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A Jesuit College Preparatory Experience
Hall of Fame

James L. Mooney '24 (1985)


"Big Jim" Mooney was the outstanding member of a trio of athletic brothers at Loyola Academy. He captained the Chicago All-Catholic Football Team in 1923 and holds the record for the longest punt, 85 yards. He was an All-American at Georgetown and played for the New York Giants in the NFL. Jim was killed in action in France in 1944.

Our Mission

To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Loyola Academy admits students of any race, color and national origin or ethnic origin.