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Probation For High School Baseball Teams, Coaches After Brawl

The Illinois High School Association has put the St. Rita and St. Laurence baseball programs, and their head coaches, on probation through the end of next season because of an ugly brawl last week.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

High School Ballplayers, Coaches Face Suspensions Over Brawl

A routine popout during a high school baseball game led to ugliness in Joliet on Friday. Wednesday is the deadline for two rival Chicago high schools – St. Rita and St. Laurence – to explain themselves and announce the penalties players and coaches will face.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

Mount Carmel St. Rita Logo

Baffoe: The Greatest Rivalry In Illinois, From A Guy Who Has Been On Both Sides

I am one of very few to have partaken on both sides of the annual South Side Civil War that is the Mt. Carmel vs. St. Rita football rivalry, which continues Friday night at St. Rita at 7:30.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Photo Of Chalk And Chalkboard. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

St. Rita High School Briefly On Lockdown For Armed Intruder

St. Rita of Cascia High School on the city’s Southwest Side was placed on lockdown Monday morning, over concerns that an armed intruder may have been inside.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011