Football Focus 2014

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  • Neuqua Valley, St. Charles East perfect in UEC Oct 1, 2014 7:18 PM
    St. Andrews’ reputation for its greens being the last line of defense was on ample display for the twin divisions of the Upstate Eight Conference golf tournament Wednesday. But the speed, vastness and treacherous undulations of the greens did not stop Neuqua Valley and St. Charles East from completing flawless seasons at the boys championships in West Chicago.

     
  • Glenbard East focused on winning Oct 1, 2014 4:24 PM
    If Bartlett enters Friday’s football game in Streamwood as Glenbard East coach John Walters believes it will — looking to “slug it out” — it’s got a taker. Glenbard East’s 28-27 loss in overtime against Waubonsie Valley was not a moral victory. It left a bitter taste. “I think last week not getting the ballgame really fueled their fire,” Walters said. “We’ve got a hungry, not-content football team.”

     
  • Waubonsie Valley, St. Charles North win UEC crowns Sep 29, 2014 8:39 PM
    Bing Singhsumalee capped her extraordinary four-year regular season at Waubonsie Valley with yet another superlative round of golf Monday afternoon in West Chicago. The Warriors' defending Upstate Eight Conference champion hit all 18 greens in regulation, touring St. Andrews Golf & Country Club in 1-under par on each nine. The resulting 69 by the reigning Class AA state runner-up powered Waubonsie Valley to a 321 total as Kayla McHale and Arushi Singh complemented the championship performance with fifth- and sixth-place scores of 79 and 81.

     
  • Neuqua Valley routs East Aurora Sep 27, 2014 1:16 AM
    Neuqua Valley used an arsenal of weapons during its homecoming game against East Aurora.

     
  • Live video: Neuqua Valley vs. East Aurora Sep 26, 2014 10:01 AM
    Neuqua Valley vs. East Aurora football

     
  • Student trio win prestigious award: Sep 25, 2014 3:25 PM
    High school students from Bolingbrook and South Barrington and a 2014 graduate from Hawthorn Woods were named by The College Board as Illinois Advanced Placement Scholars in recognition of exceptional achievement on the exams.

     
  • Energized Wheaton Academy eager for homecoming Sep 24, 2014 3:52 PM
    It’ll be a memorable homecoming weekend at Wheaton Academy. The Warriors are 4-0 heading into Saturday’s football game against Riverside-Brookfield at Performance Trust Field in West Chicago. It’s the program’s West Division debut in the Metro Suburban Conference.

     
  • Images: South Elgin vs. Neuqua Valley football Sep 20, 2014 4:49 PM
    South Elgin hosted Neuqua Valley for football action on Saturday, Sept. 20 in South Elgin.

     
  • Images from the 47th annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival Sep 20, 2014 10:55 PM
    More than 20 high school marching bands including bands from all over the Chicagoland area competed at the 47th annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival hosted by Wheeling High School Saturday.

     
  • Day game just fine for Neuqua Valley Sep 20, 2014 11:56 PM
    The Neuqua Valley football team doesn’t do Saturdays too often. Friday nights under the bright lights, that’s more the Wildcats’ speed. Their last day game? Two years ago this week at the same venue as Saturday’s Upstate Eight Valley matinee: South Elgin. Like all cats, these Wildcats are flexible, though, even when it comes to their schedule. In fact, Neuqua Valley linebacker Derrek Warkenthien credited the longer practice week with allowing his defense time to prepare for a South Elgin offense averaging 47 points per game.

     
  • Scouting this weekend’s DuPage County football games Sep 18, 2014 6:50 PM
    A quick look at this weekend's DuPage County high school football games.

     
  • Neuqua Valley holds off South Elgin Sep 16, 2014 9:35 PM
    Momentum is a funny thing and sometimes it can be gained even through a loss. That’s what happened with the Neuqua Valley girls volleyball team at South Elgin Tuesday night. The Wildcats lost Game 1 of the Upstate Eight Conference Valley Division match but the momentum they gained with a big comeback that fell just short carried into the rest of the night. They held off the scrappy Storm 24-26, 25-13, 25-22 to remain undefeated in the division.

     
  • Neuqua Valley wins with numbers Sep 13, 2014 7:20 PM
    Neuqua Valley’s depth made all the difference Saturday. The Wildcats hosted their annual swimming and diving invite that included several powerful guests, and they took the championship for the second year in a row despite the absence of several key operatives, due to injury, the ACT and a college visit.

     
  • Neuqua Valley gets needed win Sep 13, 2014 12:50 AM
    Neuqua Valley coach Bill Ellinghaus put it to his players at halftime of a tied football game Friday night in Lombard.

     
  • Images: Neuqua Valley vs. Glenbard East football Sep 12, 2014 10:58 PM
    Glenbard East hosted and lost 26-6 to Neuqua Valley Friday, September 12 in Lombard for Friday night football.

     
  • Lake Park gets an early, unwanted win Sep 10, 2014 6:23 PM
    Every week Lake Park’s football team holds a Wednesday night practice to gameplan for its next opponent. Coach Chris Roll canceled it this week. The Lancers were the unhappiest bunch of winners on Wednesday after being declared forfeit victors of Saturday’s game against Raby, which notified Lake Park officials Wednesday morning it had to cancel at the varsity and sophomore levels because of “disciplinary actions”.

     
  • Palatine’s Brown back on track Sep 6, 2014 7:21 PM
    Palatine senior Graham Brown made a statement, and the boys cross country teams from Hinsdale Central and Neuqua Valley both looked impressive on Saturday at the Red Devil Invitational hosted by Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South. Brown finished eighth in Class 3A last season and showed he will a force this season. The senior made his invite-winning move just before the 2-mile mark and never looked back, cruising through the finish in an impressive 14:55 at Katherine Legge Memorial Park in Hinsdale.

     
  • Live game action: Naperville Central vs. Neuqua Valley Sep 5, 2014 9:25 AM
    Live game action: Naperville Central vs. Neuqua Valley

     
  • Naperville Central shows its mettle Sep 6, 2014 2:13 AM
    Naperville Central’s football team didn’t talk about going 0-2. “We talked about going 1-0,” coach Mike Stine said. The focus on the task at hand showed as the Redhawks used a relentless defensive effort to blank host Neuqua Valley 19-0 in a sense-of-urgency game between teams that both lost season-openers.

     
  • Bayer, Benet get another shutout Sep 4, 2014 11:44 PM
    Eventually, Benet probably will give up a goal this season. For now, though, the Redwings are going to enjoy this shutout streak.

     
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