Chicago Public Schools reschedules Week 8 football games to avoid strike conflict

The Public League will play football games Tuesday through Saturday.

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Phoenix’s Xaiver Garcia (6) puts his arm around Marine’s Orlando Lopez (3) during the game against Marine.

Phoenix’s Xaiver Garcia (6) puts his arm around Marine’s Orlando Lopez (3) during the game against Marine.

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Chicago Public Schools has moved Week 8 football games several days earlier to avoid any conflict with a possible Chicago Teachers Union strike on Thursday.

All the teams that need to get games in to achieve five wins and/or play the eight games necessary to qualify for the playoffs will now play before the strike could happen.

Negotiations between the city and the union resume Monday, with the district and city set to meet daily ahead of the Thursday strike deadline.

Here’s the complete revised Public League football schedule for Week 8, provided by CPS Football Coordinator Jaton Jackson:

Tuesday

Ag. Science vs. UP-Englewood at Gately, 4:15

Carver vs. Collins at Gately, 7:15

Lake View vs. Sullivan at Lane, 4:15

Mather vs. Brooks at Winnemac, 3:45

Morgan Park at Lane, 7:15

Wednesday

Chicago Military at Marine, 7:15

Clark at Steinmetz, 3:45

Dunbar at Young, 4:30

Harlan vs. Orr at Gately, 4:15

Hubbard at Solorio, 7:15

Hyde Park vs. King at Stagg, 3:45

Kenwood vs. Schurz at Rockne, 7:15

North Lawndale at Lindblom, 3:45

Payton vs. Back of the Yards at Lane, 4:15

Perspectives vs. Curie at Rockne, 4:15

Phillips at Westinghouse, 3:45

Raby vs. Lincoln Park at Lane, 7:15

Simeon vs. Taft at Gately, 7:15

Vocational vs. UP-Bronzville at Eckersall, 3:45

Von Steuben vs. Amundsen at Winnemac, 3:45

Thursday

Crane vs. DRW at Rockne, 7:15

DuSable vs. Woodlawn at Gately, 7:15

Foreman vs. Senn at Lane, 4:15

Hansberry vs. Catalyst Maria at Gately, 4:15

Harper vs. Longwood at Stagg, 3:45

Kennedy vs. Roosevelt at Winnemac, 3:45

Phoenix vs. Prosser at Rockne, 4:15

Pritzker vs. South Shore at Lane, 7:15

Washington vs. Clemente at Eckersall, 3:45

Friday

Bowen vs. Comer at Eckersall, 3:45

Butler vs. Corliss at Gately, 4:15

Juarez vs. Muchin at Rockne, 7:15

Julian vs. Goode at Stagg, 3:45

Little Village vs. ITW Speer at Rockne, 4:15

Rauner vs. Chicago Academy at Winnemac, 3:45

Rowe-Clark vs. Bulls Prep at Lane, 4:15

Tilden vs. Kelly at Gately, 7:15

Saturday

Bogan vs. Fenger at Eckersall, noon

Johnson vs. Dyett at Stagg, noon

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