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Notre Dame, Alabama—there are a lot of athletes from Chicago suburbs, and Patch towns, on some of the best teams in college football this season.
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IWU senior tight end Parker Carroll will represent the college in the Bowl of the Stars in Guadalajara, Mexico on Dec. 15.
The Bears continue a daunting schedule with a Monday nighter at San Francisco. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch tote bag!
Oak Forest High School and Lemont High School met two times in the last 12 months, with the Indians topping the Bengals both times. This week, the familiar foes square off in Oak Forest, with the winner one step closer to the State title game.
We're pitting the Oak Forest Bengals against the Lemont Indians in Patch's Spirit Challenge, as the two schools battle in the IHSA playoffs. Share photos of your school spirt and you'll help feed the needy in town.
The Bengals will move on to face Shepard next week, but first they'll revel in a dominating 29–0 win over Hinsdale South.
Cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped Monday of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from the sport. Has your opinion of the athlete changed since these new doping claims have come to light?
About 41 people from Oak Forest ran in the Chicago Marathon Sunday. Oak Forest's best finisher was 3,561st overall.
Get the latest on Oak Forest High School Bengals football with the latest in our score tracker!
Bengals (3-0) head to Palos Heights for a matchup with Shepard (2-1). Who will come out on top?
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