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NEWS > CSN Preps Preseason Power Rankings: No. 17 Hinsdale Central


Tim O’Halloran

CSNChicago.com preps reporter "Edgy" Tim O’Halloran spotlights 100 high school football teams in 100 days. The first 75 team profiles will focus on teams making strides across Chicagoland and elsewhere in the state. Leading up to kickoff on Friday, Aug. 25., we unveil the @CSNPreps Top 25 Power Rankings.

School: Hinsdale Central

Head coach: Dan Hartman

Assistant Coaches:  Brian Griffin,Tom Dorrance, Preston Letts, Tim Lambert, Tony Asay, Ray Mankowski, Matt McNiff, Todd Koehler

How they fared in 2016: 9-1 (6-0 West Suburban Silver Conference), made the Class 8A state playoff field and lost to Waubonsie Valley in opening round action.

August 25th vs St. Xavier ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Hinsdale Central grads now captain Ball State football, swimming teams


By Heather Rule
Pioneer Press

8/10/2017

Hinsdale Central freshmen football coach Patrick Richards said he was not at all surprised when former Red Devils standout Jacob White was named one of the captains on the Ball State football team.

It didn't matter that White is entering his redshirt sophomore season.

Richard doesn't know if he's coached an athlete with a better work ethic than White. He was one of those athletes that you didn't have to tell to get into the weight room, Richards said. He would always put in the extra time.

Being named a captain for the football team was a prestigious honor, White said.

"I was honored that ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Brian Allen Tabbed To Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List


Senior center collects second preseason honor.

July 13, 2017

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State senior center Brian Allen has been named to the Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List. The Outland Trophy is presented to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America.

This is the second preseason honor for Allen, as he was named to the Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List earlier in the week.

Allen is one of 11 players from the Big Ten on the 81-player watch list.

Allen enters his senior season in 2017 having started in 14 consecutive games, the longest active streak on the team. He has played in 38 career contests, ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > The five leaders every team needs


4/16/15
By Jeff Janssen

Finding and developing just one effective leader can be challenging enough for most teams. However, in actuality, you really need five kinds of leaders if your program is going to be successful on and off the playing field: performance leaders, locker room leaders, social leaders, organizational leaders and reserve leaders.

While some of the five leadership functions can overlap and be fulfilled by the same person, each of them has a slightly different skill set and impact on your team. Let’s take an in-depth look at each of the five kinds of leadership.

1. Performance leaders (competition captains). Performance leaders are your primary leaders during competition. They ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Hinsdale Central tight end Matt Bjorson commits to Indiana football


Bob Narang
6/22/2017

Indiana recruit Matt Bjorson (left), picking up yards after a catch against York last season, helped Hinsdale Central win the West Suburban Silver conference title in 2016. (Steve Johnston/Pioneer Press)

Matt Bjorson kick-started a series of Chicago-area commitments that have bolstered the future of the Indiana football program.

The Hinsdale Central senior tight end ended his recruitment by announcing his commitment to first-year Indiana coach Tom Allen on June 14, shortly after attending a one-day camp on the Bloomington campus.

Since Bjorson's commitment, Brother Rice senior left tackle Nick Marozas verbally committed to the Hoosiers on June 19, and Marist senior defensive end Gavin McCabe did likewise on June ... READ FULL STORY

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