Beth Long is a contributor to the Chicago Sun-Times' coverage of high school sports.
The area’s elite prospects are loading up on offers and a new name has emerged in the Public League.
Football runs deep in Naperville Central quarterback Payton Thorne’s blood.
Nazareth beat Batavia 47-28 in the Class 7A state semifinals. The Roadrunners will face St. Charles North on Saturday in the title game in Champaign.