Orr’s Smith named Prep Athlete of the Month

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CHICAGO - Orr Academy High School won the IHSA 2A State Championship last month, the first in school history in any sport.

The historic victory gave the tough, sometimes violent community a reason to celebrate.

Spartans junior Dannie Smith played an important role in the title run.

Smith's a young man who's discovering success on and off the basketball court.