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  • High school football championship telecasts tough to avoid

    Early in “Rocky II,” a one-time staple of Thanksgiving movie marathons, a downtrodden and seemingly retired Rocky Balboa reasons that he’s just “gotta ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • St. Francis football can't chip away in 6A semifinal loss

    LA GRANGE PARK – The interlocked "SF" logo on the right side of Michael Shaw's St. Francis football helmet peeled off completely last week.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Football notes: St. Francis, Nazareth relish ‘chess match’

    Nazareth Academy football coach Tim Racki considers Marist counterpart Pat Dunne a close friend, making St. Francis coach Mike Fitzgerald an extension ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • St. Patrick pipeline treats St. Francis football well

    Recess football begat Tri-City Chargers football, which begat St. Francis football, which begat Saturday’s Class 6A state semifinal at Nazareth.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • SEMIFINAL CHECK-DOWNS

    SLEEPER GAME OF THE WEEKMade you look. Or scratch your head.Although this marks the first time since ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • KCChronicle.com/preps game of the week breakdown, St. Francis at Nazareth Academy, 6A semifinals

    CLASS 6A SEMIFINAL: (6) ST. FRANCIS (10-2) AT (1) NAZARETH ACADEMY (12-0), 1 P.M. SATURDAYThe buzz i ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Athlete of the Week ... Clint Bobowski

    Clint BobowskiSt. FrancisFootballSeniorWhy he was selectedPassed for 267 yards and four touchdowns i ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Football notes: Wicinski, Vikings savor playoff run

    Several Cary-Grove fans howled at Saturday's pregame announcement publicizing the burst pipes in the outdoor restroom facilities at Al Bohrer Field.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • St. Francis football saunters past Hinsdale South, into 6A semis

    WHEATON – Clint Bobowski has played in just about every football offense there is, from a Wing-T to pro style to spread.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Geneva football notes: Temple leaves with knee injury

    CARY – Geneva senior wide receiver/defensive back Pace Temple left early in the second quarter of Saturday's Class 7A quarterfinal against Cary-Grove ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • Geneva football 'never rolled over' in quarterfinal defeat

    CARY – Geneva football players shuffled through Saturday's postgame handshake line with faces varied with tears, scowls and expressionless gazes.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Loose Geneva football team embraces Cary-Grove showdown

    GENEVA – Even before Thanksgiving break loomed, current Geneva football players encountered former ones at various places around town.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Watch Live: Geneva vs. Cary-Grove playoff football

    You can watch the Class 7A Geneva vs. Cary-Grove playoff football game here live, through our partner High School Cube. The game is set to begin at 1 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Quarterfinal preview capsule: Hinsdale South at St. Francis

    Class 6A quarterfinal:(10) Hinsdale South (9-2) at (6) St. Francis (9-2), 1 p.m. SaturdayLast week: ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Prep football: Quarterfinal Checkdowns

    CHOOSING SIDESFootball players commonly suffer neck, back, shoulder and other types of stingers, but ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 9:12 pm