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  • 1
    Tuesday morning quarterback

    Tuesday morning quarterback
    St. Francis' Kevin Killian is this week's offensive lineman interview, and Lake Park's Mike Panasiuk is the top recruit to know.

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    Palatine eager for West title defense

    Palatine eager for West title defense
    Last season, the Palatine Pirates stunned everyone except themselves by winning the Mid-Suburban West title. This year, the biggest issue the Pirates have is how to replace their two main cogs in an offense that averaged nearly 30 points.

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    Some Week 1 highlights, and looking ahead to Week 2
    Another opening weekend of the high school football season has come and gone. While some teams celebrated season-opening victories, others attempted to pick up the pieces following tough-luck defeats. As teams prepare for the second week of the 2015 gridiron campaign, one thing is certain -- head coaches throughout the area spent several hours showing game films to their players.

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    Glenbard West steps up against Bolingbrook

    Glenbard West steps up against Bolingbrook
    In a muddy mess in Glen Ellyn, Glenbard West opened its football season with Saturday's 28-7 victory over Bolingbrook.

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    WW South wins in double OT

    WW South wins in double OT
    Chan Vong walked onto Red Grange Field to play his first high school football game Friday night. He walked off a hero after kicking a 21-yard field goal in double overtime to help Wheaton Warrenville South beat Wheaton North 10-7.

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    Images: Geneva over West Aurora, 28-14 in football

    Images: Geneva over West Aurora, 28-14 in football
    Geneva High School hosted and won 28-14 over West Aurora for football action on Friday, Aug. 28 in Geneva.

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    South Elgin wears down, beats St. Charles East

    South Elgin wears down, beats St. Charles East
    New offensive and defensive schemes helped St. Charles East keep it close until late in the season opener at South Elgin on Saturday, but the bigger, faster Storm wore down the Saints late in a 28-6 nonconference victory.

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    Football: Scouting Week 1, Lake County

    Football: Scouting Week 1, Lake County
    Previewing Lake County's Week 1 high school football games

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    Images: South Elgin vs. St. Charles East, football

    Images: South Elgin vs. St. Charles East, football
    South Elgin High School hosted St. Charles East for football action on Saturday, Aug. 29 in South Elgin.

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    Carmel can't stop powerful Waukesha West

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    Fisher paces Mundelein past Larkin
    You'll forgive Mundelein quarterback Colten Fisher if he doesn't answer his phone tomorrow. After all, not only did he run the equivalent of nearly 4 football fields, he actually played defense in the second half. That second half helped end Mundelein's lengthy losing streak as Fisher scored on runs of 31, 32, 2 and 65 yards and the Mustangs pulled away from visiting Larkin 49-25.

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    Calmly, Vernon Hills gets past Grayslake Central
    Connor McNamara picked up where he left off one year ago, with a five-score night through the air and ground, to key a season-opening 41-14 nonconference football win for Vernon Hills over Grayslake Central at Rust-Oleum Field.

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    Fremd hangs on against Lake Zurich
    It had been a while since Fremd won its season opener against Lake Zurich, but the losing streak is over. The Vikings snapped a five-year drought against the Bears with a 10-7 win on Friday night at Hale Hildebrandt Field in Palatine.

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    O'Connell, Stevenson answer the challenge at Palatine
    Backup quarterback Aidan O'Connell answered the bell for Stevenson and helped the Patriots rally for a 26-24 victory over host Palatine in the teams' football season opener Friday.

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    Lyons' young talent sinks Warren
    According to the Lyons Township football roster, quarterback Ben Bryant and receiver Brandon Fischer are sophomores. Their play during the season opener against visiting Warren made them look like grizzled veterans.

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    Images: Bolingbrook vs. Glenbard West football

    Images: Bolingbrook vs. Glenbard West football
    The Glenbard West High School football team hosted Bolingbrook High School for the opening week of high school football.

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    Images: A brand new high school football season begins

    Images: A brand new high school football season begins
    See action Monday from the first day of high school football practice in the suburbs of Chicago.

