The Standard: College Corner- Illinois State University


By Joe Scarriot ‘23

Normal, Illinois is the home of Illinois State University; however, Illinois State is no normal school. I recently was accepted into Illinois State and wanted to check it out. I know numerous people who have gone there, and I have only heard good things.

On a day off from school, my parents and I took a trip down to Normal. When we arrived, we were greeted by admissions counselors, received a folder with information on Illinois State, and listened to a brief presentation. Then, we were assigned a tour guide to navigate us around the school.

The first place we […]

The Standard: College Corner- Illinois State University2022-11-11T13:33:37-06:00

The Standard: The Cy Young of ‘91


By Joe Scarriot ‘23

The greatest achievement as a Brother Rice athlete is to be inducted into the Circle of Champions. Members of the Circle of Champions have all made a name for themselves as a Crusader. George Escobarete ‘91 joins this honorable group of very few.

George Escobarete played baseball at Brother Rice and created an impressive resume for himself as a pitcher. In the 1991 season, George was voted as team MVP by his teammates. He struck out batters left and right with 75 strikeouts. George was not only a starter, but also a closer for the Crusaders. He led the […]

The Standard: The Cy Young of ‘912022-10-12T19:51:36-05:00


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