By Bob Narang GURNEE, Ill. – Sarah Barbosa is not your typical goalie for a high-level program. The Warren senior stands 5-foot-4, plays three sports and possesses an infectious positive attitude. “I’m definitely not what […]
“If you can perform well here, it’s very helpful because this is a great place to test yourself with all the attention.”
Joe Trost, columnist for #PrepSportsReport November 13, 2019 To: Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) President Brian Papa (retired teacher) CC: Board members – Joe Moreau (Neuqua Valley teacher); Scott Steib (Barrington teacher), Seong […]
By Joe Trost Streamwood coach Matt Polovin is a mere 18 wins away from securing his 300th career victory in his 20th season at the northwest suburban school just off Interstate 90. But the longtime […]
Willowbrook sophomore Erinn Bell: “It was fun playing as a freshman on the varsity level last season. You get to compete against better and more experienced players, and then you realize how far you’ve come since you first started playing on varsity. I realized you have to be really aggressive and to be more proactive than reactive.” Bob Narang has the story for #PrepSoccerReport
Saint Ambrose-bound goalie Alison Cosola believes this could be a special season for Plainfield East: “I feel like we’re going to be really good this year with a lot of seniors and new players that are good coming in as freshmen. Teamwork, communication, staying focused and remaining positive are the keys.” Bob Narang has the story.
Crete-Monee senior Sydney Kent: “The (PepsiCo Showdown) gives us a lot of exposure, so people know more about Crete-Monee. A lot of people don’t have any idea where Crete is, and this helps put us on the radar with a lot of different teams.” Steve Millar has the story.
Starting from the bottom and working your way up is never easy. But one program is digging deep down inside and pushing this offseason. Bob Narang has the story.
By Steve Millar One of the main goals Saint Viator coach Mike Taylor has for his players has nothing to do with what happens on the soccer field. “I’ve always tried to use soccer as […]
With the fall season right around the corner, college coaches are beginning to ramp up their final 2018 recruiting efforts in Illinois. Their main focus: uncommitted seniors, many of whom made our Top 40 Illinois […]