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This is FRIARS FOOTBALL!

 
2012 CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE WHITE DIVISION CHAMPIONS
2013 CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE WHITE DIVISION CHAMPIONS
IHSA State Playoff Qualifier 2012, 2013, 2014
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Friars
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BE THERE! 
 
We will play Highland Park in a first round 7A playoff game
this Saturday at 6pm at Highland Park High School
 
GO FRIARS!
 Wolters Field 
Wolters Field is located at 1080 Park Ave. West, approximately 1/4 mile east of Rt. 41,
the Edens Expressway, and one mile west of Green Bay Rd.,
and across the street from the Highland Park Country Club.
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Friars Battle - Fall to St. Francis - 
It's Another Tough Loss 
 
St. Francis 21 - Fenwick 14
 
Montini and St. Francis win the Green Division 
 
 
 
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Per Coach Nudo: "For the second time in the
40 year history of the IHSA playoffs
the Fenwick Friars qualified for the 3rd consecutive year.
The following athletes earned All-Catholic League Green honors"

Harry Bell, Pat Donahue, Joe Calcagno, Aaron Garland,

Chris Hawthorne, Michael Krecek, Justin Rodriquez
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FINAL CHICAGO CATHOLIC LEAGUE GREEN STANDINGS
 
Playoff
Bid
SchoolConferenceOverallOpponents'
Wins
Points
WonLostWonLostForAgainst

C

Wheaton (St. Francis)

3

1

7

2

44

282

94

C

Lombard (Montini)

3

1

6

3

45

287

184

C

Aurora (Marmion Academy)

2

2

6

3

34

221

153

 C

Oak Park (Fenwick)

2

2

5

4

44

216

194

 

Chicago (De La Salle)

0

4

1

8

 

236

344

 
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THE PLAYOFF PICTURE
 

 7A FIRST ROUND

 

(1) Cary (C.-Grove)

 

(16) Skokie (Niles North)

 

Date TBA Cary (C.-Grove)

(8) Rolling Meadows

 

(9) St. Charles (North)

 

Date TBA Rolling Meadows

(4) Geneva

 

(13) Arlington Heights (Hersey)

 

Date TBA Geneva

(5) Rockton (Hononegah)

 

(12) Rockford (Auburn)

 

Date TBA Rockton (Hononegah)

(2) Highland Park

 

(15) Oak Park (Fenwick)

 

Date TBA Highland Park

(7) Machesney Park (Harlem)

 

(10) Mundelein (Carmel)

 

Date TBA Machesney Park (Harlem)

(3) Addison (A. Trail)

 

(14) Lake Zurich

 

Date TBA Addison (A. Trail)

(6) Chicago (Lincoln Park)

 

(11) Libertyville

 

Date TBA Chicago (Lincoln Park)

(1) New Lenox (Providence Catholic)

 

(16) Quincy (Sr.)

 

Date TBA New Lenox (Providence Catholic)

(8) Plainfield (East)

 

(9) Chicago (St. Rita)

 

Date TBA Plainfield (East)

(4) Frankfort (Lincoln-Way North)

 

(13) Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)

 

Date TBA Frankfort (Lincoln-Way North)

(5) Normal (Community)

 

(12) Plainfield (North)

 

Date TBA Normal (Community)

(2) Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)

 

(15) New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central)

 

Date TBA Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)

(7) Burbank (Reavis)

 

(10) Lansing (Thornton Fractional South)

 

Date TBA Burbank (Reavis)

(3) Batavia

 

(14) Chicago (Mt. Carmel)

 

Date TBA Batavia

(6) Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais)

 

(11) Belleville (West)

 

 
 
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: 
 
Now is not the time to think;
It is the time to do 

Anonymous

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The Freshman and Sophomore teams both beat St. Francis. Nice work!

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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 
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Please follow the instructions to access ALL the photos. 
If you want a photo (or many), THEY ARE FREE.
 
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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