The Standard: Brother Rice Golf


By Jackson Mendoza ‘23

When you think of sports at Brother Rice, what comes to your mind first?

Be honest – it wasn’t golf.

Although golf isn’t the marquee sport at Brother Rice, the team continues to make a name for themselves throughout the years. Just this past season, the team traveled to Olympia Fields, La Grange Country Club, Oak Park Country Club, and many more. Many players have been playing outstanding golf and are being recognized for their accomplishments.

Coach Vaughan and Coach Patton are the coaching duo and are two great examples for the players. Coach Vaughan said, “The most important part of […]

The Standard: Brother Rice Golf2022-11-17T23:22:35-06:00

The Standard: Brent Sopel Visits Brother Rice


By Jackson Mendoza ‘23

Brent Sopel said, “It’s okay not to be okay.”

That is the message that former Stanley Cup champion Brent Sopel explained while speaking to students at Brother Rice. Sopel is widely recognized as a professional hockey player who had a fantastic career in the NHL, but Sopel hopes to create a new legacy through the Brent Sopel Foundation.

Sopel suffers from dyslexia and created the Brent Sopel Foundation to aid students who also suffer from dyslexia. Dyslexia is a reading disorder that limits a person’s ability to read at a normal pace and level. The Brent Sopel Foundation gives families […]

The Standard: Brent Sopel Visits Brother Rice2022-10-19T16:54:41-05:00

The Standard: Meet Coach Stamas


By Jackson Mendoza ‘23

Brother Rice has a new basketball coach for this upcoming season!

Coach Conte Stamas has been named as the new head coach for the varsity basketball team and is excited to get to work. Coach Stamas’ responses will excite Brother Rice fans.

Why was Coach Stamas drawn to apply for the position at Brother Rice? He said, “Initially I knew about the basketball tradition at Brother Rice, but I didn’t know much else about the school, neighborhood, and the community. So as I became interested in the position, I started to look at the academic component. Thirty-six Illinois state scholars […]

The Standard: Meet Coach Stamas2022-09-27T19:56:22-05:00


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