Football fans who love hard-nosed defense got a treat when No. 3 seed Addison Trail hosted No. 14 seed Lake Zurich on Saturday in the Class 7A playoffs.
If a fantasy league existed for high school football players, Libertyville quarterback Riley Lees would be a first-round draft choice.
The Deerfield boys and girls cross country teams were among the state qualifiers at the Class 2A Fenton Sectional on Saturday.
As a young man growing up in Whitby, Ontario, just outside of Toronto, Lake Forest Academy star Wesley Annan first learned to love playing football.
Barrington put up 497 yards of total offense against Oak Park-River Forest during a 39-15 win in the first round of the Class 8A playoffs Friday.
Wes Janeck scored a tiebreaking touchdown on the final play of the first half to help Lake Forest upset Belvidere North in the Class 6A playoffs Friday.
Sixth-seeded Barrington (8-1) will play host to 11th-seeded Oak Park-River Forest (7-2) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the first round of the Class 8A playoffs.
Pioneer Press golf writers John Borneman and Matt Harness discuss the best and worst of boys and girls state and sit down with state champ Hinsdale Central.