Sunday, November 25, 2012
It was a defensive battle in the Class 7A state football championship, with Glenbard West defeating Lincoln-Way East, 10-8. Check out the video highlights for the top plays of the game.
There wasn't much scoring in the Class 7A state championship game Saturday night, but there was no shortage of exciting plays as Glenbard West topped Lincoln-Way East, 10-8. Check out the video highlights above and read more of Patch's coverage from the game: STATE CHAMPS! Glenbard West 'D' Stops L-W East Cold VIDEO: Hayden Carlson's Big Hit on Lincoln-Way QB Helps Nab Championship Win 7A Football: L-W East's Corbett Shines in Title-Game Setback Dream Matchup: Glenbard West vs. Lincoln-Way East See a full box score for statistics and drive summaries on IHSA.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The junior defensive back led the team in tackles and laid a crushing blow to Lincoln-Way East quarterback Tom Fuessel to stop a fourth-quarter rally.
Holding onto a four-point lead in the Class 7A state championship game, Glenbard West needed a fourth-down stop to end a furious Lincoln-Way East rally. Enter Hayden Carlson, a junior defensive back for the Hilltoppers. Lincoln-Way quarterback Tom Fuessel couldn't find anyone open in the end zone, so he scrambled to his right and made a dash for the go-ahead score. Carlson dove in to spin Fuessel into the air and stop him short of the goal line. The big hit helped Glenbard hold on for the 10-8 score in the state championship. Nicknamed the "Hitters," Glenbard West's defensive mentality was showcased best by Carlson on that hit, one of his 14 team-leading tackles. Has he ever hit anyone harder? "Probably not," Carlson said after the …
Friday, November 23, 2012
If you can't make the trip to Champaign this weekend, here's where to watch the game and find live updates.
Lincoln-Way East and Glenbard West battle Saturday in the Class 7A Illinois state football championship game. Whether you can make it to the game or not, here's the information you need to cheer on your team. 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Tickets are $10. Driving directions From Frankfort: I-57 south to I-74 east From Glen Ellyn: I-355 south to I-80 east to I-57 south to I-74 east Can't make the drive to Champaign on Saturday? The game will be broadcast on TV, Internet and radio. Television: Comcast will air the game live (find your channel). Internet: The game will be live-streamed on IHSA.tv and ESPN3.com. Radio: You can also listen live on WJOL-1340 AM in Joliet or hear the station's online broadcast. It…