Here is a short film from I Am Chicago Basketball called “Expiring Hooper’s Pass”. The film explores violence in Chicago and the relationship with the basketball community focused on the “privileges” that have historically been given to Chicago basketball players.
Legendary St. Joseph head coach Gene Pingatore earned his 1,000 career win as a head coach on Saturday when his team defeated Chicago St. Rita to advance to the quarterfinals of the Chicago Catholic League Tournament.
Pingatore is in his 48th year at St. Joseph.
Pingatore now holds a career record of 100-373.
St. Joseph has won 2 state titles under Pingatore as well as 13 sectional titles and 32 regional titles.
Legendary Chicago Marshall girl’s head coach Dorothy Gaters in the 1,000 win club in the state of Illinois.