Technology Training and Operations Manager by Day Head Basketball Coach by Night

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports Northwestern’s very own Rafie Fields works in the Medill Chicago Newsroom as the Technology Training and Operations Manager. Little do the students there know, his mind for basketball is one of a kind. The graduate of George Westinghouse College Prep High School is the Head Basketball Coach of his alma […]

Coach Defies Death, Lives to Help Others

Perspectives Football Coach Terry Jones

By Jennifer Lee When he was shot in fourth grade, his mother said it would only make him stronger. When he was stabbed in eighth grade, she looked at it as a blessing. Against all odds, Terry Jones has survived six gunshot wounds and one stabbing. “I think there’s someone on earth that needs my […]

Senn High students, administrators alike rely on Terrell Walsh

Senn boys' basketball coach Terrell Walsh

By Mark Singer Terrell Walsh doesn’t blast a whistle or throw chairs around when he’s frustrated with his players at practice. He doesn’t need to. Walsh just slowly shuffles from the sideline to midcourt, never lifting his head but constantly shaking it, and the members of the Senn High varsity boys’ basketball team know they’ve […]