West Chicago coach Jose Villa, a 2006 alum of the program, led his squad to a 16-5-1 regular season record this fall. When combined with 2019 and 2021 spring campaign, the Wildcats are unbeaten in 56 of their last 65 games.
“This is an awesome opportunity for the girls to get some experience playing together. Nothing beats being out here to see them on this level.”
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…… Read more “Barbosa knows the stereotype, but continues to prove doubters wrong”
“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…… Read more “An Open Letter To IHSSCA: Change Is Coming”
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…… Read more “Streamwood boys soccer preview presented by Cici’s Pizza”
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.