Only a few surprise wins in the quarter-finals, so we use the week to analyze our predictive stats for the 2012 season.
There were some surprises in Round 2 of the Illinois high school football playoffs, but mostly, this round just gave us a chance to recognize teams that really step up their game during the playoffs.
We predict that about six games in the IHSA football playoffs this weekend will be very, very close match-ups.
Round 1 of the Illinois high school football playoffs featured a limited number of surprises, but we’ve got coverage, mostly provided by local newspapers, of all six of those surprise games.
Earlier this month, three high schools in suburban Chicago elected Homecoming courts led by individuals who don’t fit the typical “football-player, cheerleader” stereotype.
A Texas high school cheerleading group is using religious sayings and texts to inspire their team, and a court is allowing it temporarily while it considers both sides of the First-Amendment debate.
Great shots from a high school football game published by the Peoria Journal-Star, including fireworks and the marching band at halftime.
Teams in Illinois varsity football that turned a losing season last year into one (so far) with no losses or just one loss.
A football game finished upside-down in terms of how our predictive stats said it should finish, and Chicago teachers and teachers everywhere need to learn a little something from this football game.
The IHSA denied a waiver of its by-laws to Chicago Public Schools during their current teachers’ strike. Teams cannot compete, although practices can continue under certain conditions.