MARK GREGORY’S LOOK AT THE 2016 FOOTBALL SEASON

By Mark Gregory  @Hear_The_Beard Top team: Bolingbrook. The Raiders return 10 players to the offensive side of the football and will feature an offense that will go to the air more than fans have seen in the past. With a schedule that still features H-F and Lincoln-Way East, The Brook may not win the SWSC, but […]

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Taylor’s Take on the 2016 football season

By Scott Taylor | @Taylor_Sports Top Team: Benet. I’m going to go a little against the grain on this one. I don’t see a dominant team this year in our coverage area, but I see a lot of good teams. Bolingbrook, Joliet Catholic, Plainfield North and Maine South should all have strong years. But the […]

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Come To Order: Get motivated to get organized

Start with a small space and give yourself a deadline By Sue Becker | Columnist Many people have great intentions to get organized, but just can’t seem to keep their momentum once they get started. And some people can’t get started at all, no matter how strongly they desire organizational bliss. Sound familiar? Here are […]

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New SPC alignment good for Joliet schools

By Mark Gregory @Hear_The_Beard In the eight years since the Southwest Prairie Conference went to its most recent configuration, the football play has seen a lot of the same. It has been Oswego on top followed by a cast of teams that have defined the word parity. In fact, the SPC has posted only one […]

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AAU coaches coaching at high schools is a bad trend

By Scott Taylor | @Taylor_Sports In this age of AAU sports, more and more schools hire AAU coaches to coach varsity high school sports. While there are some advantages to hiring these coaches (knowledge of sport, coaching experience, knowledge of some of the players), this is generally a bad idea and should be forbidden in […]

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