High School Football

Morgan Park and Prairie Ridge impress, Rob Zvonar raves and Alessio Milivojevic deserves recognition.
Marist, Lockport and Libertyville join the rankings for the first time this season.
The complete area football schedule for the third week of the season.
A big talking point at Homewood-Flossmoor, from coach Terrell Alexander on down, is how to deal with hard times.
The Spartans have never won a state title, but coach Joe Ryan has his program knocking on the door.
The Caravan held Morgan Park’s dynamic skill players in check most of the game and came away with a 22-12 home victory over the No. 23 Mustangs.
The No. 2 Griffins’ defense stopped No. 3 Batavia’s two-point conversion attempt with eight seconds left to win 14-13.
It’s a loaded weekend with several matchups between ranked teams.
Coines was effective on the ground and in the air against Warren’s traditionally stout defense.
The latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters.
Several teams found a way to defy expectations and pull out unexpected victories in Week 1.
A look back at 10 outstanding images from Week 1 of the season.
Three quarterbacks to watch, and can Morgan Park challenge Mount Carmel?
Kankakee, Prospect and Barrington join after big opening week wins.
The complete area football schedule for the second week of the season.
Mount Carmel took control early and then held off a ferocious comeback from the Flyers to win 36-33 at Illinois State’s Hancock Stadium.
The senior led a stout defensive effort by picking off two Simeon passes, kicked a 42-yard field goal and an extra point, and handled kickoff, punting and punt-return duties.
Lincoln-Way East rolled to a 52-12 victory on Saturday at Gately Stadium.
Tony Phillips broke off two long touchdown runs to help the Kays beat No. 5 Nazareth 33-26 in Kankakee.
Navy recruit Randall Nauden was the workhorse for the Crusaders’ offense with 32 carries for 110 yards.
All the scores from the first week of the season.
The list includes top prospects heading to two-time defending national champ Georgia, Notre Dame, Clemson and a variety of Big Ten schools.
Here’s a look at some of Week 1’s best games.