Striding Down To State

The track and field Eagles flew to the Blue Oval in Charleston, Illinois last Wednesday, May 22, looking for their first run for all-state since qualifying two years ago in 2017. This is also the…

Final Four Bound

The varsity boys volleyball team continued their tear through the CPS Playoffs on Thursday night, knocking off the defending champion Payton Grizzlies in the quarterfinals to move on to the Final Four. Although they were…

Eagles roll over Juarez in season opener

The Eagles started off the season on the right foot Wednesday night, putting one in the win column as they dominated Juarez in a two-set sweep. Jones had the height advantage in this one, allowing…

Start with a bang

After going 13-8-3 the previous season and losing in the city semifinals to Lane Tech, this years' Girls Varsity soccer team came to the season opener against Hancock with vengeance on their mind. Both teams…

Lady Eagles sprint into a strong start

The Lady Eagles have had a fast start to their season, competing in the Niles West Invitational last Wednesday and Morton East HS Invitational last Saturday.   This year the women’s track & field team…

Eagles drop last home game of the season

The last home game of the season was a tough one to stomach for Eagles fans, as the boys Varsity basketball team struggled to score in a loss against the Longwood Panthers in the CPS…

Eagles fall to Payton on senior night

The Jones Eagles were stopped in their tracks by the Payton Grizzlies on Friday’s senior night despite playing in front of the largest crowd the Eagle’s Nest has seen this year. “We win some, we…

Jones soars over Clemente

Suffocating defense and fast paced basketball was the name of the game on Friday, Jan. 11, as the Eagles downed the Roberto Clemente Wildcats 64-53 behind Stefan Rosich ‘19 and his 28 points, six rebounds,…

Senior night success

Despite early offensive struggles in the girls basketball senior night game, the Jones Eagles took an early 13-2 lead and never looked back, defeating Schurz 58-35. Strong defense was the key for the team throughout…

Home, sweet home

Feeding off of the strong home crowd, the Jones Eagles came right out of the gate to beat the Solorio Sun Warriors 73-47 on Tuesday in their first home game of the basketball season. Jones…

Lane puts away Jones late

Despite a third quarter comeback from Jones, the Lane Tech Indians toughened up on defense and surged in the fourth to put Jones away in the first game of the season on Monday night. The…

Firing on all cylinders

In their home opener, the Girls Varsity Basketball team played great defense and blew out the Bulls College Prep team from start to finish. Even with early rebounding struggles, the team won by a commanding…

Bring back the plaque

Racing in what was undoubtedly the coldest weather the men’s cross country team has had to face all season, the Eagles proved to be competitive in any temperature. The team entered the Chicago Public League…

Gave it their all

As the women’s cross country team returned to the damp, chilly weather of Washington Park for another run for a podium finish, they fell short of expectations at City Championships on Oct. 13, finishing 5th…

Girls volleyball denied back-to-back city championship

After beating Whitney Young in the semifinals of the city championship tournament, historic back-to-back championship win seasons seemed like a reality, however a two-set loss (22-25, 21-25) to Lane Tech left the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball…

Seniors night sweep

Girls volleyball celebrated their senior night Tuesday with a blowout victory, crushing Roosevelt in consecutive sets on their home court in the first round of the city playoffs. Prior to their game, girls volleyball seniors…

New coach brings high hopes for girls hoops

After a successful season in which the varsity team made it to the second round of the city championships and lost in the semi-finals of the regional championship, Michael Strok stepped down as head coach.…

Dolphins vs. Eagles

Dolphins vs. Eagles, and we’re not talking Miami vs Philadelphia. As Jones spirit week just passed, all eyes were on the homecoming volleyball game against Whitney Young. In the last five years, Jones volleyball has…

Dancing to their own beat

We see them all the time, pumping up the crowd at games, pep rallies, and other school events. Both the majorettes and dance team are filled with Jones spirit. Here are some key similarities and…

Running on sunshine

Before the sun rose on April 5, five Jones runners, myself included, boarded a United Airlines flight bound for LAX to participate in the Arcadia High School meet. A few weeks prior, we were able…

Let’s dance

It’s that time of the year again: The three weeks in March when underdogs, powerhouse programs, and small-conference champions come together to compete to win it all. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has everything from…

Cold clutch win

From start to end, the cold hounded this 10-6 Jones win. The Eagles started off hot, with Will Conley ‘20 striking out three Lincoln Park batters, and the bottom of the inning continued well with…

Athletic director leaves coaching position

After almost two decades of coaching, a regional title,and five conference titles,  Frank Griseto is stepping down as the head coach for Boys Varsity Basketball. Griseto has been a coach in Chicago for 38 years…

Boys Basketball scores big win on senior night

To most players, senior night is something special: player posters cover the back wall, the stands are packed without a seat to spare, and for one night, the entire school gets to stand behind a…