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  1. Miracle finish offers reprieve for Nebraska

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jordan Westerkamp grew up in the western Chicago suburbs, about 25 miles from Evanston and the Northwestern campus. Pat Fitzgerald knew all about him two years ago at Montini Catholic. Westerkamp was one of the top prospects in th...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  2. Dylan Thompson pledge has big impact

    Brad Bournival

    Sometimes the numbers really do say it all. In leading Lombard (Ill.) Montini Catholic to its fourth consecutive 5A state championship, defensive end Dylan Thompson finished the season with 92 tackles -- 19 for loss -- 7.5 sacks and four forced fum...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  3. Dylan Thompson commits to Ohio State

    Brad Bournival

    Dylan Thompson's day at Ohio State started out with a tweet that said "This place is amazing!!!!! I love it!!!!" That came around 10 a.m. By Saturday afternoon, the 6-foot-5, 270-pound defensive end from Montini Catholic in Lombard, Ill., was the ...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  4. Ohio State offers 6-5, 270-pound DE

    Brad Bournival

    Dylan Thompson (Lombard, Ill./Montini Catholic), a 6-foot-5, 270-pound defensive end, didn't mince words about his latest offer. He talked at length about Ohio State and what it meant to pick up the honor from the Buckeyes. He knows because his...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  5. Grant Goebel steps out of brother's shadow

    Joe Bush

    Grant Goebel's older brother Garrett often stole the show on the football field and on the wrestling mat. But with Garrett off to college, it's Grant's time to shine.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2009
  6. Montini wins third straight title in a shootout

    Scott Powers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Whoever coined the phrase "defense wins championships" would have had to eat his or her words on Saturday, when Joliet Catholic and Montini put on an offensive show that had never before been seen in an Illinois state football champ...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  7. Class 5A playoff breakdown

    Scott Powers

    One of the best stories in Illinois high school football came out of Class 5A last season when No. 12 seed Montini snuck into the playoffs and ended up winning the whole thing by upsetting Joliet Catholic with a 2-point conversion in the state champi...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  8. QB Tucker helps JC get revenge on Montini

    Scott Powers

    JOLIET, Ill. - Joliet Catholic's Breion Tucker turned to the student section as the final seconds expired in Friday's 21-7 win over Montini and yelled for everyone to rush the field at Joliet Memorial Stadium. Tucker's classmates obliged. With Jol...

    Blog | August 28, 2010
  9. Prep football Week 1 preview capsules

    Scott Powers

    No. 15 Montini (0-0) at No. 5 Joliet Catholic (0-0) on Friday The story: This is the perfect game to open the 2010 high school football season. These two teams met in the Class 5A state championship in November with Montini edging the Hilltoppers 2...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  10. Montini quarterback Brandon Pechloff has trust rewarded as Bronco...

    Scott Powers

    Montini quarterback Brandon Pechloff trusted wide receiver Christian Westerkamp on the two-point conversion that gave the Broncos the 5A title.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2009