Saturday, November 3, 2012
Providence or Lincoln-Way East? Lemont or Richards? Follow the latest Illinois high school football scores and see where your favorite team falls in the brackets.
It's playoff time, and we're in the second round. This weekend we'll be updating the Illinois high school football scores throughout the evening on both Friday and Saturday. You can help us by posting scores in the comments and sharing photos from the games. Want to blog about high school football? Contact sports editor Ron Kremer to share your team’s latest news and scores. If you have scores throughout the game, comment below or tweet us @patchpreps. WATCH GAMES LIVE ON PATCH Click on the following games to watch live video or a replay: Downers Grove at Thornton / Oswego at Benet / Waubonsie Valley at Oak Park-River Forest / Kaneland at Lincoln-Way West / Tinley Park at Joliet Catholic / Glenbard West at Libertyville / Lemont at …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Which local team has the best fans? Upload photos of your school spirit and/or colors to find out once and for all, which schools are the best.
"We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?" As the football playoffs get started in Illinois and other sports are in the postseason, we want to find out which area school has the greatest fans. So for the next two weeks, we're asking our readers to upload pictures of their school spirit and colors. Show us how you support of your school! Illinois High School Football Playoffs: Find Your Team's First-Round Matchup Whichever school has the most uploads by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, will be proclaimed the winner by Chicago-area Patch editors and get bragging rights. May the best school win! To add a photo, click the "Upload Photos & Video" button above the gallery.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The Falcons scored 41 first-half points to down the Saints, 41-13.
The Wheaton North Falcons started the playoffs with a bang, defeating St Charles East 41-13. The Falcons (9-1) scored touchdowns on their first six drives. The Saints didn't get a first down until the fourth quarter, the Chicago Tribune reported. North's Patrick Sharp had 44 yards and two scores. Johnny Peltz found receiver Matt Biegalski for 14- and 30-yard strikes and Clayton Thorson for a 47-yard score, according to the Tribune. Wheaton North will play Prospect in the second round of the playoffs Friday, Nov. 2. St. Charles East's season is over.
Chat live with Patch editors and get updates on this week's first-round playoff games.
Join Patch every Friday night to chat about high school football and get the latest scores from your favorite teams and their rivals. We’ll be updating the Illinois high school football scores throughout the evening. You can help us by posting scores in the comments and sharing photos from the games. Want to blog about high school football? Contact sports editor Ron Kremer to share your team’s latest news and scores. If you have scores throughout the game, comment below or tweet us @patchpreps. WATCH GAMES LIVE ON PATCH Click on the following games to watch live video or a replay: Bolingbrook at Sandburg / Bradley-Bourbonnais at Providence Catholic / Naperville North at Nequa Valley / Andrew at Benet / Lyons at Marist / Bloom at …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
IHSA announced the first-round playoff pairings for the state football playoffs Saturday night.
After nine weeks of surprises, comebacks and powerhouses getting the job done, it's time to start the season that matters: the playoffs. The 256 high school football teams that qualified for the Illinois state playoffs learned their fate Saturday night when the first-round playoff pairings were announced. Teams are split into eight classes of 32 schools each based on enrollment. Class 1A is the schools with the lowest enrollment, and Class 8A has the highest. There's no other way to look at it: Class 8A is stacked with talented teams and lots of rematches. The top half of the bracket features the top two ranked teams in state in Maine South and Loyola Academy. The bottom half includes defending state champion Bolingbrook, which could be …