NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEWS > Week 9's top five games (10/18/2016)Beth Long
No. 1 Loyola (8-0) at No. 3 Brother Rice (8-0), 7:30 p.m. Friday
This is the game we’ve been waiting for in the Catholic League. Will Loyola prove that they are the best team in the state? Or will a strong, talented Brother Rice team knock the Ramblers off ther throne? Loyola has shown nothing but experience and discipline all season, and look like the team to beat in Class 8A once again. Brother Rice came on strong Week 1 at Soldier Field and hasn’t taken its foot off the gas. The Crusaders are highlighted by Illinois recruit Ricky Smalling, whose yards after the catch are a game changer.
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NEWS > Red Devils retain Doings Cup, move to 8-0 by defeating Hinsdale South
Chris Vavra Pioneer Press @ChrisVavra1
It wasn't the prettiest result, but Hinsdale Central coach Dan Hartman wasn't complaining too much after the Red Devils had defeated rival Hinsdale South 28-14 on Friday.
"We'll take it," Hartman said. "Some things we could have done better, but overall I thought we did well."
Coming off huge victories over Glenbard West and Lyons, Hinsdale Central (8-0, 5-0) struggled to find its offensive footing in the first three quarters. Multiple big plays were wiped out by penalties, and good drives were undone by turnovers.
Most of the Red Devils' success, particularly in the first quarter, came from sophomore running back Luke Skokna. He had 70 ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Week 8: Scouting the West Suburban (10/13/2016)
Daily Herald report
Downers Grove North (2-5, 0-4) at York (2-5, 1-3)Game time: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The quick hit: Both teams have been eliminated from the playoff picture, but it's still an intriguing matchup. They both come in with physical running games. The Trojans' Jack Carr, Drew Shelly and Marquise Brooks combined for 144 rushing yards last week.
Glenbard West (5-2, 3-2) at Proviso West (1-6, 0-4)Game time: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The quick hit: Glenbard West finally gets to catch its breath this week after facing three straight WSC Silver unbeatens. The Hilltoppers' list of walking wounded includes running back Ryan Diver, who last week overcame injury to rush for 312 yards and ... READ FULL STORY