SAINT PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL Home Page
 
Matt Nogafka '16 kept the Shamrock community entertained at Open Mic Night this weekend, performing a mix of his best jokes, poems, and impressions.
Open Mic Night
Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to this year's gala. The event is sold out. We look forward to celebrating Saint Patrick with you this weekend. Read More
Green and Gold Gala Sold Out
Congratulations to Michael Sullivan '15 who was nominated to the Illinois State Showcase Hockey Team. He led the team this year with 70 points and 11 hat tricks in 25 games. Read More
Michael Sullivan
Tom Brown ’65, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, shared his story of being a soldier recently with five history classes at Saint Patrick. Read More
Tom Brown
Pause

Follow the Shamrocks

   



 
 

 
View All News
SHAMROCK NEWS

Triptow Leaves a Remarkable Basketball Legacy

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Longtime Saint Patrick High School basketball coach, Richard Triptow passed away this weekend in Lake Forest at the age of 93. Triptow had an accomplished college and professional basketball career as a player before taking over the head coaching duties at Saint Patrick in 1949.  

Triptow played on Ray Meyer’s first basketball team at DePaul in 1943 and co-captained the team with legendary player George Mikan. Triptow’s resume reads like a Who’s Who in Chicago athletics:  DePaul University Hall of Fame, Ca...Read More