The Standard: Bears Playoff Run


By Sean Deane ‘21

After a rollercoaster ride of a regular season, the Chicago Bears have earned a spot in the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs.  They hope to beat the odds and last until February.  They will first have to overcome some major obstacles.

On Sunday night of Super Wild Card Weekend, the Bears will face off against the New Orleans Saints.  The Saints are a very good team, and playmakers such as future Hall of Famer Drew Brees and four time Pro Bowler Alvin Kamara will make the game very challenging for Chicago.

According to USA Today, the spread for […]

The Standard: Bears Playoff Run2021-01-14T20:47:53-06:00

The Standard: Cross Country State Series


By Sean Deane ‘21

The past three weeks have been very exciting for the cross country team as they competed in a very unconventional state series.

October 24 marked the regional championship held at the Ag School.  In the days leading up to this race, the coaches devised a plan for the team to beat an equally matched Richard’s squad.  Our top two runners were to stick with their first, and our third through sixth were to stay with their fourth man.

The plan went better than expected.  Eddie Burke and Mikey Corcoran both beat Richard’s David Olmos convincingly.  Connor Melean beat Richard’s fourth […]

The Standard: Cross Country State Series2020-11-19T18:09:29-06:00

The Standard: Cross Country Senior Night


By Sean Deane ‘21

On Friday, Oct. 10, the cross-country team hosted its first ever Senior Night.  It was their second race on their new home course and the weather conditions were perfect.  Parents, coaches and runners alike experienced an event to remember.

After the gun went off to start the girls’ varsity race, the Brother Rice seniors and their parents walked out to the football field to begin the Senior Night Ceremony.  Each Crusader brought an orange rose out to their mother and was congratulated by Mr. Alberts, Mr. Donahue, and Mr. Prunty.

Senior Eddie Burke said that he really appreciated the event […]

The Standard: Cross Country Senior Night2020-10-15T23:00:09-05:00
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