It was a year filled with championship after championship for the 2007-2008 Chicago Public Schools sports programs. After hoisting trophies and being recognized as the best in their sport earlier this school year, hundreds of CPS student athletes were fet

The 8th annual Dinner of Champions honored 31 city championship teams from the Public League’s high school sports programs. Also honored at the dinner were the four CPS state championship teams: Marshall high school (girls’ and boys’ basketball), North Lawndale College Prep (boys’ basketball) and Whitney Young (girls’ basketball).


D’Frantz Smart, in yellow, of the Class 4-A state champion Whitney Young high school girl’s basketball team accepts an award from Chicago Public Schools sports adminstrator, Cyrus McGinnis, at the Chicago Public Schools Dinner of Champions.


The Morgan Park high school pom-pom squad took first place an Illinois Drill Team Association competition this school year. The ladies were also recognized at the Chicago Public Schools Dinner of Champions.

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