Elgin Bears team win Chicagoland Youth Football League Super Bowl

  • The Elgin Bears Bantam Big 10 team wins 12-0 against Huntley during the Chicagoland Youth Football League Super Bowl game.

    The Elgin Bears Bantam Big 10 team wins 12-0 against Huntley during the Chicagoland Youth Football League Super Bowl game. Courtesy of PMI photography

 
Submitted by Todd Wood
Updated 11/22/2019 11:06 PM

The Elgin Bears Bantam Big 10 team, ages 7 to 9, won their Super Bowl Saturday 12-0 against Huntley. The Chicagoland Youth Football League playoff game was held Nov. 16 at Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein.

It was the Elgin Youth Football team's 10th shutout of the 11 games they played.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Their head coach, Tony Brooks, coached the team and they allowed one touchdown in all their games this season.

Brooks has back-to-back Super Bowl titles having coached a Bantam team last season to another undefeated season.

The team plans to travel to St. Louis to compete in a national tournament and hopes to bring a second straight national championship to Elgin.

For information, visit www.elginbears.org. The Elgin Bears have over 60 years of history on Drake Field in Elgin. They provide football at six different levels of competition based on age and weight from 5-14 years old. It is part of the Chicagoland Youth Football League.

Follow the Elgin Bears at www.facebook.com/elgin.bears/.

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