The Standard: Crusader Wrestling Continues to Impress


By Jack Morrison ‘23

This past Friday and Saturday the Brother Rice wrestling team wrestled off at sectionals. The Crusaders battled through much adversity and are now sending four men down to compete at state.

The first to qualify was sophomore Bobby Conway. All season long, Bobby has been battling injuries and has felt as if he never had a chance to prove himself. Almost fully healthy and ready to go for sectionals, Bobby had something to prove. Going into sectionals, Bobby was an underdog, but he knew what he was capable of. Bobby had a gritty performance and battled to earn 1st […]

The Standard: Crusader Wrestling Continues to Impress2023-03-08T09:35:50-06:00

The Standard: Turkey Bowl


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


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


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


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


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


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


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