Here is a breakdown of where the Pantagraph area football teams stand in their respective leagues this season.
Check out each nominee for player of the week and scroll to the bottom to make your vote. There's still time to vote — voting will continue through Thursday at 4 p.m., with the results revealed Friday morning.
NORMAL — Those watching Tuesday's Randy Sharer Intercity Cross Country Meet might have been shocked when the first girls approached the midway point of the race.
The latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:
The perfect scenario? That occurred 25 years ago this fall, when we chronicled magical playoff runs by Chenoa (Class 1A) and LeRoy (2A). They earned state championships in back-to-back games on Nov. 29, 1996, at Hancock Stadium.
Chris Taylor knows blowout victories are nice, but a comeback victory after losing a big lead like Saturday's win might be more beneficial to Normal Community when the playoffs roll around.
Normal Community squandered a 21-0 lead before Chris Taylor helped the Ironmen rally to beat Peoria Notre Dame, 29-22, and stay unbeaten.
Chicago Amundsen's all-around dominance took the form of a rollercoaster and rolled downhill on Chicago Schurz during a 45-6 blowout on September 18 in Illinois football action. .
Check out all of Friday night's final scores.
Highlights and photos from Week 4 games in the Herald & Review area, including Taylorville at Mount Zion.
Highlights and photos from Week 4 games in The Pantagraph area, including Normal West's crazy win against Bloomington.
Recommended For You
Alphabetical list of scores from all of Friday's games statewide.
Central Catholic might have lost to Monticello in the final four minutes, but the Saints are proving they're going to be a tough out for anyone in the Illini Prairie Conference.
Bloomington and Normal West go down to the wire as West pulls ahead 14-10.
St Teresa head coach talks about team after win against Meridian
A controversial call with 3:46 left gave Monticello a touchdown and sent the Sages to a 32-27 victory over Central Catholic in a battle of Illini Prairie Conference unbeatens.
Metamora earned a convincing 53-6 win over Bartonville Limestone at Bartonville Limestone High on September 17 in Illinois football action.
Riding a wave of production, Chicago Comer College Prep dunked Chicago Catalyst-Maria 18-6 in an Illinois high school football matchup on September 17.
It was a quiet night for the scoreboard operators on one side, where the digit never moved off 0 in Chicago Kennedy's 29-0 beating of Chicago Prosser during this Illinois football game.
Chicago Mt. Carmel notched a win on the victory belt after defeating Chicago Marist 28-16 in Illinois high school football on September 17.
Pana showered the scoreboard with points to drown Staunton 49-7 in an Illinois high school football matchup.