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NEWS > 2016 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area football teamBeth Long
2016 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Football team, selected by Beth Long
QB – Samson Evans, Prairie Ridge, Jr.
The 6-1, 200-pounder left others in his dust. Evans led an offense averaging 50 points. He’s been an electric dual threat, putting up 1,363 rushing yards, 740 passing yards and 32 touchdowns in the regular season.
WR – Jake Marwede, Loyola, Sr.
The do-it all guy for the top-team in the area wire-to-wire. Marwede impacted the Ramblers offense in every phase of the game. Rushed for 14 touchdowns (61 carries, 333 yards) and threw four passes for 134 yards. Had 40 receptions for 548 yards and six touchdowns. When Loyola needed clutch ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Hinsdale Central grad enjoying another stellar year as Michigan State lineman
Brian Allen said he is having his best year as an offensive lineman at Michigan State.
That is saying something, given the Hinsdale Central graduate's body of work for the Spartans.
“I'm really taking strides each and every year, been getting a lot better and better,” Allen, a junior at MSU, told the DuPage Policy Journal. “Just have to keep working and keep improving.”
Last season, according to msuspartans.com, Allen was an All-Big Ten Conference Second Team selection by three different organizations and Third Team by another. Allen also was a preseason All-American Third Team selection by Athlon Sports and was put on the watch lists for the Outland Trophy for ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Hinsdale Central football falls in playoff opener
By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA
HINSDALE - Josh Bean had a pair of touchdown runs, including a 5-yard score that gave Hinsdale Central a 21-20 lead in the fourth quarter of a Class 8A first-round playoff game against Waubonsie Valley.
But the Red Devils couldn’t stop the Warriors’ Charles Robinson, who hauled in four TDs, including two in the fourth quarter of Waubonsie’s 33-23 win Oct. 29.
Bean rushed for 68 yards and passed for 152, including a 55-yard TD strike to Garrett Oakey. Luke Skokna rushed for 102 yards for the Red Devils (9-1).
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NEWS > O'Brien: Chuck Robinson dominates, Waubonsie Valley shocks Hinsdale Central
By Michael O'Brien
Waubonsie Valley tight end Chuck Robinson caught his fourth touchdown of the game, dropped the ball, faced the sideline and danced as flags flew all around him. You could see the large smile on his face through his helmet. He wasn’t the least bit worried about the resulting unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and neither were his teammates.
“Not at all, he earned that,” Warriors quarterback Tanner Westwood said.
Waubonsie Valley, the No. 31 seed in Class 8A, traveled to Hinsdale and shocked No. 2 seed Hinsdale Central 33-23 on Saturday.
The Red Devils were undefeated and seemed poised for a deep run in the state tournament. But then Chuck ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Robinson, Waubonsie Valley stun Hinsdale CentralOrrin Schwarz
Waubonsie Valley junior Chuck Robinson was happy to take a knee and grab a rest.
"I'm real tired," Robinson said No. 31-seeded Waubonsie Valley's 33-23 victory at No. 2 Hinsdale Central on Saturday in the first round of the Class 8A football playoffs. "I gave it all my all."
He gave a lot. Playing in all three phases, Robinson caught 6 passes for 214 yards and 4 touchdowns, recovered a fumble and knocked down a fourth-quarter Hinsdale Central pass in the end zone that teammate Josh Dominiak dove to intercept.
"He's a dynamite football player," Waubonsie Valley coach Paul Murphy said. "He's playing both ways. Half the time he's gassed ... READ FULL STORY