games against the Lincoln Way East Griffins and the Prospect Knights. The losses came in games against Conat, Glenbrook North, Deerfield, Loyola Academy, Naperville Central, and Palatine.

As the water polo regular season nears to an end All-Sectional senior Jack Byrne said, “I was given the opportunity to take younger players under my wing. I always try to help them in any way possible.”

Although posting a 4-17 overall […]

The Standard – Brother Rice Water Polo Optimistic Going into Playoffs2022-05-12T11:37:07-05:00

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