Wilmette Sports News

Wilmette Sports News

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  • Yesterday | via Daily Herald 

    Loyola Academy wins 8A title by landslide

    After close calls in the state quarterfinals and semifinals, it was back to winning by landslide for Loyola Academy's football team on Saturday night. The Ramblers wrapped up a perfect season, finishing 14-0 after a 41-0 victory over Marist in the Class 8A state championship game at NIU's Huskie Stadium on Saturday night.


  • Yesterday | via Patch.com 

    Loyola Academy Wins State Football Championship

    The 2015 Loyola Academy Ramblers may go down as one of the best high school football teams to ever take the field in the state of Illinois. They proved that Saturday night with a 41-0 win over Marist in the IHSA Class 8A state championship game.


  • Monday Nov 23 | via Daily Herald 

    Imrem: High school players indeed boys of fall

    "When I feel the chill, smell that fresh cut grass … I'm back in my helmet, cleats and shoulder pads … Standin' in the huddle listenin' to the call … Fans goin' crazy for the boys of fall." The lyrics echoed all day and ultimately inspired my rear end to get off the recliner and drive to a state semifinal game in the neighborhood.


  • Sunday Nov 22 | via Daily Herald 

    Loyola denies Palatine in 8A semifinal

    The Pirates, who were looking to advance to a football state title game for the first time since 1994, came up a bit short, bowing out against top-seeded Loyola Academy 24-22 in the Class 8A semifinals in Palatine. "I am very proud of the season and very proud of their effort tonight," said Palatine coach Rick Splitt, whose 13th-seeded Pirates finished the season with a 10-3 mark.


  • Saturday Nov 21 | via Daily Herald 

    All-day team effort made 8A semifinal possible

    It was Game On at Palatine on Saturday in spite of a near-record snowfall of more than 11 inches which blanketed Chic Anderson Field at Palatine High School on Saturday before the Class 8A state semifinal football game between Palatine and visiting Loyola Academy of Wilmette. But thanks to yeoman efforts by the Palatine staff, community volunteers and members of the District 211 administration, the game was not canceled.


  • Monday Nov 9 | via Patch.com 

    Football Playoffs: Homewood-Flossmoor vs. Loyola Aca...

    Saturday's Class 8A playoff showdown featuring No. 4 Homewood-Flossmoor vs. No. 1 Loyola Academy will be shown live on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.


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