Morton High School

Dave Kindred's Search for the "Essence of Sports"

Feb 11, 2018

This is the story of a successful quest for the essence of sports.

Dave Kindred is the recipient of sports journalism’s highest honor, the Red Smith Award. Kindred is a member of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame. The PGA of America awarded Dave its Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award.

Kindred is the author of nine books and has written and reported for the Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sporting News, Golf Digest and many other publications.

Morton High School placed on lockdown

May 21, 2013

Morton High School was under lockdown today for about an hour following a written threat of violence. The hard lockdown was put into effect at 10:20 this morning. The school transitioned to a soft lockdown by 11 and moved to an all-clear level by 11:20 when the schedule resumed as normal. A student is in custody and Morton Police continue to investigate.