Archive for September 2012

Minooka Indians Could Derail Plainfield South Cougar IHSA Playoff and Homecoming Plans

Minooka Indians Could Derail Plainfield South Cougar IHSA Playoff and Homecoming Plans
The Southwest Prairie Conference (SPC) enters its sixth week with a number of teams in danger of being eliminated from IHSA State Playoff consideration. To say that the conference has been something of a disappointment for me cannot be understated. I really thought some teams would be better than what they have shown, but I... Read more »

IHSA Prep Football: Week 5 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results

IHSA Prep Football: Week 5 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results
IHSA WEEK 5 FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 CONFERENCE APOLLO Charleston 35, Mattoon 23 Effingham (H.S.) 14, Salem 13 BIG NORTHERN (EAST) Burlington Central 26, Genoa-Kingston 14 Harvard 10, Marengo 6 Poplar Grove (North Boone) 35, Rockford Christian 7 BIG NORTHERN (WEST) Byron 42, Stillman Valley 12 Rockford Lutheran 48, Oregon 29 Winnebago 61, Rock Falls 26... Read more »

Double-Wing Helps Minooka Indians Scalp Plainfield Central Wildcats 45-14

Double-Wing Helps Minooka Indians Scalp Plainfield Central Wildcats 45-14
The Plainfield Central  Wildcats (3-1, 1-1) went into Minooka Friday Night as the only undefeated team in the Southwest Prairie, but as I said in an earlier post – they still had to prove that their fast start wasn’t a fluke given the soft opposition faced thus far. And if there were ever a time... Read more »
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IHSA Prep Football: Week 4 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results

IHSA Prep Football: Week 4 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results
IHSA WEEK 4 (Note: Chicago Public League Games Postponed Due To Teachers Strike / Noble Street Charter Schools Have Discretion During Strike To Re-Schedule) THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 CONFERENCE CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE (CHICAGO GREAT LAKES) Chicago (Bowen) vs. Chicago (Little Village) Ppd CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE (CHICAGO SECOND CITY) Chicago (Lake View) vs. Chicago Austin (VOISE Academy)... Read more »

Plainfield North Tigers and Oswego Panthers Maul Opponents In 2012-2013 Conference Openers

Plainfield North Tigers and Oswego Panthers Maul Opponents In 2012-2013 Conference Openers
Plainfield North Mauls Plainfield South 35-19 The Plainfield South Cougars (1-2, 0-1) put up a game effort but after the Plainfield North Tigers (2-1, 1-0) stunned their district rivals with two quick scores, it was all but over. The Tigers’ Jay Roberts broke a blistering 77 yard TD on the 1st play from scrimmage barely... Read more »

IHSA Rejects Waiver Request During Strike: Football Teams Could Miss State Playoffs

IHSA Rejects Waiver Request During Strike: Football Teams Could Miss State Playoffs
In a decision that could have far-reaching consequences, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has rejected a waiver request by the Chicago Public League for continued participation in high school sports until the Chicago Teachers Strike is resolved. Football programs would suffer the most if the strike is protracted because teams must play a minimum... Read more »
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IHSA Prep Football: Week 3 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results

IHSA Prep Football: Week 3 Scoreboard - Complete Statewide Results
IHSA WEEK 3 CONFERENCE THURSDAY, SEPT. 6 CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE (CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS) Chicago Foreman 34, Chicago Lincoln Park 0 CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE (CHICAGO GREAT LAKES) Chicago Noble Street / Bulls Prep 13, Chicago Corliss 0 Chicago Payton 42, Chicago Little Village 0 CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE (CHICAGO SECOND CITY) Chicago Austin (VOISE) 20, Chicago North... Read more »

IHSA Football: Southwest Prairie Conference Week Two Game Summaries

IHSA Football: Southwest Prairie Conference Week Two Game Summaries
Plainfield South 31, Joliet West 27 The Plainfield South Cougars (1-1) and Joliet West Tigers (1-1) played an exciting and see-saw battle from the opening kickoff until 39 seconds remained in the contest before a victor was determined. In all, the lead changed hands seven times before the Plainfield South Cougars defeated their area rivals... Read more »