Pro – Athletes/ Olympians

    Cliff Floyd                      Tampa Bay Rays, formerly Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, Chicago Cubs
    Michael Blair                Was in the Movies:  We are Marshall and The Game Plan.  In 2007 he became a TJ or Travel Journalist for 5 Takes Latin America on the Travel Channel.  NFL running back, who played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers in 1998.   In 2001, he played for the New York/New Jersey Hitmen in the XFL. He also played for the Grand Rapids Rampage, Carolina Cobras, New Orleans VooDoo, and New York Dragons in the Arena Football League from 2002 through 2006. He is now retired and had coached football for Thornwood High School.

    Eddy Curry                    New York Knicks, formerly Chicago Bulls

    Michael Foy                 88 & 92 Olympian
    Reggie Torian              Track (Hurdler), former World’s Record Holder

    Mark Mulder               St. Louis Cardinals, formerly Oakland A’s

    Justin Williams            Sacramento Kings

    Michele Venturella     Iowa Softball Associate Head Coach - As a player, she was one of the best catchers in the country and earned a spot on the United States National Team from 1995-2000.   Throughout her career with USA Softball, she earned four gold medals, including one at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. She also helped the United States to Gold at the 1998 World Championships and was a member of the first-ever United States Olympic Softball Team in 1996.

    Justin Huisman            Kansas City Royals

    Steve Trout                   Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1976 amateur draft, played for the Chicago White Sox and then the Chicago Cubs

    Darrell Campbell         Tampa Bay Bucks

    Floyd Fields                  San Diego Chargers 1991-93

    Bill Roe                          Former Dallas Cowboy

    Norries Wilson             Head football coach at Columbia University  

    Marvin Sanders                North Carolina's defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.  Played five Fiesta Bowls.  Defensive Coordinator at University of Colorado.  Played for the Canadian Football League.  Currently coaches football at Lincoln University.  

    Kathleen Raske            Fifth season as Sacramento State’s Director of Track & Field/Cross Country


    Bill Zehme                     Famous author (writes biographies of famous Hollywood people such as Frank Sinatra and Hugh Hefner, Jay Leno, Andy Kaufman).

    Matt Doherty              Actor in Might Ducks – 1-D2-D3 and other movies

    Kathleen Logelin         Actress in Various Plays

    Jason Weaver              Sang the lead song in Lion King and was the voice of the cub in the movie.

    Phil Arvia                     Writes for the Southtown.

     Mark Konkol               Writes for the Sun-Times. 

    High School State Championships

    Baseball – 1990-91

    Softball – 1989-90, 1990-91, 1997-98

                (Baseball and Softball won State Championships within minutes of each other in June of 1991)

    Boys Track – 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04