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St Bens, Francis de Sales in Volleyball Sectional Semifinals

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November 1, 2015
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St Francis de Sales High School (#1) sent Seton Academy (#3) and College Prep- Lombard (#9) home to reach the Sectional Semifinals. Played at Harvest Christian Academy, it will be a tiring drive for the South Siders. They face Schaumburg Christian High School (#4) at 6P. St Benedict High School (#2) defeated Providence- St....
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3 City Teams Make 2A Volleyball Sectionals

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November 1, 2015
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Morgan Park Academy (#5) will face Wilmington (#5) in the 2A girls volleyball sectional at Bishop McNamara High School Tuesday. Morgan Park has defeated Richards (#3) and Southland College Prep (#7). A second match at the Kankakee school will see Number Nine ranked Catalyst Maria face Watseka (#2). Maria defeated CICS/ Ellison (#8), ACE...
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Tuesday 3A Girls Volleyball Showdown at de LaSalle

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November 1, 2015
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Three city teams will compete for the 3A Sectional de LaSalle crown starting with a semi final showdown Tuesday. University High (3#) which has sent Cristo Rey Jesuit (#17) and North Lawndale (#6) home faces Queen of Peace High School (#2) in what is a promising clash at 7P Tuesday at de LaSalle High...
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Four City Teams Compete in 4A Girls Volleyball Sectional Semifinals Tuesday

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November 1, 2015
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Whitney Young has survived tests against Lane, Lincoln Park and Riverside-Brookfield to face York High School (#1)  in the IHSA class 4A girls volleyball Riverside Sectional Semifinals. The game is set for play at Riverside-Brookfield High School Tuesday at 6P. Whitney Young was seeded number five in the Sectional. A Sectional Semifinal between Glenbard...
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High School Football Concussions Class-Action Suit Dismissed

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October 28, 2015
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The IHSA and numerous media outlets are reporting today that a class-action lawsuit that was brought against the Illinois High School Association over its head injury policies has been dismissed. The lawsuit was the first in the nation against a state high school athletic association, though the National Football League and colleges have been...
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Girls Regional Volleyball finals Thursday

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4A Results Marist, St. Ignatius, Mother McAuley and Whitney Young girls move up to play for Regional championships Thursday after surviving matches early this week. Twelve other city teams were eliminated. Payton High School fell to Glenbard East 25-19, 25-17 Tuesday in the Glen Ellyn Regional. Jones defeated Curie 25-16, 25-20 in the first...
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1st Round State Football Playoffs October 30 & 31

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Class 8A Chicago Football playoff schedule Brother Rice #5 v Bartlett #28 7P Friday, Brother Rice Marist #23 v Notre Dame (Niles) #10 7P Friday, Notre Dame Curie #11 v Gurnee #22 3.45P Saturday, Lane Stadium [2601 W Addison Street,...
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DePaul, St. Ignatius Advance to State Football Playoffs

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October 26, 2015
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DePaul Prep was hoping to close the regular season with a victory as the Rams hoped to be at home for the opening round of the state football playoffs. St. Ignatius (5-4, 2-2 Chicago Catholic White) actually earned an at-large berth by beating DePaul 14-0 last Friday at Lane Stadium. “Everything is extra for...
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St. Ignatius Shuts Out Rams 14-0

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October 23, 2015
DePaul's Harold Alexander and St. Ignatius' Matteo Curley (white) move towards Luke Soenen (white) and Rams' Antonio Mosier. Photo by Patrick Boylan

The St. Ignatius College Prep Wolfpack shut down the DePaul College Prep Rams 14-0 earning the team’s fifth win this season and a ticket to the post season. The game saw the Wolfpack (5-4, 2-2)  score two touchdowns before the Rams (6-3, 1-0) had even gained possession of the ball. But after the second Wolfpack...
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DePaul Seeded 18th in 3A Playoffs

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October 18, 2015
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The IHSA has updated its football playoff outlook, moving the DePaul College Prep Rams from an estimated 18th seed in 3A to the estimated 19th seed. This is not necessarily a bad thing. The IHSA seeding process for 3A is not a pure 1-32 seeding system. The ISHA will divide the 3A qualifiers into two 16...
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