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
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 …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
IHSA announced the first-round playoff pairings for the state football playoffs Saturday night. Providence Catholic and Lincoln-Way West High Schools are headed into Round 1.
In Class 7A Providence Catholic (7-2) hosts Bradley-Bourbonnais (6-3). The game begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Bishop Kaffer Field. In Class 5A Lincoln-Way West (6-3) goes up against Rochelle High School (6-3). The game begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Rochelle High School, 1401 Flagg Road, Rochelle. Find more Week 9 scores and football coverage on Patch. Look to New Lenox Patch for news and events. Like New Lenox Patch on Facebook.
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 …
Mount Carmel takes advantage of Providence Catholic's four lost fumbles, two interceptions and one turnover on downs on a rainy evening in New Lenox by scoring all of their points off Celtic turnovers in a 17-0 victory.
Breaking It Down: Providence Catholic looked like they were on their way to pulling off an upset, driving the ball to Mount Carmel's three yard line with less than a minute left in the first half and the game scoreless. But that all changed when Caravan defensive back Vincent Speller picked up Providence's fifth fumble of the first two quarters and brought it back 89 yards for a Mount Carmel touchdown. Both teams struggled to hold on to the ball on a wet, rainy night in New Lenox. Mount Carmel fumbled the ball twice, and Celtic receivers dropped at least five passes. The Celtics' defense played well enough to keep the score in reach for most of the contest, but Providence's seven total turnovers doomed them on their way to a 17-0 loss to …