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Amateur Sports Ticker:   IHSA Football Championship... CLASS 8A-Naperville Central 13, Loyola 10; CLASS 7A-Mount Carmel 30, Lake Zurich 0; CLASS 6A-Batavia 34, Richards 14; CLASS 5A-Sacred Heart-Griffin 38, Montini 28; PREP BOWL-St Rita 35, Simeon 20; CLASS 4A-Rochester 16, Geneseo 8; CLASS 3A-Stillman Valley 43, St. Joseph-Ogden 41 OT; CLASS 2A-Sterling Newman Central 40, Staunton 13; CLASS 1A-Lena-Winslow 28, Downs Tri-Valley 21
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National Signing Day...

It's that time of the year again... National Signing day.... Hopefully all of the fax machines are full of paper as well as ink.

Nyles Morgan makes his decision....

The top-ranked Crete-Monee linebacker tells the nation of his decision during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl...

  Who's Number One in Illinois HS Football?

Yup, it's POLL time...
2013 IHSA Football Championship

This HS season is in the books... what a memorable season.

CLASS 5A: Sacred Heart-Griffin 38, Montini 28

CLASS 6A: Batavia 34, Richards 14

CLASS 7A: Mount Carmel 30, Lake Zurich 0

CLASS 8A: Naperville Central 13, Loyola 10

PREP BOWL: St Rita 35, Simeon 20

IHSA Playoffs - Round 2

Leaves are falling... temperature is dropping... well, that means one thing IHSA Football playoffs - Round two!

Here's our update....


Playoff time...

Four weeks of games left before teams punched their ticket to State... who has enough to make the trip? who will surprise the field? who can adjust and capitalize on their opponents error and steal a victory?


HS Football Grades...

Football’s regular season is a distant memory for most local teams. Some met preseason expectations, others, well, came up a little short, and a few teams overachieved. So who did what? Here's our annual report card of teams in our coverage area...

Week 9 Recap

This is it.... the FINAL week of the regular season! Who won their conference? Who did enough to make the playoffs?
Loyola 19, St. Rita 31
Mount Carmel 59, Leo 13
Br Rice 20, Prov Cath 28

Bolingbrook 35, Sandburg 6
Richards 25, Eisenhower 17

Here's our week 9 recap...

Week 8 Recap

One week left... time for teams to make their move to win the division, or make a last run for a playoff spot. Here's our week 8 recap...
Week 7 Recap

Separation week... As conference play heats up, some teams are trying their best to put some space between them and other conference foes...

Many coaches, fans, media, etc... circled this weekend as a key week of Illinois High School Football... GAME OF THE WEEK
Mount Carmel 17, Loyola 24

H-F 48, Sandburg 10

St. Rita 37, Providence 14

Carmel 23, Marist 35

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As conference play begins, it sets up some very interesting kickoffs...

  WEEK 4 Recap...

As Fall rolls in Illinois High School football adapts and plays on....


Rich Central 42, Ridgewood 7 

Simeon 12, Crete-Monee 14 

Carmel 41, Marian Catholic 7

Nazareth 37, Marist 45 

For Week 3 Recap


Week 2 recap....

As we enter week 2, there are many teams who lost last week, who telling themselves that week 2 can change everything and put us back on the path of making it to the playoffs.

One thing is for sure, teams with early season losses can win state championships every year.

Illinois High School Football ~Week 1

Mother Nature aka Madea Nature won over 95% of the varsity games Friday night by supplying an abundance of lightning in the area preventing games to be played. But she surrendered on Saturday an allowed for the 2013 season to kick-off. Click the football for a recap...

2013 Illinois High School Football Schedule

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HS Football Teams / Players to watch
School is back in... weather is changing... and well, it's almost that time again - almost time for High School Football.  With that being said, the age old question is asked about Illinois High School Football and answered by our team of contributors....

Almost Illinois High School Football kickoff time...

There are less than 15 days and until the 2013 Illinois High School Kickoff begins and the road to Dekalb, IL (Northern Illinois University) host location for this seasons State finals. 
IHSA NEW preseason rules

The IHSA on Wednesday released its new Football Acclimatization Policy, which will govern how often and how long teams can work out at the start of the preseason, along with what equipment they can wear. The concept is to protect the players, but it doesn't come without some contradictions. Click here for more.
IL High School Poll (FINAL)

IL HS Football number one team?

Our 2012 HS Football Schedule

NEW 2012 Football Rules...

Concussions in Sports - MUST READ

How to find a Football Camp?

How does the 1st down line work on TV?

It's that time of the year again... National Signing day.... Hopefully all of the fax machines are full of paper as well as ink.

The 6th annual Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance is a competition spotlighting the nation’s top high school seniors. Illinois has five participants...


CLASS 8A: Mount Carmel 28, Glenbard North 14

CLASS 7A: Glenbard West 10, LW East 8

CLASS 6A: Crete-Monee 33, Cary-Grove 26

CLASS 5A: Montini 19, Morris 6


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FOOTBALL at a Crossroad (video)

Concussions and health concerns have the game of football at a crossroads...

Quitting the game

New Rules....  

COMMENTARY: Are you ready for some (youth) football?

The NFL’s lockout is officially over!!! Lots and lots of deals are going on in this shorten free agency market and players have are playing pre-season games. So needless to say, with school right around the corner, the buzz of football fever is in the air now... the excitement of the upcoming youth and high school football season is just as powerful. read more


How to find a Football Camp

Players are often encouraged to attend summer camps by their coaches to develop necessary skills. For an ambitious football player, summer camp can represent an opportunity to enhance skills. For the athlete there are many other possible benefits of attending a high school summer football camp. read more


Concussion in Sports

With the football season under way, the National Federation of State High School Associations is urging coaches, parents, players and officials to complete the "
Concussion In Sports - What You Need to Know" online course offered FREE of charge by NFHS available at this site.


For more click here.


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