Leo Basketball- 1st runner up at State 1A

Leo Basketball Class A1 Runners Up

  The Leo Basketball team had a season of great highs and accomplishments. Congratulations to all of the players, coaches, and their families.  Once again, one can not beat Leo pride. Follow the links to articles published in and provided by The Beverly Review about this spectacular … Continue reading...

Glenn Heywood, Class of 51, passes away 3/16/16

Fellow Alumni, Another classmate has passed. The Alumni Association was notified via email on Friday, March 25, 2016. His wife reports that his Alumni sweatshirt and Leo letter were displayed at his wake. The Alumni Association sends its prayers to the family and friends of another brother … Continue reading...

William J. Walker ’75, promoted to Brigadier General of D.C. Army National Guard

William J. Walker

[Washington, D.C.— March 7, 2016] – William J. Walker was promoted to Brigadier General, Land Component Command of the District of Columbia, Army National Guard. General Walker was nominated by President Obama, confirmed by the Senate and his formal ceremony took place in January, 2016. Born and … Continue reading...

Lions Nearly Go All The Way!!

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    In case you missed it, Dan McGraths commentary on the Leo Game. is below. It ended a few points short of a state championship, but the 2015-16 basketball season will be remembered as one of the best in Leo High School’s illustrious history. By winning the Melrose Park … Continue reading...

Congratulations LEO! Super Sectional Champs! Leo advances to the Final 4 of the IHSA 1A Playoffs

Lions victory

Congratulations are in order to the Varsity Basketball Team on their win Tuesday night at Northern Illinois University to capture the DeKalb region Super Sectional Championship. The Leo Lions defeated the Brimfield Indians by a score of 55-51 in an exciting back and forth game that went down to the … Continue reading...

2016 IHSA 1A State Varsity Basketball Tournament

Alumni,  Click on the link below for the full IHSA 1A Varsity Basketball Tournament Brackets for dates, times, and locations of all the games.  Below that is a link for directions/map to Walther Christian. Leo is a #1 Seed in the Elgin Sectional(scroll down to 2nd from last bracket). Their first … Continue reading...

Leo Basketball and more, a commentary on the Leo Alumni Game

Our very own Bill Figel, Class of ’72 and Public Relations Professional, has written a very good article on his reactions to the Alumni basketball game between Leo and Brother Rice. This article can be found in the Beverly Review, however we have posted a link to it below. Good job Bill, and thanks Bill […]

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Alumni passes away Dave Hennessy ’44

David A. Hennessy was a 1944 Leo grad who left for the U.S. Army soon after graduation. He served in the Pacific as a tank driver.Dave was a neighbor of ours. We used to kid that Dave’s street driving was possibly due to his tank driving. Dave was one of the original members of the […]

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More Lions Basketball

  For those of you interested and in the mood to spend sometime cheering on your fellow lions to victory, Click on the link below for the full Catholic League Varsity Tournament Brackets including times, dates, and locations. Zoom in after opening the link for details.     Leo’s first game of the tournament is this Friday, February 12th at 7PM. […]

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Leo Lions V Brother Rice Crusaders

WHEN: This Friday, February 5th at 7 PM WHAT: The Leo Lions will take on the Brother Rice Crusaders WHERE: At  Brother Rice High School, in their  gym located at 99th and Pulaski. Admission:  $5.00 for the game, and tickets are only available at the gate. And after the game? A joint Leo/Brother Rice Alumni […]

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