IL football lived up to its billing as the meeting of champions on the gridiron, despite some interesting officiating.
State finals in football take place today in Illinois at NIU Huskie Stadium. Our predictions will be published for the record after the games are done.
16 football semifinal games were played today in Illinois, and 9 of the 16 teams headed to DeKalb are still undefeated.
Naperville N. won its 2nd consecutive title in boys’ soccer (3A); Solorio Academy from Chicago won its 1st title in any sport, ever.
Hinsdale Central won its 6th consecutive state title in boys’ golf. Riverdale won its first title ever, in any sport or activity.
The Class 1A boys’ soccer state title in IL goes to Marquette HS in Alton. Ending was exciting, given a close call by a linesman.
Coaching girls’ volleyball teams to 500 wins is a rare achievement, but Kelly Simon at Neuqua Valley H.S. in Naperville hit the mark on Oct. 6.
An extensive oral history (a series of interviews) has been published by the Lincoln Presidential Library about high school sports in IL.
Citing safety concerns amid Chicago violence, a 2nd school has forfeited a football game scheduled against Hope Academy.
About 3 dozen IL high school varsity football teams are undefeated after 8 games of a 9-game regular season, which concludes this weekend.