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Loyola Tops Gordon

December 2, 2011

Gordon was hoping for better results on the basketball court this season in Catholic League play. The Rams were 0-10 last year, but head coach Shay Boyle was hoping the addition of St Pat’s transfer Mahlike Graham and a healthy Jerry Davis would pay dividends this season. Loyola(3-2,1-0) dealt Gordon its 22nd straight loss...
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FOOTBALL WRAPUP

November 27, 2011

MT CARMEL WINS PREP BOWL By John Montgomery The high school football season began with Mt. Carmel(10-4) beating Simeon(10-4) at Soldier Field in August. The season ended with Bolingbrook(13-1) beating Loyola (13-1) 21-17 at Champaign in the Class 8A championship game. In our area, the two biggest stories occurred off the field. Gordon(5-5) forfeited...
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SIMEON WINS SIXTH PUBLIC LEAGUE FOOTBALL TITLE

November 20, 2011

SIMEON WINS SIXTH PUBLIC LEAGUE FOOTBALL TITLE By John Montgomery Six titles is super accomplishment for Simeon’s football team. Simeon(10-3) wanted to win the school’s first state football championship next weekend in Champaign. The Wolverines will try to win the Prep Bowl for the first time after beating Harper(10-3) 36-8 at Gately Stadium on...
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STATE OF SPORTS

November 12, 2011

STATE OF SPORTS By John Montgomery “I used to care but things have changed,” sang BON DYLAN in the OSCAR-NOMINATED song from the movie WONDER BOYS. I agree with DYLAN. SPORTS has always been over-analyzed. It’s only a game folks. Unfortunately, sports has become a business even at the high school and college level...
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Gordon season ends in forfeit; Catholic League responds

November 8, 2011
Gordon season ends in forfeit; Catholic League responds

Gordon Tech's football season ended in a forfeit after it played freshmen players, in violation of Catholic League rules
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Mather class 2A soccer champs

November 6, 2011

MATHER WINS STATE SOCCER TITLE By John Montgomery Mather shocked the state by winning the Class 2A soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Way North in Frankfort. The Rangers(21-3-1), who won the Public League title, beat Chatham Glenwood(17-6-2) 6-0 to become only the second CPS school to win the state soccer finals. Qudus...
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GORDON FORFEITS LEO WIN

November 6, 2011

GORDON FORFEITS TO LEO IN CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOOTBALL By John Montgomery The football team at Gordon was hoping to win the Catholic League football playoff championship and play in the Prep Bowl at Soldier Field. The Rams for now will be watching the Prep Bowl on television after forfeiting against Leo for using two...
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DISABLED

November 6, 2011

DISABLED By John Montgomery Two of my earliest childhood memories aren’t very good. I was hit by CAR and a SWING while playing in the park. The other reality I realized at a young age was that I was BLIND in RIGHT EYE and DEAF in LEFT EAR. One thing I would like to...
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DISABLED

November 4, 2011

DISABLED By John Montgomery Two of my earliest childhood memories aren’t very good. I was hit by CAR and a SWING while playing in the park. The other reality, which was realized at a young age was that I was BLIND in RIGHT EYE and DEAF in LEFT EAR. I would like to make...
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GORDON

October 30, 2011

GORDON STUNS LEO IN CATHOLIC LEAGUE PLAYOFFS By John Montgomery This mission was accomplished by Gordon’s defense Saturday in the Catholic League playoffs. The mission which might have seemed impossible was to contain Leo’s Keith Harris. Harris rushed for 225 yards and three touchdowns to lead Leo past Gordon earlier this season 39-19. The...
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