Loyola in 7A? Joliet Catholic in 4A? The 2021 fall schedule is out, and the lack of postseason in 2020 had a significant impact on the multiplier and success formula. How many teams will choose to play up?
A vaunted passing attack doesn't ever seem to be in the cards for the Wilmington, but that doesn't mean the Wildcats don't try to prepare for the need if it arises. Still, they are happy to wear down opponents with their ground-and-pound attack.
Joliet West finished 3-3 in the spring season, having a three-game winning streak snapped in Week 6 with a loss to Plainfield Central. The loss kept the Tigers from a share of the conference title and is serving as motivation for this fall.