August 31, 2010
•Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Proviso East Stadium, 807 S. First Ave., Maywood
•Last year: Hinsdale Central 37, Proviso East 26
•Outlook: The Red Devils face a different looking Pirates team, which graduated standouts Corey Cooper (Nebraska) and Antoine Lewis (Purdue). Coach Aaron Peppers likes his team's overall size and speed.
The Pirates lost their season opener at St. Patrick 46-6 Friday.
The key this season could be a more experienced defense, led by junior middle linebacker Phillip Wells (6-foot-3, 225 pounds), who is receiving college interest, and defensive backs Alex Fuller (6-1, 175) and Justin Esco (6-0, 170).
A strong base of linemen includes returning offensive starters Reginald Lindsay (6-foot-3, 260 pounds) and Jamie Sullivan (6-1, 265), senior Terrell Clinkscales (6-4, 275), a transfer from Douglas who ran a 4.8-second 40-yard dash, and Irving White (6-4, 285).
Fuller is one of the few returnees in the backfield, ... READ FULL STORY