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It has been a number of years since Loyola's boys swimming and diving team won a state team trophy.
Twenty four to be exact.
That year the Ramblers took third place at the state meet. According to the IHSA, the only other team trophy the team has won in program history was in 1989 when it took second in the state.
Well the Ramblers can now add another one to the trophy case, as they claimed second place in the 2020 state meet, scoring 135 points Saturday, Feb. 29, at Evanston. The point total was two short of state champion St. Charles North's title-winning 137 points.
"But we can’t move when we’re expecting a baby!”
That was my grand rebuttal to my husband’s declaration that he had found a house for us ... in the suburbs (cue the shrill scream).
Forgive me, but I’m one of those “city people.” I walk everywhere at a fast pace, relish the blistering noise and wax poetic about Chicago on a daily basis. Architecture! Michelin Stars! The Art Institute! Every evening, I would slouch on the well-worn sofa of our Michigan Avenue condo and watch the clouds turn pink before the skyscrapers switched on like night lights. The city glittered.
When Empower Illinois president Myles Mendoza and his wife Carrie relocated from Castle Pines, Co. to downtown Chicago six years ago, the couple faced a difficult decision.