Loyola has started the season 5-0 and played nearly perfect, but there is one thing the Ramblers haven’t done so far this season: play a full game. Plus notes on Mount Carmel's transformation, measuring stick for St. Ignatius, Justin Scott accepts All-American invite, plus more.
Dundee-Crown's Gaby Herrera and Miguelangel Pena showed off their strong bond against Crystal Lake Central on Tuesday, connecting to score in the Chargers' 1-0 win.
Rey Vargas finally saw what he’s been looking for in his young Dundee-Crown team in its win over Crystal Lake South on Thursday. Plus more notes on South, Crystal Lake Central, Marian Central and Class 1A postseason seeds.
Mount Carmel took back its bike on Friday night, beating St. Ignatius 41-17 after losing to the Wolfpack last season.
Martin Hopkins, a 2009 St. Rita alum, decided to answer the call and come back home, becoming the new Mustangs head football coach. He will take over the program from Todd Kuska, who is stepping down following the 2022 season.
Dundee-Crown's Gaby Herrera made the most of his moment on Thursday, scoring the match-winning goal in overtime to lead the Chargers past Crystal Lake South, 2-1.
Blainey Dowling and the Mount Carmel offense showed just how dynamic they’ve been this season during Friday’s win over Marist. Plus more notes on Loyola's defense, Marist's mistakes, St. Rita's QB competition, Brother Rice's progress and the CCL/ESCC Purple success.
Harvard coach Victor Gonzalez ignited a run where Harvard won four of its last five matches, including a KRC regular-season title on Monday, by making lineup changes. Plus more notes on Woodstock's injuries, Huntley, McHenry and postseason assignments.
Loyola's Jake Stearney and Declan Forde showed off their connection that they've built since they were 8 years old on Saturday, connecting for three touchdowns in the Ramblers' 57-21 win over Brother Rice.
Mount Carmel's Blainey Dowling and Denny Furlong showed off their strong connection again on Friday, leading the Caravan to a 42-7 win over Marist.
DeKalb played its best game of the season and accomplished a major goal in its 48-0 win over Metea Valley at home on Friday.
Huntley adjusted against McHenry on Thursday night and the Red Raiders scored two second-half goals to win 2-0 and pick up their second Fox Valley Conference victory of the season.
A Nazareth football coach who attacked a Marist player during the two team’s game on Friday has resigned.
Jake Stearney and the Loyola offense have shown off their chemistry through three weeks, outscoring opponents 139-41 without their starters playing a full game yet because of large early leads. Plus more notes on Mount Carmel, St. Patrick and the CCL/ESCC Purple.
Crystal Lake South learned from a 1-2-1 start to the season to win its next three matches, outscoring its opponents 14-0. Plus more notes on Marian Central, Crystal Lake Central and Jacobs.