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Lyons sophomore point guard Harrison Niego @Harrison_Niego (pictured right) will play in his first West Suburban Silver game tonight at home against Glenbard West. Niego made his varsity debut by scoring 18 points against Argo in Lyons’ season opener Nov. 21.

The rising star had a successful summer playing for his 15U ChicagoLockDown club and took a visit to Indiana in October. He comes from a famed South Side basketball family from De La Salle and Maria.

Here is the feature story on his father, Joe, in

The following stories were written about his father and uncles when they played for Lewis University in the 1980s:

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Tribune

Sports Illustrated

New York Times

Star Magazine

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The boy was found about 10:20 p.m. in a home in the 3600 block of West Franklin Boulevard with gunshot wounds to his chest and head, police said.
Connor Bedard punched the boards, Petr Mrazek yelled at Jaycob Megna and everything else went equally poorly for the Hawks in a 5-0 defeat Thursday.
Oronde Hardy, 50, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the attack.
Four people were shot Monday evening. Two have died. Trivell Pruitt, 53, is being held in the attack in the 7100 block of South State Street. A second shooter remains at large.