Public League playoffs are set; CVS a big winner

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The Chicago Public League football playoffs begin this week and with a twist.

Since only the top four teams in the Illini Conferences make the playoffs for the Prep Bowl, a Week 9 game was added for all of the schools.

The big winner is Vocational, which is 4-4 but based on its playoff points figures to earn a berth in the state playoffs if it can beat Taft this week.

Only teams from the four Illini Conferences are eligible for the state tournamet field that will be announced on Saturday night.

Here’s a look at the Public League schedule for this week


Includes top four Illini Conference finishers and Chicago Conference winners. Games Thursday and Friday. Times and sites TBA

Phillips vs. Robeson

Hyde Park vs. Lane

Harlan vs. Brooks

Steinmetz vs. Hubbard

Corliss vs. King

Manley vs. Marshall

Young vs. Morgan Park

Dunbar vs. Curie

Harper vs. Simeon

Carver vs. Mather


Lincoln Park vs. Julian

Taft vs. Vocational

Prosser vs. Hope

Fenger vs. Crane


Science vs. Schurz

Washington vs. Lake View

South Shore vs. Collins

Bogan vs. Amundsen


Foreman vs. Kelly

Clemente vs. Roosevelt

Kelvyn Park vs. Gage Park

Kenwood vs. Dyett

Bowen vs. Payton

Sullivan vs. Englewood


Du Sable vs. Austin

Orr vs. Bronzeville

Calumet vs. Clark

Senn vs. Juarez

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