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2006 ICA/Shrine East-West All Star Game(7/18/06)
Peoria - Can't wait for a little high school football action or just want to watch some of the top talent from 2005 one more time. Well put down that copy of the state finals on DVD and get in the car an head for Peoria. Check out the roster for the East & West teams. (more...)

Illinois Players in the 2005 All American Bowl(12/20/2005)

The Army web site describes it as "Much more than a football game", is a match up between an east & west team. The East team will feature Notre Dame bound Morgan Park quarterback Demetrius Jones & St. Rita's punter/kicker, Ryan Donahue. (more...)

Illinois High School Grads in 2005 Bowl Games (12/20/2005)
Letter of Intent Day is still two mounths away, we're giving you a list of the next best thing. Former graduates of the Illinois high school gridiron who will be playing in this year's Division I Bowl games. (more...)

Pecatonica Set's National Mark for Points Scored in a Half (10/4/2005)
While we were a little slow to catch this national record, mainly due to the fact that we were unaware that records were kept on this sort of feat, it's come to our attention that Pecatonica has set the national record for points scored in a half. (more...)

Live Internet Radio for NW Burbs Games (8/25/2005)
Arlington Heights - Can't make it to the big game on Friday, not to worry, will be broadcasting live internet radio of at least 9 games from northwest Chicago suburban schools, plus the state finals this season. (more...)

IHSA Implements Multiplier (3/ 23/2005)
Peoria - The IHSA set up a press conference in Peoria, between the semi-finals & the finals of the IHSA AA basketball playoffs March 19th. Speculation pointed to the IHSA addressing the growing concern over private schools above average success in state finals competition, (more...)

2005 Shirner's East/West All-Star Game (2/26/2005)
Once again those fans of Illinois High School football who find themselves jonesing for some gridiron action this summer don't have to wait for summer passing camps or 7 on 7 tournaments, the annual Shriners' East/West game will be held this July in Peoria. (more...)

DeLaSalle, CA. 151 Game Winning Streak Snapped (9/6/2004)
For those of you Illinois high school fans who realize that football happens outside our state, it may be no news to you that California's DeLaSalle in Concord, has lost it's first game Saturday in 12 years. (more...)

Former Chicago (St. Rita) Star, Cut By Bears (9/6/2004)
The Chicago Bears announced yesterday that along with several other players, wide receiver and St. Rita graduate, Ahmad Merritt, did not make the seasons final cut. (more...)

High School Football Fatalities Lowest in 10 Years (3/16/04)
The National Federation of State High School released their 2003 Annual Survey of Football Injury Research, showing that 2003 matched the third lowest mark for fatalities in the 74 years of the survey. (more...)

All-American Bowl Features Illinois Talent (1/2/04)
The U.S. Army sponsored All-American Bowl will kick off Jan. 3rd at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas and this year's game will feature 4 Illinois high school football seniors. (more...)

Illinois High School Grads in Bowl Games 12/24/2003
Coming next week, don't have any interested in most of the bowl games coming up. IHSFW will break down the rosters of all the bowl games to show you which teams may have Illinois HS grads to root for once play begins.(more...)

Records fall as Illinois state football Playoffs begin (11/3/2003)

The Illinois High School Association and Chicago Public League are going to need a lot of erasers come this week as numerous records were broken or tied in state and city playoff football action. (more..)

Illinois' Smaller Colleges Get Some Respect (9/12/2003)

While there doesn't seem to be much of a chance to be watching any of Illinois' division one college teams in a bowl game this year (ok Northern may have a chance) there seems to be a wealth of opportunity in seeing those in Div IAA or the NAIA go deep into their college football playoffs. (more...)

Big 12 West and East Combine (8/28/2003)

The IHSA announced just before the start of the 2003 season, that both the East & West divisions of the Big 12 will combine to form an 11 team conference. (more...)

2003 Playoff Class Out Look (8/31/2003)
Every year the IHSA releases it's football enrollment numbers & before the season even has it's first kick off fans, writers & coaches start looking at how the playoffs may break down come October. IHSFW did some tweaking of that list to offer you a more complete picture. (more..)

ICA/Shrine East-West All Star Game (3/15/2003)
While the game is still 4 months away the roster for both sides have been released for this years East-West All Star Game. So you can stop dreaming about what it would be like to have Lockport (Twp.)'s Spencer Jensen (WR) &Bloomington (HS)'s Andre' Brown (QB) on the same team. And they can start worrying about having to face a defense with Springfield (S.H.G.) 's Zach Kettlekamp (LB) &Mt. Prospect (Prospect)'s Nick Iovino (DB) on it. (More...)

Bradshaw Hits 200 Mark (10/26/2002)
Harvard - Head coach Bob Bradshaw had to be feeling a little bit of dejavu Friday night as he walked on to the field at Harvard High School for his game against the Hornets and it might have had something to do with the fact that his first game as a head coach was an away game against Harvard. (More...)

Ex-Chatham (Glenwood)/Murphysboro Coach Charles Cottle Loses Fight With Cancer (10/25/2002)
Hall of Fame inductee Charles Cottle 58 of Webster Grove, Missouri died Sunday evening October 20, after a short battle with Cancer. More...

Pearl City [Eastland-P.C. Coop]Sets National Points Record (9/28)
Freeport - The Pearl City's (4-1, 2-1) football team made the trip to Freeport to playNorthwest Upstate Illini (South)conference opponentFreeport (Aquin)(5-0, 2-0) in a game that might help decide the conference winner, but while hoping to propel themselves to first place in the conference they propelled themselves to first place on a national level. (more...)

Pontiac On Probation For Recruiting Violations (8/29/02)
After much speculation on wether or not transfer QB Issac Mounts of Pontiac would be eligable to play for Pontiac's football team. The IHSA released a statement of finding & penalties based on those findings. Of which Mounts will be ineligable & Pontiac will face a year probation. (more...)

Speculated Classes for 2003 Football Season (6/11/02)
The IHSA just relesed it's official enrollment numbers for 2003. went ahead and made it easier for you to speculated what class your team will be in fall. (more....)

Metamora's Rick Alvis, possible broken wrist (8/24/01)

Nash Investigation Halted (10/10/00)
The IHSA has put a stop on the review of East St. Louis (Sr.) running back Damien Nash. more...

Conference changes for 2000
The new millennium has may not have brought upon the end of the world as we know it but, it did bring the end of some conferences. has compiled a list of all the new addition to conferences across the state. more..






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