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New Trier grad Cook makes drastic career change post-basketball

by Drew Favakeh, Sports Intern Sports, Alumni-College

The way Steven Cook saw things, playing basketball overseas was an experience. After a stellar season at Princeton, he’d put in his time, see the world, make some friends.

And he did that from 2017 to 2018, playing for...

Loyola grad Wieczorek and Pepperdine teammate Michael Wexter to play together in Germany

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Michael Wexter and David Wieczorek have come a long way in five years.

The pair, who were members of the Pepperdine University men’s volleyball team, are both Chicago-area natives. After playing together for the past...

Alumni Spotlight: New-found confidence helps Harvard’s Boehm change mindset

by Drew Favakeh, Sports Intern Sports, Alumni-College

She started every game growing up and 68 games at Harvard, then Jeannie Boehm was benched.

Harvard head coach, Kathy Delaney-Smith, made the bold decision. She was impatient with Boehm. She wanted Boehm to be more...