Robert Spillane rushed for 220 yards and scored three touchdowns as Fenwick rocked host Bishop Lynch 32-14 in Dallas on Friday night. The Friars (2-0) visit Brother Rice next week in an intriguing Catholic League crossover game.
Led by the hard-running of Robert Spillane and Charlie Emmons, Fenwick dominated the action early Saturday night en route to a 63-0 win over St. Joseph at Hoffman Stadium on the Morton West campus. The Friars (1-0) board an airplance this week for Friday's 7:30 p.m. road game at Bishop, Lynch in Dallas, Texas.
The Huskies called on a diviersified running attack and attacking defense to overwhelm Fenger 55-8 at Gately Stadium over the weekend. OPRF (1-0) welcomes Leyden (0-1) to Oak Park Stadium on Friday in a conference crossover game.
The Fenwick football team won the Catholic League White last year and defeated Huntley in the playoffs before a shocking loss to Rockford Boylan in the second round of the Class 7A playoffs. Head coach Gene Nudo, the "triplets" on offense Gino Cavalieri, Robert Spillane and Ryan Smith plus a physical defense are back to finish what they started.
Whether it was Iman Shumpert rapping his track, "Pass the Rock" as part of Michelle Obama's album set to release this fall or the welcomed return of football star Simmie Cobbs to OPRF, the local sports scene has been abuzz with news.