Herald-News Week 7 picks

Tina Akouris’ Picks

Last week: 7-3

Overall: 43-17

Joliet Catholic 47, Carmel 12

Coal City 14, Peotone 10

Minooka 10, Oswego East 3

Plainfield East 35, Romeoville 30

Plainfield North 45, Oswego 38

Joliet West 14, Lockport 3

Lincoln-Way East 48, Lincoln-Way Central 7

Bolingbrook 56, Sandburg 14

Lincoln-Way West 21, Stagg 17

Plainfield Central 35, Plainfield South 14

Dick Goss’ Picks

Last week: 5-5

Overall: 43-17

Joliet Catholic 28, Carmel 14

Coal City 30, Peotone 12

Minooka 27, Oswego East 20

Plainfield East 37, Romeoville 22

Oswego 35, Plainfield North 28

Joliet West 21, Lockport 14

Lincoln-Way East 34, Lincoln-Way Central 21

Bolingbrook 26, Sandburg 10

Lincoln-Way West 28, Stagg 0

Plainfield South 22, Plainfield Central 21

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Four people were wounded in a shooting Monday in the 7100 block of South State Street, fire officials said. Three were hospitalized in critical condition and one is in good condition.
We citizens shouldn’t fall prey to our teams’ brazen financial requests
The girl was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition after she was struck Monday afternoon.