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Time For Shot Clock In High School Basketball

Andy Schmidt

I have spent the last 10 years of my life watching and covering high school basketball. During that time, I have wanted to make some changes to the game to make it even better and maybe get some more fans […]


Illinois High School Football: Championship Game Scores

Illinois High School Football Scoreboard

Maroa-Forsyth 48, Stockton 24 Aledo Mercer County 14, Belleville Althoff 7 Aurora Christian 42, Tolono Unity 12 Rochester 43, Rock Island Alleman 18 Montini 19, Morris 6 Crete-Monee 33, Cary-Grove 26 Glenbard West 10, Lincoln-Way East 8 Mt. Carmel 28, […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 8A Title Analysis

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The final game of the Illinois high school football season came with the Class 8A title game between the Glenbard North Panthers and the Chicago Mt. Carmel Caravan. I expected this game to go very quickly with two run-oriented teams […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 7A Championship Analysis

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After a very entertaining game before it, the Class 7A title game featured the Glenbard West Hilltoppers and the Lincoln-Way East Griffins. This for me gave me a chance to see someone from my past with West coach Chad Hetlet […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 6A Title Analysis

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The Class 6A title game features a team I am very familiar with in the Cary-Grove Trojans in facing the Crete-Monee Warriors. I covered Cary-Grove for two years and saw them three times this year in the playoffs and have […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 5A Championship Analysis

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When I started my Saturday morning with the Class 5A title game between the Montini Broncos and Morris Redskins, I knew there was history on the line with Montini looking for their fourth straight state championship. I just didn’t think […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 4A Title Game Analysis

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I waited all day to see the Class 4A title game between the Rochester Rockets and the Rock Island Alleman Pioneers knowing it was going to be the most interesting game of the day. It proved to be as Rochester […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 3A Title Game Analysis

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I came into the Class 3A title game figuring that the Aurora Christian Eagles would just come in and roll right through the Tolono Unity Rockets. I was far from right at that assessment for the first half of the […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 2A Title Analysis

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Friday’s second championship game came in Class 2A with the Aledo Mercer County Golden Eagles facing the Belleville Althoff Crusaders. The wind was blowing quite hard at the University of Illinois and points were hard to come by in the […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 1A Title Game Analysis

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It was obvious when I woke up Friday morning for the first of four Illinois state championship games, that the weather was going to be a huge factor at the University of Illinois in Champaign, with winds gusting over 40 […]


Illinois High School Football: Class 8A Championship Preview

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The final game of the Illinois High School football season comes on Saturday night at 7 p.m. with the Class 8A championship game at the University of Illinois in Champaign. The title game features a matchup between the 12-1 Glenbard […]