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This is FRIARS FOOTBALL!
 
2012 CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE WHITE DIVISION CHAMPIONS
2013 CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE WHITE DIVISION CHAMPIONS
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Friars
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Broncos Slam the Door on the Friars
 
Montini 24 - Fenwick 7
 
Montini shakes up the Green Division 
 
BE THERE! 
It's Senior Day! Fenwick vs. takes on St. Francis
Saturday afternoon at Morton in a game that will decide
the Green Division Championship
 
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HIGH SCHOOL CUBE BROADCAST
 
This is the High School Cube link for the 
St. Francis game
that will be played on 10/25 @ 1:30pm
 
 
The Fenwick Broadcasting Club will be bringing
Friar fans broadcasting excellence for another year!
 
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CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE GREEN STANDINGS as of 10-21
 
Playoff
Bid
SchoolConferenceOverallOpponents'
Wins
Points
WonLostWonLostForAgainst
CWheaton (St. Francis) 2 1 6 2 40 261 80
CAurora (Marmion Academy) 2 1 6 2 30 207 126
 Lombard (Montini) 2 1 5 3 42 260 170
 Oak Park (Fenwick) 2 1 5 3 40 202 173
 Chicago (De La Salle) 0 4 1 7   202 296
 
Marmion and St. Francis are in the state playoffs by virtue of having 6 wins.
Montini and Fenwick are playoff eligible by virtue of having 5 wins.
If we beat St. Francis Saturday, we'll be guaranteed a playoff spot.
If St. Francis wins Saturday, we'll be 5-4 and need to get in on strength of schedule (points).
If we beat St. Francis and Marmion beats Montini, we win the Green Conference.
If we beat St. Francis and Montini beats Marmion, Montini wins the Green Conference.
 
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THE PLAYOFF PICTURE THROUGH 8 GAMES
 
WE ARE IN 7A,
32 TEAMS "GO" FROM 7A,
WE ARE CURRENTLY RANKED 19th,
THE MORE WINS THAT OUR OPPONENTS HAVE THIS YEAR, THE BETTER,
6 WINS GUARANTEES A PLAYOFF SPOT

Playoff
Bid

Rank

School

W-L

Opponents'
Wins

R

1

Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West)

8-0

38

C

2

Cary (C.-Grove)

8-0

36

C

3

Highland Park

8-0

23

C

4

New Lenox (Providence Catholic)

7-1

47

R

5

Addison (A. Trail)

7-1

38

R

6

Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)

7-1

36

R

7

Batavia

7-1

33

C

8

Geneva

7-1

33

C

9

Rockton (Hononegah)

7-1

33

C

10

Chicago (St. Rita)

6-2

45

C

11

Chicago (Lincoln Park)

6-2

36

C

12

Libertyville

6-2

36

R

13

Normal (Community)

6-2

35

C

14

Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais)

6-2

34

C

15

Machesney Park (Harlem)

6-2

34

C

16

Plainfield (East)

6-2

31

C

17

St. Charles (North)

6-2

24

 

18

New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central)

5-3

41

 

19

Oak Park (Fenwick)

5-3

40

 

20

Mundelein (Carmel)

5-3

39

 

21

Lisle (Benet Academy)

5-3

39

 

22

Belleville (West)

5-3

38

 

23

Plainfield (North)

5-3

35

 

24

Quincy (Sr.)

5-3

35

 

25

Rockford (Auburn)

5-3

35

 

26

Arlington Heights (Hersey)

5-3

34

 

27

Alton (Sr.)

5-3

33

 

28

Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)

4-4

48

 

29

Lake Zurich

4-4

47

 

30

Chicago (Mt. Carmel)

4-4

44

 

31

Chicago (Dunbar)

4-4

43

 

32

Hoffman Estates (H.S.)

4-4

40


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QUOTE OF THE DAY: 
 
It's fine to celebrate success
but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure 

Bill Gates


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The FRESHMAN YTD recap is now available. You can see it going
to the "Schedules and Results" page, then "2014 Freshmen..."
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SMARTS! NEWS
 
The following seniors, representing over 50% of the seniors playing football,
have been accepted in the National Honor Society:
 
2015 NHS Representatives
 

Matthew Bindon, Michael Cahill, John Doherty, Patrick Donahue, Johnathon Austin Gharib

William Halleran, Timothy Havenaar, Robert Klinke, Lucas Kotnik (team manager)

Michael Krecek, John Mullen, Brian O’Neill, Thomas Penicook

Ryan Pierson, Peter Salvino, John Showel, Scott Stibich, Franklin Taylor

CONGRATULATIONS!
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ADDITIONAL SMARTS! NEWS
1) Senior football player Ryan Pierson has been named a semi-finalist in this
years National Merit Scholarship program!
Ryan scored in the top 1½ percent of the 1.4 million
students who sat for last year's National Merit qualifying exam.
 
2) The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names
of this year's
Commended Students in the National Merit Program.
These students placed among the top 5 percent of more than
1.5 million students who sat for the PSAT qualifying examination.
Senior football players achieving this award are:  
Michael Krecek, John Mackie, Thomas Penicook, Peter Salvino, John Showel
CONGRATULATIONS!
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FRIAR FEST
 
Thank you to all who came and enjoyed fellowship, food and entertainment.
 
Thank you to the fantastic volunteers who helps make this a success!
 
Thank you to ARMAND'S, LITTLE JOE'S, GENE & JUDE'S and BARI SUBS
 
Thank you to Bill Ritchie who JAMMED with his band "Bill Ritchie & the Outliers"
 
Thank you to the First National Bank of Lagrange for being the event sponsor
 
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PROCEEDS FROM THE 2014 SOUVENIR FOOTBALL 
PROGRAM SUPPORTS FENWICK FOOTBALL!

THE PROGRAM IS IN PRODUCTION
AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ST. FRANCIS GAME!
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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Congratulations to the following Friars
 as they have moved on to play at the next level:
 
2014 
Dan Cooney - University of San Diego
Richard Schoen - Miami University
KeShaun Smith - LORAS University
Ryan Smith - Miami University
Robert Spillane - Western Michigan University
 
2013
Pat Hart - University of Southern California
Jim Krecek - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Dan Lattner - Augustana College
Vince Napolitano - Claremont McKenna College
Kyle Pullia '13 - University of Kansas
Rocco Stefanini - Drake University
 
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GAME PHOTOS 
The Photo Gallery has images from the varsity games.
Please follow the instructions to access ALL the photos. 
If you want a photo (or many), THEY ARE FREE.
 
Example

CLICK on the photo you like. Then SCROLL over that photo.
Some options will pop up on the right side of the photo.
Click the "SAVE" icon to download the photo to your e-device.
It's pretty simple, and again, free!
 
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Recent Past "Quotes of the Day"

 Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.

When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
 
Arnold Schwarzenegger
 
 
"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime."
 
George Herman Ruth
 
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
 
Lee Iacocca
 
"THE GREATER THE DIFFICULTY, THE GREATER THE GLORY"
 
Marcus Tullius Cicero
 
 
Carry the battle to them.
Don't let them bring it to you.
Put them on the defensive and
don't ever apologize for anything.
 
Harry S. Truman
 
 
Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though checkered by failure...
than to rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy nor suffer much,
because they live in a gray twilight
that knows not victory nor defeat.
 
Teddy Roosevelt
 
  
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos.
The winner will be the one who controls the chaos,
both his own and his enemies.


Napoleon Bonaparte