Proviso East Legend Doc Rivers: ‘Without Bill Russell, I’m Not Coaching’
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Proviso East Legend Doc Rivers: ‘Without Bill Russell, I’m Not Coaching’

Wednesday, February 22, 2016 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Maywood native and Proviso East basketball legend Doc Rivers delivered a shout-out to Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell for an inspiring video produced by the NBA for Black History Month. Most people think of Bill Russell as this great winner, and he was,” Rivers … Continue reading

Proviso East Alum to Be Inducted Into State Wrestling Hall of Fame
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Proviso East Alum to Be Inducted Into State Wrestling Hall of Fame

Reggie Wright coaching at Indiana University. Wright was recently inducted into the IWCOA Hall of Fame. | Indiana University Athletic Department Tuesday, February 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Reggie Wright, a two-time state champion who wrestled for Proviso East in the mid-1990s, was recently inducted into the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials … Continue reading

Tribune Profiles Proviso East Grad Paris Lee, the Key to ‘Red-hot’ Illinois State
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Tribune Profiles Proviso East Grad Paris Lee, the Key to ‘Red-hot’ Illinois State

Illinois State University’s Paris Lee, a Maywood native and Proviso East graduate, was recently profiled by the Chicago Tribune. | goredbirds.com Tuesday, February 7, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Maywood native and former Proviso East Pirate Paris Lee is making a splash with his defensive prowess, which recently drew the attention of Chicago … Continue reading

Proviso Linebacker Rayshawn Gay Signs Scholarship with Northern, Hopefully Starting a Trend
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Proviso Linebacker Rayshawn Gay Signs Scholarship with Northern, Hopefully Starting a Trend

Proviso East Varsity Football Coach DeWan White, Ray Gay, Julie Gay, Rayshawn Gay, Gwen Williams and East Athletic Director Brian Colbert during the Wednesday signing ceremony for Rayshawn Gay at Proviso East High School. | Michael Romain/VFP || Below, (number 6), Gay in action. | Next College Student Athlete Wednesday, February 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain … Continue reading

Chicago Bulls Guard Rajon Rondo Has Been Working Out at Irving Middle School In Maywood
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Chicago Bulls Guard Rajon Rondo Has Been Working Out at Irving Middle School In Maywood

Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been playing pickup games at Irving Middle School in Maywood, the Chicago Tribune reports. | nba.com  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo, who has been with the organization since last July, may have been missing on the hardwood at … Continue reading

Maywood Native, Proviso East Grad Named Triton Soccer All-American
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Maywood Native, Proviso East Grad Named Triton Soccer All-American

Brandon Monteon (white shirt) competes against Milwaukee Area Technical College on Sept. 30 at Triton College. | Triton College  Thursday, December 29, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Earlier this month, Maywood native and Proviso East graduate Brandon Monteon was named a National Junior College Athletic Association All-American. With the honor, the Triton College men’s soccer … Continue reading