By Bob Narang CHICAGO – Izy Scott is in a different leadership position these days, far from the days as a leading figure on the soccer field at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Ill. […]
“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 Bob Narang Justin Kornas entered his junior season at Huntley with excitement. But the midfielder, who started playing the game at the age of 5, wasn’t sure what to expect in his first season […]
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 […]
By Joe Trost Defense wins championships. And that’s something Metea Valley is hoping to prove once again this fall. With one of the state’s best in goal and an experienced midfield controlling the play, the […]
By Joe Trost Matt Ribbens experienced a great deal of success as a soccer player in high school (Andrew) and college (Rhode Island). Today, he’s achieving the same positive results as the head boys soccer […]
By Joe Trost Since 2015, the Manteno boys soccer program has won 73 percent of its games. But after graduating 12 players, can the Interstate 57 program continue its winning ways this fall? Let’s take […]
High school girls soccer in Illinois has become a hotbed for college recruiters. In what may be its strongest overall field since the girls portion started, the PepsiCo Showdown will showcase 100s of players set to play in college this fall, along with 100s of future college prospects at the same site on back-to-back Saturdays this month. Checkout the list of just some of the college-bound stars competing in the popular showcase.
Feature stories showcasing the top boys and girls players in each combine category from the PepsiCo Showdown College Showcase will run through the end of April. The complete combine results sheet will be released in mid April prior to the kickoff of the 2018 outdoor recruiting season.