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The Standard: Devastating Loss for the Rolling Crusaders

November 27th, 2021|Tags: |

By Connor Mahay ‘22 With the Crusaders’ huge win over the Mount Carmel Caravan in the state quarterfinal game, Brother Rice was heading into Wheaton North territory. However, Jack Lausch was nursing a muscle contusion in his left leg all week. The Crusaders knew it was going to be [...]

The Standard: Mental Health Awareness in Our Communities

November 27th, 2021|Tags: |

By Patrick Conroy ‘22 Every year, hundreds of people commit suicide throughout the world, with many of them being teens or young adults. Recently, Illinois has seen an increase in the number of adolescent suicides. West of Chicago, Providence Catholic High School recently suffered the loss of one of [...]

The Standard: Coach Klutch and His Experience at State

November 19th, 2021|Tags: |

By Liam Lyons ‘22 This past week, I interviewed Coach Mark Klutcharch, teacher, sophomore football coach, and freshman basketball coach, about what it was like to play in a state championship game. Coach Klutch was a part of the 1981 state championship football team who defeated Reavis in the [...]

The Standard: Brother Rice Defeats Mount Carmel to Advance to State Semifinals

November 17th, 2021|Tags: |

By Gavin Flood ‘22 People thought that Brother Rice could not defeat Mount Carmel for a third time in 2021, but they were wrong. The Crusaders defeated Mount Carmel 41-28 in the state quarterfinals on Nov. 13, 2021. Senior Jack Lausch led the team with four rushing touchdowns, while [...]

The Standard: Mother McAuley’s Epic State Run

November 17th, 2021|Tags: |

By Kevin McDonald ‘22 Over the weekend, we saw many impressive games from schools on 99th street. Brother Rice defeated Mount Carmel, and our neighbor Mother McAuley had an impressive run down at state for volleyball. After an outstanding season, the Mother McAuley volleyball team was determined to make [...]

The Standard: Evolving Admissions: An Interview with Mr. Creed

November 17th, 2021|Tags: |

By Patrick Carney ‘22 On the night I submitted my first college applications, my immediate family along with my grandparents went out to dinner. Conversation was jovial, and my grandparents asked me numerous questions about college applications. The most interesting questions came from my grandfather. He asked, “So how [...]

The Standard: Brother Rice Defeats Yorkville to Advance to State Quarterfinals

November 14th, 2021|Tags: |

By Jacob Wizgird ‘22 People were doubting Brother Rice after their close first round game vs Wheaton Warrenville South. Khary Shaw made the game saving play to secure the close win 27-26, it was nonetheless a scare for a team deemed by many the “title contender” in Class 7A. [...]


November 1st, 2021|

Across the nation, only one-tenth of 1 percent of all students who take the ACT test earns the highest possible score of 36, and current Brother Rice High School junior Mick Arundel did so on his first attempt.  The son of Mike and Marla Arundel of Oak Lawn, Mick graduated [...]

November Prayers

October 29th, 2021|

Monday, November 1, 2021 All Saints Day During the month of November we remember and pray for all our beloved dead. Today we celebrate the Feast of All Saints Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God In the name of the Father, and of [...]

The Standard: Brother Rice Football Hosts its Playoff Seeding Dinner

October 28th, 2021|Tags: |

By Jack Mallon ‘22 This has been a huge weekend for Crusader football. Friday night, the Crusaders took on the Marist Redhawks at 115th St. The Crusaders were down 14-0 when they took control of the game. The Crusaders scored 40 unanswered points until the Redhawks finally scored in [...]

The Standard: Students Clog Pulaski on Bikes As BR Takes on Marist in The Battle of Pulaski

October 28th, 2021|Tags: |

By Kevin Murphy ‘22 If you drove to the biggest rivalry football game on the South Side of Chicago on Friday, Sept. 22, then you likely saw the army of Crusaders biking their way to 115th Street. If you did not directly see it, you may have felt it [...]

The Standard: ¨Badke´s Last Ride¨ A Brother Rice 2021 Football Regular Season

October 28th, 2021|Tags: |

By Jack O ́Connell ‘22 At the beginning of the 2021 Brother Rice football offseason, it was announced that longtime legendary head coach Brian Badke would be partaking in his last year as the Crusaders’ coach. With that in mind the team practiced harder than ever all offseason to [...]

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