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    Experience, skill could make for winning mix at Wauconda

    Experience, skill could make for winning mix at Wauconda
    The numbers are looking good at Wauconda. Not only are the Bulldogs up about 10 players on the varsity from last year, they've also got plenty of returning starters back in the fold.

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    Talent surplus bodes well for Carmel

    Talent surplus bodes well for Carmel
    There's been no shortage of talented backs headlining Carmel's signature option offense over the years. But this year's crop could be in a class of its own. "This is probably the fastest and most athletic combination we've ever had at quarterback and fullback at the same time," Carmel coach Andy Bitto said.

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    St. Francis Spartans counts on formula for success
    Many faces have changed but the formula remains the same from St. Francis' outstanding 2014 season. In his first year as a head coach Mike Fitzgerald guided a selfless group into the Class 6A semifinals, where the Spartans lost to eventual champion Nazareth.

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    Warren expects big results from big wide-receiver

    Warren expects big results from big wide-receiver
    Keep an eye on Warren's super-talented sophomore Micah Jones, who is 6'4" and growing, and already has scholarship offers from Iowa, Northwestern and Vanderbilt, even though he played sophomore football last year.

  • 22
    Conant Cougars have a healthy chance at a special fall

    Conant Cougars have a healthy chance at a special fall
    The Cougars are loaded with experience on both sides of the ball. But according to Conant football coach Bill Modelski, who returns 15 starters and has 20 players returning that saw action, it can still come down to having good health.

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    2-point conversion gives Rolling Meadows dramatic win over St. Viator

    2-point conversion gives Rolling Meadows dramatic win over St. Viator
    Blake Holfeld's 2-point conversion pass to Jose Camacho with 32.6 seconds left in the game gave Rolling Meadows a dramatic 19-18 victory over St. Viator.

  • 24
    Just jubilation for Montini

    Just jubilation for Montini
    For a fleeting moment, Montini junior cornerback Mitch West was overcome by memories of last year's heartbreaking season-opening loss to Maine South.

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    Barrington impresses against Glenbrook South
    Barrington's loss to Palatine last Oct. 17 prevented the Broncos from winning the conference title, and a defeat to Glenbard West on Nov. 15 that ended their season in the Class 8A state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, has left the Broncos wanting more. The Broncos started their 2015 season with a 50-23 victory at Glenbrook South.

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    New look has Antioch eager for football

    New look has Antioch eager for football
    New turf and a new scoreboard have Antioch's football program aiming even higher than usual after the first day of practice on Monday.

  • 27
    The start of something big in DuPage County

    The start of something big in DuPage County
    Did someone say prep football? With practice kicking off on Monday, you'll want to check out the five things you must know about DuPage County football heading into this season.

  • 28
    Vernon Hills Cougars hitting fast forward

    Vernon Hills Cougars hitting fast forward
    Fast might not be fast enough for Vernon Hills this season. The Cougars, in their up-tempo, no-huddle, pass-happy offense, averaged 60 plays and more than 32 points per game last season. They're committed to pushing the pace even more.

  • 29

    Scouting the Waubonsie Valley Warriors
    Waubonsie Valley has won eight or more games each of the last five seasons. Moving to the DuPage Valley Conference provides a stiff challenge to continue that streak.

  • 30
    Glenbard West Hilltoppers combine speed, power

    Glenbard West Hilltoppers combine speed, power
    Led by the Sam Brodner's devastating combination of speed and power, Glenbard West's football team is primed for another dominant campaign.

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    Scouting the Glenbard East Rams

    Scouting the Glenbard East Rams
    Coaches will tell you one of the best things about juniors is they become seniors. That's the status at Glenbard East. Coach John Walters returns quarterback Philip Abruzino, five receivers who combined for 16 of the Rams' 17 touchdown receptions in 2014 and, overall, 15 players who either started or saw much time.

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    New talent fires up Downers Grove South Mustangs
    Thanks to an influx of new talent -- and an offensive line returning two starters, including Michigan-bound fourth-year starter Erik Swenson -- Downers South plans to challenge for the West Suburban Gold title and go beyond a one-and-done playoff appearance.

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